News of the day 10 January 2018
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False claims

UK government under pressure over false holiday sickness claims

70% of people don’t know that making a false claim for holiday sickness could result in a prison sentence in the UK or abroad.

Humphrey Carter

Corruption

Ex-tourism minister cited in Soller Rocamar case

The Rocamar case refers to the now demolished hotel in Soller and the amount of compensation that was paid to the owner by the tourism ministry.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Property

Balearics third for foreign home buying

Only Tenerife and the province of Alicante registered more sales to foreign buyers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Health

Ibiza "dogspital" project to be extended

The project in Ibiza, the first of its kind in Spain, allows dogs to visit their owners while they are in hospital.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

UK set to call time on early morning airport drinking

Incidents of disruptive behaviour are increasing year on year. In the majority of cases they involve alcohol.

Humphrey Carter

Cursach affair

Cursach gives up Pacha licence

Town hall inspections discovered that significant modifications had been made, for which there wasn't planning permission.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fiestas

Sa Pobla Sant Antoni capacity cut to 7,000

The previous capacity in the Plaça Major hasn't in any event ever been reached.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Planning

Costas Authority to demand removal of Bendinat "stones"

Pointed stones were cemented to surfaces by the beach which are commonly used in the summer by sunbathers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

More cash!

The islands should get a fair deal from the central administration.

Jason Moore

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