Not good for the Balearics l Head of the Balearic Association of Constructors, Manuel Gómez, said yesterday that the Andratx scandal has damaged the region's image overseas and, if the situation worsens, could lead to a confidence crisis within the industry. He said that his members hope the judiciary will act swiftly and effectively and that this matter can be dealt with as quickly as possible.

Other councils investigated l The Bulletin's sister paper Ultima Hora reports that Calvia is one of five local councils being investigated for alleged planning irregularities. The others are Sineu, Santa Margalida, Lluchmajor and Ses Salines.

Pressure on Mayor of Palma l PSM Majorca Unionist Party used yesterday's Palma city council meeting to call on the Mayor Catalina Cirer to clear up whether or not there is “some kind or relation” between the Sometimes sports complex and one of the companies being investigated.

News blackout l No information about documents and valuable items seized in Monday's raids on properties belonging to the three detainees is being released. “Your corruption is our mortgage” l Young members of the PSM and EU, United Left, staged a protest outside the Balearic government HQ in Palma yesterday accusing corrupt politicians of getting rich while young people are having to struggle to make a living and buy a property.

More time and more people l The judge presiding over the investigation yesterday asked for more staff to help study all the documents.


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