News of the day 26 August 2017
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Ben Bartlett on becoming a champion BBQer

"Women do all the work but the men get all the credit ... it’s a cave man thing I think."

Humphrey Carter


Airport, holiday prices, chambermaids: the week in Majorca

Night flights and possible airport strikes; tour operators holding back on hotel contracts; tourist tax going up. And what did chambermaids have to do with the tourist tax?

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Més still wanting a tax on hire cars

The government would have a problem with a hire-car tax because it doesn't have a complete register of all the cars.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Demand for more soundproofing against aircraft noise

Aena's measurements for determining the need for soundproofing are said to not be correct.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Torrent de Pareis rubbish threatens world heritage status

The Tramuntana's World Heritage Site status could be in danger because of the "total disgrace" of the Sa Calobra rubbish.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


What's on in Majorca: 28 August-3 September

The La Beata procession in Santa Margalida on Sunday, one of the fiesta highlights of the summer; demons and correfocs in Felanitx (Monday), Sant Joan (Tuesday), Santa Margalida (Friday), Vilafranca (Saturday). Santa Ponsa's Rei en Jaume fiestas start on Thursday. Vilafranca's melon fair and fest from Thursday, including the melon battle on Saturday afternoon. Puerto Pollensa's Bye Bye Summer evening on Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Perhaps the European Union could consider establishing an anti-terror unit.

Jason Moore

Edition of 26 August 2017