News of the day 24 October 2015
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Spanish schools have introduced chess class to boost maths learning

“It really increases your mental capacity. I have improved a lot,” said Alvaro, at a chess group in his school north of Madrid.

Northern News Spotlight

Possibilities for the tourist tax in Alcudia and Pollensa

Everyone seems to want a piece of the tourist tax pie, and it's not even been implemented yet.

Andrew Ede


Cruising through autumn

Over 100 hundred cruise-ship visits are likely to have been made through October.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Palma terrace tax increases could mean the loss of 5,000 jobs

"This increase is an unfair, disproportionate and unjustified."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Balearic quality of life one of the highest in Spain

84% of people in the Balearics believe that they have a good quality of life.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Sport / Real Mallorca

Real Mallorca

A high noon battle of the basement dwellers

It’s a huge game for us after showing positive signs in our last three games.

Monro Bryce

Edition of 24 October 2015