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Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter
Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Northern News Spotlight

Pollensa to appeal Ternelles decision

The Balearic High Court had indicated that there could be no further appeal.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 02/10/2015 00:00

Employment

Balearic unemployment went up in September

Across Spain as a whole, unemployment was up in September by 0.64%, giving a total unemployed figure of 4,094,042.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 02/10/2015 00:00

Property

Balearics is the most popular for foreign home buying

According to the Spanish Association of Property Registrars, 12.5% of all home buying over the first half of 2015 was that of foreign purchasers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 02/10/2015 00:00

Business

Top British financial services company expands into Majorca

St. James’s Place is expanding into Majorca and will be holding a series of presentations on the island next week.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 02/10/2015 00:00

Politics

Spain’s general election set for 20 December

Podemos, which wants to loosen the grip of austerity introduced by Rajoy’s government, is running in third place.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 02/10/2015 00:00

Northern News Spotlight

New agreement sought for Cap Pinar access

Environment minister, Vicenç Vidal, wants to start "from scratch" in coming to an accord with the military.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 01/10/2015 00:00

Tax

Government intensifies fight against tax fraud in the Balearics

The aim is to increase inspections in order to arrive at figures of fraud detection that there were in 2011.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 01/10/2015 00:00

Tax

Tax penalties for property only rented in the summer

"This should be regulated. We must find ways of preventing this situation..."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 01/10/2015 00:00

Retail

Four-year plan to boost small retailers

This local business, he said, “needs to be protected”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 01/10/2015 00:00

Playa de Palma

Hotel enlargements in Playa de Palma to be checked

The councillor for urban planning has asked for a report from the unit that drew up the PRI in order to see if discrepancies do indeed apply.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 30/09/2015 00:00

Tax

Car-rental agencies to resume paying taxes in the Balearics

Negotiations with the new government over re-registering with municipalities in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 30/09/2015 00:00

Northern News Spotlight

Can Picafort-Muro road to be improved

There have been several bad accidents in recent years.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 29/09/2015 00:00

Weather

Majorca on amber alert for rain

Heavy rain is now expected to fall in all parts of the Balearics from around midnight (Tuesday night).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 29/09/2015 00:00

Education

Urgent measures introduced for school meals in Balearics

Next year there will be a significant increase in the budget for school meals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 29/09/2015 00:00

Business

Young entrepreneur winner to visit Silicon Valley

“I hope that your projects become a reality. We need entrepreneurs and we need jobs.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 29/09/2015 00:00

Retail

Steady increase in Balearic retail sales

This was the fifth highest regional growth in the country, Valencia having been out in front with 6.1%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 29/09/2015 00:00

Northern News Spotlight

Santa Margalida reverses bullfighting declaration

The town was now "not in favour of anything nor against anything"

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 29/09/2015 00:00

Northern News Spotlight

The nuns of Puerto Pollensa leave after 100 years

Hundreds of former pupils gathered in the church square to participate in an emotional farewell.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 28/09/2015 00:00

Tourism

A quarter of all tourist spend in August was in the Balearics

The survey suggests that the Balearics was the region of Spain that attracted most tourist spending in August - 2,364 million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 28/09/2015 00:00