News of the day 1 February 2016
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Today’s protest by angry employees outside the Bimbo factory.


Mass protest over Bimbo closure, another blow to Balearic industry

This sector is going backwards rather than forwards, which is why the minister for industry,  Iago Negueruela, announced last week that there would be a plan to try and revive it.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Property market being praised for fuelling the economic recovery.


Tax revenues in 2015 highest since crisis started

Catalina Cladera said the increased revenue was an indicator of a generally improved economic climate.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Majorca Lesbos aid to slow migration


Majorca Lesbos aid to slow migration

The criterion for the Council will be to help slow the migration process while affording refugees some dignity from the time they arrive.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The plane on one of its swoops over the city centre today.


Training flight low over Palma causes public alarm

The  Boeing 777-300 was actually on a training flight but flying as low as 450 to 500 metres.

Humphrey Carter

Hoteliers to cover cost of the tourist tax this year

Tourist tax

Hoteliers to cover cost of the tourist tax this year

One per cent of hoteliers’ profits will go towards absorbing the cost of the tourist tax this year.

Humphrey Carter

News / Comment


Taxing issue

“Local hoteliers should be applauded for agreeing to pay the tourist tax...”

Jason Moore

Sport / Real Mallorca
Mallorca celebrate Pereira’s penalty.

Real Mallorca

Real Mallorca: First away win in over eight months

A huge weight was lifted off the club’s (and the fans’) shoulders when a Pereira penalty and an own goal gave us all three points at El Toralin.

Monro Bryce

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