Etiqueta 'Noos'
Both Princess Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarin potentially face prison sentences.


The year of the corruption trials

The judges' decisions and sentencing in respect of the Princess Cristina trial are being delayed until March.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/12/2016 00:00

Princess Cristina arriving for the final day of the trial prior to the judges' deliberations.

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The Nóos trial concludes: the judges must now decide

The princess's lawyer concluded that Manos Limpias had not produced evidence to support charges of having enabled tax offences by Urdangarin.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/06/2016 00:00

Former vice-president, Rosa Estaràs, appeared as a witness today.

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Matas wanted Nóos because of its links to the Royal Family

Estaràs told the Palma court today that contracting the Instituto Nóos was a "priority" as it would lead directly to projects linked to the Royal Family.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/03/2016 00:00

Miguel Tejeiro arriving at the Palma court.

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“Princess was reading from a script” says key witness

“I don’t know what was going on in her head.” He then went on to say that the princess had the “right to lie, but I have the duty to tell the truth”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/03/2016 00:00

The princess in court.

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Royal silence and illegal rentals: the past week in Majorca

Princess Cristina didn't answer prosecution questions, Brexit and expats, trouble in the national parliament and holiday rentals: some of the themes of the week in the Majorca Daily Bulletin.

Monitor06/03/2016 00:00

Princess Cristina in court.

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Princess lawyer may face legal action

Manos Limpias (Clean Hands) union is considering taking legal action for slander against the princess's lawyer, Pau Molins.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/03/2016 00:00

Princess Cristina in front of the other accused in the Nóos trial.

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Princess Cristina exercises right to only answer questions from her lawyer

After all the waiting, Princess Cristina was finally called to declare this evening in the Nóos trial.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/03/2016 00:00

Urdangarin, the husband of Princess Cristina returned to the coutroom for further questioning today.

Nóos trial

Urdangarin: 700,000 euros for arranging sports forums

Urdangarin stated that Princess Cristina had no role in Nóos operations and that she was merely a member of the board.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/03/2016 00:00

Iñaki Urdangarin during questioning on Friday.

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Referendum, Ryanair, Royal Household: the past week in Majorca

A minor issue to do with a referendum, nothing of any significance in terms of winter flights and tourism, nobody in court, tourist tax causing no stir. This was not the week in the Bulletin. Instead ...

Monitor28/02/2016 00:00

Princess “was not the bait to hook public contracts”

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Princess “was not the bait to hook public contracts”

Torres rejected any claim that the princess had been the bait with which Nóos had been able to hook public contracts.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/02/2016 00:00

Diego Torres during his declaration on Tuesday.

Nóos trial

Former king's lawyer and tax agency approved Nóos affairs, says Torres

The lawyer to the former king, Juan Carlos, and the Hacienda used to periodically monitor activities at Nóos and gave their approval.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/02/2016 00:00

Four of the five former senior officials who testified last week strongly accused Matas.

Nóos trial

Prosecution believes that Matas has been “wriggling like an eel”

Princess Cristina is to be questioned and will make her declaration to the court this Friday in Palma.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/02/2016 00:00

Jaume Matas arriving at court on Thursday with his lawyer, José Zaforteza.

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The Nóos trial, tourist tax battles and Jet2: the past week in Majorca

A former president of the Balearics in the dock, continuing anxieties as to water supplies, the inevitable and ongoing rumpus over the tourist tax and winter tourism: all of a sudden it had arrived.

Monitor14/02/2016 00:00

Ex-Balearic president, Jaume Matas, in court today.

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Urdangarin “received contracts because of who he was”

"I assume my guilt because Balearic taxpayers’ money was not spent on what it should have been spent on," said ex-Balearic president, Jaume Matas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/02/2016 00:00

Princess Cristina returned to court this morning.

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Princess Cristina returns to court in tax fraud trial

José Luis Ballester, the former director of Balearic sports, said that Urdangarin had used their friendship to gain access to contracts with the regional government.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/02/2016 00:00

Princess Cristina's

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Accused in royal corruption trial take the stand next week

After a month devoted to preliminary issues and arguments presented by defence teams, the accused will start to take their turns in being questioned.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/02/2016 00:00

Warren Lyttle being taken for the court appearance last Sunday.

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Princess, Palma's name and a shocking death: the past week in Majorca

There was a death in Costa de la Calma and there was the tragedy drama of Princess Cristina. Sandwiched between these were the fuss over a restaurant, Palma's name and convention centre and, let it never be neglected, the weather.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter31/01/2016 00:00

The Princess during the opening of the trial in Palma earlier this month.

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Court rules tax fraud trial of princess must go ahead in Palma

“In the trial we will continue to defend the innocence of the princess with conviction and confidence."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/01/2016 00:00

The eighteen accused in the Nóos trial.

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Nóos, a controversial decree and fiestas: the past week in Majorca

A princess in court, flu, fiestas and uproar over a government decree. Just some of the themes of a busy week in the Bulletin.

Monitor17/01/2016 00:00