News of the day 18 April 2017
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The body of the cyclist is removed from the scene of the accident.


British cyclist knocked down and killed in Puerto Alcudia

The driver tested positive for alcohol and drugs.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The secretary-of-state had a brief chat with tourism minister, Biel Barceló.

Tourist tax

Secretary-of-state "surprised" that residents pay tourist tax

The secretary-of-state also had bad news about the Playa de Palma scheme: Madrid is dropping its financial commitment to it.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Mariano Rajoy has been summoned to appear as a witness in the Gürtel corruption trial.


Spain’s PM called as witness in corruption trial

Rajoy will be the first Spanish prime minister to appear in court.

Alberto Jarabo and Laura Camargo of Podemos.


Podemos repeat their demand that Barceló resigns

"We cannot look the other way. We should be demanding that someone takes responsibility for all that has happened."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The procession for Angel Sunday is at Bellver Castle, Palma.


What's on in Majorca: 19-23 April

Fairs of one description or another this weekend in Colonia Sant Jordi, Manacor, Muro, Porto Cristo, Puerto Alcudia and Santa Eugenia. And it's the Sunday of the Angel, with the biggest event being at Bellver Castle in Palma.

Andrew Ede

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Tourist tax

The system to pay the tourist tax needs to be changed and made easier.

Jason Moore

Edition of 18 April 2017