News of the day 27 October 2017
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The Catalonia parliament this afternoon.

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

The Calvia council meeting on Thursday.

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

Puerto Pollensa's pinewalk has long been popular for its rental accommodation as well as hotel.

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

Dragonera, where there is a call for a much larger marine reserve.


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

Helicopter tackling a fire in Santa Margalida.


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


Reducing the Navy

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

Jason Moore

Edition of 27 October 2017