News of the day 2 August 2018
News / Latest headlines

Crime

Large hashish stash found in Guardia Civil operation

Operation Titanum could turn out to be one of the largest narcotics operations to have been mounted in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Meeting to break taxi deadlock

The tourism industry is complaining about losses incurred because of taxi driver strikes.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Police

Taxi driver arrested for stealing a tourist's phone

The taxi driver demanded a fare of 80 euros for a one-kilometre journey.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Hire-car sector business is down by 15%

Local hire-car firms are apparently suffering because of practices adopted by "so-called exporters".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Law

Call for tougher sentence for drink driving fatalities

Earlier this week, the driver responsible for the death of a British cyclist was given a 33-month sentence.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Industrial action

Spanish taxis drivers call off national strike against Uber

Regional governments are to be allowed to regulate licences for VTC services, so therefore Uber.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Beaches

Balearics beaches among the best in the world

Magalluf makes it onto the list in the "Party" category.

News / Comment

Comment

The Sanchez government

Without political support the government of Pedro Sanchez will fall.

Jason Moore

Holiday / Lifestyle

Letters to the editor

Taxi strike

More power to Uber, says one reader.

Edition of 2 August 2018
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