News of the day 28 July 2017
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Tourist tax

Municipal tourist taxes could be agreed by the end of the year

Recommendations from the government's advisors include one for the administration of the tourist tax in the Balearics to be handed to town halls.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Royal Family

Armengol says the King fully understands Balearic problems

The president of the Balearic parliament, Baltasar Picornell, said that he was very happy to have met the King.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

False claims

European lawyers intervene in UK false holiday sickness claims

The Solicitors Regulation Authority in England and Wales has issued warnings to various law firms.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Environment

Sa Canova horseriders planning protest over prohibition

The environment ministry intends stopping horseriders, cyclists and others using the route in the dunes system at Sa Canova on Alcudia bay.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Pollensa town hall accepts that Formentor car parks are illegal

Access by private car is to be restricted in Formentor as from next year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Emergencies

Boat blaze in Andratx leaves mechanic with burns

Five boats in Puerto Andratx caught fire.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather

Temperatures forecast to reach 42C in Majorca next week

The first week of August is going to be particularly hot.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Badly behaved cyclists

A small minority of cyclists believe that they can do what they like when they like.

Jason Moore

Edition of 28 July 2017
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