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On this Day 1984: Christmas shopping in Spain

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On this Day 1984: Christmas shopping in Spain

OTD, December 18th, 1984…

One from the Central News archives and reporter Andrew Simmons travels to Palma in Majorca with Sandra and Andrew Clifford, who took up the offer of a shopper’s cheap day return from East Midlands Airport to do their Christmas shopping.

It proved to not be such a great idea. Simmons attempted to ask local people about Christmas shopping bargains but had little success.

Central cameras capture views of shopping areas deserted during the siesta. Sandra and her son are seen swimming in a cold pool, while their one present purchase was a jumper which came in at a higher price than the same on sale back in the UK.

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