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Mandela’s life and legacy celebrated in London exhibition

For a man who spent nearly three decades in prison, the passage of time was no doubt important to Nelson Mandela.


Self-shredding Banksy painting goes on display in Germany

“Love is in the Bin”, the work by graffiti artist Banksy that shredded itself live after it was sold at auction last year, went on display at a German museum – after officials had made sure its shredding mechanism was no longer working.


Dior gowns that made headlines star in London exhibition

From Princess Margaret’s 21st birthday gown to Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence’s red carpet dress, Christian Dior outfits that have made headlines go on show in a London exhibition dedicated to the French fashion house.


Prince William, Kate laud Dundee for its team approach to challenges

Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate visited a gleaming new design museum on Tuesday as well as a factory facing closure, and praised Dundee residents for pulling together in difficult times.


Prince William, Kate draw crowds to Scottish V&A opening despite chill

Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate officially opened the Victoria & Albert Dundee on Tuesday, an eye-catching design museum which looks like the bow of a ship on the mouth of the River Tay in Scotland.


At Baghdad workshop, the search for Iraq’s looted artifacts gets serious

Before Islamic State militants were dislodged from Iraq in 2017, they stole thousands of ancient artifacts. Most are still missing, and an international team of archaeologists is turning detective to recover as many as possible.


Daylight robbery: Russian police detain suspect after bold gallery heist

Russian police said they had detained a suspect after a painting was stolen from a Moscow gallery on Sunday, when the thief strolled unchallenged past visitors who mistook him for an employee.


Russian police find stolen painting, detain suspected thief

Russian police have recovered a painting by prominent artist Arkhip Kuindzhi stolen from a Moscow gallery on Sunday and detained the suspected thief, TASS state news agency said on Monday, citing a police official.


Russian painting stolen from Moscow gallery during exhibition

A 20th century landscape painting by a Russian artist was stolen from a Moscow art gallery in a brazen act of theft during an exhibition, police said on Sunday.


Banksy homage to Bataclan stolen from Paris theater

A mural by British street artist Banksy on a fire-exit door at Paris’ Bataclan theater, where Islamist militants killed 90 people three years ago, has been stolen, the venue said on Saturday.



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