The new theatre of Vera – a building that has been undergoing construction for the last 8 years, and which to date has cost 3,3 million euros- still can’t be opened, as it has now been discovered that if you sit in the centre front seats, you can’t see the stage. Other problems – no loading bay for getting scene sets in or out, it doesn’t comply with fire regulations and the stage is still Continue reading Vera’s new theatre can’t open – you can’t see the stage from the seats!
Jaume Matas, the ex-President of the Balearic Islands, has been sentenced to 6 years in jail for corruption and fraud, after he was convicted of using public money to bribe journalists into writing nice things about him, and to ignore certain allegations. On top of the six years, he has an additional sentence of 9 months for misuse of a public position. In all, two and half years less than that asked for by the Continue reading Balearic Isles ex-President jailed for corruption involving King’s son-in-law