News of the day 5 April 2016
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Tourist tax

Balearics obliged by Madrid to charge VAT on tourist tax

The government had remained silent on the matter, never having referred to what was more than just a likelihood that IVA would have to be applied.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Binissalem wines will be of high quality this year

"A lot obviously depends on the weather. It was a dry winter but the rains over the past few weeks have been welcome."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Sharp increase in Balearic tourist spending

This was an increase of almost 46% in tourist spending over last February.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Rajoy advocates restoring Greenwich Mean Time in Spain

Rajoy has promised that if he is the next prime minister, he will make sure the working day ends at 6pm by turning back the clocks in line with GMT.

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On the streets

"Like many problems in Spain, you don´t get the impression that the authorities are doing enough to remedy this state of affairs ..."

Jason Moore

Edition of 5 April 2016