News of the day 20 November 2017
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What's on in Majorca: 21-26 November

The Christmas lights are turned on in Palma this Thursday. There are fairs for the esclata-sang mushroom in Mancor, rice in Sa Pobla and "vi novell" (nouveau) in Santa Maria. The Mancor fair features a demons' fire-run on Friday night. Bunyola has its Santa Catalina fair as well. Legendary British folk guitarist/singer Martin Simpson is in Palma on Wednesday evening.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourist tax

How the tourist tax money is being spent

Biel Barceló: "We continue to work on a series of initiatives to preserve the beauty and heritage of our islands."

Transport

Drive to boost Palma airport bus passengers

The transport ministry wants to increase resort bus services' usage by 40% next year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Society

"I just had to shoot my new calendar on the island I love..."

Tyla Carr talks about Love Island and her 2018 calendar.

Humphrey Carter

Energy

Madrid funds for Balearic renewable energy projects

The Balearics will be a beneficiary of at least 60 million euros of funding for renewable energy projects.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Urban planning

Town hall will soon officially adopt Calas de Mallorca

Manacor town hall is set to finally take responsibility for services such as street lighting.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Infrastructure

Over 15 million euros for tourism infrastructure projects

The "tourism accommodation" fund is used for tourism infrastructure projects.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Politics

"Disastrous" Barceló should go, say the PP

The PP are demanding that Barceló goes. Podemos are saying that his resignation is "not an objective in itself".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

More than 100,000 licensed guns in the Balearics

Most licences are for the category which includes hunting rifles.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Better in winter

It is true. Majorca is better in winter so enjoy it in this great weather.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

Letters about Christmas and expats and winter flights.

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