News of the day 7 August 2015
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Puerto Pollensa

Pine tree falls in Puerto Pollensa

A pine tree in Puerto Pollensa's church square (Plaça Miquel Capllonch) yesterday evening fell onto tables at the terrace of the Bar Cultural.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bullfighting

Protest against Palma bullfight

Some one hundred demonstrators gathered outside Palma's bullring, the Coliseo Balear, yesterday evening.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Accidents

Man killed by Manacor train

A 42-year-old man was killed this morning by a train on the Palma-Manacor route.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Eco-tax

GOB says that eco-tax does not harm tourism

Stats show that tourist spending in Catalonia went up between 2012 and 2013 and then again between 2013 and 2014.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tourism

Typical passenger numbers at the airport this weekend

Figures for next weekend are estimated to be 161,446 passengers on Saturday, 15 August, slightly fewer than today’s 164,629

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Economy

Government 860 million euro debt to be repaid in 2016

860 million includes over 200 million euros of interest, though the total figure is subject to possible change.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Things not to say in Spain

Yesterday morning I was invited to take part in a live debate on Antenna 3 (Spain’s equivalent  of ITV). Every morning after the news they have a current affairs debate programme called Espejo Publico and it is extremely popular.

Humphrey Carter

Edition of 7 August 2015
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