A shark paid a visit to several holiday spots in Mallorca triggering a wave of reactions among tourists and on social media.
Six police officers were hurt as a protest in east London about the death of a Portuguese man who was stopped by police last week turned ugly. Edir Frederico Da Costa, who was black, died on June 21 when a car containing four people was stopped by police.
Belarus is expecting an increase of the tourist flow from Russia and is ready to provide many different types of recreation, Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Igor Petrishenko told Sputnik.
A video posted online by an entity claiming affiliation with the amorphous hacktivist collective Anonymous claims the US’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration is on the verge of a major announcement about life in outer space.
For the second year on a row, the fabled city of Istanbul, Turkey, has banned a celebratory parade in honor of gay pride, transgender rights and the legitimacy of sexual preference.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Lisbon agreed with Portuguese authorities on creation of alliance to advance space research, the Indian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday.
Ivanka Trump, the daughter of US President Donald Trump and an entrepreneur, is being accused of stealing a shoe design produced by her company IT Collection LLC. Trump has to testify in court over plagiarism claims in the next few months, Bloomberg reported.
Police in Delhi, India, are currently searching for a 23-year-old Mangolpuri woman who cut off her paramour’s genitals after he refused to marry her.
A group of English schoolboys defied their head teacher by wearing girl's skirts to school. No, they are not cross-dressers. They were protesting at the school insisting they were long trousers and not shorts during the heatwave which saw temperatures hit 35 degrees Celsius.
Mounted on the top of the Sierra Negra peak in Mexico, the Large Millimeter Telescope is believed to be the world's largest such device in terms of its frequency range. Sputnik Spain interviewed Mexican astrophysicist Arturo Gomez, one of the scientists who participate in the project.
Two men have died while searching in vain for a US$2 million treasure chest which has been left somewhere in the United States. Treasure hunters, who have been following clues in a cryptic poem, have rejected calls by a police chief for the hunt to be called off.
A new study by researchers at the University of Innsbruck revealed that people who enjoy bitter tastes also show signs of having antisocial personality traits.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced it will put its next-gen James Webb space telescope in cryogenic vacuum in a latest test.
Additional police were deployed in the streets of Yulin, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, in a bid to prevent vendors from selling and slaughtering dogs on the street during the dog meat festival, which fell on Wednesday. The scale of this year's festival is much smaller compared with previous years.
On June 22, 1941, Nazi Germany declared war on the USSR. The 1941-1945 clash between these countries, which is known as the Great Patriotic War in most of the former Soviet Union, caught people unaware. Three Soviet veterans from Leningrad (St. Petersburg), Gorky (Nizhny Novgorod) and Moscow told Sputnik their blood-chilling stories about the war.
A French lifestyle blogger has been killed in a freak accident involving a whipped cream dispenser. Rebecca Burger's demise is the latest in a list of bizarre ways to be summoned by the Grim Reaper.
Recently, a new batch of super-potent ecstasy has arrived in Europe; the flashy blue-yellow tablets bear an Ikea logo and have been associated with a number of overdose cases. Ironically, the new killer pills have only been recently encountered in Sweden itself, the country that spawned Ikea the furniture giant.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed details of filming "The Putin Interviews" documentary that was aired on the American television.
Head of largest Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group has prophesied that people will see their working hours dramatically shrunk in the course of the next 30 years.
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