News of the day 11 May 2017
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Caroline Flack, Love Island presenter.


Love Island comes to Sant Llorenç

Everyone accepts that there may be people who are scandalised by the whole thing, but they also believe that what happens in the house stays in the house.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Pilar Carbonell (black jacket) at the tourism committee yesterday.

Holiday rentals

Over 300 proceedings against illegal holiday rentals since 2012

"There is absolute confusion. Looking at what is in the new (holiday rentals) legislation, one doesn't know what the government intends doing."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The correbou in Fornalutx will not be outlawed.

Animal welfare

Delayed legislation means bullfights will take place this summer

Podemos, who had insisted on prohibiting the correbou, now appear to be prepared to tolerate its continuing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Olive trees are obviously affected, but a lot of almond trees have also been infected.


More than 200 confirmed cases of olive ebola in the Balearics

The regional government hopes to continue with its policy of containment rather than one of eradication.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Tourist tax

It is madness to even think about increasing the tourist tax.

Jason Moore

Edition of 11 May 2017