News of the day 30 August 2017
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Agriculture

Xylella bacterium is now infecting vineyards

The environment ministry has confirmed that there are cases but has not said where they are or how many there are.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Police fire rubber bullets to break up Son Banya attackers

A crowd in Son Banya was throwing stones at officers who had gone to the shanty town to make an arrest.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Hotels

Inspections find over 70% of hotels have overcrowded rooms

Certain hotels could face more than just fines for excessive overcrowding.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Majorca-born British private jet company flying high

"We are the market leader and the most used digital platform in the UK according to Deloitte."

Humphrey Carter

Tourist tax

Hoteliers say tourist tax rise would be disastrous

Inma Benito: "There may be a significant number of people who stop coming to Majorca at any time of the year and not just in the high season."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Pulling out

Britain should consider a slower pullout from the European Union.

Jason Moore

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