News of the day 2 August 2018
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The Guardia Civil are keeping up the pressure on drugs traffickers.


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

Taxis were in limited supply at the airport on Tuesday.


Meeting to break taxi deadlock

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

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Archive image of National Police in Playa de Palma.


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

Hire cars and residents' cars, they all add to congestion.


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

Renata G. spent eleven days in custody before providing bail.


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

Alberto Álvarez, spokesperson for the Elite Taxi federation.

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

Magalluf, good for a party but pretty quiet here.


Balearics beaches among the best in the world

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

News / 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