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Monday 12 November 2012
Three men posing as an art teacher and two students stole paintings worth about R17.5m (£1.2m) by some of South Africa's most celebrated artists off the walls of the Pretoria Art Museum in a brazen daytime robbery.
Saturday 10 November 2012
Thousands of moving war stories are being unearthed in a drive to gather a vast collection of First World War memorabilia from across Europe.
Friday 02 November 2012
The West can no longer claim to be the dominant force in modern art, the director of the Tate museums has declared, after announcing a major shift towards acquiring and exhibiting the best new work from Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.
Thursday 01 November 2012
Government budgets may be constricting all round Whitehall, but when it comes to the urgent matter of serpent taxidermy, cash can always be found.
Tuesday 30 October 2012
Life on Marsden: The car was actively damaging the feminist cause just by being parked
Monday 15 October 2012
The Impressionist was into social networking long before the dawn of the internet
Sunday 14 October 2012
It's not unusual for Peter Lippmann to ruffle a few feathers. The fashion photographer has shot stilletos in smashed-up cars, cocktail rings on half-clean dinner plates and used, as you can plainly see here, live chickens to model luxury jewellery.
Saturday 06 October 2012
You may feel like you are window-shopping at Harrods or the Burlington Arcade when you step inside the slick new furniture gallery at London's Victoria & Albert Museum, which opens in December.
Thursday 04 October 2012
The original ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz (1939) will go on public display in Europe for the first time ever.
Thursday 27 September 2012
Three members of a gang who stole millions of pounds worth of Chinese antiques from a museum in an act of 'cultural vandalism' have been jailed for six years each.
Monday 20 August 2012
His books highlight the contradictions at the heart of Turkey. Orhan Pamuk, who has turned 60, talks to Shaun Walker
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Whether you fancy learning about the planets, pandas or the plague, Britain’s city’s offer great summer-holiday outings
Sunday 12 August 2012
Forty years after war ended, Washington begins decontamination of worst-affected areas in Vietnam
Monday 06 August 2012
International action is urgently required to save the world's imperilled historic shipwrecks from the ravages of commercial fishing, experts have warned.
Monday 06 August 2012
Archaeologists want sunken vessels to be given the same levels of protection as threatened marine ecosystems
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more