News of the day 27 June 2018
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French government under pressure to prevent air traffic controllers’ strike

It is not only French air traffic controllers who are taking industrial action, controllers in Barcelona have until Friday to decide whether to strike or not.

Humphrey Carter

All inclusive.


500 percent rise in false sickness claims in three years

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) said there were around 35,000 gastric sickness claims by British holidaymakers in 2016, a 500 per cent rise since 2013 with the problem of false claims very much under the spotlight again this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



20 arrested in Magalluf and Palmanova

Police operation against drug dealing and public order offenses in key resorts.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter



National Police smash human trafficking gang in Palma

The National Police have broken up a gang of human traffickers which specialised in smuggling citizens in to Majorca from India.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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112 emergency centre staff call off strike

The two sides involved in the dispute over working hours and conditions for staff at the 112 emergency centre have reached a deal which will avert industrial action.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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“Palma is overcrowded but Alcudia is empty...a balance is needed...”

Jason Moore

Edition of 27 June 2018