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Community/Public Services news & information for Mallorca

Protest in Palma over 'compulsory catalán' for medical staff
Society Sun, Feb 18, 2018

Protest in Palma over 'compulsory catalán' for...

A MASS protest with over 2,500 people has taken over the centre of Palma de Mallorca over the requirement for anyone working in the health service to be able to speak the regional language. Balearic tongues –...

Palmanova Legionnaire's outbreak 'under control': 24 cases reported
Society Sat, Nov 4, 2017

Palmanova Legionnaire's outbreak 'under...

LEGIONNAIRE'S cases reported in Palmanova (Mallorca) have risen to 24 after another two were confirmed this week, according to the General Directorate of Public Health, which has to be informed whenever a contagious...

British police in Magaluf 'got sozzled', posed for photos, and finished their shifts before parties started
Society Thu, Aug 27, 2015

British police in Magaluf 'got sozzled', posed for...

BRITISH police deployed in Magaluf (Mallorca) to keep drunken revellers in order have spent their time having 'selfies' taken with them, relaxing on the beach, getting drunk themselves and clocking off at 22...

Missing suspected Ebola patient found
Society Mon, Oct 6, 2014

Missing suspected Ebola patient found

A NIGERIAN woman suspected of suffering the Ebola virus but who fled hospital before her tests were finished have been found. The 39-year-old, admitted to Palma de Mallorca's Son Espases hospital with a fever after...

Four-figure fine for weeing in the sea on Mallorca beach
Society Wed, Jul 27, 2011

Four-figure fine for weeing in the sea on Mallorca beach

A BEACH in Mallorca has banned people from urinating in the sea on pain of a 1,500-euro fine. Bathers who answer the call of nature whilst swimming, or on the sand, will be forced to hand over a four-figure fine if they...

Society Thu, Nov 13, 2008

Power station short circuit leaves islanders in the dark

A short circuit at an electricity substation in Alcudía at 12.06pm this morning has left around 900,000 users without power on Mallorca and Menorca. A spokesman for the GESA-Endesa utility firm responsable estimates...

Society Thu, Nov 25, 2004

Baleares govt. announces La Palma metro plans

Jaume Matas (PP), the president of the regional government of the Balearic Islands, announced yesterday that La Palma´s first metro line, which will run from the Plaza de España to the university campus with nine...

In memory of AIDS victims
Society Fri, May 21, 2004

In memory of AIDS victims

A series of events took place in Palma yesterday in memory of AIDS victims. The photograph shows an instant of the 10th Memorial celebrated in the Plaza Mayor in the Balearics capital.

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