Eight new Balearic laws expected by the end of July
The Balearic parliament has so far this year approved only one law - for the Chambers of Commerce.
Finca owners attack law for rural walks
"If you want to make something deteriorate, then make it public."
Over 300 proceedings against illegal holiday rentals since 2012
"There is absolute confusion. Looking at what is in the new (holiday rentals) legislation, one doesn't know what the government intends doing."
Town halls will be able to ban holiday rentals
Fines for infractions will be up to 40,000 euros. Barceló hopes that the legislation can be processed and approved by parliament within two months.
Climate change legislation will eliminate CO2 emissions by 2050
Electric vehicles and photovoltaic energy are keys to the climate change legislation.
Inland municipalities will have few restrictions on holiday rentals
The Aptur association for holiday rentals considers zoning to be unworkable and complicated.
Armengol calls for responsibility as parliament reconvenes
The president was also predicting that there will be "intense debate" over holiday rentals' legislation.
Aptur concerned by block being put on rentals' licences
Aptur is complaining that new licences will have to wait until the holiday rentals' legislation is in place.
Hoteliers wanting tough action on illegal rentals
There has to be global consensus for rentals' regulation so that regions can avoid problems.
No "amnesty" for holiday rentals say environmentalists
"It is difficult to understand how a progressive government could include articles in a bill that would permit more pressure on land and also be anti-social."
National government considering regulations for holiday rentals
At the same time as Madrid appears minded to adopt a more active role in regulation, Balearic tourism minister Biel Barceló is calling on the national government to amend the tenancy act.
No car park for Ses Covetes in Es Trenc nature park plan
There will be three car parks with space for over 1,700 vehicles.
Tourism ministry inundated with holiday home registrations
There were more in the first nine months of this year (10,367) than in the whole of 2015 (8,030).
Bullfighting ban will wait until after the general election
With parliament unable to move ahead with the ban, the bullfight in Muro as part of its summer fiestas will definitely take place this coming weekend.
Es Trenc parking chaos likely to occur again this summer
Es Trenc and Ses Covetes are on the verge of a chaotic summer situation once more.
Horse fiestas prohibition an "error" in new animal protection law
Baltasar Picornell of Podemos says that the new amendment will seek to make clear what types of celebration with animals will be permissible.
War graves act should also cover priests and nuns
The PP initiative is a recognition of how things differed between the islands. Those killed in Minorca were principally Nationalists and/or from the church.
Es Trenc parking places will be insufficient
The town hall in Campos receives only small amounts of income from tourism, yet it has to look after beaches that are used by thousands of visitors.
Government drafts law for managing Es Trenc nature park
The draft legislation is now open to public consultation and it envisages regulations for moorings, chiringuito beach-bars and car parking.
Balearic parliament facing a logjam of business
At present, there are 2,999 motions, proposals and other measures that are waiting to be dealt with.