News of the day 14 August 2015
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Spain must keep up reforms, IMF says

Reforms in Spain have helped the economy rebound, the International Monetary Fund said on Friday, but it warned more needed to be done to bring down high unemployment and correct other imbalances to boost long-term growth.



Barceló will impose standards for holiday apartment legalisation

Regional tourism minister, Vice-President Biel Barceló, has told hoteliers from Ibiza and Formentera that there will be no “massive” legalisation of private apartments for holiday rental.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Oprah Winfrey goes clubbing in Ibiza

“They say it’s better in Ibiza!"

Humphrey Carter


Confusion over eco-tax introduction

The absence of the eco-tax - which was a central policy for both Podemos and Més during the election campaign - led to differing explanations by the partners in government.

Humphrey Carter

Animal welfare

Blood tests for Palma’s horses

"The municipal vets are, in the meantime, carrying out three inspections a day, three days a week."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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