News of the day 5 August 2015
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The beach was the place to be during July. (The beach here is Cala Molins in Cala San Vicente.)


July was very hot, say the weather people

The Spanish meteorological agency, Aemet, has confirmed that July in the Balearics was very hot to extremely hot.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

There will be just under four million euros for the railway network.

Balearic investment

Balearic investment slammed as a “punishment"

The investment budget since the Partido Popular took over in 2011 has, on average, been 118 million, while under PSOE it had been 427 million.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Rajoy has a tough run up to Christmas.

Spanish politics

Poll shows Spain set for unpredictable political autumn

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s Partido Popular has taken a clear lead over rivals.

Julien Toyer

King Felipe VI talking tactics ahead of today’s race with his regatta’s crew on board Aifos.

Royal Family

The King takes to the water

King Felipe VI took to the waters in the Bay of Palma today to compete in the Copa del Rey.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment


“Show me the money...”

In 2008, the last time the Balearics was run by a Socialist-led left-wing coalition, central government pumped 300 million euros of public funding into the region. Next year, if we are lucky, we are down to receive just 159 million euros.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 5 August 2015