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Economy

Government 860 million euro debt to be repaid in 2016

860 million includes over 200 million euros of interest, though the total figure is subject to possible change.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 07/08/2015 00:00

Cabrera national park

Cabrera protected area set to double in size

Cabrera is set to become the largest maritime-terrestrial park in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 06/08/2015 00:00

Animal rights

Serious deficiencies alleged at Palma’s bullring

Amengual claims that these problems should have led to the suspension of this evening’s bullfight.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 06/08/2015 00:00

Weather

July was very hot, say the weather people

The Spanish meteorological agency, Aemet, has confirmed that July in the Balearics was very hot to extremely hot.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 05/08/2015 00:00

Balearic investment

Balearic investment slammed as a “punishment"

The investment budget since the Partido Popular took over in 2011 has, on average, been 118 million, while under PSOE it had been 427 million.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 05/08/2015 00:00

Nautical

Mega yachts in Palma

Dwarfing the Copa del Rey regatta fleet were two of the world’s largest private yachts yesterday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 04/08/2015 00:00

Royal Family

Royal Family enjoying their Majorcan holiday

The Royal Family yesterday held the now traditional photo session for the media at Palma's Marivent Palace.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 04/08/2015 00:00

Calvia terraces

Calvia bar terraces can have music till midnight

Bylaw had been adopted as part of ordinance on noise, vibrations and acoustic contamination

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 04/08/2015 00:00

Tourism

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 03/08/2015 00:00

Retail laws

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.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 03/08/2015 00:00

Tennis

Nadal bounces back with victory

Nadal back to winning ways in German Open Hamburg.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 02/08/2015 00:00

Weather

Yellow alert for high temperatures on Monday

The national meteorological office, Aemet, has issued a yellow alert for high temperatures.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 02/08/2015 00:00

Majorca finance

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 02/08/2015 00:00

Balearic Education

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 02/08/2015 00:00

Latest headlines

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 02/08/2015 00:00

Latest headlines

Royals on a shopping spree in Palma

Shoppers in the centre of Palma were given a pleasant surprise yesterday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 01/08/2015 00:00

Latest headlines

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 01/08/2015 00:00