News of the day 28 April 2017
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The employment situation is improving but it is very much linked to seasonal demand.


Eleven per cent drop in Balearic unemployment

"We are talking about miserable salaries and people still being unable to make ends meet."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bar owners and musicians making their views known at this week's council meeting.


Calvia to make a decision on noise controls on Monday

"Unless the limit is lifted, it could put some bars out of business and will make life very hard for musicians."

Humphrey Carter

472 flights at Balearic airports were cancelled because of the air-traffic controllers.


Air-traffic controllers could face four years in jail

From 3 December 2010, air-traffic controllers started a process of stopping work, claiming medical reasons. A "pantomime", according to the prosecution.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The fire crew had to use a crane to get the woman from her flat.


Woman with morbid obesity dies after rescue

The emergency began on Thursday night when the woman suffered an asthma attack.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Iñaki Urdangarin is currently at liberty pending his appeal to the Supreme Court.

Nóos trial

Supreme Court will determine if Urdangarin goes to prison

The anti-corruption prosecutor explained that without knowing the content of the appeals, it was difficult to assess them.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

King Felipe and Queen Letizia are due to attend the official opening of the Palacio de Congresos.


Parliament turns down hotel modernisation extension

The tourism committee also rejected a proposal that the Royal Family should be excluded from the official opening of the Palacio de Congresos.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


A Spanish Rock

Spain is confident that it will win control over Gibraltar in four years.

Jason Moore

Edition of 28 April 2017