News of the day 6 October 2017
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CaixaBank, which is expected to make an announcement today (Friday).

Catalonia crisis

Catalonia crisis: banks moving and risks for tourism

Tourism industry leaders are concerned about the instability and an image of insecurity in Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Monique Tennant (second left), assisted by the Guardia Civil in going to the spot where Jacqueline's body was found.


Military funeral for Jacqueline Tennant who went missing ten years ago

Monique Tennant: "I am not convinced about the cause of death, none of that makes any sense to me. She was always so careful."

Humphrey Carter

Graffiti at the cemetery in Montuiri.

Historical memory

Fascist graffiti at Montuiri cemetery

The graffiti was sprayed on the pillars to the cemetery where there is a search for the remains of Republicans murdered during the Civil War.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

A virtual doubling of the Balearic population, but it surely can't be due solely to tourism.


New July population maximum for the Balearics

On 29 July there were 2,018,176 people in the Balearics, the highest number ever for a July day.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passengers at the airport in Minorca, affected by the Monarch collapse.

Monarch collapse

6,885 Monarch passengers repatriated from Spain yesterday

The CAA: "Our flying programme to bring home 110,000 people from across the Mediterranean and beyond remains on course."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Bulletin Legends Cup lunch.


Legends Cup lunch - an ace event

To celebrate the Legends Cup tennis event, the Bulletin decided to organise something special.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Christmas lights on the Born last year.


Palma Christmas lights to go on for Black Friday

The town hall believes there would be overcrowding (of people and traffic) if the lights coincided with Black Friday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The wage increase agreement is good news for employees but not for smaller businesses.

Industrial relations

Small businesses at risk because of hospitality sector wage rise

Pimem, the association for small to medium-sized businesses, wants separate wage agreements for smaller and larger businesses.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Tolo Cursach, held in prison since the end of February.

Cursach affair

Government planning its own prosecution in the Cursach case

The government intends to ensure that the "interests of the regional community" are defended.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Inca's Dijous Bo, the biggest fair of the year in Majorca. Can you spot a future tourism minister in the crowd?

Fairs and fiestas

Street cleaning strike threatened for Inca fairs

The workforce hasn't had a pay rise since 2013. The first fair is over the weekend of 21-22 October. The biggest fair of all is Dijous Bo.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment


The Monarch operation

The British government deserves praise for the massive Monarch operation.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

Roadworks in Santa Ponsa and King Felipe's broadcast about Catalonia.

Edition of 6 October 2017