News of the day 5 September 2017
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Guardia Civil raid homes and businesses in false holiday claims operation
The two alleged ringleaders, British women, are well-known on the island for, for instance, business interests in bars.
Andratx forest fire brought under control
The fire was close to houses in the Morella area.
Anti-terrorist barriers installed in Playa de Palma
Other town halls are to discuss security measures this month. One or two, such as Calvia, have adopted measures.
Es Trenc sunloungers have to be the right distance from the dunes
Sunloungers need to be a minimum of six metres away from where the dunes start.
PP says government is incapable of managing economic success
"A government of chaos that is transferring the chaos to the citizens, who do not know if they can rent out their property, if they will be fined, if there will be zones."
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Unemployment and tourism
A rising rate of unemployment makes the Balearic government's gamble on a higher tourist tax appear even more risky.