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China calls for 'de-Americanized world' not dependent on the dollar as a reserve currency
Google has marked the birthday of the ornithologist and renowned natural history artist William John Swainson with a Doodle featuring some of his intricate illustrations.
The New Lights Art Prize seeks to recognise artists working outside of London
Gems from the canon of Norman Rockwell, whose depictions of post-war America still conjure nostalgia for a seemingly simpler, more optimistic time, are bound for the auction block at Sotheby’s in New York. The collection offers a perfect sampling of Rockwell’s iconic style that seems almost photographic in its detail, capturing ordinary moments and rituals in the daily life in America six decades ago. They are among seven works that will go under the hammer on 4 December and were each commissioned as covers for the Saturday Evening Post.
Acclaimed comic artist Christophe Blain goes through the swing doors to paint a lively portrait of the magical world of L'Arpège, the three Michelin-starred restaurant of Alain Passard, writes Luke Blackall
The Gunners' manager remains optimistic of new arrivals, despite failure to spend any money so far this summer
The UK university system is not the meritocracy it purports to be, Harriet Williamson believes
The show features around 25 paintings by the museum's artist-in-residence, Geoffrey Harrison
Biophysicist and X-ray crystallographer made breakthroughs in the field of DNA structure
Author Jane Austen replaces Charles Darwin after Bank of England faced criticism for its decision to replace Elizabeth Fry on the £5 note with Sir Winston Churchill
Here Nicholas Tucker picks out the best volumes for the weeks ahead
‘Peace envoy’ to Northern Ireland appointed in a bid to resolve issue of contentious parades
Towering and popular Pole can claim national first in a male Slam by shooting down Murray
We seem unable to discuss controversial matters calmly
'I’m not trying to compete with the photographer because I couldn’t'
Artwork by Christoph Niemann knits a combined scarf and glove for the southern hemisphere