News of the day 12 January 2016
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Northern News Spotlight

Preparing for the Sant Antoni Fiestas

The build-up to the Sant Antoni Fiestas (16 / 17 January) contains as much tradition as the fiestas themselves.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Construction

Government suspends much tourism and rural development

“We are suspending aspects of previous laws that represented increased pressures for land use.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Britons forecast to boost tourism spending this year

The average Briton will spend £1,243 on their main holiday next year - 8% more than in 2015.

Humphrey Carter

Palma

Plan for regeneration of Ponent district of Palma is approved

Mayor José Hila insists that the district requires a comprehensive strategy to combat degradation that has occurred in recent years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Record number of passengers at Palma in 2015

A total of 23,745,131 passengers passed through the airport last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

A Royal Court

“The Spanish monarchy have proved this week that no one is above the law ...”

Jason Moore

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