News of the day 13 January 2017
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Tourism

No January blues as Britain books holidays to Majorca

Jet2 is expecting a fourfold increase on normal booking volumes over these days, a significant increase on peak periods last year.

Humphrey Carter

Crime

Arrest of two men who forced others to beg

Two Bulgarians, described as "dangerous", have been arrested by the National Police and charged with forcing two men to beg under threats of violence.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather

Strong winds this weekend with snow possible at sea level

A mass of polar air will sweep across the Balearics this weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Environment

Majorca-wide ban on plastic bags to start from next year

The Council of Majorca is planning to start banning plastic bags from next year, when it will apply its new general plan for dangerous waste.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Construction

Requests for building on rural land shooting up

The Council of Majorca has agreed to not increase the minimum size of plots for building on rural land.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Where is the winter tourism?

As usual, the authorities are talking the talk, but they are not walking the walk.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 13 January 2017
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