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16th June – Over the weekend British tabloids went to press with headlines such as “HOLS TERROR ALERT Brit tourists warned as Spain terror threat raised to SEVERE with 40,000 extra cops deployed” and “HIGH RISK – British tourists warned as Spain Terror threat raised….. These headlines are FALSE….. It was raised to level 4 in June 2015 and has remained at this level since then. No changes have been made.
The Spanish government maintains a national terrorism alert level in response to terrorist attacks in Europe and elsewhere. Since 2015 the Spanish authorities have assessed the threat level as High, the second highest level (level 4 out of 5). This remains unchanged after the Barcelona attack in August 2017. Current alert levels can be seen on the Spanish Interiors Ministry´s website.
4th June – The 48 year old man who died after falling from the balcony of the Torre Gerona apartments sometime during Saturday night and the early hours of Sunday morning has been named as Colin McGarry, from North Belfast. The post-mortem will take place here in Spain. No further details are available at this time.
31st May – Fire at Manchester Airport – A huge plume of smoke can be seen billowing from a car park at Manchester Airport. The fire is located in a new multi-storey car park located near terminal two. Read more HERE
26 May – Summer strikes announced at Glasgow and Aberdeen airports.
Two 12-hour strikes have been announced at two of Scotland’s busiest airports next month.
Following stalled talks between the AGS Airports group and Unite, industrial action has been announced for the summer holiday period at Glasgow and Aberdeen terminals.
Unite members at the two sites will walk out from 04:00 until 16:00 on 7 and 10 June. Read the full story at BBC NEWS