Lima, June 20 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed Wednesday when a passenger bus fell off 100 metres into a ravine in Peru's Chanchamayo province, Xinhua reported.
Stockholm, June 18 (IANS) Supermodel Caroline Winberg says models need to be professional to everyone if they really want to survive in the fashion industry.
Lima, June 17 (IANS/EFE) As many as 1,180 inmates at Lurigancho prison, Peru's largest, danced and exercised non-stop for three hours to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest group of people taking part in a "full body" aerobics workout routine. The prisoners trained two hours a day for the past four months as part of a rehabilitation program, Lurigancho's warden, National Police Col. Tomas Garay, told reporters.
Lima, June 17 (IANS/EFE) The first drummer of The Beatles, Pete Best, was declared an "illustrious visitor" by the mayor of the Lima district of San Miguel, Salvador Heresi, a lover of the legendary British band's music. Best arrived in the Peruvian capital to give a concert Sunday in honour of his ex-musical group called "A Day in the Life", together with Peruvian musicians and singers who were fans of The Beatles.
Stockholm, June 9 (IANS) Swedish Princess Madeleine Therese Amelie Josephine married Christopher O'Neill, a US banker, here Saturday in a ceremony attended by the Royals, business tycoons and celebrities. The bridegroom, however, has opted to remain a private citizen and not be granted the royal rank, Xinhua reported. O'Neill, who is an American citizen, will continue his business activities as before despite marrying the princess
Stockholm, June 7 (IANS) Sweden's Princess Madeleine will wed Saturday a commoner who is a US business school graduate. The marriage will have one of largest gatherings of kings and queens that Europe has seen for years
Stockholm, June 4 (IANS) Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize centenary celebrations began here Tuesday with Bollywood icon Sharmila Tagore, who is from the same family and on her first visit here, saying that there will "be readings of Tagore poetry and prose". The opening ceremony took place in central Stockholm.
Lima, June 4 (IANS/EFE) A group of researchers headed by maritime historian Jorge Ortiz Sotelo is continuing the search for two Spanish vessels that went missing along the coast south of Lima in 1615. Sotelo Monday presented a preliminary summary of his work so far, a project he began in 2010 and for which he has the support of the National Geographic Society and the Peruvian Ministry of Culture. Ortiz consulted Peruvian and Spanish archives to identify the possible locations of the ships and established a search area where four research expeditions have been undertaken with a magnetometer, a device that measures magnetic fields, and a metal detector
Stockholm, June 4 (IANS) Visiting Chinese top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng and Swedish Parliament Speaker Per Westerberg have stressed the importance of free trade and sustainable development.
Stockholm, June 2 (IANS) Ethiopia's Shumi Gerbaba Eticha and Isabellah Andersson from Sweden won the men's and women's titles of the Stockholm Marathon respectively. Gerbaba, who won the race in 2011, claimed first place in 2:16:13 Saturday. Stephen Chelimo from Kenya came second in 2:17:51, reports Xinhua.