News of the day 5 September 2017
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Guardia Civil at the property in Bendinat where the alleged ringleaders were arrested.

False claims

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Firefighters dealt swiftly with the fire that was close to properties.


Andratx forest fire brought under control

The fire was close to houses in the Morella area.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Es Trenc, no chiringuitos and now sunloungers will have to go if they are too near to the dunes.


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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Marga Prohens of the PP accusing the government of chaos.


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."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


Unemployment and tourism

A rising rate of unemployment makes the Balearic government's gamble on a higher tourist tax appear even more risky.

Jason Moore

Edition of 5 September 2017