News of the day 23 May 2017
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Industrial relations

Dockworkers call off Wednesday strike

The dispute has been over legislative reform that will bring an end to the closed shops operated by workers' stevedore companies at Spain's ports.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Terraferida attacks beach weddings

Terraferida says that the Costas Authority should not be giving permission for such events.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


22 dead in Manchester terror attack

Emergency numbers from Spain: +44(0)7801 371 704 and +44 07712 764 151.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Majorca and Spain condemn the Manchester terror attack

Among messages of solidarity and condolence have been ones from Palma town hall, the CCOO union, the hoteliers and Pep Guardiola. The Spanish government has issued its condemnation, and King Felipe has described the attack as "despicable".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Ship with Sahara sand docking today

The Balearic parliament yesterday condemned the import and called on the Guardia Civil to prevent the unloading.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Es Trenc chiringuito demolition has started

Floodlighting has been installed to enable work to go on overnight.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Spain's hotels tell Abta they will not pay for false claims

The hotel industry will prosecute all fraudsters in line with Spanish law, which will mean all of those in the chain, including holidaymakers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Ryanair confirm Air Europa long-haul alliance

Destinations include New York, Boston, Miami, Caracas, Bogota, Sao Paulo, Lima, Montevideo and Buenos Aires.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


May's for turning

May has scored a spectacular own goal which could cost her dearly.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

Open letter to the mayor of Calvia, Alfonso Rodriguez, re Santa Ponsa.

Edition of 23 May 2017