News of the day 27 October 2017
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Catalonia crisis

Catalonia parliament declares independence, Rajoy dismisses Puigdemont

Rajoy has dismissed Puigdemont and announced that there will be a regional election on 21 December.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Town halls

Building licence suspension and no tasers for Calvia

Hotel renovations will continue to be undertaken. The proposal for local police to be issued with tasers was rejected.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday rentals

Pollensa against zoning restrictions for holiday rentals

The council meeting called for there not to be zoning restrictions in Pollensa.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Environment

GOB pushing for enlargement of Dragonera marine reserve

The national environment ministry has set about declaring a state marine reserve, and this is at the stage of public consultation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Emergencies

Base needed for firefighting helicopters in the north

The government has been unable to get agreement for a permanent base in the north of the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Reducing the Navy

The Royal Navy will be effectively cut to the bone and become little more than a coastguard force.

Jason Moore

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