News of the day 22 June 2017
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L-R: Noel Josephides, Abta chairman and chairman of Sunvil Holidays; Richard Francis, MD Monarch Tour Operations; Chris Mottershead, MD Thomas Cook UK&I; Nick Longman, MD TUI UK&I; and Mark Tanzer, chief executive Abta.

False claims

False compensation claimants facing three years in jail

Abta and travel industry partners launch “Stop Sickness Scams” campaign to crackdown on fake holiday sickness claims ahead of peak season.

Humphrey Carter



Ronaldo is ready to pay Spain's tax authorities

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to pay 14.7 million euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



Madrid says that Balearic bullfighting legislation is unconstitutional

Proposed Balearic legislation, designed to prevent the staging of bullfights, may well end up going the same way as Catalonia’s legislation that banned bullfighting.



Half of Alcudia power station will shut down by 2020

By 2020, the regional government intends to shut down half of the Es Murterar power station in Alcudia. Over subsequent years, the rest of it will be closed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


Eight new Balearic laws expected by the end of July

The Balearic parliament has so far this year approved only one law - for the Chambers of Commerce.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police lead away a suspect outside an apartment block during a raid in Madrid


Spain arrests "highly radicalised" Moroccan with suicide bomb manual

Spanish police arrested a 32-year-old Moroccan in a dawn raid in central Madrid on Tuesday.



After deadly London tower block fire, local council chief resigns

The chief executive of a London borough where a tower block fire killed at least 79 people in Britain's worst blaze since World War Two has resigned.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

Dear Sir, Once again we have returned today, two eighty something year old pensioners to Cardiff from Palma and once again we have received wonderful treatment from the staff at Palma. You should all be proud of your airport staff.

Edition of 22 June 2017