News of the day 24 May 2024
News / Latest headlines
Video of the seconds after the building's collapse.

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Video footage surfaces capturing the moments immediately following the tragic building collapse in Playa de Palma

The reaction in the area was unanimous, with dozens of people trying to help the injured and affected until the emergency teams arrived.

MDB Digital

One of the victims is the Senegalese citizen, Abdoulaye Diop, who worked as a doorman in Playa de Palma

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Three days of mourning following Playa de Palma tragedy

Four fatalities; seven other people are said to be in a very serious condition.

Andrew Ede

Tailback heading towards Soller in Mallorca

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Road closures planned to deal with Soller traffic congestion

As yet there is no date from when there will be potential road closures.

Andrew Ede

Here is a timeline in pictures before and after the building collapse on the Playa de Palma

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"Playa de Palma remains a safe destination, and this incident does not reflect the usual safety and quality of our tourist services"

The CAEB Restaurants Association wished to clarify that the Medusa Beach Club "is not one of our members."

Jason Moore

The debris removal continued throughout the night, with trained dogs aiding the search.

Latest headlines

Tragedy in Playa de Palma: the worst building collapse since 2009

Many neighbors joined efforts to clear the rubble and search for the missing.

MDB Digital

News / Comment
Tourists walking in the centre of Palma


Be careful what you wish for...

All you need is for Turkey, Greece or Croatia to reduce their prices and the Balearic dream of fewer tourists will become a reality.

Jason Moore

Plenty of traffic seen on the Mallorcan roads


Stop tourist bashing in Mallorca

Let’s be honest, a great deal of people in Mallorca have made a lot of money from tourism, do they really want to turn their backs on that?

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle
British Helen has lived in Mallorca for twenty years

Yacht Business Focus in Mallorca

Ahoy from Mallorca: Charting Helen Stachini's yachting journey

My business objective is to provide a great service by saving the yacht valuable time and often money too by connecting them to the right people.

Erica Lay

Daily Horoscope

What does your horoscope say about you today: Friday, May 24

If there's difficult or demanding work to be done, we might want to save it until the afternoon hours

MDB Digital

Holiday / Travelling
The Celebrity Edge is one of the cruise ships in port today


Find out which ships are in port today

There are two cruise ships scheduled to visit the Port of Palma today

Cathy Caliz

Weather / Latest news
Expect there to be clouds on Thursday in Palma

Latest news

Weather in Palma for May 24, 2024

Residents should be prepared for a humid day coupled with moderate winds.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Club Pollentia Resort & Spa, Alcudia, Mallorca

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Saturday's weather in Mallorca

The forecast for Mallorca for Saturday, 25 May.

Andrew Ede

Sport / Real Mallorca
Javier Aguirre moving on from Real Mallorca.

Real Mallorca

It’s official – Mallorca coach Aguirre to go

There won’t be a lot of money available for next season as we finished fourth bottom.

Monro Bryce

Food and drink / Food and drink
Fish and chips is one of my favourite dishes

Food and drink

Fish & Chips and the perfect tempura!

Who doesn’t love a light, crisp batter adding an irresistible crunch to delicious vegetables, fish and seafood?

Marc Fosh

Edition of 24 May 2024