News of the day 19 February 2016
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Armengol backs local film industry
Majorca’s audio visual industry has grown rapidly over the past 20 years and Palma Pictures has been the driving force behind the revolution.
Palma has the fourth highest cost of living in Spain
It is rated as being 14.5% above the national average, with the most expensive city being Barcelona (30.2% above the average). In between come San Sebastian (27.9%) and Madrid (22.7%).
Seven members of organised criminal gang arrested
Seven people are arrested every day in Spain for corruption according to central government.
People in the Balearics more hopeful in 2016
The “hope barometer” has risen one point to 56 out of 100 this year, with the Balearics rising to tenth from fourteenth of the Spanish regions.
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Holiday / Lifestyle
“My main complaint is that Palma has become rather unSpanish ...”