News of the day 27 September 2017
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Guardia Civil pick up more illegal immigrants entering by boat

A third boat with sixteen people was intercepted early this morning (Wednesday). Eight more illegal immigrants came in via Formentera.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Government upset about Escarrer Palacio speech

Escarrer had demonstrated that he was unaware that the large hoteliers "do not dictate the laws in the islands".  

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourist tax

Meliá responds to Palacio speech row

Observations made regarding the tourist tax were an exercise in free expression. This was part of the Meliá response, to which David Abril responded.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


GOB didn't celebrate World Tourism Day

GOB is involving itself in the creation of a network of cities that "are affected by the tourism industry".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Health service will accept non-Catalan speakers

Successful applicants without the required Catalan skills will have two years to gain language accreditation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Supermarkets in the Balearics among the most expensive in Spain

A Mercadona supermarket in Palma was the cheapest the survey found.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Massification is the public's main environmental concern

There isn't a majority opinion in favour of restricting the number of tourists. It's the consequences of tourism that are of concern.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Edition of 27 September 2017