Colossus of ancient Egyptian King Ramses moved to new home, carefully

Colossus of ancient Egyptian King Ramses moved to new home, carefully

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt moved an 83-tonne, 3,200-year-old statue of King Ramses II to the atrium of Cairo’s new Grand Egyptian Museum on Thursday...
A golden idea? Museum offered 18-karat toilet to Trump: Washington Post

A golden idea? Museum offered 18-karat toilet to Trump: Washington Post

(Reuters) - New York’s Guggenheim Museum offered to lend an 18-karat gold toilet to President Donald Trump after the White House asked to borrow...
Paris atelier provides safe haven for exiled artists

Paris atelier provides safe haven for exiled artists

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris, whose bohemian culture attracted some of the world’s finest painters at the turn of the 20th century, is opening its...
China's terracotta warriors march to Liverpool museum

China’s terracotta warriors march to Liverpool museum

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Figures from China’s famed Terracotta Army go on display in a museum in Liverpool this week, a decade after the...
Lagos art lovers get chance to bid for long-lost masterpiece found in London

Lagos art lovers get chance to bid for long-lost masterpiece found in London

LONDON/LAGOS (Reuters) - A portrait of a Nigerian princess that was lost for more than 40 years has been found in a London flat...
Israeli archaeologists unearth 1,800-year-old mosaic

Israeli archaeologists unearth 1,800-year-old mosaic

CAESAREA, Israel (Reuters) - A 1,800-year-old mosaic of toga-clad men dating back to the Roman era has been unearthed in Israel, archaeologists said on...
U.S. playwright David Mamet turns his sights on Harvey Weinstein

U.S. playwright David Mamet turns his sights on Harvey Weinstein

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - David Mamet has written a new play about film producer Harvey Weinstein, the Pulitzer Prize winner said in an interview...
'Rarest white diamond ever' to be sold in London

‘Rarest white diamond ever’ to be sold in London

LONDON (Reuters) - A flawless diamond, the size of a large strawberry, is expected to fetch a world record price when it comes to...
BRIEF-Barclays pre-tax profit rises 10 percent to 3.54 Billion pounds

Slimmed-down ‘fatberg’ goes on display in London museum

LONDON (Reuters) - Pieces of a 130-tonne “fatberg”, a ball of fat and waste that was discovered in a London sewer in late 2017,...
BRIEF-Barclays pre-tax profit rises 10 percent to 3.54 Billion pounds

Stolen painting by French master Degas found on bus near Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - French customs police have found a painting by 19th century master Edgar Degas that was stolen nine years ago from a...

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USA Gymnastics ex-doctor moved from prison after alleged assault

(Reuters) - Disgraced USA Gymnastics ex-team doctor Larry Nassar has been removed from a federal prison where he has been held, records showed on...

Asia shares inch up, cautious on Sino-U.S. trade talks

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets crept cautiously higher on Monday as investors awaited developments on proposed Sino-U.S. trade talks, while keeping a...
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Magnitude 7.2 earthquake strikes NNE of Indonesia’s Lombok – USGS

(Reuters) - A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck in the sea 124 km (75 miles) north-northeast of the holiday island of Lombok, Indonesia, on...