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Italian police think stolen Klimt masterpiece found hidden behind ivy

ROME (Reuters) - A painting by the Austrian artist Gustav Klimt that was stolen in 1997 might have been discovered, hidden in a...

Man who ate $120,000 banana at art show says ‘I’m not...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A performance artist who ate a banana taped to a wall that was an artwork valued at $120,000 said...

Devils chase children in Czech village’s eerie Christmas custom

Revellers dressed as devils are seen in the village of Valasska Polanka during a traditional Saint Nicholas parade near the town of Vsetin,...

All art is political: Switzerland’s Blocher puts masterpieces on display

Swiss billionaire and politician Christoph Blocher poses in front of a painting by Ferdinand Hodler "Vue du Leman depuis Chexbres" after after a...

Elizabeth I revealed as the translator of Tacitus into English

FILE PHOTO: A person views a portrait of Queen Elizabeth I by artist Steven van der Meulen at Sotheby's auctioneers, ahead of its...

Pakistani man aims to bring shade to Iraq’s Arbaeen pilgrims

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - A retired Pakistani industrialist sent thousands of saplings to Iraq on Friday to bring shade to pilgrims, an idea...

Block Friday: French activists try to disrupt discount shopping day

PARIS (Reuters) - Activists staged protests against online retailer Amazon around France on Friday and tried to blockade a shopping mall in Paris,...

Moment of my life says Spurs’ ball boy who set up...

LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur’s 15-year-old ball boy Callum Hynes said that helping his team equalise in their Champions League win over...

Players hail move to let them tee off in shorts in...

(Reuters) - Golfers at this week’s Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa will give their traditional trousers short shrift and dress for comfort...

Star-stricken: Tokyo’s famed Jiro sushi restaurant excluded from Michelin guide

TOKYO (Reuters) - The tiny basement restaurant that hosted U.S. President Barack Obama and featured in the documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” is...

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