News of the day 12 May 2018
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Recovery in property sales led by the Balearics
The sale of second homes showed a particularly high increase in 2017.
Metro extension due to be operational in 2020
The government believes that the extension will make an "important" contribution to cutting the use of private vehicles.
From pulling pints to pulling women together
Interview with Palma-based founder of the world’s largest female expatriate community Anne Scott, originally from Glasgow.
Nobel Prize winner to present the enigmas of the universe
Barry Barish, awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics, will be speaking in Palma on 21 June.
Partido Popular councillors rebel against Catalan grants legal challenge
The intervention of Madrid in the form of the state attorney and Maria Salom has caused consternation within PP circles in the Balearics.
Palma arrest for the trafficking of Nigerian women
The human trafficking of women from Nigeria is a problem that the Spanish authorities are all too well aware of.
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Sport / Real Mallorca
Doubling the tourist tax
Doubling the rate of the tourist tax was a step too far.