News of the day 20 December 2017
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Bel Busquets (right) took her seat as vice-president for the first time.


Opposition calls for tax reduction in 2018 budget

The new vice-president, Bel Busquets, sat next to President Armengol for the first time.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Heated discussions at the airport in the summer about pirate taxis.


Fines for 78 pirate airport transport operators

Fines totalling 80,000 euros were issued against pirate operators at Palma airport.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Could the Gesa building include a proposed tourism museum?


New proposal for a tourism museum

El Pi are suggesting that the Gesa building could house the tourism museum.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

There needs to be "re-specialisation" of Balearic industry.


Balearic manufacturing has slumped by 27%

Services - most obviously tourism - dominate the economic fabric of the islands.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Relatives went to the scene of the fatal accident.


Builder falls to his death

The building worker apparently lost his balance and fell through a gap in the scaffolding.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


No opposition

Political parties appear to have surrendered the role of opposition.

Jason Moore

Edition of 20 December 2017