Newsmakers

Bud Spencer, star of spaghetti Westerns, dies at 86

Bud Spencer

Italian actor Bud Spencer, who starred in a string of spaghetti Westerns, died on Monday in Rome aged 86, his family confirmed.

Omega-3s may reduce heart attack risk by 10 per cent

Consuming foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as salmon, sardines and anchovies, can reduce risk of a deadly heart attack by 10 per cent, a study out Monday said.

Texting can change rhythm of your brain

Texting can change your brain waves, according to a new study that found a unique “texting rhy-thm” in people who used their smartphone to text message.

Zika vaccine works on mice, hope for humans

The 2 vaccines tested worked against 2 strains of Zika virus, including one from the Brazil outbreak.

Chinese fans furious over Lady Gaga-Dalai Lama meet

27NEWS1.jpg

The Dalai Lama greets Lady Gaga before a question and answer session at the US Conference of Mayors in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo: AP)

‘Magnets make people think of love’

27NEWS5.jpg

People are more attracted to their romantic partners after playing with magnets, a new study has found.

The research is an example of a social priming effect.

You don’t have to be a foreign policy expert to sense that India is hopping mad at China, after Beijing successfully scuttled New Delhi’s bid to enter the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group, through wh

Arvind Kejriwal is at it again, demanding a Brexit-style referendum on full statehood for Delhi.