News of the day 28 October 2016
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Alberto Jarabo explains the Podemos stance on the budget. Pilar Costa and Biel Barceló listen on.


Balearic budget envisages 14% increase in project investment in 2017

Any increase to the tourist tax in 2017 has been ruled out. Podemos are supporting the budget and the government because of concerns about "hostility" from Madrid.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Balearic tourist tax will have minimal impact on tourist numbers.

Tourist tax

Tourist tax will reduce tourism by one per cent

The impact of the tax is portrayed as being minimal. Other factors determine tourist decision-making.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

It is difficult to avoid illegal street selling in Playa de Palma.


Illegal selling out of control in Playa de Palma

Lack of police and lack of police action are being blamed for the problems in Playa de Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Almost three-quarters of the investment to Soller's port will be private.


Soller's port to receive 4.5 million euros investment

The fish market, storage area and office have long been demanded by Soller's fishermen.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Too many cruise passengers

I would say that Palma needs fewer cruise ship passengers.

Jason Moore

Edition of 28 October 2016