News of the day 23 June 2017
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Weather

Balearics on fire red alert this weekend

All town halls were warned yesterday that the risk of forest fires across the Balearics is extremely high this weekend.

Humphrey Carter

Population

Palma's population continues to grow

The number of people registered as residents of Palma increased by 5,865 at the start of the year compared to 1 January, 2016.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

British Prime Minister Theresa May

Brexit

"Fair" or "vague"? EU sizes up May's Brexit rights offer

Theresa May said her offer to fellow EU leaders to guarantee the rights of their compatriots living in Britain after Brexit was "very fair and very serious" but her peers sounded sceptical, with Belgium's leader calling it "particularly vague".

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn

Polls

Britain's Labour leader Corbyn overtakes PM May in YouGov poll

Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has overtaken Theresa May for the first time as voters' choice for who would make the best prime minister, a YouGov poll for The Times newspaper showed.

Tax

Prosecutors would swap prison for fine in Messi tax fraud case

Lionel Messi and his father Jorge were found guilty by a Catalan court last July on three counts of tax fraud.

False claims

Boris Johnson backs Abta crackdown on false holiday claims

"If the figures were to be believed, the digestive systems of the British people had become the most delicate in the world."

Humphrey Carter

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