News of the day 20 July 2016
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Water reserves in the Balearics keep falling

Five municipalities - Banyalbufar, Binissalem, Estellencs, Selva and Valldemossa - have so far introduced restrictions, with Banyalbufar looking at cuts to supplies to rural areas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Barceló and Meliá both bidding again for Palma's convention centre

The minimum price for renting the complex will be 1,585,000 euros a year, with the winner able to do so for fifteen years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourist tax

Tourist tax commission holds its first meeting

Majorca's hoteliers are still saying that they are considering a legal challenge to the tourist tax. Meanwhile the commission that will decide how revenue is spent has met.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Puerto Pollensa dry-stone route is opened

"The opening of this stage is an achievement, but we now have to work on a further extension to the cape of Formentor."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


British citizens abroad should have a vote

"Just because we live in Europe doesn't mean that we can be quietly forgotten."

Jason Moore

Edition of 20 July 2016