News of the day 29 November 2017
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Business

Palma businesses expecting best ever December

The total number of passengers at Palma airport in December is predicted to go up by around ten per cent to 800,000.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Politics

Més Minorca want Marivent to be student residence

Other budget amendment proposals include one for the tourist tax.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Environment

820 kilos collected in final beach clean-up of the year

More than 5,300 kilos of waste (plus that from the Sunday clean-up) have been collected this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday rentals

Muro to review holiday rental rubbish tax rate

Muro's mayor has rejected accusations that the setting of the rate is beneficial to hotels.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Cost of festive season air travel has trebled

The chief beneficiaries are the airlines which cash in on the seasonal demand.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Christmas

El Corte Inglés nativity scene opens

The El Corte Inglés nativity can be seen during shop opening hours and will be on show until 7 January.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Heritage

Council of Majorca comes to the rescue of the "Coronado"

The Convair 990A Coronado has been at Palma airport since the end of the 1980s.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Cursach affair

Carbonell a sideshow as Cursach case gets murky

The ex-tourism director general's court appearance was minor compared with what else is happening.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

EasyJet starting Minorca flights in February

The collapse of Monarch Airlines was a significant blow to Minorca, not least because of its low-season flights.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Catalonia

The Spanish government appears to be edging towards victory in the dispute over Catalonia.

Jason Moore

Edition of 29 November 2017
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