by MONITOR
UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown told Parliament that disguised donations to the Labour Party amounting to 600'000 pounds were “not legal”. The Electoral Commission said it had reported the matter to the police. In Pakistan Pervez Musharraf ended his lifetime career in the Army and became a civilian president. He promised to end the state of emergency before the early-January elections. At Annapolis, US, Israel and Palestine agreed to work towards a peace settlement within one year; the meeting, attended by 50 countries, was sponsored by the United States. In Australia, Labour won a general election, ending John Howard's long premiership. British Airways abandoned its take-over bid for Iberia, Europe's fourth largest airline, after facing a counter bid from Caja Madrid.
Bulletin Headlines of the Week
SUNDAY/MONDAY: Majorca Tories Told Cameron Can Win (Conservative MP Nigel Evans addressed the Conservatives Abroad in Palma).
TUESDAY: Majorca Traffic Tragedy (A journalist on the Bulletin's sister paper Diari de Balears was the latest victim of road deaths).
WEDNESDAY: Flight Discounts For All (Balearic senator Pere Sampol campaigns for non-EU residents to be eligible for discounted travel).
THURSDAY: Christmas Jobs Bonanza (Some 8'000 jobs are likely to be created for the Christmas period, mainly for young people).
FRIDAY: Cheaper Public Transport (New travel card will apply to the railway, metro, and non-EMT bus services).
SATURDAY: Palma Noise Alert (Palma is one of the noisiest cities in Spain, according to a new study).

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