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Rio de Janeiro delays Carnival due to surging Covid cases

The world-famous Carnival festivities in Rio de Janeiro will be held in late April rather than the final weekend of February, as the number...

Out of this world: 555.55-carat black diamond lands in Dubai

Auction house Sotheby’s Dubai has unveiled a diamond that is literally from out of this world. Sotheby’s calls the 555.55-carat black diamond – believed to...

Spider-Man comic page sells for record £2.44m

A single page of artwork from a 1984 Spider-Man comic book has sold at a US auction for a record 3.36 million dollars (£2.44...

New hi-tech photo brings Rembrandt’s Night Watch up close

Rembrandt van Rijn’s iconic and huge painting The Night Watch is now also a supersized museum photo delivered right to your laptop in unsurpassed...

Rare Superman comic book fetches stellar price at auction

A rare copy of a Superman comic book that sold for a dime in 1939 has been purchased for 2.6 million dollars (£1.96m) in...

No kidding: Swedish town’s goat decorations burnt again

The two straw goats of Gavle, Sweden’s most endangered Christmas decorations, have gone up in flames after surviving nearly a month in a central...

Skiing and snowboarding Santas take to the slopes for charity

Hundreds of skiing and snowboarding Santas have taken to the slopes at a US resort to raise money for charity. More than 230 joined the...

Marie Antoinette bracelet and Kobe Bryant trainers among auction items in Geneva

A diamond bracelet that once belonged to France’s Marie Antoinette is among the featured items in auctions of jewellery and other collectibles next week...

Campaigners stage climate protests across continents

Environmental campaigners staged protests on several continents to press their demands for more government action to curb global warming ahead of the upcoming UN...

One-off payment to help 36 million French motorists hit by rising fuel prices

French Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced that millions of lower and medium-income motorists will be given 100 euros (£84) in financial assistance to...

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