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Drowned man described as "truly heroic"

The family of a man who drowned in Majorca, while trying to rescue his son from the sea, has described him as "truly heroic."

George Selby from Hornchurch in Essex, and his 7-year-old son Louis, died while on holiday on the island on Saturday.

It's been reported that Mr Selby dived into the sea, despite the fact he couldn't swim, after his son was washed into the water by a large wave.


Hertfordshire woman falls from balcony

23 year-old Charlotte Faris

The family of a 23 year old woman from Hertfordshire, who died after falling from a balcony in Majorca, have paid tribute to a "very loving and much loved daughter, sister, grand-daughter and friend".

Charlotte Faris from Stevenage had just arrived for a holiday in Magaluf, when she fell 30 feet in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Stevenage holiday maker dies in hotel plunge

A tourist from Stevenage has died after reportedly falling from a hotel balcony in Majorca - the third Briton to die on the Spanish island in less than a month.

Charlotte Faris, 23, plunged to her death during the early hours of yesterday morning in the popular party resort of Magaluf.

The holidaymaker had checked into the Teix Hotel just hours earlier, according to reports. The Foreign Office confirmed the death.

We are aware and can confirm the death of British national Charlotte Faris in Majorca on May 5. We are providing consular assistance to her family.

– FCO spokesman