The building is located at number 5, calle Riera de Palma. | Iris Luque


Residents of 14 homes in central Palma have been evacuated for health and safety reasons.

An Architect who was brought in to check the structure of the 4-storey building at number 5 Carrer de la Riera, informed the Local Police that the residents were in danger because it could collapse at any minute.

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The building dates back to 1939 and used to house the Astoria Cinema; the entrance has now been sealed shut.

Earlier this week, two buildings in the Pere Garau neighbourhood of Palma were also evacuated due to the risk of collapse.