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Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter
Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Animal rights

EU puts an end to bullfighting subsidies in animal rights victory

MEPs approved an amendment that EU money “should not be used for the financing of lethal bullfighting activities”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 29/10/2015 00:00

Business

Balearics the national leader for hotel investment

The report indicates that total hotel investment in Spain in 2014 was valued at 1,100 million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 29/10/2015 00:00

Police

Civil servants could be caught up in Palma police corruption scandal

It is believed that one of the arrested police officers acted as an intermediary between the town hall and another of those arrested.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 29/10/2015 00:00

Finance

2016 budget will be the Balearics highest ever

Represents “a turn to the left” which “will redistribute wealth and diminish inequalities”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 29/10/2015 00:00

Police

Detention without bail for five Palma police officers

Palma town hall announced today that the councillor for citizen security is going to assume some of the force’s responsibilities.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 28/10/2015 00:00

Tourist tax

Overwhelming business opposition to the tourist tax

Carbonell and Truyols heard numerous and harsh criticisms, such as those which suggested that nothing had been learned from 2001.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 28/10/2015 00:00

Palma

Palacio award to be annulled; it could have cost 80 million

Hila also pointed to "ridiculous penalties" that could have been incurred.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 28/10/2015 00:00

Business

Cruise industry is worth nearly 300 million euros

Cruise passengers spend an average of 112 euros per day in port.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 27/10/2015 00:00

Tourism

Foreign tourist spending in the Balearics continues to rise

Foreign visitors to the Balearics have so far spent nearly seven per cent more than last year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 27/10/2015 00:00

Health

Flu jabs now available in health centres

Flu jabs are available at all the health centres across Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 27/10/2015 00:00

Health

Majorca to host first national conference to improve help for MS sufferers

The theme of the confererence is cerebral atrophy and cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 27/10/2015 00:00

Northern News Spotlight

Son Bosc finca will "definitively" not become a golf course

"What is Son Bosc, a natural protected space or a golf course?"

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 27/10/2015 00:00

Environment

Soller hunt for the Asian hornet

Having formed several groups, they set off into different wooded areas, armed with binoculars and maps in “looking for a needle  in a haystack.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 26/10/2015 00:00

Palma

Palma Film Office working closer with Balearic Film Commission

48 shoots were for television shows or series, while the remainder were for differing commercial reasons.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 26/10/2015 00:00

Employment

Campaign against worker exploitation bringing in 350,000 euros in fines

A total of 31 inspectors were involved in the campaign, and 8,008 temporary work contracts were investigated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 26/10/2015 00:00

Police

Nine serving Palma local police officers arrested

Investigators were made aware of a number of leaks in the force, so they mounted the operation a day early.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 26/10/2015 00:00

Son Servera

Son Servera looks at ways of boosting business

The town hall is looking to involve businesses in Cala Bona and Cala Millor as well.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 25/10/2015 00:00

Real Mallorca

Brandon grabs three points for Mallorca

Ferrer sought more firepower, and finally it paid off, Brandon heading in with eight minutes left.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 25/10/2015 00:00

Tourism

Cruising through autumn

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 24/10/2015 00:00

Palma

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

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 24/10/2015 00:00