News of the day 16 August 2016
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Son Serra fire claims two hectares
The fire broke out around 03.00 this morning (Tuesday).
Marivent gardens will now open in February
The gardens will be closed for two weeks over the Easter period and between 15 July and 15 September:
Oxford-born Majorcan wins gold for Spain
Marcus was born in Oxford in 1985, his mother is German and his father British, but "in his heart he feels Spanish".
Simply Red return to Majorca
"It’s not really surprising that electronic music and DJs will dominate if there are fewer places for bands to record..."
Cruise numbers down for the first half of the year
The half-yearly figures for cruise-ship passenger traffic show a decrease of more than four per cent.
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The tourist tax
Tourist tax money needs to be spent on improving tourist resorts.