News of the day 17 August 2016
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Emergencies

Another fire by Son Serra de Marina

This is the second fire in two days in much the same area.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Playa de Palma

German football fans arrested in Arenal

"Masses of people, drinking in the streets, intolerable noise, vandalism, fights, problems for street-cleaning services." The arrests are against a background of constant complaints by residents.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Government campaign to end car-rental abusive practices

The most contentious issues which arise relate to price, fuel policy and insurance coverage.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Environment

Albufera sewage spill "unprecedented"

Some four hectares of land "of great value" in Albufera and on the neighbouring Son Bosc finca were affected by a burst in the sewage piping.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Property

Price of luxury properties increasing by 50%

Despite Brexit and the volatility of the pound, the British market is still interested in stable and safe investments.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Sports stars

Britain can’t play sports any more because there are no facilities ... Right?

Jason Moore

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