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Don't touch the exhibits! American tourist accidentally snaps finger off priceless 600-year-old statue in Florence
Tuesday 06 August 2013
The unnamed man was reportedly trying to measure the 14th century sculpture's finger
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Find your inner Tarzan, get up close to the beasts of the jungle or explore some of the nation's leading museums and attractions
Sunday 28 July 2013
I'm in the Ardèche for a holiday with family and assorted friends. I haven't worn shoes for 10 days and am growing a beard that is turning out to be unnervingly grey. All is good … well almost all.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
The authoritarian leader of Kazakhstan visited David Cameron in Downing Street while he was on a private trip to London with his family this week, it has emerged.
Thursday 18 July 2013
Traces of canvas, paint and nails found in oven of suspect in multi-million pound art heist
Tuesday 16 July 2013
A museum in northern China has been closed down by local authorities after many of its artefacts were revealed to be fakes.
Friday 12 July 2013
The list below provides more information about a selection of the Hidden Treasures events from across the country.
The Superman of hard drives: New 5-dimensional computer 'memory crystal' will survive the human race, say scientists
Wednesday 10 July 2013
Information is encoded with lasers, has a thermal stability of up to 1000°C and a practically unlimited shelf life
Wednesday 10 July 2013
Rescue workers have been called to the scene in a bid to find survivors
Wednesday 03 July 2013
75 years on, National Railway Museum gathers five surviving sister locomotives
Friday 28 June 2013
Art is set to collide with new-age therapies when the Mexican artist Pedro Reyes brings Sanatorium to the Whitechapel Gallery next week. His installation, ranging across five “treatment rooms”, will function as a clinic that offers a series of “self-discovery” sessions. Visitors temporarily become “patients” when they sign up for an activity, which will be administered by 30 quasi-instructors trained by Reyes.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Pontefract aims to celebrate its most famous export, and lure liquorice-loving tourists to come and part with their pennies
Monday 24 June 2013
Music veteran David Bowie is to be seen in venues across the UK - with a live screening from the hit exhibition at the V&A Museum which celebrates the chart star's career.
Sunday 23 June 2013
VIDEO: The statue, of a man called Neb-Sanu, turns during the day
Saturday 22 June 2013
The man who pays his way
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 3 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 4 James Blunt was special guest on the highest-rating Top Gear episode ever
- 5 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed