News of the day 26 November 2018
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Planning

Manacor centre to be closed to traffic

Restricted access will be controlled in a similar way to how it is in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Business attacks airline fare increases

Airline pricing policies are to be investigated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Public sector

Government personnel costs have risen 30%

Salary increases and bonuses were frozen during the period of the Partido Popular government.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Services

Environmental offences in Palma go down

Sanctions for dumping rubbish and other offences have fallen.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorca

What's on in Majorca: 26 November-2 December

Montuiri's partridge fair with its peculiar partridge decoy competition. The Balearic Symphony Orchestra is at the Palacio de Congresos with leading tenor Celso Albelo. The Alternatilla Jazz season continues with four dates in different parts of the island. The Christmas circus starts in Palma. Christmas markets for the Es Refugi association and in Santa Ponsa - one of them the Weihnachtsmarkt.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Government wanting fixed maximum air fares

Some "low-cost" operators, the government claims, are "distorting prices in order to improve their results".

Society

Cost to rent putting increased demand on charity

Es Refugi says it faces a "titanic" struggle in helping people who need assistance. Its fundraising Christmas market is from Thursday until Saturday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Emergencies

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into signpost

The deceased was the owner of the well-known Shamrock venue in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourist tax

Tourist tax to pay for dismantling bottling plant

The government hasn't decided what it's going to do with the old plant.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather

Damage caused by Pollensa "tornado"

Pollensa's mayor described it as having been like a tornado.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca

Football

Aridai's goal puts Mallorca in top six

Real Mallorca moved up to sixth after a hard-won 1-0 against a feisty Numancia.

Monro Bryce

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