Everything you need to know about Palma: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Palma: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Madrid, May 10 (IANS/EFE) Actor Alfredo Landa, one of the best-known faces in Spanish film and the creator of a genre known as "landismo", died Thursday in Madrid, sources at the Spanish Film Academy told EFE. He was 80.
Madrid, May 7 (IANS) A Spanish court Tuesday suspended charges against Princess Cristina over her links to a corruption case involving her husband, reported Xinhua.
London, Feb. 28 (ANI): The Rolling Stones emerged as double winners at the NME Awards, more than half a century after the legendary English rock band was first featured in the magazine's pages.
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As Russia assesses the damage from the meteorite shower that rained down Friday on the central region of the country, experts in the US said the fragments of space rock could bring a small fortune in hidden treasure to those quick enough to find and scoop them up.
Santa Cruz (Spain), Feb 11 (IANS/EFE) Five crewmen from a British cruise ship docked in Santa Cruz de La Palma, a city in Spain's Canary Islands, were killed and three injured Sunday when a lifeboat plunged into the water during an evacuation drill, authorities said.
Washington, January 25 (ANI): A team of astronomers has reconstructed the journey of the gas emitted by a powerful explosion of GK Persei - that has not stopped growing and astonishing ever since - in 3D.
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) Ami Bera, an Indian-American physician from California and Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu ever elected to the US House of Representatives, created history as they were sworn in as members of the 113th Congress.
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Ami Bera, a Los Angeles?born physician son of Indian immigrants, was elected to the US Congress, repeating a 60?year?old feat by Dalip Singh Saund who was the first Indian American to win a Congressional election.
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Sixty years after Dalip Singh Saund created history to become the first Indian American to be elected to the US Congress, California physician Ami Bera repeated the feat in a tight race.
Palma de Mallorca (Spain), Oct 6 (IANS/EFE) A 21-year-old man arrested with 140 kg of explosives has admitted to Spain's national police that he planned to set off bombs at the University of the Balearic Islands, authorities said Friday.
Madrid, Oct 5 (IANS/EFE) Spanish police said Thursday that a 21-year-old engineering student arrested with explosives planned a Columbine-style attack at the University of the Balearic Islands.
Madrid, Oct 5 (IANS) A 21-year-old man has been arrested in Spain for plotting to blow up a university with 140 kg of explosives, Xinhua reported.
Jammu, Aug 21 (IANS) At least eight persons were killed and 35 others injured in a bus crash in the mountainous Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday afternoon.
Palma (Spain), July 23 (IANS/EFE) German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has expressed his support for the economic policy of Spain's Mariano Rajoy government, because, though it will be "very hard on many people", it is "the best way to create new jobs and reduce unemployment".
London, July 19 (ANI): Boris Becker put aside his embarrassing financial problems to treat his family to a sunshine break in Ibiza.
London, July 14 (ANI): Boris Becker's sumptuous Majorcan villa has been put up for auction by a judge, so that 225,000 pounds of the profits can be set aside to pay a long-standing debt which owes to a local landscape gardening company.
Naples, July 3 (IANS/AKI) A 35-year-old Italian stabbed his wife to death with a pair of scissors because she was 'too beautiful'.
London, June 21 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new way to detect the first stars when the universe was only 200 million years old and still emerging from its dark ages.
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Greenpeace India Tuesday claimed that major Indian corporates houses could be linked to the destruction of the Indonesian rainforests through their imports of palm oil from the country.
Washington, June 14 (ANI): Earlier it was thought the small worlds like Earth form mostly around stars rich in heavy elements such as iron and silicon.
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Shooting laser beams between satellites could help in measuring atmospheric greenhouse gases, a new study has revealed.
London, Sept 1 (ANI): A Kosovo man, who admitted shooting dead two US airmen at Germany's Frankfurt Airport, has said that he carried out the attack after watching a video showing US servicemen raping a Muslim girl in Iraq, and thinking that they would do the same in Afghanistan.
London, July 1(ANI): Thomson Airways will become Britain's first airline to fly customers on biofuel - in this case cooking oil - when it operates a service to Spain on July 28.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston has revealed that running and yoga have helped her maintain her stunning bikini body -even in her 40s.
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): An image has revealed the central region of the spiral galaxy NGC 4151, dubbed the "Eye of Sauron" by astronomers for its similarity to the eye of the malevolent character in 'The Lord of the Rings.'
London, Dec 9 (ANI): A team of astronomers, led by an Indian-origin boffin, has discovered the first carbon-rich planet, orbiting a star 1,200 light-years away, which could have an interior abundant in diamonds.
New Delhi, Sept.16 (ANI): The Shooting Federation of Canada and Commonwealth Games Canada has confirmed the athletes and coaches who will be participating in the shooting competition for Canada at the XIXth Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
London, Aug 06 (ANI): A British tourist was in a serious condition in hospital in Majorca after he fell from a hotel balcony, possibly while sleepwalking. led Davies was admitted to a hospital in Majorca after he fell from his holiday balcony while sleepwalking.
London, July 20 (ANI): A British teenager, who survived a 90ft plunge from an apartment while on holiday in Spain, is said to be fighting for her life in hospital.
London, June 30 (ANI): An English woman who went on a week-long Mediterranean cruise in a boat has developed a syndrome that has left her feeling seasick for nine years.
Sydney, Apr 2 (ANI): A YouTube video has triggered an online furore as it shows a primary school production of the violent and expletive-ridden film Scarface.
Maryland (US), Dec.10 (ANI): A specialized camera on a telescope operated by U.K. astronomers from Liverpool has made the first measurement of magnetic fields in the afterglow of a gamma-ray burst (GRB).
London, Oct 18 (ANI): A CCTV footage of Stephen Gately has confirmed that the deceased pop star was completely sober before his death and not on a eight-hour booze binge as rumour suggested.
London, October 17 (ANI): The gay Bulgarian who revealed that Stephen Gately had indulged in a three in a bed romp with him and partner Andy Cowles the night he died is reportedly negotiating a six-figure deal to disclose further details of the "intimate" night.
London, October 17 (ANI): The remaining members of Boyzone have inked the date "76 - 09" on their skin to mark the untimely death of fellow bandmate Stephen Gately, it has emerged.
London, October 14 (ANI): Stephen Gately from the band Boyzone could have died of 'Sudden Adult Death Syndrome,' medical experts believe.
London, October 16(ANI): Stephen Gately from the band Boyzone had a three-in-a-bed romp on the night he died, it has emerged.
London, October 13 (ANI): The gay partner of Boyzone's Stephen Gately who was sleeping in the next room when he died on October 10 has said that he can never forgive himself for the singer's death.
London, October 13 (ANI): The Bulgarian man, who had joined Boyzone star Stephen Gately in an alleged eight hour drinking binge the night before he died, has said that he has been left devastated by the singer's death.
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Boyzone star Stephen Gately's family has rubbished claims that he died after a late night booze binge.
London, October 12 (ANI): Late singer Stephen Gately from the band Boyzone died because of an eight-hour drinking binge, it has emerged.
Washington, October 9 (ANI): An international team of scientists, from the State University of Pennsylvania (USA) and the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (UAM), has developed a technique to replicate biological structures, such as butterfly wings, on a nano scale.
Washington, July 14 (ANI): The world's largest, most technologically advanced telescope is all set to make its formal debut on July 24 in Spain's Canary Islands.
Majorca (Spain), July 9 (ANI): A British man had to be saved by police after he began handing out 45,000 pounds in euros and travellers' cheques to strangers at the airport here on Wednesday.
London, June 15 (ANI): A new technique for detecting signs of life on distant planets by analyzing reflected light could soon lead astronomers to extra-terrestrial life.
New York, June 12 (ANI): Tom Cruise has joined forces with producer J.J Abrams to bring out 'Mission impossible 4.'
Washington, June 12 (ANI): In a new study, a group of international scientists took the help of a lunar eclipse to take a snapshot of earth's chemical fingerprint, which could help to identify planets most similar to earth where life may be thriving.
Washington, June 11 (ANI: Astronomers, using the William Herschel Telescope (WHT) on La Palma have confirmed an effective way to search the atmospheres of planets for signs of life, vastly improving our chances of finding alien life outside our solar system.
Film: '8x10 Tasveer'; Cast: Akshay Kumar, Ayesha Takia, Sharmila Tagore, Javed Jaffrey, Girish Karnad, Anant Mahadevan; Director: Nagesh Kuknoor; Rating: ***
London, March 26 (ANI): Astronomers, for the first time, have observed a rare asteroid as it was hurtling towards our planet and have captured the only spectrum of it before it exploded in our atmosphere, which may lead to an advanced warning system for Earth.
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Beauty is not only in the eye of the beholder, but it's also in his brain, suggests a new study, which found that men process exquisiteness on the right side of their brains, while ladies use their whole mind to do the job.
Madrid, Jan 26 (DPA) Real Madrid are now alone in second place in the Spanish Primera Liga after beating Deportivo Coruna 1-0 at home.
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time detected light from transiting exoplanets from ground based telescopes.
Madrid, Jan 12 (DPA) Lionel Messi gave Barcelona a dramatic 3-2 win away to Osasuna with a classy goal just six minutes from time, continuing an impressive Barca run in the Spanish football league, the Liga.
London, November 23 (ANI): A British sailor spent four days in a liferaft off the coast of Spain before being rescued by coastguards.
Lagos, Oct 23 (IANS) India's Isha Lakhani and Ankita Bhambri sailed into the quarter-finals even as Rushmi Chakravarthi bowed out of the $25,000 ITF event here.
Madrid, Oct 6 (DPA) Valencia are back on top of the Spanish Liga after a tight 1-0 win in Valladolid.
Washington, September 18 (ANI): A Penn State researcher of Indian origin has announced such a scientific advance that may one day help create cars with the metallic finish of some insects or the deep black of a butterfly's wing, and reflectors patterned on a fly's eyes.
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A new study suggests that physically active adolescents are less likely to smoke than their non-active counterparts.
London, July 17 (ANI): Ace Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo is back with his saucy Spanish lover, Nereida Gallardo, days after walking away from the relationship.
London, July 11 (ANI): Spaniard and Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal has been swimming at the beach with his girlfriend and showing his replica trophy to his fellow Majorcans, where he feels the happiest.
London, July 11 (ANI): Ace Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo will enjoy a 2million pound love-in with his sexy girlfriend as he recovers from injury.
Venice Film Festival concludes with the controversial judgment as Ang Lee, Taiwanese director bagged his second Golden Lion for the best picture Se, Jie (Lust, Caution). Itâ??s a second year in arrow when an Asian Film won Venice top