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Rihanna Slams Snapchat After Ad Mocks Her Domestic Abuse

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 04:14:57 GMT

Rihanna attends Rihanna Fenty Beauty Presentation in Madrid on Sept. 23, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.

Susana Raya comes to The Joint

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:02:31 GMT

If you figure out a way to make it through a three-minute video of Susana Raya's singing and guitar playing without falling head over heels in love, let me know. The woman who music critic Ted Gioia coined "the Andalusian Eva Cassidy" made her way into jazz guitar after getting her propers at a conservatory in her native Cordoba, Spain, spent a good chunk of the aughts racking up titles in international jazz competitions.

Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ continue to drive innovation

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:03:08 GMT

When it comes to Android-powered smartphones, the current market leader would be Samsung, and the South Korean conglomerate has long delivered high quality flagship devices through the Galaxy S series. At the recently concluded Mobile World Congress that happened in Barcelona, Spain, Samsung yet again pushed the envelope when it comes to flagship Android-powered smartphones in the form of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ handsets.

Worth a Look

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 06:44:01 GMT

The Bay Choral Guild, along with the Jubilate Orchestra, will perform Johann Sebastian Bach's "St. John Passion" at First United Methodist Church on Sunday, March 18, at 6 p.m. The choral piece involves the characters of John , Jesus, and four soloists who comment on the action, as well as a chorus of singers portraying both followers of Jesus and the mob calling for his condemnation.

God Bless You' Listed as Anti-Muslim Microaggression

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 02:23:21 GMT

Podemos Secretary General Pablo Iglesias sneezes before speaking during a meeting in Oviedo, Spain, May 17, 2015. ccording to an "Anti-Oppression Library Guide" written by a group of librarians at Simmons College in Boston, "saying 'God bless you' after someone sneezes" is a microaggression against Muslim people.

The Black Madonna, DJing at S nar, on dance music's global appeal

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 21:50:05 GMT

SA3nar was a place I wanted to get to someday, says American DJ who's one of the world's most exciting turntablists, and one committed to promoting equality wherever she goes - including, this weekend, Hong Kong Last June in Barcelona, Spain, The Black Madonna held court over a packed arena, ushering the 15,000-strong SA3nar festival crowd into the first light of dawn with a two-hour set that blended pop, disco, acid house, jazz, rock and soul music into a seamless and uplifting mix. Greeting a pulsating sea of arms with a "Good morning SA3nar" midway through, she welcomed to the stage French house DJ and LGBTQ icon Kiddy Smile to perform as the beats hit a celebratory high.

In the small city of Caceres, Spain is at its most delicious

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:36:31 GMT

These large birds swoop out of the Mediterranean blue only to slam on their air brakes in an awkward battle against inertia. This emergency manoeuvre turns what was pure gliding elegance into an ungainly attempt to hit their mark, especially when their chosen landing pad is the impossibly slender spire atop one of the many Renaissance churches in this smallish city in southwestern Spain.

Jarvis Cocker Announces UK Tour Playing Mostly New Songs

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:49:43 GMT

Jarvis Cocker poses for a backstage photo during Primavera Sound Festival 2017 Day 2 at Parc del Forum on June 1, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. Jarvis Cocker 's last full-fledged solo album Further Complications came out almost a full nine years ago.

Ikea Space10 Lab Announces "Fast Food of the Future" Including Algae Hot Dogs and Mealworm Burgers

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 06:18:04 GMT

Its about the project, Space10 describes the recipes. The first, the Dogless Hotdog, is an assortment of carrots, onions, cucumber, herbs, and berry ketchup, mustard, and turmeric cream on a super nutritious micro-algae bun.

Wedding of the Day: A Laid-Back Beach Celebration in Ibiza

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:57:19 GMT

Sometimes, the second time's the charm. In 2012, when Vittoria Illy and Reto Pfenniger first met through a mutual friend, they were both in relationships.

Spanish police arrest 150-strong Chinese-led human trafficking gang

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 21:06:05 GMT

Spanish police arrest 150-strong Chinese-led human trafficking gang which offered to smuggle migrants to the UK for A 18,000 Police in Spain have arrested 155 people and smashed an international Chinese human trafficking gang that smuggled people into Britain and Ireland. Officers say gang chiefs charged migrants a flat fee of a 20,000 each for getting them to their final destination with fake passports.

Spain's ACS to take lead in deal with Atlantia to buy Abertis: sources

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:33:47 GMT

FILE PHOTO: Toll road operator Abertis headquarters is seen in Barcelona, Spain, October 9, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo Atlantia and ACS had been locked in a bidding war for Abertis, with the Spanish government concerned an Italian victory could leave some of the country's most important transport arteries under foreign control.

European court backs Spaniards who burned royal photo

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:11:27 GMT

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Spain's Amazon workers call two-day strike over wages, rights

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:43:12 GMT

Over one thousand Amazon workers in Spain plan to stage their first strike with a two-day walkout to protest what unions claim are efforts to reduce employees' rights, union Comisiones Obreras said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO - Products are moved on conveyer belts inside Amazon's main fulfillment center in San Fernando de Henares, near Madrid, Spain, November 10, 2015.

Trading in Samsung Elec to be halted for three days before stock split - Korea Exchange

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:21:20 GMT

South Korea's stock exchange said on Monday that trading in Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's shares will be halted for three days before the stock is split. The logo of Samsung is seen on a building during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain February 25, 2018.

TORRESOL ENERGYTorresol Energy celebrates its tenth anniversary

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 04:51:27 GMT

Torresol Energy , a company created to promote the technological development, construction, operation and maintenance of large solar power plants, owner of the innovative plants Gemasolar -a pioneering facility with central tower and molten salt heat storage technology - in Fuentes de Andalucia ; Valle 1 and Valle 2 -with SENERtrough parabolic trough technology- in San Jose del Valle , celebrates its tenth anniversary .

Ainhoa Garijo Garrido

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:07:55 GMT

Sophomore Ainhoa Garijo Garrido earned her second consecutive Mid-South Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week honor on Monday, registering three singles and two doubles wins in three outings for the Phoenix. The Albacete, Spain, native recorded a 6-1, 6-2, victory against Reinhardt University's Yamit Vodavoz and posted a 6-4, 2-6, 6-2, win versus Olivet Nazarene's 28th-ranked Victoria Monakhova.

New link between obesity and body temperature

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 19:25:45 GMT

VIDEO: Video recording of IR thermography of a WT and a TRPM8-deficient mouse during 6.45 hours of the light phase, starting at the lights-on time .... view Reduced ability to maintain body temperature in colder environments may contribute to the development of obesity in adulthood, suggests a new study in mice published in JNeurosci . Energy from food fuels maintenance of a constant body temperature by generating and conserving heat.

Spanish wine industry in numbers

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:41:19 GMT

In terms of vineyard area, Spain has the highest amount in the world - almost one million hectares . However, the drier climate and poorer soils result in lower production levels, around 42 million hectolitres per year, below those of Italy and France.

Spain's market regulator clears Hochtief's bid for Abertis

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 09:58:54 GMT

Spain's market regulator on Monday cleared Hochtief's takeover bid for toll road company Abertis, starting a one month period in which Hochtief and rival bidder Atlantia can improve their proposals. FILE PHOTO: Toll road operator AbertisA headquarters is seen in Barcelona, Spain, October 9, 2017.