News of the day 16 October 2017
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Majorca

What's on in Majorca: 18-22 October

A big week for fairs. Inca has its first fair, this one devoted to the land; it's the Felanitx "pebre bord" paprika fair, and the Campos one for sobrassadas and other pig products; Consell features a wine fair for the first time; and Santanyi has a demons fire-run on Saturday night. The Balearic Symphony Orchestra's new season starts. There are two days of vinyl and memorabilia plus a lot of live music at Palma Arena, and on Saturday evening it is the procession in Palma for La Beata.

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Politics

Balearic opinion against independence for the islands

In addition, over sixty per cent of those surveyed disapproved of a potential declaration of independence by Catalonia

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Tourist tax

Tourist tax projects are approved

Biel Barceló: "Above all, the ecological footprint of tourism is being addressed by numerous projects for environmental improvement."

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Society

Poverty decreasing but still almost 20% of the Balearic population

41,000 people in the Balearics were last year in a condition referred to as severe material deprivation.

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Nautical

Balearics a mecca for boat hire

57% of the Spanish boat hire market is in the Balearics.

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Services

Irregularities in Alcudia municipal services contracts

Emsa, the municipal services company, has responded and given an explanation for the contract valued 242,000 euros.

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Sport / Real Mallorca

Football

Mallorca unstoppable after latest win

Real Mallorca made it eight wins from nine games when they beat Zaragoza side Ebro two-nil.

Monro Bryce

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