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2011-08-08 03:00:00

ROMFORD, England, August 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Luxury holidays to Ibiza are accessible to every tourist visiting the island, not just celebrities, according to Beat The Brochure - Online travel experts, Beat The Brochure, say that everyone can enjoy a luxurious holiday to Ibiza. The island is well known for its ability to bring in stars from around the world, but the company say that a luxurious holiday to Ibiza is accessible to every holidaymaker going on an Ibiza...

2011-04-28 03:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online travel agent On the Beach has released its ten most popular destinations for British tourists this coming summer. The list is dominated by Spain as seven of the featured destinations are located in the European country. The travel agent has attributed this trend to the availability of cheap flights to the country's many excellent resorts. The list ranks the top ten destinations based upon total projected departures during...

2009-05-26 09:57:51

Scientists from the University of the Balearic Islands have developed a new methodology to improve forecasting success between 48 and 24 hours before cyclones occur in the Mediterranean Sea. The researchers have used a low-cost means of statistically calculating the sensitivity of the real atmosphere in order to make climatologically-precise cyclone predictions. The Mediterranean region is a very active cyclone area, and is often affected by these atmospheric phenomena, which bring strong...

2008-12-05 11:23:02

Geneticists say DNA evidence suggests 20 percent of the population of the Iberian Peninsula has Sephardic Jewish ancestry. Another 11 percent have Moorish ancestors, the New York Times said Friday. The findings suggest there were mass conversions to Catholicism in the 15th and 16th centuries after Christian armies defeated Muslim control of Spain, the newspaper said. The study, led by Mark A. Jobling of the University of Leicester in Britain and Francesc Calafell of the Pompeu Fabra...

2008-07-23 18:00:36

HE'S famous for his middle-of-the-road, wholesome style ... but these amazing pictures show James Blunt letting his hair down like a rock rebel. The 34-year-old singer, a favourite with grannies, kicked over the traces on a luxury yacht with a bevy of stunning bikini girls. James, who had a hit with You're Beautiful, laughed and frolicked with his shapely crew off the Balearic island of Formentera. The former Household Cavalry officer has been single since splitting with Czech...

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Balearic Sea
2013-04-18 22:04:34

The Balearic sea, or otherwise known as the Iberian Sea, is a body of water located in the Mediterranean Sea near the Balearic Islands. Image Caption: Satellite Picture of the Balearic Sea. Credit: Serg!o/Wikipedia

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