News of the day 27 July 2022
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Balearic employment minister, Iago Negueruela, with union and hotel employer representatives

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Unions to demand ten per cent pay rise for hotel workers

The new pay agreement is scheduled to be in place from April 2023.

Andrew Ede

Area by the Torrent Gros in Palma, Mallorca

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Autopsy confirms death from heat stroke in Mallorca

The 77-year-old had gone for a walk, as he did most days.

Andrew Ede

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Spanish airport operator makes a small fortune

Aena reiterated it expects traffic at its airports to rise by 75% and 85% of 2019 levels, although it said airlines had reduced its summer capacity to 200 million passengers down from a previously announced 216 million.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Ryanair´s Spanish flight crews plan strike action until New Year

The number of cancelled flights was limited compared to other countries where Ryanair staff have also gone on strike as Spanish regulation forces airlines and staff to maintain a minimum service.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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Shakira rejects tax deal in Spain, a step closer to trial

"The singer is fully confident of her innocence and therefore does not accept a settlement," the statement said.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Booster jabs are still being offered in the Balearics.

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Covid data in the Balearics for July 27

Ibiza continues to have the highest incidence rate.

Humphrey Carter

A wild goat enjoying someone's garden in Puerto Andratx.

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Heat wave not putting wild goats off the gardens in Andratx

The goats are no longer frightenede of humans of traffic.

Humphrey Carter

The slogans telling “rude tourists are not welcome”.

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Balearic village tells rude tourists "they are not welcome"

Minorcan local council investigating the wave of anti-tourism graffiti

Humphrey Carter

News / Celebs
Schumacher and family will spend more time on Mallorca.

Celebs

Michael Schumacher set to be moved to Mallorcan estate

Schumacher family planning on making Mallorca their winter home.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Travelling
Chief Executive Gabriel Escarrer.

Travelling

Melia Hotels returns to profits in H1 on tourism rebound

Bookings in resort hotels exceed 2019 levels for the third quarter.

Reuters

Spain in the firing line.

Travelling

Outrage in the UK over Spain’s new travel requirements for Britons

Spain slated for new travel demands for British tourists.

Humphrey Carter

Planes of German air carrier Lufthansa are parked at Frankfurt airport

Travelling

Lufthansa ground staff walk out in Germany in pay dispute

Further strike action not being ruled out if pay talks fail.

Reuters

Weather / Temperatures
Formentor beach, Pollensa, Mallorca

Temperatures

Wednesday's weather in Mallorca

Plenty of sun and temperatures into the low thirties.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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