News of the day 23 September 2019
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Thomas Cook flights

Tourism

Thomas Cook collapses

Some 150,000 British holidaymakers will need to be repatriated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Weather

Monday's weather in Majorca

Autumn starts today; still good weather in Majorca though.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passengers are seen at Thomas Cook check-in points at Mallorca Airport

Tourism

UK Civil Aviation Authority launches full programme to support Thomas Cook customers in Spain

UK Civil Aviation Authority launches repatriation from all Thomas Cook destinations

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passengers at the Heraklion airport on the island of Crete

Tourism

Thomas Cook's collapse strands about 50,000 in Greece, official says

"The top priority now is to get them back home."

Reuters

Thomas Cook Airlines

Tourism

46 flights operated by Thomas Cook in Spain cancelled - Airport operator AENA

Half of the flights had Spanish airports as their destination.

Reuters

Third day of the Labour party annual conference in Brighton

Tourism

Government should have saved travel firm Thomas Cook - UK Labour Party

Labour Party's finance spokesman John McDonnell speaks about the travel firm's collapse.

Reuters

Passengers talk to Civil Aviation Authority employee at Thomas Cook check-in points at Mallorca Airport after the world's oldest travel firm collapsed, in Palma de Mallorca

Tourism

Thomas Cook collapses Why and what happens now?

The CAA has launched a special website, thomascook.caa.co.uk, where affected customers can find details and information on repatriation flights.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Films in English in Majorca and Minorca

Events

Where to go and what to see

Cruise ships in port, markets and films to see in English.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Passengers are seen at Thomas Cook check-in points at Mallorca Airport

Tourism

European reaction to Thomas Cook bankruptcy

It currently has 600,000 people abroad, forcing governments and insurance companies to coordinate a huge operation to bring them all home.

Reuters

Thomas Cook workers in Palma's airport

Tourism

Thomas Cook jobs lost

More than 1,500 jobs have been lost in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Fire in Marratxi

Fire

Seven people affected by Marratxi fire

Employees tried to put out the fire themselves.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Monday's raids were the result of an investigation launched more than a year ago

Police

Spanish police arrest 9 Catalan separatists for allegedly planning violence

Police said that more arrests could be made.

Reuters

Thomas Cook Airlines

Tourism

"Absolutely gutted" - demise of Thomas Cook wrecks travellers' plans

"Nightmare, nightmare, stressed," said British holidaymaker Nick, as he awaited information at Palma airport on the Spanish island of Majorca.

Reuters

News / Comment

Brexit

Change of heart

“Johnson faces the prospect of getting a deal which is needed and not rejected by parliament...”

Jason Moore

Boris Johnson

Comment

Johnson being attacked

Johnson has crashed into so many obstacles in his bid to do what his Conservative MPs elected him to do.

Donald Trelford

Holiday / Lifestyle
Baking in Majorca

Weekend food

Culinary alchemy with a bun in the oven!

There is nothing quite as satisfying as serving up a generous wedge of home-baked cake.

Marc Fosh

Gardening in Majorca

Gardening

Gardening in Majorca

Try to avoid planting the same family of fruit and vegetables where you have had the last crop.

Dorothy Loeffler

Sport / Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca football match

La Liga football

Injury concerns for Wednesday as Mallorca lose 4-2 on Sunday

The game was a scrappy affair, not helped by another poor referee.

Monro Bryce

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