News of the day 9 January 2017
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Begging at traffic lights in Palma.


Romanian "mafia" controlling Palma's beggars

The police have at times counted more than a hundred beggars who work supermarket entrances and the traffic lights in different parts of Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

High prices to buy and rent are stimulating demand in Palma's rougher areas.


Demand to buy flats in Palma's rundown areas is increasing

The cheapest flats are to be found in Amanecer, Corea, the Llevant estate and Son Gotleu.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Terraferida are especially opposed to holiday lets in apartment blocks.


No "amnesty" for holiday rentals say environmentalists

"It is difficult to understand how a progressive government could include articles in a bill that would permit more pressure on land and also be anti-social."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Xelo Huertas following the meeting which confirmed her expulsion.


Speaker is expelled from Podemos parliamentary group

Unless Huertas now voluntarily steps down, Podemos say that it will require a vote from a full session of parliament to remove her.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Meeting of the airports coordination committee at Son Sant Joan today.


Government wanting 2.6% cut in airport charges

The airports should serve a purpose above maximising Aena shareholder returns; they should be at the service of social and economic development in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Spanish citizens

I do not really believe that Spain will give citizenship to thousands of Brits.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

"I was surprised at your editorial about Brexit and that you do not seem to have a clear idea why the UK voted to leave the EU."

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