The Magpies have not won at Old Trafford since 1972
The portrait was painted with 285,000 finger strokes using an iPad app
A well-chosen print, be it worth £5 or £500, will pep up your walls and, if you’re lucky, it may become a collector's item
Per capita public spending is currently 11 per cent higher in Scotland than in the rest of the UK
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.
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Apocalypse (My Boyfriend Doesn’t Care) (2013) by Slovakian artist Svetlana Fialova, 28, has been announced as this year’s winner of the biggest drawing prize in the UK. It is a canny but misguided choice.
The 'Pikachu Illustrator' is one of the game's rarest cards
The show features around 25 paintings by the museum's artist-in-residence, Geoffrey Harrison
Uncashed cheque discovered one month after it was received gives a glimpse into city's financial troubles
Wimbledon champion loses on return but will benefit from tough test as the US Open looms
The world’s largest tobacco firm created a database tracking every British MP’s opinion on plain cigarette packaging as part of its successful lobbying campaign to block the rules, it was claimed on Sunday.
‘Peace envoy’ to Northern Ireland appointed in a bid to resolve issue of contentious parades
Science-fiction writer Orson Scott Card is leading opponent of same-sex marriage
Graphic designer Finn Dean has been named the winner of The Book Illustration Competition for his work based on Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World.
In exceeding the bounds of the European Convention on Human Rights, this ruling only strengthens the case for repudiating the Court in the Conservative manifesto