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Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter
Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Animal welfare

Felanitx dog pound closed because of its deplorable state

“No one in the town hall knew anything about the kennels nor about who was managing them."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 16/10/2015 00:00

Lifestyle

Your Aladdin’s Cave of furniture and lots more in Palma

If you are looking for beautiful furniture or any accessories for your home then Aquaquae is the place for you.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 16/10/2015 00:00

Welfare

Balearic poverty risk falls more than elsewhere in Spain

The rate was 23.8% in 2014, which is the lowest for five years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 16/10/2015 00:00

Northern News Spotlight

Ternelles walk case to return to court

Pollensa town hall is embarking on what may prove to be the last possibility it has to have the principle of access established.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 15/10/2015 00:00

Sport

Palma set to be the running city this weekend

“It is a sporting event, but at the same time it is a challenge for many people whose objective is personal achievement.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 15/10/2015 00:00

Society

Divorce rate in the Balearics higher than the national average

In the whole of Spain, demands for divorce grew by 2.3% compared with 2014.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 15/10/2015 00:00

Tourist tax

Tourist tax will cost between fifty cents and two euros

Tourist accommodation charges between 50 cents and 2 euros per person and per day. Children below 14 years exempt. Residents will have to pay in tourist accommodation. If stay is for health reasons it can be reclaimed. Cruise passengers will also pay.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 14/10/2015 00:00

Tourist tax

Mixed reaction to the introduction of the controversial new levy

“If large Balearic hotel chains can be distributed worldwide and be in countries, 80% of which have some form of tax, why do they object in their homeland?”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 14/10/2015 00:00

Palma

Restaurants want lower terrace tax in winter

Town hall is “open to dialogue” in working together on any possible amendment of the bylaw regarding the use of public areas for terraces.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 14/10/2015 00:00

Northern News Spotlight

Poblat GESA is up for sale

The land has been put up for sale at a price of 3.1 million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 14/10/2015 00:00

Northern News Spotlight

Pollensa's Roman bridge vandalised

Removing the graffiti will not be straightforward.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 13/10/2015 00:00

Northern News Spotlight

Muro bullfight organisers face fines for admitting under-16s

Proceedings against the organisers of the June bullfight have been opened.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 13/10/2015 00:00

Tourism

Record period for Spanish airports in September

The airports of Son Sant Joan (Palma) and Ibiza both had record Septembers, with Palma having registered 3.1 million passengers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 13/10/2015 00:00

Economy

Economic recovery helps mainland tourism to Balearics

Soria describes the summer’s tourism as having been “extraordinary” with “millions of consumers”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 13/10/2015 00:00

Tourism

Island councils to take care of tourism promotion from 2017

Barceló said there won't be a repeat of the “chaos” of the last government, as councils refused to accept the responsibility.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 13/10/2015 00:00

Spain

Armengol attends Spain National Day event

Catalan and Basque leaders failed to attend the big event in Madrid.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 12/10/2015 00:00

Golf

Bulletin golf tournament gets into full swing

We have some important developments in the tournament which should make it even more successful.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 12/10/2015 00:00

Police

Guardia Civil efforts in Magalluf praised

Teresa Palmer, the national government delegate, paid tribute to the force and their efforts in Magalluf in particular.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 12/10/2015 00:00

Tourism

More than one million cruise ship passengers

The Balearic contribution of passenger numbers of ship arrivals was in the region of one-third of August’s total for the whole of Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 12/10/2015 00:00