News of the day 19 February 2016
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Entertainment

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Economy

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%).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Crime

Seven members of organised criminal gang arrested

Seven people are arrested every day in Spain for corruption according to central government.

Humphrey Carter

Society

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.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Changing Palma

“My main complaint is that Palma has become rather unSpanish ...”

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

Tourist TaxSo, foot and shooting spring to mind.

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