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    • FULL LOCAL WHAT´S ON GUIDE. SEE PAGES 16-17 HOME ● PAGE 7 HOME ● PAGE 13 AFTER THE BIG NIGHT, PEDAL POWER IN PALMA DIFFICULT RESCUE Saturday, January 21 2012 OPERATION 1€ · Founded 1962 · N.14598 · Passeig de Mallorca 9 A, Palma 07011 Put the champagne on ice, Majorca told b British tourism boss says tourism b Balearics is doing better than rest of euphoria could be unfounded and Spain but local tourism authorities warns that package holiday market is “need to take a reality check.” down in United Kingdom. See Page Three Inside UK MuslimsRemembering Ellie convicted in hatred case LONDON. Three British Mus- Court heard how one wit- lim men were found guilty ness had felt he was being yesterday of stirring up ha- targeted and feared he tred by distributing leaflets would be burned, said Sue calling for the death of ho- Hemming from the Crown mosexuals in what prosecu- Prosecution Service. tors said was a landmark “While people are entitled case. The men, from Derby, to hold extreme opinions had posted and handed out which others may find un- pamphlets near their local pleasant and obnoxious, mosque with the title they are not entitled to dis- “Death Penalty?” featuring tribute those opinions in a a mannequin hanging from threatening manner in- a noose and saying gay peo- tending to stir up hatred ple would to go to hell. against gay people,” she The leaflets were part of a said in a statement. protest by a group of Mus- “This case was not about lim men against a forth- curtailing people’s religious coming Gay Pride parade in views or preventing them the city. IhjazAli, KabirAh- from educating others med and Razwan Javed be- about those views; it was came the first people in that any such views should Britain to be found guilty be expressed in a lawfulb A time to remember for the Wilkinson under a law introduced in manner and not incite oth- 2010 making it an offence ers to hatred.”Gay rightsfamily as they near first anniversary of to stir up hatred on the group Stonewall said thedaughter´s death. See Pages 4 and 5. grounds of sexual orienta- tion. case vindicated their call for specific legislation to pro- The jury at Derby Crown tect homosexuals.
    • 2 MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 PAGE 2 editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es Editorial,advertising,administration President-EditorPEDROA.SERRABAUZÁ Switchboard [34] 971 78 84 00 anddistributiondepartmentsat EditorJasonMoore News Desk [34] 971 78 84 10 Editorial [34] 971 78 84 09 PalaudelaPrensa,PasseigMallorca9A ChiefreporterHumphreyCarter Editorial Fax [34] 971 78 84 13 Advertising [34] 971 78 84 03 07011PalmadeMallorca,Spain EditorialadvisersRayFleming,MiquelSerra Sales control PublishedbyEdicionesJemmaSL Office Fax [34] 971 45 73 28 Distribution [34] 971 78 84 07 Printedatourgroupprintpress(Palma,Majorca) Managingdirector:PedroRullan Editorial:editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es CommercialDirectorCarmenSerra Advertising publicidad@majorcadailybulletin.com D.L.P.M2319-1962 Administration&advertisingJuanaMaríaMassot Subscription: suscripciones@majorcadailybulletin.com www.majorcadailybulletin.com FROM OUR FILES Viewpoint 1977: The Meridien motor- cycle cooperative, set up by 9/11” and said that there was worse to come. the company’s workers in 1976 after the Norton Three years ago: Barack Villiers Triumph company Hussein Obama had been Missing tourists had been declared bank- rupt, was itself facing fi- sworn-in as the 44th Presi- dent of the United States; by tend. And the celebrations don´t nancial collapse. The 378 he was the first black Presi- JASON just last for one night; they got Meridien workers had pro- dent in the nation’s history. MOORE duced a new model, theTri- George Orwell. underway on Thursday and finish on Sunday night with a major fire- umph Bonneville, but sales Two years ago: THe New work display. An ideal weekend had been isappointing. BORN York Times reported that getaway package. Then you add ● Placido Domingo, oper- PresidentObama was about everything else in the city, good 1982: Parts of Britain were atic tenor, 1941; Jack Nik- to launch the “biggest regu- restaurants and good shops and experiencing the coldest laus, golfer, 1940 latory crackdown on Wall “The San Sebastian festivi- you have got a truly good offer. weather of the century. At Street since the 1930s”. ties would be a real draw for Why don´t the authorities make Braemar, Scotland, tem- DIED tourists.” the airlines and tour firms aware peratures fell to minus 27C, ● Cecil B DeMille, film direc- One year ago: Andy Coul- that Palma is enjoying a long the lowest since 1895. A tor, 1959; George Orwell, son, Director of Communi- HURSDAY night in weekend of festivities? Some- man who tried to warm his author, 1950; Georges Me- cations at No 10 Downing T Palma; good music, good weather and a good time was had by all. But there was one thing missing; tour- ists. The San Sebastian night of times I think that our local authorities are just obsessed with sun and beach tourism between May and September. They are not really worried about anything car door lock with his breath found his lips frozen to the metal. On this day: 1976, Concorde lies, cinema pioneer, 1938 les Dickens, was first is- sued. Street, resigned following speculation about his role in phone-hacking when he was editor of the News of the World. Some UK newspa- live music is an event not to be else. I applaud the city council´s made its inaugural flight to Four years ago: The Finan- pers questioned David missed but unfortunately holiday- efforts to launch Palma as a 365 Bahrein; 1936, Edward VIII cial Times reported “the Cameron’s judgement in makers are unaware that it is hap- day holiday destination and hope- was proclaimed King; 1846, most depressing day in the choosing Mr Coulson for pening. Why? I simply don´t fully next year the San Sebastian the Daily News, editor Char- financial markets since the job. know. You would have thought festivities will be included in the that the Palma city council and programme. Holidaymakers will the other local authorities would come to the Balearics in the win- have done all they could to pro- ter as long as there are flights, ho- AT A GLANCE mote this night of music to any- tels are open and events are taking one who would listen at the inter- place. With a bit of promotion Burst water main have been flooded. Shop that her father had been national trade fairs which they at- Palma could really prosper. managers reported damage sexually abusing her. floods shops in to basement-level areas in- The authority started a Oxford Street cluding stock rooms, with a child protection investiga- London.—Shops in central few inches of water in tion and discovered that the Update on quangos London’s Oxford Street have been affected by “ex- places, but said it would not affect them opening for father had been convicted of sexually abusing two spending watchdog, reported that tensive flooding” caused by business. children from his previous by the cost of the Conservative’s much a burst water main. marriage. RAY publicised programme for reducing A section between Park Essex council in He was required to move FLEMING Lane and Portman Street out of the family home but the number of the 262 “quangos” ap- payout to child pointed by Labour is running at twice has been closed to traffic continued having contact the amount provided in 2010. By the with 18 bus routes on diver- sex abuse victims with his children, super- target date of 2014/15 for the elimi- sion, saidTransport for Lon- London.—Essex County vised by their mother. nation of most of these organisation don (TfL). Thames Water Council has paid out just The coalition’s promised the job will have cost the govern- said at least 10 shops had under £1m to four victims bonfire of quangos is costing ment 830 million pounds although been flooded including Pri- of sexual abuse over its fail- twice as much as expected mark, Ann Summers and ure to protect them. the functions of a number of them have been handed to government de- Next. The council paid the dam- YOUR VIEWS HE Conservative element partments which may not be quali- A spokesman said it could ages in a settlement to the T in Britain’s coalition govern- ment has always made great play of the waste and ineffi- ciency of the Labour government be- fore it. fied to undertake their specialised work or funded to do so. In October 2010 in this space I asked how the obviously expert and necessary work of the Spongiform take days for traffic to get back to normal. The 25-inch water main burst at about 20:30 GMT onThursday. By 23:00 GMT four siblings after the authority failed to protect them from sexual abuse by their father. Legal action began in 2002 with an ● Dear Sir, Following Mr Flemming’s remarks regarding British doctors. But now that its two-year occu- EucephalopathyAdvisory Commit- engineers had managed to agreement reached in No- Perhaps they are con- pancy of Whitehall is approaching tee quango was going to be contin- close a series of very large vember 2011. cerned that the extra there is accumulating evidence that ued; I do not know whether it still valves to stop running wa- A spokesperson for the money for nothing given the Conservatives are not necessarily exists but it is interesting that NOA ter out. council claimed the author- them by the previous La- more efficient than Labour in gov- pointed out in its report that most of A spokesman said: “Engi- ity had made significant im- bour government for no ex- ernment despite having the benefit the essential remaining quangos op- neers have been working provements in children’s tra work is now coming of advice from High Street business- erate “at arms length” from the gov- through the night to dig out services and would con- back to haunt them men. ernment and can do so more eco- the damaged road above the tinue to do so. They will have to work Earlier this week the National nomically than if their work is given broken pipe to begin the job In total the authority has harder and contribute more Audit Office (NOA), Whitehall’s to a ministry. of repairing it. This job will paid out £908,750 to the from their £200 K per year take a few days.” victims.The case dates back towards their pensions that The water supply was not to 1990 when one of the we can only dream about. affected but properties children told a neighbour Ray Gidley
    • editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 3 ● Home ● FitnessHome News 3-10 18-19 ● All About You 8-9 ● Satellite TV 20-21 ● Britain&World 11-14 ● Business 24-25 ● Weekend Food 15 ● Sports 26-29 ● What’s On 16-17 ● Classified 30-31UK expatriates ‘happiest in Spain’b 75.9 of those who live in Spain said that they were happier now than when in the UK.Palma.—Spain is where rank second and third as lo- that 68% of expatriates are Lloyds TSB International by many different factors were happier now thanBritish expatraites feel hap- cations where United King- far happier in their adopted said the survey findings which need to be consid- when they were living inpiest, in spite of the coun- dom expatriates are most countries than in the show that there is a “real va- ered together.” the UK, compared with thetry’s gloomy economic content. United Kingdom, although riety” of decisions to be The company’s research average of 68%. An impor-situation, according to a re- The survey of over 1,000 for certain countries this made when choosing asked over 1,000 British tant reason for the coun-cent survey published this British expats, carried out figure was much higher. where to emigrate. citizens in the 10 most try’s high ranking is the factweek. for Lloyds TSB, shows that New Zealand and Austra- “Expatriates who choose a popular expatriate destina- that over 70% of expats be- Research published this New Zealand ranks highest lia were highly rated for country solely based on fi- tions to rate their new lieved they were better offweek shows that over three on quality of life, while tax- quality of life, although nancial prospects may find homes on factors ranging since their move. 80%quarters of Britons living in free UAE is rated as the best both countries rated poorly they compromise on qual- from quality of life to cost of agreed that the cost of liv-Spain say they are happier destination for expats’ fi- when judged by cost of liv- ity of life, or vice versa,” he living. ing was low, a higher re-than back at home. nancial prospects. ing. said. 75.9% of those who now sponse than any other Canada and Germany The survey also reveals Nicholas Boys Smith of “Happiness is influenced lived in Spain said that they country.Former Britishresident makesMasterchef2012 finalPalma.—A man from next Tuesday’s BBC1 show.Southport, who used to They will have to cook forwork and live in Majorca, a selection of previous Mas-has made it through to the terChef winners, as well asMasterChef final 12. last year’s finalists. Jay Tinker, a 40-year-old Competing this year willsecurity director, says he be Afsaneh Kaviani, 50,picked up a few tips from from Leeds, a widowedhis Chinese ex-wife. sales assistant who said: Tinker, who used to work “During the many difficult Stands were not as bouyant as previous years. PHOTO: MDB FILESas a doorman in Majorca, times in my life, mysaid: “I’ve taught all my 17- kitchen has been my sanc-stone doorman mates tocook, they now love it and tuary.” Other soon-to-be stars of Balearic tourist industryValentine’s Day is a busyday for me - I’ve got everyone of them on the phone the show include plasterer Tom Rennolds, A&E doctor Ashvy Dale, London-based needs to take a reality checkafter recipe tips and advice.”The contestants have beenwhittled down from 24 this research analyst Andrew Kojima and Aki Mat- sushima, 25, who is study- after Fitur euphoriaweek, and will face each ing for a PhD in quantum by HUMPHREY CARTER bookings of between 10 forced to admit yester- AlloftheCanaryIslands,other for the first time on physics. and 15 percent, tour op- day it was one of the qui- bar Lanzarote, are down Palma.—The British erators wanting to ex- etest he has attended in on last year and the tourism industry issued pand their capacity in many years. mainland is down fiveMassive search for a word of caution to the Spanish and Balearic key resorts and the air- port authority being hit “The affects of the fi- nancial cuts were clear percent. So, where’s the grounds for all the goodmissing autistic touristsectorsyesterday, urging them to take a se- with demands for 50 percent extra landing and I didn’t feel that en- thusiasm the press re- cheer and claims of a re- cord season?teenager rious look at the current state of the UK market and take off slots here in the Balearics. leases have been report- ing. “We’re not seeing it here in the UK whichPalma.—The Guardia Civil, he trains at in Arenal every andarealitycheckasthe However, according to “The latest year-on- this year has the Jubilee,Civil Protection, Local Po- Thursday evening. Appar- Fitur tourism trade fair the UK side of the indus- year market figures the European Champi-lice, Council of Majorca fire ently he always takes a draws to a close in Ma- try, the situation is show that UK package onships and the Olym-fighters, friends and family short cut home through the drid. slightly different and holiday sales are down pics and the Balearicswere last night involved in woods, but on Thursday Since the fair opened not as buoyant. six percent across the needs to take thesean extensive search for a night he failed to return on Tuesday, sources Hugh Morgan, the board.Spainisdowntwo eventsintoaccount.Plusmissing 17-year-old teen- home and yesterday, with from the Spanish travel Managing Director of percent, Majorca is on Easter is early. So I sug-ager who suffers from still no sign of the teenager industry have been the Monarch Travel par with last year on gest the Balearics have aautism in Lluchmajor. at 7pm, the police extended pumpingoutreportsofa Group,spenttwodaysat zero, Ibiza is up four per- long hard look at the fig- The youngster was last the search alerting police record year, increases in the Fitur fair and was cent and Minorca up six . ures, they don’t lie.”seen at 5pm on Thursday forces in Campos, Montuirinight when he left the gym and Palma.
    • 4 MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 HOME NEWS editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es Your story By Vicki McLeod b Candice Wilkinson was talking to Vicki McLeod b Tell_your_story_now@yahoo.com “Because of her I have to go on....” T was Thursday I felt gutted! I didn’t think What was happening to our“Iever. the 29th May 2008, the day our lives changed for- Our beautiful daughter my Spanish was that bad, I soon realized that she was there to explain the seri- ousness of the situation, that our daughter was baby girl? She was healthy so how had this happened? We waited a very long time for any of those answers, and some of the answersEllie Brooke Wilkinson had gravely ill. The next few we’re still waiting for to-been born on March 5th hours were a haze of phone day.2007, but it wasn’t until calls, TAC scans and lumbar Ellie initially spent fourMay 2008, when she was punctures. Ellie was so months in the ICU. We14 months old, that I brave, I was scared to bits. practically moved in to thestarted to suspect things My husband Jason and I hospital. We weren’t al-weren’t quite right with stood in disbelief at what lowed to stay with her all ofher. I’d noticed that the de- was happening we didn’t the time, leaving her therevelopmental milestones have a clue what was wrong every night was agony.that she had already and after ruling out menin- Poor Cleo, our other daugh-reached were starting to gitis, neither did the med- ter, didn’t have a clue whatslip, and after being dis- ics there are no words for was happening. She hadmissed by a couple of doc- how devastated I felt. gone to school one day andtors we were finally taken come home to find her lit-seriously by an emergency Swelling of the brain tle sister gone. Cleo askeddoctor at the Juaneda. We were moved to Son every day where Ellie was The doctor took one look Dureta, where she had a but as she was only four sheat Ellie lying rigid in my scan which showed that El- wasn’t allowed to visit her. Candice Wilkinson: doctors, but I will never for- uncontrollably and any-arms and that was when lie had encephalitis, swel- Ellie had so many drips “Losing a child is the get the day we sat in a grim thing else they said afterthe nightmare began. I told ling of the brain, and that and lines in her, and was be- worst thing in the world, little office and they told us that I didn’t hear. Jason washim her symptoms that she she had symmetrical bilat- ing given so many medica- before it happened I that our daughter probably different, he said they werehad been withdrawn and eral lesions in her brain tions, that she was uncon- couldn’t imagine how I had something called wrong; he sat and told themlethargic, that she wouldn’t which seemed to suggest a scious a lot of the time. could go on living with- Leigh’s syndrome and that that Ellie was not going tosettle and that she had been metabolic disorder. We When she was awake she out her, but now that it she would die within 2 or 3 die; they thought he wasvery stiff in her body and didn’t even know what a looked straight through has, I have to go on, be- months. It just didn’t seem crazy for sure but it was histhat she had been getting metabolic disorder was. me, it was heartbreaking, cause of her.” possible, she’d been positivity that kept us go-worse over the last two We were heartbroken; we and it was as if she didn’t PHOTO: OLIVER NEILSON healthy, talking and almost ing. And Ellie had otherweeks. I managed all this in went over our family his- know who we were any- walking and now she lay ideas too.my dodgy Spanish and he tory a million times but we more. Days turned into there unable to move orseemed to understand. A couldn’t find anything that weeks and we still didn’t communicate and that was Hours on computerfew minutes later the would give us the answers know what was wrong. We it? She was going to die? I I spent hours on the com-translator, Shelley, arrived. we desperately wanted. had daily reports from the couldn’t take it in. I cried puter looking up Leigh’s
    • editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es HOME NEWS MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 5syndrome. We had neverheard of it. It was a Mito-chondrial Disease, a fatalneuro-degenerative disor-der that wears down thebody slowly and painfully.As I started to find out moreabout Mitochondria and Idiscovered that it is linkedto all sorts of diseases, notjust childhood ones, butadult as well, but no onehad a cure. I also found outthat 1 in 4000 children inthe USA develop mito-chondrial disease, it’s not arare condition but hardlyanyone has heard of it. Themitochondrion are the partof the body’s cells whichgenerate energy. It’s oftengenetic, in your DNA. Re-searchers reckon it’s theunderlying cause for Alz-heimer’s, cancer and manyother diseases. I think peo-ple should be paying muchmore attention to the dis-ease, it is extremely diffi-cult to diagnose and kills somany people.Time went on Candice and Jason Wilkinson and their daughter Cleo. PHOTO: OLIVER NEILSON Time went on and wepassed the three month months later and she Syndrome’ as no one could son who has walked this much more. I’m much dren’s swing placed there indeadline, the doctors had weighed less. It didn’t define it. She was rare, com- path could even begin to stronger, although some her memory, we will havesaid Ellie was going to die, bother her though, she was plicated, special. The latter understand the depths of days I don’t feel like it, and a little ceremony and re-but maybe they were very determined to go we knew already. We had the loss I feel since she I try to be a better person, lease lilac balloons, whichwrong? She’d begun to be- wherever she wanted and had amazing support from went to heaven. To say I for Ellie’s sake. I started a is Ellie’s colour.come aware of those as she couldn’t walk by her- the doctors at Son Dureta, didn’t feel relieved that her group on Facebook for Losing a child is the worstaround her and the first self, she just made sure eve- and also from Tracey Evans pain had ended would be a mothers who have lost thing in the world, before ittime she had smiled again I ryone else got her to wher- who had become a regular lie, but I can’t say that she children; it feels good to be happened I couldn’t imag-was elated. To see it again ever she wanted to go! fixture at our house, giving went to a better place when able to support someone ine how I could go on livingwas just a miracle. It felt as Our relationship with Son Ellie physiotherapy to help I am not with her. I have ac- else who is going through without her, but now thatif there was hope. We were Dureta and then Son Es- her to regain the strength cepted that the grief will the same thing. I want to it has, I have to go on, be-allowed to take Ellie home; pases hospitals continued in her body that the illness never go away, that some keep pushing for more re- cause of her.”I honestly thought if we for much longer than the had taken from her. We days it will be very fresh, search into this disease.worked hard Ellie would three months that we’d were overwhelmed with and since I have come to For more informationget better and stronger and been told Ellie would live. the love and support that terms with that, I feel bet- Angel wings about Mitochondrial diseasethat everything would She was continually in and we had been given by the ter. It can be all consuming, Now she has had her an- and to make a donation to-work out okay. Cleo loved out of the hospital as she people living in Majorca. it was exhausting, and in gel wings for almost a year. wards research into the dis-having her sister home had tests and treatments, the first few months after We’re going to have a cere- ease visit: www.thelilyfoun-again, they adored each and countless blood trans- Passed away she died I cried every day. mony for her on her anni- dation.org.uk. To show yourother. Our stay at home fusions. When Ellie went into hos- I’ve read a lot of spiritual versary next Wednesday at support to Ellie’s familywas short lived though and She had hyperlactacide- pital again in December books, and books about 2pm in our local park in Son please search ‘In loving mem-six days later we were back mia, convulsions, digestive 2010 I think everyone grieving. Ferrer. ory of Ellie Brooke Wilkinson’in the hospital. Her blood intolerance, skin lesions, thought she would be out My friends and my family There is going to be a chil- on Facebook.counts had dropped and bucal ulcers and sepsis to again as per her normal rou- have helped me to cope.she needed transfusions name a few. tine. But this time it went Sometimes when peopleand antibiotics and to be Ellie was on numerous on for longer. At the time I bump into me you can seeisolated for risk of infec- anti viral drugs, antibiotics, didn’t ever think she was them wondering if it’stion. Still, we had to go on, steroids and vitamins used going to die, the thought okay to talk to me aboutI spent the days with Ellie in the treatment of sus- didn’t enter my head, but Ellie, as if they might re-and Jason did the nights pected metabolic disorders. looking back I should have mind me about her andand after a cycle of transfu- Yet through all this I looked seen the signs that she was that would upset me! Isions, she was well enough at her and I didn’t care that deteriorating. Ellie passed don’t want her to be for-to come home again. And she could stay that way, I away on the morning of gotten by others, becausethat was how it went. Then would take what I was January 25th, 2011. I never will. I tell Cleo, youEllie would get ill again and given rather than lose her, And then what? No more have to do everythinghave to go back in she was too precious to me. hospitals, medicines, tube twice, once for you and Christmas came, after the Another year passed and feeds, distonias, rashes and once for Ellie. Cleo talksyear we had had it was a then another, family birth- endless outpatient ap- about Ellie and she drawsmiracle. Ellie was still here days and Christmases were pointments. her pictures and plays inwith us, they were wrong sometimes spent in hospi- It’s strange, I miss it all her bedroom. I like it, it’sand though she was still tal, and parties were re- and I would have it all back important to me that wevery sick she fought on, her scheduled so we could all be in an instant if Ellie could keep her memory alive.strength improved and she together, and then it was be here too. I have changed. I won’tcould take her own weight December 2010. All the The first few months after ever be the same person Ion her legs, as skinny as time we’d tried and pushed her passing were unbear- was, something wentthey were. She’d weighed for help to find out exactly able, the physical pain of with her, but I think that10.5 kilos when she had what was wrong with our her loss so intense that I is to be expected really. Ifirst been admitted in May daughter, and many times couldn’t possibly put it into think people should ap-and yet here we were 7 we heard the words ‘Ellie’s words. Only another per- preciate what they have
    • 6 MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 HOME NEWS editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es19 traffickersarrested ascontraband The Blogcigarettegangsmashed ● The Spanish ‘AgenciaTributaria’ (the equivalent of ❞ by Andrew Edethe UK’s Inland Revenue) hasconfirmed that a total of 19people have been arrested, fiveof them in Galicia, as part ofoperation “Algarrobo”, which There was no ashen-facedhas broken up one of Spain’s Delgado to be seen any-most active gangs of cigarette where. Surely this was in-traffickers. deed evidence of a split. The leader of the gang, Palma’s mayor Mateo IsernManuel Gulías, a veteran had thought he was going todealer in contraband tobacco, turn up, but he didn’t.has been confirmed as one ofthose under arrest. He was in-vestigated back in the 1990s For once, it isn’t the island’s great leader, the president, who is beleagueredfor his alleged involvement in If Majorca’s tourism was like footballthe illegal importation of to-bacco from neighbouring An-dorra. During the operation,450,000 packets of contrabandcigarettes, with a street value ATHER like no one be- But what of the gathering at Bellver championship. Well, newish. He’sof some 1.8 million euros, wereconfiscated from a warehousein Griñón, Madrid.Dubai R lieves the beleaguered football team manager (and a manager is always “beleaguered” when under pressure) when he fronts up before the camera Castle of the various worthies who have formed Palma’s premier league tourism foundation and who chose the castle as the venue to launch it? There was no ashen-faced Delgado to been meeting with the Abramovi- ches of Spanish tourism, the Russian tour operators. And he’s planning on a scouting trip to Moscow in March in search of even more faces to addFive arrests were made in and states that the lads in the dress- be seen anywhere. Surely this was to the Majorcan and Balearics squad.Galicia, one in Santiago de Com- ing-room are all pulling together, so indeed evidence of a split. Palma’s Aware of what chairman Bauzá haspostela, three in Silleda (Ponte- no one believes politicians when mayor Mateo Isern had thought he said at Fitur regarding tourism beingvedra) and another one in Vigo. they claim that there are no splits or was going to turn up, but he didn’t. the locomotive of economic recov-The remaining 13 members of divisions in the ranks. No, this was also not indicative of ery, the guv is looking to pack histhe gang were arrested in Ma- For once, it isn’t the island’s great any division. The non-appearance side with Russian and Ukrainiandrid and Seseña (Toledo). leader, the president, who is belea- was due to getting back on the train- midfield dynamos, be they from Five private properties have guered. It is instead the island’s tour- ing ground after that incident with Lokomotiv Moscow, Dynamo Kievbeen searched - three in ism minister, Carlos Delgado. The the knife. The guv was hard at work or wherever. The PP Joey BartonsSilleda, two in Madrid and one mercurial, the enigmatic Delgado on tactics and moving the players had better watch out.in Santiago de Compostela, seems to have lost the dressing-room around on his Subbuteo pitch as heand five offices, one in the of the tourism law. figured out how they would all slot Longer seasonGalician capital, two in Ma- The challenges to the guvnor’s in once he had taken account of the Results are all that counts though,drid, one in Fuenlabrada and authority have been coming in both democratic nature of the tourism and while manager Delgado canone in Barajas. fast and furious; heavy, two-footed law transfer window period. count on the Brits and the Germans Operation “Algarrobo” is the lunges from the defenders of institu- Fully restored, manager Delgado to be packing the terraces once moreresult of a lengthy investiga- tional and municipal authority and has taken himself off to the Spanish this year, he knows that tourism is ation, which came to a head on responsibility. tourism championship tournament game of two halves: the season andJanuary 13th, when suspicions in Madrid, otherwise known as the the off-season. Can he ever get thewere raised over a container Democratic nature Fitur tourism fair. He was there for lads to perform in the off-season? Infrom Dubai, which allegedly They are all part of the democratic the presentation of the teams to summer, when they cross the whiteunloaded “artificial flowers” in nature of the process of finalising Crown Prince Felipe and Princess line, any divisions in the dressing-the port of Málaga. Officers the law, suggests the boss. The lads Letizia. But his presence hasn’t room can be set aside.from the Spanish tax agency can have their say, but I’m still the stopped the murmurings. Joey Bar- He hopes that the tourism lawfollowed the shipment to a guvnor. We can anticipate a vote of tons of the PP have been tweeting might mean a change to the long ballwarehouse in Griñón, where confidence from chairman Bauzá be- that not all is right in the camp and and a longer season, but can he takenine people awaiting the ship- ing issued soon from the Consolat de especially between the guv and the the lads with him? Chairman Bauzáment of the ‘Yesmoke’ ciga- Mar boardroom. Palma premier league of Isern. will be wanting him to, as he has hisrettes were subsequently ar- There are no splits in the PP dress- Why might they have fallen out? own divisions to worry about awayrested. ing-room, says Delgado. But if not, Could it be that Delgado sees the from the pitch. But if the fans’ clam- The authorities believe that then where had he been for a few Palma tourism foundation as a threat our for Delgado grows so loud hetheir operation has dismantled weeks? Had he been diplomatically to the hegemony of his tourism FA? can’t ignore them, there’s one re-the gang “on all levels” - its manoeuvred into the background Sees it as an upstart big-city club placement he won’t be offering theleaders, those responsible for while all the flak was flying? Not so, creaming off tourism promotion job to - the one-time Real Mallorcanegotiating the purchase of unless medical treatment can be funds from major sponsors when the defender Pastor and currently man-the illegal merchandise, those considered diplomatic, as at the end FA has to get by with promotional ager of Manacor. He doesn’t needresponsible for hiding the ciga- of last year he had to go in for an op- scraps from the government? any more heavy, two-footed lungesrettes from customs officials, eration on his back. Had someone Not to be outdone, Delgado has un- from defenders to have to contendthose responsible for trans- stabbed him in it? veiled some new players at the Fitur with.porting the merchandise andthe distributors at variouspoints of sale.
    • editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es HOME NEWS MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 7 PALMA CELEBRATESThousands “cycled off” the affects of the party the night before yesterday. LEISHMANIASISPalmapartiesPalma.—Tens of thousandsof people descended onPalma from all over the is-land on Thursday night toenjoy the Saint Sebastiancelebrations in honour of FREE GIFT* fromthe capital’s patron saint. There was live music forevery taste across the citycentre with hundreds offoguerons burning through THE FIRST AND ONLY VACCINEthe night as people cookedtheir traditional “torada” oflocal sausages and meats. The night kicked off whenthe Mayor of Palma, MateoIsern, lit a huge fire in thecentre of the Plaza Mayor plex where another party was held for all the partici- pants, some of whom de- AGAINST LEISHMANIASISand the partying carried on cided to turn up in fancyinto the early hours of yes- dress.terday morning. The Saint Sebastian cele- “Canyplant and your pet the best of friends” pet, But, while most people brations continue todaywere sleeping off the party, and tomorrow when they Poligono Son Castello. Gran Via Asima 14 – Telephone 971 432 500thousands of cyclists of all are brought to a big climax Open all day from 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 8pm Saturday.ages got on their bikes for with the highlight event:the annual Saint Sebastian the fire and water firework *Ask at Canyplant for the promotion rulescycle race from Plaza Cort display over the Bay ofto the Son Moix sports com- Palma.
    • 8 MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 HOME NEWS editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es by Wendy Peters Just About You wendypetersmdb@gmail.com CONTACTT’owd girls birthday bash! tery. Their beloved cat has to be well cared for in a The Poppy Ladies.PHOTO: WENDY PETERS warm, comfortable and lov- ing environment, in short a home from home. My friends are willing to travel if the place is up to scratch (excuse the pun). If you own or know of a suit- able place email me, as soon as possible please. (Email address above). 2011 Poppy appeal suc- cess ●Good news comes to me from ‘The Poppy Ladies’ of Andratx. Sheila Bower and Ann Kay rattle their collec- tion tins at various venues around the South West of the island during October and November selling pop- pies for the Royal British Legion. Sheila contacted me to re- port that Majorca’s 2011 Poppy Appeal raised an im- pressive €2,918.34. This is a fantastic achieve- ment; unfortunately I don’t have a list of all you willing helpers in other parts of the island, but I would be de- lighted to thank you for your efforts in my next col- This year was the 90th an- Shakespeare is ‘to be’ emailed me in triumphant umn if you’d care to contact niversary of the Royal Brit- here mode: ‘Greetings from me. ish Legion, we’re very ● You may recall the item sunny Southern California,The Whitmores. PHOTO: WENDY PETERS Sheila commented: “The proud that they are still do- about Jerry Hoffman, the Shakespeare Mallorca is south-west’s total was ing a marvellous job look- American actor whose goal growing and is on the● Last weekend our friend salivate all over my page! €1,978.85; this is an amaz- ing after servicemen and is to bring Shakespeare to move!’Graham Whitmore gave his I’m not sure if the male ing amount considering the their families. Majorca. At the moment Jerry went on to say thatvery lovely wife, Patti, a guests were actually grind- economic climate and the It’s such a worthwhile in- Jerry is back in the States his website is up and run-surprise birthday dinner ing their teeth as their fact that many hotels, bars stitution, so I want to thank packing up his life in order ning and invited me toparty, the second in com- spouses lavished much de- and restaurants were everybody for their contin- to start a new one here.This ‘check it out for new and in-mand and I were guests at served praise upon Graham closed. ued support.” week the jovial thespian teresting developments’.the very jolly affair. Gra- who kept emerging fromham’s legendary sense of the kitchen with course af-fun was much in evidence: ter delicious course, but Do you know a good catterytwo printed menus were Patti sat in blissful amaze- for this cat? PHOTO: WENDY PETERSpresented at table, a bona ment totally unaware thatfide one and another during the long afternoonheaded: ‘In view of the pre- whilst she’d been shoppingponderance of Yorkshire in Palma her able husbandfolk the chef humbly offers had been clandestinely con-a Yorkshire Menu transla- cocting the culinary feast.tion.’ Beaming with pleasure I hardly need say that this Patti exclaimed,caused much hilarity: for “He never ceases toinstance his delectable amaze and surprise me.” Nostarter of Sopa de Almejas small wonder that thecon Gambas ‘Estilo de Whitmores, married someFloyd’ translated into: Soup forty odd years, top mywi’ fiddly bits o’ shells in. most happily married cou- The translations became ples chart!more comically outrageousas we trawled through the The cat’s whiskers.delicacies on offer, which I ●I have friends who live inshall refrain from list- the middle of the island anding…I’d hate to have you need to find a reputable cat-
    • editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es HOME NEWS MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 9www.shakespearemal- worth my time; the way spective of whether thingslorca.org that I’m paid for what I do is here are getting worse and This I did and discovered literally getting people in worse in the winter. Its’that the first productions the door for the final; sell- such a shame because thereare to be Shakespeare’s Ro- ing those tickets is crucial. I are places still open likemeo and Juliet in English felt a bit insulted, so I Fantasy Golf and Kat-and Lope de Vega’s Cas- thought that’s it now and mandu… activities for peo-telvines y Monteses which I’ll just do a Champion of ple to enjoy.is described as Lope’s take Champions which we did at We have twenty five golfon Romeo and Juliet in the Sala Palma Nova, but courses that bring in theSpanish. Jerry explains: out of the twenty five peo- golfers, we have fabulous“These productions will be ple only five wanted to do walks and cycle tracksdone in rotating repertory, it.” which again encourage peo-with some of the actors tak- So after those disap- ple to come, but there’s no-ing on their roles in both pointing events what on where to dance and it’s suchshows and in both lan- earth inveigled you into a popular thing now. I ap-guages. I am very excited by staging another Not so proached the owners of thehow this is developing.” Strictly? apartment block where my You should log onto “Well, the day before New studio is, they have fortyJerry’s website if only to Year’s Eve I went into the five rooms; I said I couldclick onto the YouTube link Prince William Pub, the bring people in, and ex-where you can view the usual crowd were there, we plained that we need aportfolio of his long career were chatting about past dance floor and they said,in film and television. competitions and Hugh “No, we might be busy then Carville behind the bar said they actually suggestedShall we dance? he fancied doing it.” Ian that I take people to the Son●When Majorca’s foremost gives a sheepish chuckle, “I Caliu Hotel instead!”ballroom dance teacher Ian have to be honest, I’d had aPickles retired last March drink so I said I’d come out I sense his frustration,due to a torn ankle ligament of retirement, and having but then his mood bright-he also gave up the studio in actually got three men will- ens when he talks aboutMagaluf which had become ing to take part…which is al- wedding choreography.a focal point for dance afi- ways a big issue… getting This is something new tocionados. the men is the most diffi- me and I ask him to tell Was he sad to say goodbye cult task… I decided yes I’ll me more.to something that he’d built do it one more time, plus I “This is becoming moreup over the past four years? want to get fit. I haven’t popular, couples want to “I was, but I had no alter- done anything for a year feel confident in theirnative, I was the sole and I do miss it.” opening wedding dance,teacher and I couldn’t carry and many have never Ian Pickles set to bring back, Not so Strictly! PHOTO: WENDY PETERSon with the injury. Ulti- You don’t mention lady learned to dance, so theymately it hasn’t been a bad dancers, do you have any? come to me for help. Everything; because once I recov- “I have got some ladies.All couple has a special song, soered I became mobile, in will be revealed at a later I ask them to bring in a CDmore ways than one. date, but I’ve definitely got and I choreograph some- For instance today I’m the numbers. I have some thing appropriate for them.driving up to Pollensa; I people at the studio who I Last year I taught a lovelyhave a studio there where I know would have loved to couple, but unfortunatelyteach twice a week. I’ve also take part, but it wouldn’t be the groom couldn’t handlegot a meeting with a dance fair to the others if I in- the pressure of having tostudio in Arenal, they want cluded them; it’s only for learn something, so I got allme to do some classes over people who have never the family - sixteen of themthere, and Read’s Hotel in danced ballroom before. It’s - to dance and he just cameSanta Maria is interested in quite a long process, and we in to the middle and he wasme doing something too, so put in a lot of time, but it’s happy… it was still hisin a way being mobile has worth it.” dance. It was fabulous, onebecome more interesting. of the best I’ve done…II’m still giving classes at the Where are the new stu- really enjoyed it because itstudio in Son Caliu three or dios? was teaching a lot of peoplefour nights a week, so I’m “We were fortunate to instead of just the couple;busy.” find a room underneath it’s nice that people go to Martha’s Apartments in the trouble of learning Ian’s about to become Son Caliu which has been something memorable foreven busier: the news is out empty for ten years, it’s their wedding day.”that he is to launch his fifth massive. I would still preferNot so Strictly ballroom a bigger place and I’m cur- So, the heat is on; the com-dancing competition which rently searching for one, petitors are lined up forhe initiated off the back of but it isn’t easy. I’d really what could well be Ian’s Notthe phenomenally popular like to be in a hotel; what I’d so Strictly swan song. Train-BBC1 television show like to do is bring people out ing is due to begin shortlyStrictly Come Dancing. on dance holidays. I have with the final on Saturday “After the last Not so approached hotels about 3rd March.Strictly I packed it in, to tell this, but they’re not inter- After thirty years of com-the truth it got to a point ested; I feel confident that I petitive ballroom dancingwhere I’d get the competi- could guarantee them 300 which saw him ranked sev-tors trained and just a week people, but no they’re not enth in Great Britain itbefore the event two or interested.” seems that Ian will oncethree would back out. “I’ve been to the town hall again don his black patents The last one I organised at and put forward my plan, and during the next fewPacha three of the competi- but I can’t get any support. weeks undertake the ardu-tors only brought one per- I went to the tourist board ous task of whipping hisson to support them, which in Magaluf and they just novice dancers into fantas-isn’t any good. It’s not don’t want to change irre- tic shape.
    • 10 MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 HOME NEWS editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es TIP OF THE WEEK: ● Sunday’s the spec- tacular firework dis- Good morning friends play at 20.00 over the Bay of Palma. by Concha Tejada Fiesta time! NE of the great things O about living in Majorca is the sheer celebration that goes on throughout the winter. There is absolutely no reason for you to get depressed be- cause there is always another fiesta to look forward to. Earlier this week we enjoyed the San Antoni fiestas which are espe- cially important in the rural areas but celebrated all over the island and a great excuse to barbecue local sau- sages, eat traditional spinach “coca” and “sobrassada” on thick chunks of bread with plenty of local red wine! This weekend in Palma we cele- brate San Sebastian, the patron saint of the city. San Sebastian is, in my opinion, a very special fiesta as the entire city Do not miss the highlight of San Sebastian, Sunday night’s firework display. PHOTO: MDB FILES comes together in a celebration of music and concerts in all the main all over the island. So there’s no surrounded by walls separating it opposite side of the road from the plazas and areas of Palma. time to be gloomy in winter but just from the rest of the city. There were main Correos building beside the The atmosphere buzzes with ex- enough time to recover to enjoy the two synagogues; one dating back to “Tous” jewellery shop). Although citement and music as revellers en- next fiesta! the 14th century which occupied the tour will be in Spanish I will be joy the warmth of the fires and bar- the site of what is now the Monti- able to translate for you in English. becue grills and the unique atmos- Special Fomento del Turismo sion church. In 1435 the Jews in The tour costs 10€ per person. Fur- phere. Guided Excursion to Palma’s Majorca were forced to become ther information: comunica- The highlight of this fiesta takes Jewish Quarter Christians and this brought an end cion@fomentmallorca.org or call place on Sunday with the spectacu- I am organising a special guided to the Jewish community in Palma. me, Tel: 971 72 53 96. lar firework display at 20.00 from tour of Palma’s Jewish Quarter on Today, this area remains one of the the Paseo Maritimo and if you in- Saturday, January 28th to visit the most ancient parts of the city and The Fomento del Turismo de Mallorca tend to watch this, get there early to Call Major, the Jewish Quarter, probably the most representative of is a private, independent, non-profit ensure that you get a good view – which was established at the end of that period. making organisation. It was founded it’s not to be missed. the 13th century when it covered an We will meet at 10.15 at the Fo- over 100 years ago to promote tourism Then in February we celebrate Car- area from The Temple, to Plaza San mento del Turismo de Mallorca’s of- to Majorca and represents the entire nival with parades and processions Francisco and La Calatrava and was fices in Calle Constitución 1 (on the tourism industry sector of the island. JOAN MIRÓ N PABLO PICASSO FERNAND LÉGER G PAUL CÉZANNE N SANT AG SANTIAGO RUSIÑOL N IÑ Ñ ANGLADA C AMARASA NGLA LADA AM LLORENÇ ROSSELLÓ O ENÇ ROS LÓ Ó and v and over a hundred major 19th n hund ajor 9th or and and 20th century artists. ry artists s PERMANENT EXHIBITION BY JULI RAMIS · LIBRARY OF CONTEMPORARY ART · PERMANENT COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE DOLLS E EXHIBITION l Carrer de la Lluna, 86 i 90· Sóller Educationafor DIÀLEGS A SÓLLER D programme ts school visiial with spec Open every day from 10.30am - 6.30pm PECES ARQUEOLÒGIQUES I CONTEMPORÀNIES R prices 971 63 89 73 From October 7, 2011 to March 4, 2012 www.canprunera.com
    • editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 11 ● Home ● FitnessBritain&World 3-10 18-19 ● All About You 8-9 ● Satellite TV 20-21 ● Britain&World 11-14 ● Business 24-25 ● Weekend Food 15 ● Sports 26-29 ● What’s On 16-17 ● Classified 30-31 BRITAIN AT A GLANCEREAL IRANorthern Irish man found guilty ofkilling two soldiers● A Northern Irish Catholicwas found guilty yesterdayof the 2009 murder of twoBritish soldiers outside anarmy base, one of the worstattacks since a 1998 peacedeal mostly ended three dec-ades of sectarian violence. The shootings wereclaimed by the Real IRA, adissident group which op-poses the Irish RepublicanArmy’s ending of its armed Shivers: guilty.campaign against British rule. Brian Shivers, 46, from county Londonderry, was foundguilty of the killing of soldiers Patrick Azimkar, 21, andMark Quinsey, 23. His co-accused Colin Duffy, 44, was ac-quitted. Azimkar, 21, and Quinsey, 23, were shot dead outside theMassereene Barracks in Antrim as they collected a pizzajust hours before they were due to fly out to Afghanistan.Four other people were seriously injured, including thepizza delivery men.WORLD´S BIGGEST JET LICENCE REVOKED Prime Minister David Cameron will launch crackdown next week. PHOTO: REUTERS.Europe orders Iranian news Crackdown oncracks check on channel Press TVAirbus A380s banned● Europe’s safety authori- ● Iranian news channelties yesterday ordered ur- Press TV will disappeargent inspections on a third from British television “fat cat pay...”of the Airbus A380 fleet af- screens after Britain’s me-ter the discovery of wing dia regulator revoked its li-cracks on the world’s larg- cence in a move that couldest jetliner. fuel diplomatic tensions No aircraft have been with the Islamic nation.grounded but the inspec- Britain has been a focus oftions must be carried out Iranian ire over steps towithin six weeks for mostof the 22 aircraft placed on tighten sanctions over its disputed nuclear pro- b Generous pay deals despite lacklustre performancea check-up list, which is ex-pected to affect Singapore gramme. Britain shut Iran’s embassy in London and ex- in British business.Airlines, Dubai’s Emirates pelled all its staff in Novem-and Air France. ber after its embassy in the London.—Britain will set high and below-inflation ent at the top of business,” tents. They are campaign- A handful of the most Iranian capital Tehran was out plans next week to wage rises for most work- said Cameron. ing against social inequalityheavily used aircraft -- sub- attacked by a crowd angry crack down on executive ers. “We need to make the and corporate greed.jected to at least 1,800 take- at British sanctions. pay to try to address public Top UK directors’ total pay market work and we will do The centre-left oppositionoffs and landings that im- PressTV is a 24-hour news outrage over huge wages for soared by almost 50 percent that by empowering share- Labour Party, which lostpose the most wear and tear channel owned by the Ira- “fat cats” at a time of deep last year, despite an eco- holders and using the power after 13 years inon an airframe - must be ex- nian state, available via sat- public spending cuts and nomic slowdown and only power of transparency.” 2010, has accused the Con-amined within four days in ellite around the world and fears of a looming reces- moderate growth at leading Anger over pay, especially servatives of talking tougha process likely to take each on the Internet. Its English- sion. companies, according to re- in the financial sector, grew on pay, but failing to actjet out of service for 24 language service will be re- Prime Minister David search by Incomes Data during the 2007-08 credit over the issue.hours. moved from Sky TV’s satel- Cameron said a market fail- Services, part of Thomson crisis when Britain nation- Describing the issue as The European Aviation lite platform in Britain later ure during years of uncon- Reuters. alised Northern Rock bank one of the main battle-Safety Agency acted after yesterday as a result of the trolled “turbo capitalism” “There should be a proper, and pumped 66 billion grounds in British politics,European planemaker Air- decision. It will still be had broken the link be- functioning market for tal- pounds ($102 billion) into Labour leader Ed Milibandbus disclosed two sets of available online. Press TV tween risk and reward, giv- Lloyds and Royal Bank of said: “I frankly don’t believecracks on its A380 super- said on its website the ing some executives gener- Scotland. that this prime minister isjumbos just two weeks move was “a clear example ous pay deals despite lack- “We need to make the Protesters inspired by the serious about this agenda.”apart, and barely four years of censorship”. lustre performance. market work and we Occupy Wall Street demon- The government’s plansafter the 525-seat double- The roots of theOfcom de- Politicians from all parties will do that by strations in New York are are due out on Tuesday, adecker passenger jet en- cision lie in a ruling last have fought to take the lead empowering still camped outside St day before official data aretered service. The second month to fine Press TV in the pay reforms as Brit- shareholders and using Paul’s Cathedral in the City expected to show Britain’stype of cracks, which like 100,000 pounds ($154,700) ons feel the pain from a gov- the power of of London financial district, gross domestic product con-the first appeared on a for broadcasting an unau- ernment austerity drive, transparency.” more than three months af- tracted by 0.1 percent at thebracket. thorised interview. unemployment at a 17-year ter they first pitched their end of last year.
    • 12 MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 BRITAIN & WORLD editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es CONTACT Anna Nicholas @ editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es I Anna Nicholas Majorca Daily Bulletin Palau de la Prensa My column Passeig Mallorca 9-A 07011 Palma v 34 971 78 84 10 Captain Coward’s fall from grace N all the furore following the Costa absurdly, he has claimed that as the modicum of pity for him. Perhaps as the I Concordia disaster the one person left squirming in the spotlight is Captain Francesco Schettino, the man who was supposed to be in charge of the fated craft. multi-tiered monster listed, he acciden- tally fell into a lifeboat and was unable to return on deck. If it wasn’t such a tragedy, his behaviour would genuinely be worthy of laughter. vessel struck the rocks and he knew that a full scale emergency operation was re- quired, Schettino was simply unable to deal with the horror of his own actions. For all we know he might still genuinely In a transcript clearly recording a some- Despite being vilified by all and sundry be in a state of complete denial, unable to what Pythonesque conversation between for his hubris and recklessness in sailing face up to the terrible consequences of Schettino and an Italian coastguard as the too close to the island of Giglio that dark one single, thoughtless and egotistical tragedy unfolded, it became clear that the night, one would have hoped that he act. captain had jumped ship to save his own might by now have thrown up his hands For those who have lost loved ones in skin, leaving stranded passengers on and cried “Mia culpa!” but no, the fool the accident, life will never ever be the board. continues to try to salvage his own repu- same again and events on the Costa Con- In exasperation, the Italian coastguard tation by telling increasingly ridiculous cordia will fill their worst nightmares. orders Scehttino to return to the stricken and risible porky pies to avoid a jail term. Somehow though I feel it will be a whole vessel but he disobeys him and arrives at It is difficult not to feel incredulity at lot worse for Francesco Schettino. He’s Giglio whereupon he flags a taxi. The gall the man’s bravado or perhaps extreme just waking up to his own private living of the man is quite astounding! And yet, stupidity in holding out, but I do feel a Captain Schettino hell. Protestors and Parliament OLLOWING the maxim that clutter in what was once a pretty garden It was in aid of a Critics of Boris Johnson and Westmin- F there’s a time and a place for eve- rything, the protestors in Parlia- ment Square who have been liv- ing in a squalid mess of makeshift shel- ters and tents for more than six years (in- overlooking Big Ben. Years ago when long-term protests in public places were unheard of, I used the square to hold a publicity photocall with MPs, Lords and well known actors. campaign for the charity Help the Aged, now Age UK, and what a palaver it was to get permission to hold the ster Council who feel that the protestors should have been allowed to stay, should think of what kind of impression the site would have made on those attending the forthcoming Olympics. stead of getting a job), really should have It was in aid of a campaign for the char- event... Sometimes habits need to be broken, if accepted long ago that their time was up. ity Help the Aged, now Age UK, and what only to remind absentminded protestors Whenever I pass the Houses of Parlia- a palaver it was to get permission to hold what it was they were protesting about in ment I always feel a sadness at the ugly the event. the first place. Downton Abbey Attack T seems rather harsh of Simon teria when the series first aired, I have to Not having taken much epoch in which it’s set? It is light and I Sharma, professor of History at Co- lumbia University to describe popu- lar TV series, Downton Abbey as “cul- tural necrophilia.” In truth I have only just watched a few episodes-part of a box admit to finding it quite relaxing to watch. It seems to be a replay of the origi- nal Upstairs Downstairs from my youth but set in a more spacious residence in a country setting but none the worse for heed of the endless Downton Abbey media hysteria when the series first aired, I have to admit to finding it popular entertainment designed to keep the masses chirpy through the depressing grey winter evenings and days full of mumblings about the dire state of the economy. Good for Julian Fellowes to try set of the first series that I was given for that. It’s obvious that there are historical quite relaxing to watch. to cheer up the nation. As for jealous and Christmas. Not having taken much heed inaccuracies but Downton surely isn’t mean minded Sharma, he really should of the endless Downton Abbey media hys- supposed to be a serious reflection of the get out more. Don’t Cross a Zebra can’t say I had much sympathy for animals with the car windows rolled equally gormless friend in the back pas- I the silly American woman bitten by a hungry zebra in a Texas safari park. As anyone with a half a brain knows, it’s never wise to drive through a park of wild down and yet that’s precisely what this American and her dopey friends did. Worse still she sat giggling and chomp- ing on crisps as the zebra stuck its head through the window, all filmed by an senger seat. When the zebra did deliver a bite to her neck, the shocked woman burst into tears. She should have been crying in relief. Next time it could be a lion.
    • editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es BRITAIN & WORLD MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 13The vast wreck of the IN BRIEF Crews face testcruise ship Costa Con-cordia shifted on theundersea ledge sup-porting it, forcing a TALKSnew suspension in res- Talibantoldtocue work.by GABRIELE PILERI on Italy cruise compromiseorrisk newfight ●TheTalibanmustbewilling ship as weatherLondon.—Firefighters’ tomakecompromisesinnas-spokesman Luca Cari said centpeacetalks,aprominentthe rescue squads would be Afghan opposition figurediscussing the next step af- said, warning that ethnic mi-ter the movement made noritieswhoforyearsbattledconditions unsafe for thedivers already hampered bypoor visibility, floating ob-jects and underwater de-bris. Seven days after the worsens the Taliban were prepared to take up arms again if they have to give up too much. Grossman, the U.S. special envoyisexpectedinKabulat the weekend. —Reuters114,500 tonne ship cap-sized off the Tuscan coast, b Environment Minister said there was a riskhopes of finding anyonealive have all but disap- that the ship could sink to 50 to 90 metres below CONCERNS Iranwarnsregionpeared and the cold watersaround the ship have be- the rock ledge on which it is caught. againststanceoncome rougher with worse Hormuzweather expected at the ● Iran’s foreign ministerweekend. warned neighbouring states Attention is now turning not to put themselves in ato how to remove more “dangerous position” bythan 2,300 tonnes of fuel aligning themselves tooaboard the vessel, which closelywiththeUnitedStateslies on its side on a rock intheescalatingdisputeovershelf in about 20 metres of Tehran’s nuclear activity.water off the little island of Confrontation is brewingGiglio and which could over Tehran’s nuclear work,slide off its resting place. whichWashingtonandother Salvage crews have been powers say is focused on de-forced to wait by the search velopingatomicweapons. —for survivors and bodies Reutersand only after that search iscalled off can they beginpumping the fuel out of thewreck, a process expectedto take at least two weeks. Environment MinisterCorrado Clini told parlia-ment on Thursday that hehad instructed the liner’soperator, Costa Cruises, totake all possible measuresto anchor the ship to pre-vent it from slipping fur-ther into the sea. “If the ship slides, wehope that it doesn’t breakinto pieces and that the fueltanks do not open up,” hesaid. Clini said there was a riskthat the ship could sink to50 to 90 metres below therock ledge on which it iscaught, creating a major ❞ A Carabinieri scuba diver inspects underwater around the Costa Concordia cruise ship . PHOTO: REUTERS Francesco Schettino has been placed under house arrest, accused of causing the disaster and then abandoning ship before the evacuation was com- plete. SkyTG24 broadcast a tape of what was de- scribed as a conversation between coastguard offi- cials and the bridge of the Concordia which ap- peared to show officers would be a choice that would violate our eth- ics,” he said. He also denied knowl- edge of captains sailing dangerously close to shore to provide a specta- TENSIONS Violence keeps Syria on edge, Arab mission in doubthazard to the environment His lawyer says he has telling authorities they cle for passengers. ● Scattered violence brokein one of Europe’s largest admitted bringing the had suffered only a black- “I can’t rule out that in- out yesterday in Syria,natural marine parks. ship too close to shore out more than 30 min- dividual captains, with- whereArab peace monitors Eleven people are known but denies sole responsi- utes after the impact. out informing us, may have completed a month-to have died out of more “If the ship slides, we hope bility and says other fac- In an interview with have set a course closer to long mission, ahead of Mus-than 4,200 passengers and that it doesn’t break into tors may have played a the daily Corriere della land. lim prayers that are oftencrew aboard when the ship pieces and that the fuel role in the accident. Sera, the chief executive However I can rule out followed by demonstra-struck a rock just metres tanks do not open up,” The ship’s operators of Costa Cruises criti- ever having known that tions for and against Presi-from the shoreline, tearing have suspended him and cised Schettino for delay- they may have done it dent Bashar al-Assad.a large gash in the side of said they considered ing the order to evacuate unsafely,“ he said. Security forces preventedthe hull. themselves “the dam- and denied that he had The Italian cabinet will prayers at the Omari As many as 24 are still un- CORRADO CLINI aged party” in the acci- faced pressure to wait be- discuss new regulations mosque in the southernaccounted for, although Environment Minister dent, which industry ex- cause of the potential on Friday to prevent big town of Deraa, cradle of athat number probably in- perts say could turn out cost to the company. cruise ships from taking 10-month-old anti-Assadcludes bodies found but not to be the biggest mari- “I assure you absolutely risky routes and passing revolt, for the fifth Fridayyet identified. time insurance claim in that no one thought in fi- too close to islands or in a row, activists said. — The ship’s captain history. On Thursday, nancial terms. That shorelines. Reuters
    • 14 MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 BRITAIN & WORLD editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es Looking back CONTACT editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es Ray Fleming b Ray Fleming searches the Bulletin files for news about Majorca and elsewhere over the past 50 years. And adds some “hindsight” comment. 1966 strong candidate for nomination as the Spanish prime minister Adolfo the party’s presidential contender Suarez with Margaret Thatcher at El Jonquet is still a hidden corner in Palma. Palma’s hidden corners PHOTO: BULLETIN FILES ● In his series Hidden Corners of the City Marian Aguilo wrote about El Jonquet this week in 1966. He said that the name came from “jonc”, a Majorcan diminutive for the rushes which once grew on the land over- looking the Bay of Palma. After describing the “attractive 2- room white-painted cottages occu- pied by fishermen and their families” Aguilo commented critically on Eating out in Palma. PHOTO: “plans to convert this site into a first- BULLETIN FILES class residential area with hotels, vil- las and gardens.” (Although there have been changes to the area, Aguilo’s worst 2004 fears have not been realised. El Jonquet probably still qualifies as a “Hidden Cor- ner· of Palma. R.F.) 1965 Eating out on Majorca ● “Composer says Majorca’s got the world’s best restaurants” was the ar- resting Bulletin headline over a report this week in 2004 that Deya resident later in the year. However, a Bulletin Downing Street. (Unfortunately, the Andrew Lloyd Webber had been report said that Clinton had been ac- occupation of the Falklands Islands by A rare figure in history championing the quality of local res- cused of adultery by the Star, a tabloid Argentina on 2 April 1982 and subse- taurants and had invited the Sunday magazine sold in supermarkets. He quent events would lead to the postpone- ● Winston Churchill died on January Times restaurant critic Michael Win- had dismissed the reports as “trash” ment of this long-awaited agreement for 24 1965. The following day the ner to visit the island to see for him- but the mainstream media had picked a further three years. R.F.) Bulletin’s headline was “A State Fu- self. Marc Fosh, the Bulletin’s up the allegation and Clinton’s posi- neral For Sir Winston” over a report Michelin-starred resident chef said tion as the Democrat’s frontrunner that Queen Elizabeth had formally 1980 that Webber might be exaggerating was in danger of being eroded. (He presented a request to the House of slightly but agreed that standards in would survive worse allegations than Commons that Britain’s wartime Majorcan restaurants had recently this. R.F.) leader should be given a State Funeral improved significantly. The Bulletin’s -- a recognition previously accorded restaurant critic Andrew Valente be- to only two other prime ministers, gan his comment: “More than 40 years ago I discovered what Andrew Lloyd Webber has recently found out: that you can eat very well indeed in Majorca’s restaurants.” 1982 Gibraltar open Fire alert ● A four-column Letter to the Editor this week in 1982 recounted in detail the writer’s alarming experiences when part of the Palma Nova apart- the Duke of Wellington and William Gladstone, in the 19th century. The Bulletin printed some of the thou- sands of tributes to Churchill. The New York Times said: “He is one of those rare figures in history ment block in which he was staying who stand like skyscrapers above the ● “Spanish blockade ended” was the caught fire at night. merely great...he somehow managed 1992 Clinton accused Bulletin’s headline over a report this week in 1982 that Spain and Brit- ain had reached an agreement for the lifting of the 14-year-old Spanish land blockade of Gibraltar, to take place on 20 April. The Bulletin said that The lift did not work, the office and telephone were locked and there was no one from the apartment owners on duty. In his letter the British visitor suggested that apartment blocks let out to holidaymakers should by law to personify what is magnificent in the English race and what is most appealing.” Clement Atlee, leader of the Labour Party and Deputy Prime Minister to Churchill in the Second World War, said “He was a genius.” there had been intermittent talks have a resident doorkeeper. (The (Taking the Queen’s and Commons’ ap- ● This week In 1992 Bill Clinton, the since shortly after General Franco’s writer had a point. Is there such a law in proval for granted, Churchill had governor of Arkansas, was emerging death in 1975 and the agreement had existence today? R.F.) planned his State Funeral in great detail from the Democratic primaries as a been finalised during the meeting of some years before his death. R.F.)
    • +editorial@majorcadailybulletin.esPlus eekend Food W by Andrew Valente MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 ● Home ● All About You ● Britain&World ● Weekend Food ● What’s On ● Fitness ● Satellite TV ● Business ● Sports ● Classified 3-10 8-9 11-14 15 16-17 18-19 20-21 24-25 26-29 30-31 15 neutrophils and didn’t kill boiled or steamed and they any of them. are without doubt one of Dr Rennard was con- the least interesting of vinced that chicken soup, vegetables. They need by slowing neutrophil plenty of butter, virgen movement, somehow extra olive oil, or a high managed to reduce inflam- quality lard. mation, and also the This means they are ex- symptoms of a cold or flu, cellent when roasted with but without harming the meat, thus being able to body’s own defences and soak up some of the meat’s its ability to fight the in- fat and juices. They are also fection. delicious when turned For his experiments, Dr into a purée because we Rennard used a chicken can add plenty of butter. soup made by his wife Bar- They are ideal for combin- bara, using her Jewish ing with puréed potatoes, grandmother’s recipe. carrots or turnips. “There’s no reason tradi- Parsnips have been culti- tional remedies won’t vated since Roman times. work, just because they’re Apicius has them in hisb Apart from chicken, Mrs Rennard’s stock also traditional,” Dr Rennard said. compilation of Roman recipes. In one case theyincluded onions, sweet potatoes, carrots, turnips and Apart from chicken, Mrs Rennard’s stock also in- were fried and drizzled with a sauce called oe-parsnips. cluded onions, sweet pota- nogarum, a salty mixture toes, carrots, turnips and made from fish entrails parsnips. and wine.When a soup is a A good chicken soup de- Romans ate them raw pends on a full-flavoured with salt, oil and vinegar stock and parsnips will al- (today’s vegetarians grate ways give it a subtle but them into salads) or boiled distinctive taste. them and served themgreat cure-all Parsnips, called chirivías in Spanish, are widely available. They are always on sale at local markets and most of the big super- with cumin seeds and ol- ive oil. By the Middle Ages they had become a staple food in Europe and were rel- OME years ago similar illnesses, the Jew- of soup, Jewish mothers pens in these cases, the en- markets stock them. But ished for their sweetness.S the world was surprised when the then Presi- dent Bill Clin-ton shunned routine com-mon cold medication andwent to bed after eating a ish mother serves chicken soup and sends the patient off to bed. Who needs a doctor, anyway? This isn’t home medica- tion based on some dubi- ous old wives’ tale. The now use it as a cure-all. If you don’t have much faith in what 12th century doctors were prescribing for their patients, then an American medical re- searcher not so long ago zymes that help to cure us, also attack the body’s own cells and in doing so they cause inflammation. In his experiments, Dr Rennard used chicken soup in various stages of they are one of the forgot- ten veggies of Spanish re- gional cooking. You could look through dozens of Spanish cook- books without coming across a single recipe for English colonists took them to America in the 17th century. They are very popular in the States and the best parsnip reci- pes you will come across are usually American ones.bowl of chicken soup. Jewish tradition of eating a proved that Maimonides preparation. He found that chirivías. One of the few I The great European chefs However, that presiden- bowl of chicken soup to re- was right: a bowl of when the soup contained have found was from have always ignored pars-tial bowl of chicken soup lieve the symptoms of a chicken soup does a great only vegetables (onions, Galicia. The parsnips were nips. In Ma Cuisine, one ofdidn’t surprise Jewish common cold began as deal to inhibit the inflam- sweet potatoes, carrots, peeled, cut into rounds, Escoffier’s most famousmothers on all five conti- long ago as the 12th cen- mation that causes the turnips and parsnips) the boiled and covered with cookbooks, he doesn’tnents. For them, a bowl of tury. symptoms of a common movement of the neutro- finely chopped onions, even give them a mention.chicken soup is the great- That was when Maimoni- cold or flu. phils was slowed down. At garlic and cubes of fatty He worked in London forest panacea ever discov- des, the Spanish doctor of Stephan Rennard, head this stage the vegetable bacon that had been gen- many years and must haveered and they use it to cure Jewish descent, wrote that of pulmonary and critical soup killed some of the tly sautéed until the on- come across parsnips oftenjust about anything, not chicken soup is beneficial care medicine at the Uni- neutrophils, which isn’t ions were soft and golden. enough. He obviouslyonly common colds. in fighting chronic fevers versity of Nebraska Medi- good. However, when Smothered under this didn’t like them. It is so widely prescribed and also for relieving a cal Center in Omaha, did chicken soup was used, it mixture, the parsnips If we remember thatby Jewish mothers that in cough. experiments showing that really put the brake on the were put into a hot oven parsnips need plenty ofthe United States chicken Since those early days, chicken soup inhibits the for another 10 minutes or seasoning and added rich-soup is popularly known as Jewish mothers, always so movement of white blood This recipe says just so. This recipe says just ness in the form of butter,the Jewish penicillin. worried about the health cells called neutrophils. about everything we about everything we need virgen extra olive oil and Jewish mothers don’t ac- of their children, have fol- Neutrophils combat bac- need to know about to know about cooking cream, we should be abletually put chicken soup on lowed Maimonides’s ad- teria by invading the in- cooking parsnips: the parsnips: the essential rule to make delicious dishestheir family’s cuts, skin ail- vice to the letter. The re- fected zone and releasing essential rule we must we must always remem- with them as well as add-ments of other external sult is that after centuries enzymes that attack the always remember is ber is that they need fat ing them to chicken stockcomplaints. But at the first of getting good results bacteria or viruses. that they need fat and and flavourings. for their delightful and dis-sign of a cold, flu or other from the traditional bowl However, as often hap- flavourings. Serve parsnips plainly tinctive flavour.
    • 16 MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 PLUS+ LIFESTYLE editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es by Christina BuchetWhat’s OnYour guide on Local Events If you know of any events that are happening or will come soon to your area, send an email to editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es Attn. What’s OnPALMA Saint Sebastian in Alcudia. AtPuppet Theatre.With “Una 9pm concert by Tomeu TODAY’S TOP CHOICEHistoria de closques” at 6pm Penya and accompanied by SANT SEBASTIANat Palma’s Teatre Principal Simó Pocoví at Alcudia’s Audi- CELEBRATIONSSala Petita (C/Riera 2A, by torium. Price 15 euros. CONTINUEPlaza Major and Plaza Wey- Sant Antoni in s’Illot. At 6pm Info. Guided visit to “Dis-ler). Tickets 6 euros. solemn mass at the parish of cover the city: El Eixam-Music. Cap pela presents l’Assumpció. At 7pm lighting ple” at 10.30am from Plaza“Moon river and other movie of the bonfire. At 9pm dance Espanya. Reservations 971songs” at 9pm at Palma’s of the devils from several ar- 728 983. 30% discountTeatre Principal Sala Gran eas followed by folk dances with citizen card. At 8pm(C/Riera 2A, by Plaza Major by the group Agrupació Sa cinema and video displayand Plaza Weyler). Tickets 10, Torre at the plaza del Llop. at Teatre Municipal Cata-12 and 15 euros. Tomorrow at Sant Antoni in Calvia. At lina Valls (Paseo Mallorca,7pm. 9.30pm lighting of the bonfire 9) in Palma. At 8pm 17thMusical Show. With “Mellizos” at the Calle Ocell del Paradís edition of the Winter Clas-with Paco Arévalo and Bertín (next to the church) in Son sic Festival with “TheOsborne at 9.30pm at Trui Ferrer. Three Tenors” (Vicenç Es-Teatre (Cami Son Rapinya, Sant Antoni in Cala Millor and teve, Antoni Aragón and29) in Palma. Tomorrow at Cala Bona. At 4pm animal Carlos Cremedes and ac-6pm. blessing and at 8pm lighting companied by pianistTheatre. With the play “La of the bonfires. Francesc Blanco at theGran Depresión” at Palma’s Sant Antoni in Sa Coma. At Teatre Municipal XescAuditorium on Paseo 8pm lighting of the bonfire Forteza (Plaza MiquelMaritimo, 18 at 6.30pm and and BBQ at the Plaza del Ta- Maura, 1) in Palma.Tickets9.30pm with Bibiana Fernán- laiot with the Band of Music 10 euros at the box office.dez and Loles León. Tickets and devils. At 9pm Palma 40 Pop &28 euros. Tomorrow at 7pm. Sant Honorat at Randa. At Dance 2012 at Plaza Espa-Sa Fireta (collectors items 8.30pm lighting of the bonfi- nya with musical perform-fair). From 9am to 2pm at the ers and BBQ at the Plaza lde ances by Lorena Ares, Ad-gardens of the Misericorida l’Hort de Son Romeguera. hoc, Tanga Team, Casa(Via Roma,1 - next to Hospital Clown show. With Mr Carrot Rusa, José Rico & HenryRotger) in Palma. presents a one man show at Méndez, Lagarto Amarillo, 7pm at Alaro’s Theatre. Tick- Huecco, Carlos Jean,REST OF THE ISLAND ets 3 euros. Amaia Montero, DJ JaviFolk dances. At 9.30pm by Organ mornings. At 11.30am Montero and DJ Dani Mo-the Agrupació Folklòrica Abe- at Sant Bartomeu church in reno.niara in Felantix. Alaro. Free of charge. TOMORROW’S TOP CHOICE AIGUAFOC SPECTACULAR SHOW This water and fire event is returning to the island for Saint Sebastian after a four year absence. The show can be watched from the Paseo Maritimo, Can Pere Antoni beach, El Molinar and Bellver Castle. Info. It starts at 8pm at the Moll Vell (old pier by La Llonja) with 2,200 kilos of fireworks to mark the end of the Saint Sebastian fiesta. It will last for about half an hour. Be advised of road closures in Palma. Also EMT municipal bus company will be running special services and extra trains for those coming to Palma from outlying areas. Other activities have been scheduled for the final day including a guided visit to “Discover the city on bicycle: legends ofTomorrow lower Palma” at 10.30am at C. Morel, 1 in Palma. Reservations 971 728 983. 30% discount with citizen card. At 11am Sling shoot trophy at Parc de la Riera in Palma. At 12pm equestrian carousel by the Montade Police at Bellver Castle. At 5pm concert by Capella Mallorquina at Palma’s Cathedral. From 5pm to 8pm improvisation theatre with “Vida y muerte de un desconocido” and DJ Rosemary at the Plaza de Llorenç Bisbal.
    • editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es PLUS+ LIFESTYLE MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 17 Football Match at home. On Wednesday 25 January Quar- Concert. On Thursday 26 January at 8.30pm by the Balearic v ter-Final King’s Cup match between Real Mallorca and At. Bilbao at 8pm at Son Moix Iberostar Stadium (Cami dels Reis, s/n) in Palma by the Poligono Can Valero. v Symphony Orchestra at Palma’s Auditorium on Paseo Maritimo, 18. Tickets 19 and 27 euros on sale at the box office. Films in English New this week THE IRON LADY (RENOIR) (DRAMA) (RATED PG13) Today SHOWING AT: 4.05pm 6.15pm 8.25pm 10.35pm THE ARTIST (RENOIR) (ROMANCE) (RATED PG13) (SILELENT MOVIE) SHOWING AT: 4.10pm 6.20pm 8.30pm 10.40pm THE DESCENDANTS(RENOIR) (COMEDY) (RA- TED R) SHOWING AT: 4pm 6.10pm 8.20pm 10.30pm The Iron Lady Starring Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent and Richard E. Grant. Director Phyllida Lloyd Plot Summary A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United King- dom, with a focus on the price she paid for power. Winner of 1 Golden Golbes Best Performance by an Ac- tress in a Motion Piciture - Drama Meryl Streep. The Descendants Starring George Clooney, Shailene Woodley and Amara The Artist MIller. Director Alexander Payne Plot Summary With his Starring Jean Dujardin, Béré- wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Ha- nice Bejo and John Goodman waiian land baron Matt King takes his daughters on a trip Director Michel Hazanavicius from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate bro- Plot Summary Hollywood, ker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her 1927: As silent movie star misfortune. Winner of 2 Golden Golbes Best Motion PIcture George Valentin wonders if - Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor and Best Per- the arrival of talking pictures formance by an Actor in a Motion Piciture - Drama George will cause him to fade into Clooney. oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break. Winner of Renoir is located at S’Escorxador (Emperatriz Eugenia s/n) in Palma. Tel 971 297 301. Tickets 6.50 euros (Daily showingsPALMA REST OF THE ISLAND 3 Golden Golbes Best Motion except on Monday - 4.50 euros). Porto Pi Terrazas is locatedDance and music. In aid to the Sant Antoni in Son Macià. At Picture - Comedy or Musical, at Avda Joan Miro, 154 by the Port. Tel 971 405 500. TicketsAssociació Mallorca sense 3.30pm traditional animal Best Original Score andBest 6.50 euros (Daily showings except on Monday are 4.50 euros). Ocimax is located at the Valldemossa exit in front offam by the students from the blessing and folk dances. Performance by an Actor in a Carrefour in Palma. Tel 971 750 673. Tickets 6 euros (DailyFrancisca Tomás de Palma Sant Antoni in Sa Coma. At Motion Picture - Comedy or showings except on Monday - 4.50 euros). 9.50 euros for 3D. Films at 12.05pm are on Saturday’s and Sunday’s. LateDance School and the musi- 11.30am animal blessing ac- Musical Jean Dujardin night shows are on Friday’s and Saturday’s.cians from Camerata companied by the MunicipalMesmúsica at 12pm at Band of Music at the churchPalma’s Teatre Principal Sala square. At 11.15am gatheringGran (C/Riera 2A, by PlazaMajor and Plaza Weyler). of the participants at the Plaza des les Estepes. Ships in PortTickets 10 euros at the box Sant Antoni in Campos. At TODAY IN PALMA Arrives Departsoffice. 3.30pm animal blessing ac- Abel Matutes 29,670tn Malta 6am 10.45am1st Competition for Women companied by Campos bag- Visemar One 26,375tn Italy 6am 12.30pmPalma Fitness. At 10.30am at pipers and the Municipal Band Tenacia 26,916tn Italy 6.30am11.30pmPalma Arena (Calle Uruguay, of Music followed by folk Sorolla 26,916tn Spain 7am 11.30ams/n) in Palma. For more infor- dances by the group Brot de Charuca Silverira 245tn Spain 9am 5pmmation visit www.cursa- Taperera at the Plaza de Can Quant Cement II 5036tn Malta 6.01m 11pmdona.com. Price 3 euros. Pere Ignasi. Fortuny 26,196tn Spain 10.30pm 11.30pmClassic music. Gathering ofbands at 11am at Ses Voltes Documentary of the month. With the screening of “Tahrir” Markets TODAY IN ALCUDIA Arrives Departsby the Parc de Mar in Palma. (Egypt-France 2011) directed OPEN FROM 8AM TO 1PM Cap Formentor 3443tn Spain 7am 6pmThe participating bands are: by Tamer Ezzat, Ayten Amin TODAYAlaró,Arta,BadiaGran/Pedrafort(Llucmajor),Buger,Bun- Ramon Llull 2616tn Spain 11am 4.30amBanda de s’Almudiana, Banda and Amr Salama at 6.30pm at yola, Cala Millor, Campos, Cala Rajada, Costitx, Esporles, S’Horta,de Musica Jovent de s’In- Club Pollensa in Pollensa. In Lloseta,LasPalmeras(Llucmajor),Manacor,Portocolom,s’Arracó, TOMORROW IN PALMA Arrives Departsdioteria, Agrupació Musical del French with Catalan subtitles. SantaEugenia,SantaMargalida,Santanyi,SantaEularia,Sollerand Abel Matutes 29,670tn Malta 6am 10amCamp Redó, Unió Musical In- Free of charge. s’Illot. In Palma: Avenidadas, Pere Garau, Santa Catalina, Plaza Sorolla 26,916tn Spain 7am 8amstructiva de Son Rapinya and Theatre. With the classical Mayorandat PlazaBisbeBerenguerdePalou(aka:Plazadels Pat-Palma’s Municipal Band of play by William Shakespeare ins). Second hand market at Son Fusteret. Car boot sale in Santa TOMORROW IN ALCUDIA Arrives DepartsMusic. Free of charge. “The tragedy of Richard III” at Ponsa (Son Bugadellas). Playa de Alcudia 4942tn Spain 7am 6pmRhythm’n’blues. At 10.30pm 7pm at Petra’s Theatre. Tick- TOMORROW Alcudia, Consell (car boot sale), Felanitx, Inca and Ramon Llull 2616tn Spain 7.30pm*8.30amwith Marisa Blume at Vamp ets 10 euros at the box office. Marratxi (flea market),Llucmajor, Muro, Sa Pobla, Pollensa, Por-Café (Calle Industria, 3rd Reservations contact 971 561 tocristo, Santa Maria del Camí, Sineu and Valldemossa. * Departs the next dayWindmill) in Palma. 896.
    • 18 MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 PLUS+ LIFESTYLE editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es SATURDAY FITNESS Contact me atMinimal time, maximum info@fuerzayfitness.comresults with personal www.personaltrainermallorca.comtrainer Luke WillsIgnoranceis bliss have been writing for It is time to change yourI the Daily Bulletin for about a year now. In this past year I havebrought you the most up todate and effective informa- mindset and start taking responsibility for your health. It is very easy too! All you have to do is become aware oftion on training (for mind, what you are eating andbody and soul) and nutri- change it to healthiertion. If you have been fol- options as well as doinglowing my articles and put- a little bit of exercise.ting the information intopractice then you should be tion but it is one that almostlean, strong, mobile and ag- every single one of my cli-ile. You should be the envy ents asks me about dieting,of the people in the gym because we live in a solu-and on the beach, everyone tion based society thatwants your body! doesn’t bother to think about what caused theRemoval of self problem in the first place.responsibility I’m overweight, get a lipo- I’m guessing that my pre- suction. I’m ill, get pharma- Use the knowledge you have to get fit properly! PHOTO: BULLETIN FILESvious description doesn’t ceuticals. I feel terrible getapply to most of you read- more pharmaceuticals to cise and cleaning up your make you gain weight. Eve- ure (eating things that sponsibility… Someoneing this article. make me feel not so terri- diet. ryone knows the direct re- cause you harm in the long will fix me when the time This is a reflection of the ble. Instead of thinking lationship between the run, and a sedentary life- comes.current society in which we things like “what made me Ignorance is bliss amount of fat around your style) and will most defi- Information is useless iflive. It is a society that has gain weight and how can I Now; I am sure that none mid section and heart dis- nitely shorten your life- you don’t put it into prac-removed all self responsi- change it?”, “is it possible of this is new to you. You ease. Everyone knows that span, to using the informa- tice. Just knowing whatbility of the most essential that my current lifestyle have heard it all before. they should do some form tion that they already have you should eat and do isn’tthings and passed them (nutrition, lack of exercise Everyone knows that carbs of exercise… So, why is it about health and nutrition going to help you. It is timeonto someone else to take and movement) is causing and sugar (which are one that people knowingly to live a long and healthy to take all of that wonderfulcare of. me to get ill and feel terri- and the same) in excess choose momentary pleas- life? Removal of self re- knowledge that you possess The responsibility of pro- ble?”. and put it into practice!viding your water, food, It is time to change your Your life literally dependsclothing, home, transport mindset and start taking re- on it!and basically everything sponsibility for your health. I am launching a newyou have or own is passed It is very easy too! All you “semi personal training”onto someone else. Even have to do is become aware program that can help youthe most important thing of what you are eating and achieve your fitness goals.we have; our health. change it to healthier op- Semi personal training has Instead of learning about tions as well as doing a little all of the advantages of per-nutrition and how to live a bit of exercise. We need to sonal training at a fractionhealthy life, we rely on doc- start thinking of what we of the cost.tors, surgery and pharma- eat as “fuel for our body”, I still have a couple ofceuticals to fix the prob- because food has been spots left in my new semilems we have caused turned into a pastime that personal training groupthrough our own igno- should, above all else, be en- where I am offering therance. A question I get joyed and fulfill our crav- first month of trainingasked a lot about dieting re- ings – even if it’s going to completely free!flects this well, the ques- kill us in the long run. You For more information ontion is “Wont I just put the may laugh at that last state- semi personal training youweight back on when I start ment, but eating a healthy can visit this page:eating normally again?”. diet and doing exercise can www.fuerzayfit-We are looking for solu- mean the difference in you ness.com/semiper-tions instead of addressing dying in an unpleasant sonal.html or send me anthe cause of the problem. manner at 60 or passing 30 email to info@fuerzayfit-My answer to the previous or 40 years later having ness.com.question is “Yes, of course lived a longer healthier and Don’t miss your chanceyou will. If what you con- happier life. That’s half a In excess, these make you gain to get a month’s freesider as ‘eating normally’ is life again that you could weight. PHOTO: BULLETIN FILES training and finally getmaking you gain weight”. spend with your loved ones the body you have beenIt seems like a dumb ques- just from doing a little exer- longing for.
    • editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es PLUS+ LIFESTYLE MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 19 SATURDAY FITNESS Health and body coaching Contact me at info@katiehandyside.com by personal trainer and sports or visit www.katiehandyside.com nutritionist Katie HandysideImprove your biking performance HE cycling set-up- squeeze your glutes, raise low this road to Puigpun-T tripod style, means the saddle, pedals and handlebars pre-dominantly support yourweight, this means if you your hips off the floor and push up from your heels to form a straight line from shoulders to knees; toes come off the floor slightly. ent, from Puigpunent go to Esporles, Valldemossa- great place to break and stop for refreshments then onto Deia – beautiful coastal roadhave a strong core you can Hold for two seconds. Keep- which takes you up into thehold yourself here quite ing your toes raised, lower scenic village of Deia andcomfortably for long peri- yourself three-quarters of then onto Soller- I lovedods of time- however if you the way to complete one this bit of the ride, excellenthave a weak core, you may rep. Do 20 repetitions. coastal views. The road outfind you suffer from back Why It Works: In addition of Soller is very windy but apain. This position whilst to stretching the hip flex- great ride and then oncerelying on core strength ors, often extremely stiff in over the hill the journeywill not actually help in de- cyclists, the bridge back to Palma is reallyveloping it. strengthens the link be- quick. Other reasons for back tween your lower back and (At any point along thispain during cycling could be glutes. bike you can also snakeyour bike- get your bike back into Palma)checked out at a shop ( the Scissor kicks The full ride takes about 4boys at Bimont are great What It Works: Trans- hours including stopping.and really helpful) verse abdominus, hip flex- In order to ensure that you ors, inner and outer thighs Palma -LLuc monastry Burn some calories on your bike this week! PHOTO: BULLETIN FILESare in top top shape to A. Lying on your back From Palma you head outcheck out some of the 2- 3/ with legs straight, place on the CalleAragon Road to4 hour cycle rides that I will both hands palms down un- Santa Maria, from here yoube posting in here , I willalso be giving you weekly der your lower back. B. Pushing your elbows go to Consell , Binissalem and LLosetta (this is the Crank up your training to torchexercises to add into yourusual strength training ex- down into the floor and pulling your belly button boring bit of the ride) then from here it is snakey coun- more calories in less time.ercises to help you develop toward your spine, raise try lanes – this area is lovelya strong a strong core or in- your shoulders off the floor for biking too because the Use Supersets and you push yourself ? – or work 10 seconds of restcrease its strength . So and look toward the ceiling. terrain is fairly flat and Circuits get someone else to repeated 8 times. Or allwhether you are a biker or Raise your legs 4 inches off there are many stunning If you’re new to interval push you. out skipping as hard andnot these exercises will the ground and scissor houses to look at. Heading training and metabolic fast as you can.benefit either your overall them: left leg over right, on from Lloseta to Selva , training (intensive train- Interval Trainingsports performance or gen- then right over left. That’s Caimari and from here the ing where you blast If you’re still doing long, Interval and circuiteral daily life and help to one rep. Work up to 100. climb to LLuc. I’ve done this calories and use every slow cardio, then you’re training classes:keep any lower back pains Why It Works: A compre- ride before and remem- last bit of your energy, not getting the results Try one of my classes:away. These core exercises hensive movement that bered it being a lot harder see my article from last you deserve for the time Bootcamp : Mondaystake about 10 minutes to connects key cycling mus- than it was- the only thing Saturday) and you are your investing. Using in- and Wednesday s incomplete and focus pre- cles, the kick also builds in- you need to watch out for is still using traditional terval training, you’ll Palma 18.00dominantly on the trans- ner-thigh muscles, which cyclists flying down on bodybuilding methods of save 20-40 minutes Circuit training : Tues-verse abdominus, this is the help you achieve hip, knee your side of the road (!) on straight sets (where you and get better results days and Thursdaysinnermost of the abdomi- and forefoot alignment for their return journey. I then do one exercise then than with cardio. Palma 17.15nal muscles, which acts as a a proper and efficient pedal doubled back on myself and rest before repeating Research proves that Or try some one- on onestabilizing girdle around stroke. came home because I had a the same exercise again) employing these meth- session’s – it will be theyour torso, and also on your lamb roast awaiting my ar- then you need to ods this will dramatically best money you havelower back, obliques, glutes Good rides: rival but you can follow the Turn your training rou- cut your workout time ever spent.(bottom) , hamstrings Palma-Puigpunent-Espor- road round and do a loop tine around immediately whilst improving your Sign up on www.mallor-(back of the legs) and hip les-Valdemosa-Deia- Soller- back to Palma returning to superset training. workout results. Choose cafitnesscamp.comflexors, so your entire core Palma partly on the Pollensa road i.e do one exercise and 2 non-competing exer- Or email me info@katie-becomes strong and works Heading out from Palma ( this is the way I went be- then another back to cises, pair them in a handyside.commore as a unit. recently (from the port) I fore – much nicer to come back with minimal rest. back-to-back superset Call 636 322 959 Try to work your core took the back road past the back a different way). This is the format of with minimal rest be- www.katiehan-three times a week and you military base to Puigpun- ( This also took me about training I use for all my tween to keep that dyside.comwill notice how much ent- this is a lovely ride or 4 hours , including stop- classes so my clients get heart rate pumping. facebook : Katiehan-stronger you are. run – a snakey road which ping) – you can break both the maximum results in dyside takes 10 minutes to get to at a petrol station near the minimum time, they Squat / push-upPower bridge from the sea front or Santa monastry or there are also leave the workout Plank / back extension What It Works: Hip flex- Catalina. Once on this road some restaurants up here drenched in sweat and Bicep curls / tricep dipsors, glutes, lower back you are suddenly in the where you receive a great drained. (well that’s Stability ball roll outs / A. Lying on your back, middle of the country, sur- feast for virtually nothing. what they are paying bent over rows.bend your knees and place rounded by woods and Hope this weather holds me for and the same Finally finish with eitheryour heels near your glutes. fields ( although mostly up- it’s the perfect biking goes for you- what’s the kettlebell swings ( twoArms are at your sides, military land) many people weather and the best way to point in training unless handed ) 30 seconds ofpalms down. head up here for some off see the beautiful country- B. In one smooth motion, road mountain biking. Fol- side in Majorca.
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    • 22 MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 PLUS+ LIFESTYLE editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es TODAY’S HOROSCOPE SUDOKU CRYPTOQUOTE CANCER 22 June - 22 July A X Y D L B A A X R Don’t give away the farm today is L O N G F E L L O W if you have to divide something One letter stands for another. In this sample, A is used for three L’s, X for that you share with others. Keep the two O’s, etc. Single letters, apostrophes, the length and formation of a healthy self-interest to protect the words are all hints. Each day the code letters are different yourself. Cryptoquote LEO 23 July - 23 August VMHWWXM ZXBU AUOTQ XDDHVOXK This is a pleasant day to enjoy fun outings with partners and close friends. People are in an HWWZ. OC‘V KXC JHCCQKOKI. - upbeat, friendly mood. Travel willGeena Davis [21-01-1956] especially please you. JUHKG CZIQU VIRGO 24 August - 24 Sept You might go overboard in some way regarding your job today. Don’t take on more than you can handle. Be realistic when you Sudoku: All you have to do is fill in all the squares so that each promise deadlines to others. row, column, and 3x3 square contains all the digits from 1 to 9, CROSSWORD without repeating a digit in any line, horizontally or vertically. LIBRA 25 Sept.-23 October This is a marvelous, creative day! Sports, social events and playful activities with children will be BRIDGE pleasant, upbeat times for you.Placido Domingo [21-01-1941] Enjoy your day!AQUARIUS 21 Jan - 18 Feb SCORPIO 24 Oct - 22 NovYou feel unusually generous and If you entertain at home today,extravagant today. Whatever things might get out of hand.you do, you will do it big! You’ve More people might arrive thangot lots of energy to enjoy the you expect. It can be a happycompany of others. event, but something about it will be excessive.ARIES 21 March- 19 April SAGITTARIUS 23 Nov - 21 DecIt’s easy to overestimate things You feel more optimistic than awhen talking to others today, bagpiper with a beeper. This is aespecially in group situations. Be great way to be, but don’t over-careful about agreeing to some- estimate something today.thing, especially if you don’t want (Easy to do.)to do it. ACROSS DOWN CAPRICORN 22 Dec - 20 Jan 1. 1Colleague of Jackson and Tyler 1. In the phone bookTAURUS 20 April - 21 May This is an excellent day for busi- 6. Lures 2. Colorful birdDefinitely do not promise more ness and commerce. But do re- 11. Steaming 3. Famed isthmusthan you can deliver when deal- main realistic. If something looks 12. Tie type 4. Greek vowelsing with bosses, parents and too good to be true, it likely is. 13. Mideast region 5. Spirit of the timeauthority figures today. You will 14. Japanese dog 6. Flock sound 15. Wedding reception events 7. Invitebe tempted to do this! Keep your PISCES 19 Feb - 20 March 17. Jazz fan 8. Eaves dropperfeet realistically on the ground. You will want to help others if 18. Avenue tree 9. Adds up possible today. You feel selfless 19. African runner 10. Map division and ready to put the interests of 22. Narc’s org. 16. Bumbling loserGEMINI 22 May - 21 June others before your own. (This is 23. Draws out 20. Cardinal’s capYou’re thrilled about travel plans admirable.) But there is such a 24. Dance music 21. Green prefixtoday. You’ve got big ideas that thing as idiot compassion. Don’t 25. Alveolus 24. Dr. of rapyou want to promote. Exciting be a martyr or a doormat. 27. Crude 25. Without delaynews related to higher educa- 30. Prison sentence 26. Laundry workertion, publishing and the media is SCRIBBLE PAD 31. Pitcher’s stat 32. Cattle call? 27. ‘Ocean’s Eleven,‘ for one 28. Out of bedpossible. 33. Friend of Fozzie 29. Spa attraction 35. Pester 30. Big hit 38. Pester 34. Harvest 39. Act part 36. Small bill USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS 40. Greedy one 37. ‘You bet!’ 41. ‘... to you!Emergency hotline 112 Alcudia 971 548 071 42. Starts the biddingNational Police 091 Palma 010Local Police 092 Andratx 971 628 000Guardia Civil 062 Calvia 971 139 100Fire Brigade 080 Palma 085 Majorca Llucmajor Council 971 669 165 SOLUTIONS Today’s Sudoku answer Yesterday’s Crossword answer Yesterday’s CryptoquoteMaritime Rescue 900 202 202 Balearic Government 900 321 321 answerBritish Consulate (Palma) 902 109 356 Council of Majorca 971 173 500 AGE DOES NOT PROTECT YOUBritish Consulate (Ibiza) 902 109 356 EMAYA (Palma) 900 724 000 FROM LOVE. BUT LOVE, TOBritish Consulate (Minorca) 902 109 356 EMT bus service (Palma) 971 711 393 SOME EXTENT, PROTECTSDutch Consulate 971 716 493 Weather information 971 403 511 YOU FROM AGE-Danish Consulate 971 714 097 Red Cross (emergencies) 971 202 222 JEANNE MOREAUIrish Consulate 971 719 244 Airport 971 789 099U.S: Consular Agency 971 403 707 Train (Palma-Inca) 971 752 245Anglican Church (Palma) 971 737 279 Train (Soller) 971 752 028Hospital (Son Espases) 871 205 000 Post Office 902 197 197Pollensa Council 971 530 783 Consumer Board 971 176 969
    • editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es PLUS+ LIFESTYLE MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 23 HOWDY AMIGOS! One of the great body TRUE OR FALSE? policeman builders in his time was No longer legal A spots three men drunk being inca- pable in a shopping mall and asks for their names. Charles Atlas who was the man that started the USA get fit craze. Atlas was a fan of fruits, and one of them he hailed Party drug mephedrone known on the streets as “meow meow” will be banned in Spain where there were before no re- One drunk whispers was the humble pome- strictions against it. The “Don’t give him your real granate which he consid- so called “legal high” has name.” The first says: ered a super fruit. Atlas been linked to 50 fatali- “I’m WH Smith.” The maintained the juice of ties and will now be second drunk says: “I’m the pomegranate low- banned like cannabis. TJ Hughes.” The third ered blood pressure and The ban will cover not says: “I’m Toys-R-US.” cholesterol and could just mephedrone widely fight off problems faced used b y clubbers in Spain The post man rings by kidney disease pa- but all similar substances Dear Riki , tients. Now from our while scientists assess How lovely to read in the weekly sent Los Angeles dangers of the banned Daily Bulletin about peo- Times newspaper scien- drug which is a disguised ple pampering their dogs tists in good ole down potential killer for all on Majorca. Being a town L.A. heralded that ages. widow my two beautiful the benefits of the pome- dogs are my constant granate are being studied AND FINALLY .... companions and have further because of the Foo Ma n Chu the helped me to get back on expected epidemic of world’s oldest hippie my feet again after a seri- chronic kidney sickness says have no fear all ous accident. I have no In Today’s show this actor was the last man alive who could have bragged in the next decade. How the things every one children and my dogs are he bedded Marilyn Monroe. about that for a body likes to do are either the nearest thing I have builder like CharlesAtlas immoral, illegal or to a close family. I spend lived in Los Vegas died at membered Marilyn and “All my wives looked like being so right those fattening here. my money how I want the age of 85 and hence Tony would later co-star showgirls.” When Tony many years ago. and if that includes buy- there was no one left in Billy Wilder’s classic arrived in Hollywood in ing luxuries for my pets who could claim to have comedy Some Like It Hot. 1948 he claimed “I had then that is nobody’s slept with Marilyn Mon- The only difference more intimate action business but mine for roe. Tony knew her for writes Tony: “She re- than Mount Vesuvius. their love and complete five months when she ceived three times my There were simply a lot loyalty. was still known as salary.” Tony Curtis was of them and no way Name with held by re- Norma Jean. “We en- renowned for his celeb- could I ever remember quest. joyed ourselves very rity womanizing which their names.Then most much,” writes Tony. he regarded as the just re- of them wised up and TRUE OR FALSE? “She would never wear ward of movie stardom they would go home Memories are made of bras and was so sweet which included Yavone and get married. Poor this and loveable where we de Carlo, Natalie Wood darlings They came if Since yours truly is into learnt a lot about our just a few who were you know what I mean biographies the one by physical needs. We were among his conquests. and went.” the late Tony Curtis sim- never with one another Beautiful Janet Leigh be- ply called “Tony” was a long enough to start dis- came one of his six wives TRUE OR FALSE? heartfelt read. Tony who liking each other.” If re- with Tony remarking: Fruits a wonder
    • 24 MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es STOCK MARKET Business FTSE 100 -12.60 FTSE 250 +17.63 FTSE 350 -5.15 FTSE All Share -4.61 FTSE Techmark +5.07 FTSE Eurofirst -2.89 DJ EuroStoxx -8.08 LONDON MARKET REPORT EUROPEAN MARKET REPORTFTSE breaks rally,banks extend gainsb China data, U.S earnings, Greek risk weigh on gauge.b Banks rally, volume picks up on ECB support.Britain’s blue-chip volume pick up momen- on the sector after a move “People’s risk appetite isgauge snapped a four- tum, especially among fi- by the European Central slowly creeping back intosession rally yesterday, nancials, after a sluggish Bank to inject liquidity into the market.”weighed down by weak start to January. the market last month. Volatility in the FTSE fellChinese macro-eco- Banks clocked up a ninth “It comes down to the in tandem with the index,nomic data anddisap- consecutive session of ECB action,” said a trader in in an uncharacteristicpointing earnings from gains, reaching levels last London, commenting on move that suggested inves-key US companies. seen in October, as inves- the rise in banking shares tors were becoming less tors turned more positive and trading volume. nervous about the market’sby FRANCESCO CANEPA prospects. The FTSE volatility index, Traders work on the floor.London.—Mining stocks which is based on sell- and Nikkei ends at 11-shed 0.9 percent, havingrisen nearly 10 percent overthe previous eight sessions, week high buy-options on the British benchmark and tradition- ally has an inverse correla- European stocksas data showed manufac-turing activity in China, theworld’s largest consumer of ●●● Japan’s Nikkei av- “Japan’s financial shares tion with the gauge, fell for a third straight session to close 2.8 percent lower. drop from five- month high erageclosedatitshighest are mirroring the broadermetals, got off to a slow level in more than two market, as investors whostart this year. months yesterday with had previously consoli- U.S. stock futures sig- Other sectors sensitive to investor sentiment riding dated their positions in nal lower open for eq-economic activity, such as high on encouraging re- defensives are buying uities European stocks re- Stoxx 600 has risen 2.7 per-industrial engineering and sults from U.S. banks, back shares that were U.S. stock index futures treated from a five- cent this week, heading foroil & gas, also fell, with while near-term con- heavilysoldofflastyear,“ pointed to a slightly lower month high as U.S. a fifth straight advance,Weir and Petrofac among cerns over Europe eased said Ryota Sakagami, open for equities on Wall home sales rose less amidsignstheU.S.economythe biggest casualties on after solid demand at chief strategist of equity Street yesterday, with fu- than forecast, adding is recovering, Europe willconcerns regarding their debt auctions. Finan- research at SMBC Nikko tures for the S&P 500, the to concern that gains contain its debt crisis andearnings prospects . cial shares advanced in Securities. Dow Jones and the Nasdaq in equities have out- speculation that China will Also contributing to the Tokyoafterupbeatearn- TheNikkeiadded1.5per- 100 down 0.02 to 0.2 per- paced the outlook for ease lending curbs to spurcautious tone were disap- ingsfromMorganStanley cent to 8,766.36 and cent. economic growth. economic growth. Nationalpointing results from bell- and Bank of America fur- gained General Electric Co’s benchmarkindexesfellin12wether U.S. companies ther confirmed the 3.1 percent for the week. fourth-quarter results will London.—Cie.deSaint-Go- of the 18 western EuropeanGoogle and Geneneral strength of the U.S. eco- Thenextmajortargetsfor show whether the largest bain, Europe’s largest build- markets today. France’sElectric, while market nomic recovery despite the benchmark are its U.S. conglomerate’s sizable ing-materials supplier, led CAC 40 fell 0.2 percent andspeculation that an agree- headwinds from Europe’s 200-day moving aver- emerging-markets foot- construction shares lower, the U.K.’s FTSE 100 droppedment between Greece and sovereign debt crisis. age near 9,115 and its high print is offsetting weakness falling 1.7 percent. BP Plc 0.3 percent, while Ger-its creditors would be an- Japan’s top brokerage from last October’s rally in Europe.Analysts on aver- paced losses in oil and gas many’s DAX Index slid 0.1nounced by the European Nomura Holdings jumped of 9,152.39. age expect GE to report shares. National Bank of percent. Greek officials andmarket close proved over- 5.2 percent and rival “The Nikkei has jumped profit of 38 cents per share, Greece SA rose for an private creditors are meet-optimistic. Daiwa Securities Group throughmajorresistance excluding one-time items, eighth day as talks between ing for a third day to seek “We’ve got news in added 6.2 percent. levels, first the 25-day on $40.03 billion in reve- Greek officials and private agreement on a debt swap.Greece over the weekend so ThethreemajorJapanese (moving average), the nue, according to Thomson creditorsenteredathirdday. Europeanofficialsandbond-I’d be recommending that banks were among the 75-day and the upper Reuters I/B/E/S. The benchmark Stoxx holders agreed inOctober topeople take profits,” Trevor heaviest traded shares limit of the Ichimoku A strong outlook from Europe 600 Index slipped implement a 50 percent cutCoote, head of equity sales by turnover on the main cloud, pushed up by blue IBM and decent results 0.3percentto255.88at4:35 in the face value of Greekat Alexander Securities, board, with Mizuho chips ... There is a feeling from Intel Corp and Mi- p.m. in London, having ear- debt by voluntarily ex-said. Financial Group, Mitsubi- that it may be able to test crosoft Corp late onThurs- lier fallen as much as 0.6 per- changing outstanding The FTSE 100 ended the shi UFJ Financial Group the9,000levelsometime day suggested corporate de- cent. The gauge has still ad- bonds for new securities,session 0.2 percent lower at and Sumitomo Mitsui Fi- soon,“ said Toshiyuki Ka- cision makers were shaking vanced 4.6 percent in 2012, with a goal of reducing bor-5,728.55 points, but re- nancialGroupupbetween nayama, senior market off nervousness about eco- the best start to a year since rowings to 120 percent ofcorded a 1.6 gain for the 4.3 and 5.5 percent. analyst at Monex Inc. nomic growth and boosting 1997, according to data com- gross domestic product byweek, which saw trading spending on technology. piled by Bloomberg. The 2020.
    • editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es BUSINESS MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 25 -0.2 The FTSE 100 ended the TOP 10 WINNERS Ocado Group Cable & Wireless Misys TOP 10 LOSERS Weir Group Supergroup Kentz Corporation Ltd. WORLD MARKETS O Tokyo O Hong Kong Pts O New York (midday) 12678.09 8766.36 20110.37 Var +54.11 +126.68 +167.42 +0.43 % +1.47 +0.84 session 0.2 percent lower SIG Petrofac Ltd. O Shanghai 2319.74 +23.23 +1.01 at 5,728.55 points, but re- Domino Printing Sciences Taylor Wimpey P Madrid 8561.90 -41.90 -0.49 corded a 1.6 gain for the Vedanta Resources Wood Group (John) P Paris 3321.50 -7.44 -0.22 week, which saw trading Berendsen Great Portland Estates P Frankfurt 6404.39 -11.87 -0.18 volume pick up momentum, Micro Focus International Rathbone Brothers O Brussels 2199.08 +2.45 +0.11 especially among financials, ICAP Bwin.party Digital Ent. P Zürich 6122.67 -71.78 -1.16 after a sluggish start to Jan. Millennium & Copthorne Kenmare Resources P Moscow 1489.30 -12.89 -0.86 STERLING WATCH MARKET NEWS IN BRIEFSterling struck a two- ing to 83.21 pence. Broad RETAIL LOSSES BUSINESSweek high against the short covering has lifted the Close Bros H1 hit Nord Gold maydollar yesterday, ex- euro away from a 16-month Poundland’s currency by weakness at raise free float fortending gains into afifth straight day. low of 82.22 pence hit ear- lier this month. proves Christmas winner securities arm listed shares Traders reported option- ● Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price value ● British financial services ● Newly listed RussianLondon.—The euro eased related offers in the 83.80 retailer, won a place in the Christmas winners’ group Close Brothers said a gold miner Nord Gold mayfrom two-week highs ver- region with resistance seen camp, with a strong rise in sales driven by robust weak performance at its se- place a further stake in thesus the dollar as traders at 84.22, the late December demand for cards, wrapping paper, Toblerones and curities division would hit company to make itsbooked some profits on this high. boxed Maltesers. The 382-store group said sales at first-half results, adding tightly-held shares moreweek’s rally, which in turn stores open over a year rose 5.9 percent in the five market conditions were un- accessible to investors,helped the pound to recover Retail rebound, but weeks to January 1. Total sales increased 24.9 per- certain for its second half. Chief Executive Nikolaifrom earlier three-week outlook grim cent, reflecting 50 new store openings in 2011That Close Brothers said its Win- Zelenski said, following thelows against the single cur- UK retail sales rebounded in included 24.5 million Christmas cards, 10,000 terflood securities arm had market debut for its globalrency. December as shops slashed miles of wrapping paper, 6,000 miles of foil, 1 mil- suffered a fall in income, depositary receipts in Lon- Risk appetite has been un- prices to tempt pre-Christ- lion advent calendars, 4 million units of Toblerone while its Seydler unit had don earlier this week. —derpinned this week by mas shoppers, providing and 3.1 million units of boxed Maltesers. —Reuters made a small loss. —Reuters Reutershopes that Greece will some relief at the end of astrike a deal with its credi- gloomy year, official datators and avoid a damaging showed. TAX BILLdefault, and by improving Traders said the data hadU.S. economic data and little effect on the pound as Vodafone wins India taxloads of cash injected by theEuropean Central Bank last the recovery in spending was largely priced in, al- battle, shares risemonth. though the scale of dis- ● The Indian Supreme Court ruled in favour of Vo- Sterling rose to $1.5536, counting was a concern. dafone Group Plc in its fight against a $2.2 billionits highest since Jan. 5, and Worries about the UK’s (1.4 billion pounds) tax bill, a decision analysts saidwas on track for its best outlook persist as austerity would encourage foreign investment and clear theweekly performance in measures and spillover ef- way for the company’s planned initial public offer-three months.Traders cited fects from the euro zone ing in India. India’s reputation as an investmentbuying by a U.S. bank and debt crisis hang over the destination has taken a hit over the past year as themodel funds in the after- economy, prompting economy slowed, government reforms stalled andnoon session, which saw speculation the Bank of corruption scandals - notably in the telecoms in-the pair trigger stops cited England will announce dustry - heightened concerns about governmentabove $1.5500. Near-term more asset purchases, or policies. “All this talk about uncertainty for foreignresistance is at $1.5604, the quantitative easing (QE), as investment, well, I hope for one area, this judg-55-day moving average. early as next month. ment clears the air,”Vodafone lawyer Harish Salve Speculation that foreign Next week, fourth-quar- said after the verdict was announced. —Reutersinvestment flows could rise ter UK GDP data is expectedalso shored up sentiment to show the economy con-towards the pound, withChina’s sovereign wealth tracted. Bank of England Governor Mervyn King is TECHNOLOGY IKEA posts record profit, gainsfund taking a minority also due to speak next week Google results fall short, in almost all marketsstake in Thames Water. while the latest set of min- ● Sweden’s IKEA, the world’s biggest furniture retailer, Sterling initially laggedthe euro.The pound slipped utes from the BoE’s last monetary policy commit- rare miss hurts shares posted a record profit for the fiscal 2010/11 year on the back of sales and a bigger share in almost all of its markets.to a three-week low of tee meeting are all likely to ● Google Inc’s quarterly results fell short of Wall83.78 pence against the sin- reinforce expectations for Street’s heightened expectations for the holidaygle currency before recover- further asset purchases. season as declining search advertising rates con- tributed to a rare miss, triggering a 9 percent slide RETAIL PAYOUT in its shares. The No. 1 Internet search engine un- Retail sales Ex-BP boss, derperformed on both revenue and earnings in the fourth quarter, disappointing investors who had rebound on Dec partners to share counted on record U.S. online-commerce to prop discounting $244 million up results. Several analysts zeroed in on an 8 per- ● Retail sales rebounded ● Former BP chief execu- cent drop in cost-per-click, or money paid by mar- strongly in December as tive Tony Hayward, finan- keters to the company for search ads, versus analyst shops slashed prices to lure cier Nathaniel Rothschild estimates of a slight increase. “The major question in pre-Christmas shoppers, and former banker Julian is: Is this a one-time thing or is this something that providing a rare note of re- Metherell will share a 158 is going to continue because the nature of the busi- lief after a grim 2011, offi- million pound payout after ness has changed,” said Mayuresh Masurekar, an cial data showed. The fig- exercising a right to a 6.67 analyst at Colins Stewart. Google executives reeled ures raise hopes that the percent stake in Genel En- off a number of figures during the conference call economy as a whole ergy, the oil group they that highlighted the company’s progress in newer avoided contracting in the founded last year.The foun- businesses such as display advertising, mobile and last months of 2011, though ders of bid vehicle Vallares, social networking. But the good news did not off- there is little evidence that renamed Genel Energy af- set concerns about Google’s first year-on-year de- the strong sales will persist ter acquiring a Kurdistan- cline in its CPCs. —Reuters into 2012. —Reuters focused group.—Reuters
    • 26 MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es Sports RAFA EASES INTO FOURTH ROUND PAGE 28 PREMIER LEAGUE FIXTURES TODAY Norwich v Chelsea 1.45pm Everton v Blackburn 4pm Fulham v Newcastle pm QPR v Wigan Athletic 4pm Stoke v West Brom 4pm Sunderland v Swansea 4pm Wolves v Aston Villa 4pm Bolton v Liverpool 6.30pm TOMORROW Man City v Spurs 2.30pm Arsenal v Man United 5pm SCOTTISH LEAGUE FIXTURES TODAY St. Mirren v Celtic 1.30pmArsenal’s Thierry Henry has a calf problem. PHOTO: BULLETIN FILES Dundee v Motherwell 4pm Hibernian v St. Johnstone4pmArsenal’s Henry doubtful Inverness v Hearts 4pm Kilmarnock v Dunfermline 4pm Rangers v Aberdeen 4pmfor United clash 1-0 win at Wigan Athletic. “Mario is OK, he did (training) yesterday,” City manager Roberto Mancini told a news conference.London.—Brief news ahead “(Henry) will have a test doesn’t serve long-term going last week, so we’ve week. There was further Spursof this weekend’s Premier on Saturday; he has a calf progression,” he said ahead just got to manage it.” good news with midfielders Tottenham Hotspur man-League matches. problem. (Arteta) has no of Chelsea’s Premier League Spearing was forced off Ashley Young and Tom ager Harry Redknapp re- chance.The earliest for him game at Norwich City today during Liverpool’s 1-0 Cleverley making progress fused to rule out LedleyArsenal is Aston Villa.” (1.45pm). League Cup semi-final win with ankle injuries. King from tomorrow’sArsenal’sThierry Henry and Fifth-place Arsenal are 12 “There is more cultural over Manchester City last “Tom and Ashley are do- match.Thomas Vermaelen face points behind second- identity with a B team, week. ing a good running pro- The defender has missedlate fitness tests aheadto- placed United but Wenger what happens at Barcelona “We just need to have a gramme and their fitness the third-placed club’s lastmorrow’s clash with Man- says the teams are evenly B is down to a good model at look at Jay, see how he levels are good,” said Fergu- six matches and has notchester United (5pm) but matched. the club and in competi- goes,” Dalglish added. son. “I am hopeful in 10 trained since picking up aMikel Arteta will not fea- tions, they promote tal- “Apart from that, I don’t days’ time (Tom) will be hamstring injury in De-ture asArsenal seek revenge Chelsea ent.” think there’s anybody else playing football on the cember but could yet makefor their 8-2 thrashing at Chelsea managerAndreVil- we need to worry about.” training side of it. That is a surprise return.Old Trafford in August. las-Boas has backed the idea Liverpool the plan unless there is any “He’s not fit to train to- “At the moment I don’t of reserve teams being al- Liverpool defender Daniel Manchester United recurrence.” day,” Redknapp told report-think he (Vermaelen) will lowed to play competi- Agger will return to the Manchester United defend- ers yesterday. “He can’t, be-make it for Sunday,” man- tively in the English Foot- squad for today’s visit to ers Chris Smalling and Phil Manchester City cause of his knee, but heager Arsene Wenger said ball League. struggling Bolton Wander- Jones have recovered from Manchester City’s Mario may well come out tomor-about the Belgian defender The Portuguese boss said ers (6.30pm) after missing injuries and are fit to face Balotelli is fit to face title ri- row morning, so I wouldn’twho has been out since the change, which is cur- the goalless draw with Arsenal. valsTottenham Hotspur to- write him off.New Year’s Eve. rently prohibited, would Stoke City but midfielder “We’re a bit better in morrow (2.30pm) after re- “This is no different to “Let’s hope we have a help Premier League clubs Jay Spearing is doubtful terms of injuries. Smalling covering from an ankle in- normal. If he comes out to-good surprise. Let’s see how develop young players. with a hamstring injury. and Jones will be fit,” jury. morrow morning and sayshe develops.There may be a “The European model “Agger is okay,” Dalglish United manager Alex Fer- The Italian limped out of “I’m okay”, then he’ll playtest.At the moment we just could be applied to England, told reporters at the pre- guson said about the pair City’s 1-0 League Cup semi- Sunday, if I pick him.That’sgo day by day but he looks the reserve league over here match news conference. who missed the 3-0 victory final defeat to Liverpool last how it works. It’s amazing,short. serves the first team but “I said the injury was on- over Bolton Wanderers last week and missed Monday’s really, it defies everything.”
    • editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es SPORTS NEWS MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 27 Espinosa LA LIGA FIXTURES expects close TODAY Racing v Getafe 6pm Espanyol v Granada CF 6pm R. Sociedad v At. Madrid 8pm Real Betis v Sevilla 10pm encounter TOMORROW Osasuna v Valencia Rayo v Real Mallorca Malaga v Barcelona 12pm 4pm 6pm b After a dismal run that saw them pick Levante v Zaragoza 7.45pm R. Madrid v At. Bilbao 9.30pm up just one point from 10 matches, promoted Betis bounced back in style. b Sevilla, in contrast, have started sliding BUNDESLIGA back down the standings after taking just FIXTURES one point from a possible 12. TODAY Nuremberg v H. Berlin 3.30pm Madrid.—Real Betis may triumph at the start of De- More than us, it’s the fans Hoffenheim v Hanover have recent form on their cember. who miss them (the der- 3.30pm side heading into today’s Nevertheless, Casto is bies).” Casto has warned Freiburg v Augsburg 3.30pm showdown with city rivals well aware of the old adage against complacency Schalke v Stuttgart 3.30pm Sevilla, but goalkeeper about form counting for lit- though, adding: “We need Wolfsburg v Cologne 3.30pm Casto Espinosa insists nei- tle in derbies, saying: “I to respect their team. Kaiserslautern v Werder Bre- ther team can be considered don’t like to place the tag of They’ve been working to- men 6.30pm favourites for the derby. favourites on anybody, it’s gether for several seasons. After a dismal run that not fair for either team. It’s a team that is difficult to TOMORROW saw them pick up just one “They may have some- beat and battle-hardened. point from 10 matches, pro- thing of an advantage in “We need to be humble, Hamburg SV v Borussia Dort- moted Betis bounced back terms of experience and make sacrifices and not gift mund 3.30pm in style with successive vic- knowing how to treat these anything to a team who Bayer v Mainz 5.30pm tories over Valencia, At- types of games, but with without playing brilliant letico Madrid and Sporting enthusiasm and hard work football can create Gijon either side of Christ- we are going to counteract chances.” ITALY SERIE A mas to climb away from the all that.” Sevilla have slipped to sev- relegation zone. enth following their poor FIXTURES Pepe Mel’s men suffered a Derby run, but they are only five TODAY setback last weekend when Casto does, however, be- points off the Champions they lost 4-2 at Barcelona, lieve his side are looking League spots and winger Je- AS Roma v Cesena 6pm but they were far from hu- good heading into their first sus Navas believes recent Atalanta v Juventus 8.45pm miliated at the Nou Camp derby since 2009, saying: results have not necessarily where they fought back “The team looks phenome- corresponded with per- TOMORROW from 2-0 down to 2-2 - the nal to me, we’re working formances. first goals Barca had con- with humility, we’re very “I think our attitude is Bologna v Parma 12.30pm ceded at home in any com- focused and eager to do very good and the only Cagliari v Fiorentina 3pm petition since September - well. thing we’re missing is being Lecce v Chievo Verona 3pm before shipping two goals in “We’ve been thinking able to finish off one or two Novara v AC Milan 3pm the final 15 minutes having about this game for quite a games with victories be- Palermo v Genoa 3pm been reduced to 10 men. long time, it’s inevitable cause we’re creating a lot of Siena v Napoli 3pm Sevilla, in contrast, have that you’d have one eye on chances but not having Udinese v Catania 3pm started sliding back down this match, even though much luck in front of goal. Inter Milan v Lazio 8.45pm the standings after taking mentally we’ve been taking The derby is the ideal mo- just one point from a possi- it game by game. We want ment to fix all that,” he toldEspinosa: Ready for derby clash. PHOTO: MDB FILES ble 12 since their last league to make our fans happy. Marca. DUTCH LEAGUE FIXTURESPato to miss Pato, who scored the mid- week winner as the Rosson- eri progressed to the quar- four-and-a-half year deal. The champions are also without goalkeeper Chris- knocked out of the Coppa Italia by Inter Milan on Thursday, have loaned Ger- TODAY Graafschap Doetinchem vtomorrow, doubt ter-finals, joins Kevin- Prince Boateng on the treat- tian Abbiati for toorrow’s trip to the bottom club man midfielder Alexander Merkel back toAC Milan for Heerenveen Excelsior v Breda 6.45pm 7.45pm ment table after the Ghana- (3pm). the rest of the season butfor Arsenal game ian midfielder sustained a similar injury in last week- Genoa have another new recruit, Davide Biondini, fit for to- Twente Enschede v RKC Waalwijk TOMORROW 8.45pm end’s derby defeat by Inter. Eighth-placed Genoa have morrow’s trip to PalermoRome.—Brief news ahead of morrow’s trip to Novara and underlined their ambition (3pm). Vitesse Arnhem v NECthis weekend’s Serie A could miss the home leg of Milan by re-signing former for- Nijmegen 12.30pmmatches. their Champions League Second-placed Milan re- ward Giuseppe Sculli from Inter AZ Alkmaar v Ajax 2.30pm last 16 tie againstArsenal on acted to the growing injury Lazio having brought in Al- In-form Inter look set to be Groningen v Heracles 2.30pmAC Milan Feb. 15 after picking up a list on Thursday by signing berto Gilardino earlier in without forward Diego For- Venlo v Feyenoord 2.30pmAC Milan striker Alexandre thigh strain in Wednes- Algerian winger Djamel January’s transfer window. lan for tomorrow’s visit of Utrecht v Eindhoven 4.30pmPato is definitely out of to- day’s 2-1 win over Novara. Mesbah from Lecce on a Genoa, who were Lazio (8.45pm).
    • 28 MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 SPORTS NEWS editorial@majorcadailybulletin.esTENNIS TENNIS TENNISMahut next for Murray a worryDjokovic, Hewittfaces Raonic● Playing on what is be-coming his favourite court for French contingent ● French Davis Cup cap- tain Guy Forget is proud to Nadal,Federeronshould help him in his thirdround clash againstFrance’s Nicolas Mahut atthe Australian Open today,Novak Djokovic has said. have six of his countrymen reach the third round of the Australian Open, but they have a mountain to climb to win the year’s first grand courseforshowdownThe Serb already has two ti-tles at Melbourne Park and slam. Forget flagged Britain’s b Home hero Tomic to meet Federer in fourth round.used last year’s triumph tocatapult himself into an in- Murray as the player to watch this year and con- b 2009 Majorcan champion raised the curtain at Rodcredible 2011. Should Djok-ovic beat 81st ranked Ma- ceded it would be tough for Llodra to beat him in the Laver Arena with a 6-2 6-4 6-2 drubbing of Lacko.hut he will set up a fourth- third round today. In fact, b The Swiss maestro emphatic 7-6 7-5 6-3 victory.round clash against Austra- all six French players are inlian Lleyton Hewitt or Ca- Murray’s half of the draw.nadian Milos Raonic. —Reuters Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal starred in a day- time double-feature yesterday before two rising talents threat- ened to steal the show. by IAN RANSOM Melbourne.—Federer felled towering Croat Ivo Karlovic to follow Nadal into the last 16 and stay on collision course for a mouth-water- ing semi-final against the Spaniard who eased past Slovakian Lukas Lacko. The real drama came later, however, when young home favourite BernardTo- mic edged a five-set classic against Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov to justify hisChris Ashton: Left out by Northampton. PHOTO: MDB prime-time billing. After three hours and 49RUGBY minutes of tension-charged action, the rangy 19-year-Ashton left out of Saints side old with nerves of steel● England wing Chris Ashton has been left out of the emerged with a 4-6 7-6 7-6Northampton team for today’s Heineken Cup clash against 2-6 6-3 victory and theMunster.Ashton, who started Saints’ PoolOne victory over prospect of a fourth roundthe Scarlets last weekend, does not even make the replace- battle with Federer.ments’ bench. There have been reports of a fall-out be- On a day of almost totaltween Saints rugby director Jim Mallinder and Ashton, dominance for the seeds,whose move to Northampton’s Aviva Premiership rivals 2009 champion Nadal Rafael Nadal of Majorca celebrates after defeating Lukas Lacko of Slovakia.Saracens next season was confirmed by the Hertfordshire- raised the curtain at Rodbased club on Thursday and is reputedly worth between Laver Arena with a 6-2 6-4 Third seed Federer least one more win in Mel- Daniela Hantuchova.£250,000 and £300,000 a year. —Reuters 6-2 drubbing of Lacko. achieved the seemingly im- bourne to have a chance of The Belgian, soaking up Arriving in Melbourne possible when he managed emerging from the year’s her valedictory year on with questions about his to salvage a set point with a first grand slam at the top of tour, faces a re-match of lastATHLETICS ATHLETICS form, fitness and motiva- winning lob over the 2.08m the women’s rankings, a po- year’s final with FrenchKirui spearheads Ethiopia bans tion, Nadal has not lost a set beanpole Karlovic who had sition she has held for 67 of Open champion Li Na in so far and never appeared in briefly threatened the the last 68 weeks despite the next round, after theKenyan London champion Bekele danger against his 119th- Swiss with a barrage of not winning a grand slam ti- Chinese advanced whenMarathon team and 34 others ranked opponent under booming serves. tle. With three other play- her opponent Anabel Med-● Double world marathon ● Ethiopia has indefinitely overcast skies on centre With Karlovic leading 6-5 ers having a chance to ina Garrigues retired inchampionAbel Kirui, world banned 35 athletes - includ- court. Only a low-flying in the first set tiebreak, snatch the top ranking after tears with injury.record holder Patrick ing Olympic men’s 5,000 bird swooping across the Federer’s lob from just in the dust settles at Mel- Garrigues’s right ankleMakau and three-time win- and 10,000 metres cham- court stalled the Majorcan’s front of the net pinged off bourne Park, the Dane sig- rolled underneath herner Martin Lel are among pion Kenenisa Bekele - charge momentarily as Na- the top of Karlovic’s racket nalled she would not give while trailing 2-0 in thethe six Kenyans named for from competition in a row dal set up a fourth-round allowing the Swiss maestro up the prize without a fight first set and the Spaniardthe London Marathon on over training, the technical clash with fellow Spaniard to save the set and roll on to as she steamrolled the Ro- had to be helped off. AfterApril 22, race director Dave director of the Ethiopian Feliciano Lopez. emphatic 7-6 7-5 6-3 vic- manian 6-2 6-2 in 76 min- lengthy treatment she re-Bedford said yesterday. Athletics Federation said Lopez outlasted towering tory. With Rod Laver Arena utes. turned to play anotherThe squad also includes de- yesterday. The body sum- marathon-man John Isner hogged by the men’s con- Wozniacki will play Serb game before pulling out.fending champion and moned 200 athletes to a in a five-set duel, the tenders, Caroline Wozni- Jelena Jankovic, a former Victoria Azarenka, one ofcourse record holder Em- training camp two months American’s second in a row acki’s battle for credibility world number one whose the three plotting a coupmanuel Mutai, 2011 world ago ahead of the World In- at the tournament, to leave as the world number one own grand slam ambitions against Wozniacki, main-silver medallistVincent Ki- door Championships in the U.S. without a single continued on the second are yet to be fulfilled. tained the heat on the Danepruto and Frankfurt Mara- March and the London man in the last 16 of the show court against 31st Defending champion Kim with a comfortable 6-2 6-4thon winner Wilson Kip- Olympics in July and Australian Open for the seed Monica Niculescu. Clijsters marched on with a victory over Germany’ssang. —Reuters August. —Reuters first time since 1973. Dane Wozniacki needs at 6-3 6-2 romp over Slovakian Mona Barthel.
    • editorial@majorcadailybulletin.es SPORTS NEWS MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012 29 Olympic 191 Countdown Days British sprinter Wilson handed four year ban b The 27-year-old tested positive for testosterone and clenbuterol on June 12. b A first doping offence is a 2-yr suspension. London.—British sprinter Ber- from Lincolnshire tested posi- the confidence that we are nice Wilson has had a four-year tive for testosterone and clen- working hard on their behalf, drugs ban upheld by the inde- buterol on June 12. within the framework of the pendent NationalAnti-Doping UKAD chief executive Andy World Anti-Doping Code, to Panel. Parkinson said: “We have suc- protect their right to compete UK Anti-Doping have con- cessfully argued for a four-year in doping-free sport.” firmed that the part-time ath- ban which demonstrates that A first doping offence nor- lete will serve out the suspen- UK Anti-Doping always seeks mally carries a two-year sus- sion handed down last year fol- robust sanctions against ath- pension but it can be increased lowing an appeal. letes who look to cheat the sys- to four years for “aggravating She had not made much of an tem and betray those around circumstances” including if an impact on the national stage them. athlete tests positive for more before finishing second to Jo- “This sends a strong message than one banned substance. die Williams in the Aviva UK to anyone looking to dope in In its decision, the National Indoor trials last February. the UK and gives clean athletes Anti-Doping Panel said Wilson Wilson then represented was an “experienced and sen- Great Britain for the first time In its decision, the National ior athlete” who saw herself as at the European Indoor Cham- Anti-Doping Panel said a role model to younger ath- pionships in Paris, where she Wilson was an letes. reached the semi-finals of the “experienced and senior “Far from admitting her 60m with a lifetime best of athlete” who saw herself as guilt... she sought to blame 7.25secs. a role model to younger other people,” said the panel in However, the 27-year-old athletes. its ruling. Bernice Wilson: Will serve her four-year ban. PHOTO: MDB EVORA RULED OUT OF LONDON GAMES London.—Reigning Olympic triple In a statement the 27-year-old said: jump gold medallist Nelson Evora has “Because of the recovery time it is out been ruled out of this summer’s Games of the question to participate in the through injury. next Olympic Games. The Portuguese has been forced to call “No one should draw the conclusion time on his defence after fracturing his that I’m finished. shinbone for the second time in two “I’m Olympic champion and I feel I years. still have a lot of competitions ahead of me.” Rushed to hospital Evora’s absence is a major medal- Evora, world champion in Osaka in boost to Britain’s Phillips Idowu who 2007, collapsed in agony as he warmed beat his greatest rival into second place up for a field event in Lisbon earlier this in the 2009 world championships in week before being rushed to hospital. Berlin.
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    • SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 201232 MAJORCA DAILY BULLETIN editorial@majorcadailybulletin.esHutcheon triumphsto be crownedOptical Express TourChampion 2011 inMajorcaPalma.—The Optical Ex- been a fantastic few days ofpress Pro Golf Tour 2011 golf over our challenging Greig Hutcheon took home the top prize of 4,000 euros.drew to a close at the exclu- course and we are pleasedsive Son Gual Golf Resort, the players enjoyed theirMajorca this week, with time here.Greig Hutcheon of Ban- “We look forward to wel-chory Golf Club taking coming back Optical Ex-home the £4,000 top prize press for future events.”in a closely fought final day, The three day Champion-finishing with a three shot ship tee’d off on Tuesdaylead at 3 under par total of with a pre-tournament Pro141. Am event for invited Overnight leader, Greig guests, eventually won byHutcheon continued his Harper MacLeod represen-fine form into day two, de- tatives who collected theirspite a valiant effort by prize from fellow competi-three-time event winner tor and guest, Chief Execu-Paul McKechnie who shot tive of The Seve Ballesterosthe ‘best of the day’, a fine Foundation, Ivan Balles-par 70 to close the gap to teros, “I really think thisfour shots and take home tour gives the opportunitythe £1,000 joint third prize to young players to reach The Optical Express Pro Golf Tour took place at the exclusive Son Gual Resort.with Lindsay Mann. their goals. dream come true. The pro-Hutcheon said, “It was a fessionals all thoroughlygreat honour and I am de- Ballesteros donation enjoyed the week and it’slighted to win the Optical “It is fantastic to see Optical great that we have beenExpress Tour Champion- Express support young tal- able to reward our leadingship. ented players and the de- players, who more impor- “The Championship has velopment of golf in Scot- tantly have shown theirbeen fantastic at a superb land. support to the Optical Ex-location. Competitive golf “It is important for every press Pro Golf Tour in itsin mid January for nineteen country to help build and first year.qualifiers has been ex- nurture golf talent and it is “The guys very much ap-tremely generous of David great to see the Tour pro- preciate that opportunitiesMoulsdale and the team at vide this opportunity. like this do not comeOptical Express, a fantastic “I was honoured to take around very often and tofinish to what has been a part in the end of season Pro compete for a £10,000 prizegreat string of events over Am Event and lend my full fund in January with all ex-the past year. support to the Tour.” A do- penses covered is simply “The whole tournament nation from the Pro Am wonderful.has been hugely positive event will be donated to “On the strength of thefor young aspiring golf pro- The Seve Ballesteros Foun- success of this week I amfessionals. I am now look- dation. convinced that Optical Ex-ing forward to more good Tournament Directors press will become an impor-form in the coming season Alan Tait reflected back on tant and valuable partner inafter this fantastic start to the Tour, “My fellow Tour- Scottish golf for many yearsthe year!” nament Director Nigel to come.” Son Gual was the perfect Scott-Smith and I are abso- Marketing Manager atsetting for the culmination lutely delighted at the suc- Optical Express, Mary-of what has been a truly cess of this week’s Champi- Frances Kearney com-memorable season. onship. mented; “Optical Express Thankfully, the players “It could not have been a are extremely proud to beenjoyed great weather con- more fitting way to finish involved in this new tourditions during their three off the season on this year’s on the Scottish golfing cal-days of play. Owner of Son Optical Express Pro Golf endar.Gual Sabine Pamer said, Tour. “We will build on the suc-“We were honoured to be “To stage a Tour Champi- cess of the Tour and con-asked to hold the Optical onship at such a fantastic tinue to support the devel-Express Tour Champion- venue as Son Gual on the opment of sporting talentship here at Son Gual. It has island of Majorca, is just a in the UK.”