News of the day 16 September 2015
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Courts

Matas declines to declare in Son Espases court hearing

Former president of the Balearics, Jaume Matas, returned this morning to the courts in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Refugees

Refugee plan suffers blow, youth hostel has fewer places

At the moment the centre in Arenal does not have any electricity and it will take six weeks to get it ready for refugees.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Energy

Power firms urged to offer free electricity for the poor

One of the proposals raised at the first meeting of the working party on energy poverty.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Travel

New app launched to find the cheapest flights in Spain

Atrápalo has launched an app for searching for flights which, it says, will allow travellers flying between September and December to do so for 15% less.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Banking

Smaller Spanish banks up stakes in big spat over ATM charges

Cash withdrawal fees are the latest front, pitting banks against each other as large lenders such as Caixabank announce increased ATM charges for competitors’ customers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Economy

Balearic spending slumps during severe recession

The drop of 16 per cent in the Balearics was almost twice the national average of 8.6 perc ent. But recovery is underway.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Comment

Well deserved

“I am so pleased that the Majorca Tourist Board is honouring Anna Skidmore...”

Jason Moore

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