Tour operators in "trade war" for Majorca's hotel places
European tour operators are currently engaged in a battle to ensure that they have as many hotel places for the 2016 summer season as possible.
Suspension of licences for large retail sites ratified
“The Balearic Islands are not a shopping mall, so Podemos support the group that wants to protect Ses Fontanelles (the area in Palma where a major centre is planned), as it is the last wetland area in Palma.”
Yellow alert for high temperatures on Monday
The national meteorological office, Aemet, has issued a yellow alert for high temperatures.
Madrid refuses to ease Balearic financial pressure
Montoro accepts that this will be very demanding but has stressed that it is a target that is common to all regions which have, in the past few years, made great efforts to address deficit levels.
Balearic education minister calls for LOMCE curriculum to be halted
Talks were cordial with March seeking to arrive at a minimal agreement for now, while objectives in the Balearics are pursued in order to obtain a pact that will improve education in the Balearics
8,000 take part in annual Lluc walk
Around 8,000 people took part in last night's annual walk, or pilgrimage, from Palma to Lluc monastery.
Royals on a shopping spree in Palma
Shoppers in the centre of Palma were given a pleasant surprise yesterday.
Palma murder suspect to be taken into remand
Jaume Salom, named as the 38-year-old accused of murdering his ex-partner, Gemma Vich, on Friday, will be placed on remand following a hearing by the duty judge at Son Espases hospital.
34 Copa del Rey MAPFRE to set sail
The 34th edition of the Copa del Rey-Mapfre sailing regatta is all ready to set sail from the Real Club Nautico in Palma on Monday.
Complicated rescue of British launch in danger of sinking
Crew and sunbathers joined forces yesterday to save a British-registered motor launch from sinking in Playa de Mago, Calvia.
President Armengol hails King Felipe’s “respect"
The Balearic president, Francina Armengol, yesterday praised the “significant gesture” by King Felipe to receive leading politicians at the Marivent Palace.
Nadal battles on
Top-seeded Majorcan Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals of the Hamburg Open by beating fifth-seeded Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-2 yesterday.
Age Concern opens the sky up to Elena Davis
Tuesday was the date of Elena Davis’s second 100th birthday celebration party in Bar Turismo in the heart of Soller, a location very close to the heart of Elena.
Palma PP rebels seek alternative to Rodríguez
Some one hundred members of the Partido Popular, opponents of the president of the party in Palma, José María Rodríguez, have met to voice their criticisms of Rodríguez's leadership in the city.
Strong security measures for Colonia Sant Jordi fiestas
The town hall in Ses Salines has arranged for there to be a large police presence and wide security measures in place to cope with the fiestas in Colonia Sant Jordi.
Rafael Nadalmarks returnwith 3-setwin over Verdasco
Top-seeded Rafael Nadal overcame a sluggish start to beat Fernando Verdasco 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the first round of the Hamburg Open yesterday. Nadal was playing his firstmatch since losing to Dustin Brown in the second round of Wimbledon.