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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Charles, Prince of Wales stands during the honouring of the fallen heroes of the two World Wars in Abuja, Nigeria, November 8, 2018. Pius Utomi Ekpei/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Britain's Prince Charles celebrated his 70th birthday on Wednesday by attending public and private parties as parliament sang his praises and his office released new photographs of the heir to the throne with his close family.

Arts9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A Christie's staff holds a 18.96 carat Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond during a preview in Geneva, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

The "Pink Legacy", a diamond weighing just under 19 carats, fetched a record 50.375 million Swiss francs ($50 million), purchased by U.S.-based luxury jeweler Harry Winston, Christie's said on Tuesday.

Lifestyle10 hours ago

A letter written in 1922 by physicist Albert Einstein is seen prior to its auction at Kedem Auction House in Jerusalem November 12, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A 1922 letter in which Albert Einstein confided his fears of the rise of anti-Semitism in Germany, more than a decade before the Nazis took power, sold at an Israeli auction on Tuesday for $32,000.

Lifestylea day ago

FILE PHOTO: "The Asprey", a Patek Philippe perpetual calendar chronograph watch reference 2499, is pictured during a press preview ahead of the upcoming auction at Sotheby's in Geneva November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

A unique vintage wristwatch went under the hammer for 3.915 million Swiss francs ($3.88 million) in Geneva on Tuesday, auctioneer Sotheby's said, setting a world record price after hectic bidding.

Lifestylea day ago

An aerial view of the archaeological excavation site near the village of Chiliomodi, Greece, October 31, 2018. Picture taken October 31, 2018. Greek Culture Ministry/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

Greek archaeologists have discovered jewelry, dozens of coins and remnants of a housing settlement affirming the location of an ancient city thought to have been founded by survivors of the Trojan War in the 12th or 13th century BCE.

Healthcare & Pharmaa day ago

Haj Omar Abulhassan, a health practitioner, shows a beehive used in the process of treatment for a variety of ailments on the roof of his home in Cairo, Egypt, November 10, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

On his rooftop in the outskirts of Cairo, Omar Abulhassan raises thousands of bees -- not for the honey, but their venom.

Lifestyle2 days ago

Kout Ibrahim shows cancer patient Merhan Khalil how to put on makeup at Cairo's Marriott Hotel in Zamalek district, Egypt, November 10, 2018.  REUTERS/Lena Masri

When cancer patient Merhan Khalil had a bone marrow transplant and chemotherapy in 2012, her hair started to fall out in the shower. On Saturday she joined a Cairo workshop that teaches female cancer patients how to conceal signs of cancer treatment.

Entertainment News2 days ago

A 59-year-old man was charged in Germany on Monday on suspicion of trying to sell stolen diaries and other items that had belonged to the late Beatle John Lennon.

Lifestyle4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A crowd in Times Square hold up copies of newspapers with a headline about the signing of the Armistice to end World War One, in New York, U.S., November 11, 1918.    U.S. National Archives/via REUTERS

Jubilant New Yorkers took to the streets when the Great War ended at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, my late grandmother’s ninth birthday.

Lifestyle2 days ago

A mummified scarab inside the tomb of Khufu-Imhat on display, at the Saqqara area near its necropolis, in Giza, Egypt November 10, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Archaeologists in Egypt said on Saturday they had discovered a rare collection of mummified scarab beetles, as well as an apparently pristine Fifth Dynasty tomb that they plan to open in the coming weeks.

Entertainment News3 days ago

A black synthetic-blend jacket Michael Jackson wore on his 1989 Bad World Tour is pictured in this photo provided by Julien's Auctions, October 25, 2018. Julien's Auctions/Handout via REUTERS

Michael Jackson's iconic black "Bad" jacket, which he wore on his first solo tour, sold for $298,000 late Saturday, about three times its original asking price, at a New York auction which featured items from music legends Prince, Madonna, John Lennon and others, officials announced.

Sports News5 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Players of Norway and Scotland greet before their soccer match at the 12th Homeless World Cup soccer tournament in Santiago October 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/File Photo

As more than 500 soccer players gather in Mexico City next week for the 16th Homeless World Cup, the tournament will take place against the backdrop of the death last month of its co-founder Harald Schmied at the age of 50.

Arts5 days ago

FILE PHOTO: British artist David Hockney speaks during presentation of his new book "A Bigger Book" during the book fair in Frankfurt, Germany October 19, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo

When David Hockney's "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" goes under the hammer next week with an estimate of $80 million, the sale could set a record for the most expensive work ever sold at auction by a living artist.

Science & Space5 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Fine-art handler Tom Richardson poses with a motorised wheelchair belonging to British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking ahead of an auction of items from Hawkings' personal estate at Christie's in London, Britain October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo

A motorized wheelchair used by the late British physicist Stephen Hawking sold at auction on Thursday for almost 300,000 pounds ($391,740.00) while a dissertation raised nearly twice that at a sale to raise money for charity.

Lifestyle6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A Guinness World Record official awaits the start of an attempt for the most people taking a simultaneous shower during the second day of the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware U.S., June 15, 2018.  REUTERS/Mark Makela/File Photo

Guinness World Records celebrates its annual records day on Thursday, honoring a long list of people who have done highly improbable things better than anyone else.

World News6 days ago

Britain's Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, salutes after laying a cross at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in London, Britain, November 8, 2018. Jeremy Selwyn/Pool via REUTERS

Britain's Prince Harry visited a Field of Remembrance at London's Westminster Abbey on Thursday to plant a memorial cross, part of a series of events to commemorate the end of World War One a century ago.

Lifestyle7 days ago

"The Asprey", a Patek Philippe perpetual calendar chronograph watch reference 2499, is pictured during a press preview ahead of the upcoming auction at Sotheby's in Geneva November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

"The Asprey", a legendary vintage Patek Philippe watch, will go on the auction block next week in Geneva, where it could fetch $2 million to $4 million, Sotheby's said on Wednesday.

Arts8 days ago

The painting entitled "Tutu", an artwork by late Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu, is pictured at the Art X Lagos fair, in this handout picture obtained by Reuters November 5, 2018. ARTX Team/Handout via REUTERS

The Nigerian Mona Lisa, a painting lost for more than 40 years and found in a London flat in February, is being exhibited in Nigeria for the first time since it disappeared.

Lifestyle8 days ago

Michelin handed out its coveted stars to 76 restaurants in New York City in its 2019 guide on Tuesday, four more than last year, boosting the Big Apple's reputation as a global destination for its diverse and innovative culinary offerings.

World News9 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prince Charles takes part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Cenotaph in Darwin, Australia April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo

When Prince Charles, who turns 70 next week, becomes king on the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth, he will have waited longer than any of his predecessors to head a royal family that dates back 1,000 years.

Lifestyle2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Charles, Prince of Wales stands during the honouring of the fallen heroes of the two World Wars in Abuja, Nigeria, November 8, 2018. Pius Utomi Ekpei/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Britain's Prince Charles celebrated his 70th birthday on Wednesday by attending public and private parties as parliament sang his praises and his office released new photographs of the heir to the throne with his close family.

Arts9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A Christie's staff holds a 18.96 carat Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond during a preview in Geneva, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

The "Pink Legacy", a diamond weighing just under 19 carats, fetched a record 50.375 million Swiss francs ($50 million), purchased by U.S.-based luxury jeweler Harry Winston, Christie's said on Tuesday.

Lifestyle10 hours ago

A letter written in 1922 by physicist Albert Einstein is seen prior to its auction at Kedem Auction House in Jerusalem November 12, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A 1922 letter in which Albert Einstein confided his fears of the rise of anti-Semitism in Germany, more than a decade before the Nazis took power, sold at an Israeli auction on Tuesday for $32,000.

Lifestylea day ago

FILE PHOTO: "The Asprey", a Patek Philippe perpetual calendar chronograph watch reference 2499, is pictured during a press preview ahead of the upcoming auction at Sotheby's in Geneva November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

A unique vintage wristwatch went under the hammer for 3.915 million Swiss francs ($3.88 million) in Geneva on Tuesday, auctioneer Sotheby's said, setting a world record price after hectic bidding.

Lifestylea day ago

An aerial view of the archaeological excavation site near the village of Chiliomodi, Greece, October 31, 2018. Picture taken October 31, 2018. Greek Culture Ministry/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

Greek archaeologists have discovered jewelry, dozens of coins and remnants of a housing settlement affirming the location of an ancient city thought to have been founded by survivors of the Trojan War in the 12th or 13th century BCE.

Healthcare & Pharmaa day ago

Haj Omar Abulhassan, a health practitioner, shows a beehive used in the process of treatment for a variety of ailments on the roof of his home in Cairo, Egypt, November 10, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

On his rooftop in the outskirts of Cairo, Omar Abulhassan raises thousands of bees -- not for the honey, but their venom.

Lifestyle2 days ago

Kout Ibrahim shows cancer patient Merhan Khalil how to put on makeup at Cairo's Marriott Hotel in Zamalek district, Egypt, November 10, 2018.  REUTERS/Lena Masri

When cancer patient Merhan Khalil had a bone marrow transplant and chemotherapy in 2012, her hair started to fall out in the shower. On Saturday she joined a Cairo workshop that teaches female cancer patients how to conceal signs of cancer treatment.

Entertainment News2 days ago

A 59-year-old man was charged in Germany on Monday on suspicion of trying to sell stolen diaries and other items that had belonged to the late Beatle John Lennon.

Lifestyle4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A crowd in Times Square hold up copies of newspapers with a headline about the signing of the Armistice to end World War One, in New York, U.S., November 11, 1918.    U.S. National Archives/via REUTERS

Jubilant New Yorkers took to the streets when the Great War ended at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, my late grandmother’s ninth birthday.

Lifestyle2 days ago

A mummified scarab inside the tomb of Khufu-Imhat on display, at the Saqqara area near its necropolis, in Giza, Egypt November 10, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Archaeologists in Egypt said on Saturday they had discovered a rare collection of mummified scarab beetles, as well as an apparently pristine Fifth Dynasty tomb that they plan to open in the coming weeks.

Entertainment News3 days ago

A black synthetic-blend jacket Michael Jackson wore on his 1989 Bad World Tour is pictured in this photo provided by Julien's Auctions, October 25, 2018. Julien's Auctions/Handout via REUTERS

Michael Jackson's iconic black "Bad" jacket, which he wore on his first solo tour, sold for $298,000 late Saturday, about three times its original asking price, at a New York auction which featured items from music legends Prince, Madonna, John Lennon and others, officials announced.

Sports News5 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Players of Norway and Scotland greet before their soccer match at the 12th Homeless World Cup soccer tournament in Santiago October 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/File Photo

As more than 500 soccer players gather in Mexico City next week for the 16th Homeless World Cup, the tournament will take place against the backdrop of the death last month of its co-founder Harald Schmied at the age of 50.

Arts5 days ago

FILE PHOTO: British artist David Hockney speaks during presentation of his new book "A Bigger Book" during the book fair in Frankfurt, Germany October 19, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo

When David Hockney's "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" goes under the hammer next week with an estimate of $80 million, the sale could set a record for the most expensive work ever sold at auction by a living artist.

Science & Space5 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Fine-art handler Tom Richardson poses with a motorised wheelchair belonging to British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking ahead of an auction of items from Hawkings' personal estate at Christie's in London, Britain October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo

A motorized wheelchair used by the late British physicist Stephen Hawking sold at auction on Thursday for almost 300,000 pounds ($391,740.00) while a dissertation raised nearly twice that at a sale to raise money for charity.

Lifestyle6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A Guinness World Record official awaits the start of an attempt for the most people taking a simultaneous shower during the second day of the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware U.S., June 15, 2018.  REUTERS/Mark Makela/File Photo

Guinness World Records celebrates its annual records day on Thursday, honoring a long list of people who have done highly improbable things better than anyone else.

World News6 days ago

Britain's Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, salutes after laying a cross at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in London, Britain, November 8, 2018. Jeremy Selwyn/Pool via REUTERS

Britain's Prince Harry visited a Field of Remembrance at London's Westminster Abbey on Thursday to plant a memorial cross, part of a series of events to commemorate the end of World War One a century ago.

Lifestyle7 days ago

"The Asprey", a Patek Philippe perpetual calendar chronograph watch reference 2499, is pictured during a press preview ahead of the upcoming auction at Sotheby's in Geneva November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

"The Asprey", a legendary vintage Patek Philippe watch, will go on the auction block next week in Geneva, where it could fetch $2 million to $4 million, Sotheby's said on Wednesday.

Arts8 days ago

The painting entitled "Tutu", an artwork by late Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu, is pictured at the Art X Lagos fair, in this handout picture obtained by Reuters November 5, 2018. ARTX Team/Handout via REUTERS

The Nigerian Mona Lisa, a painting lost for more than 40 years and found in a London flat in February, is being exhibited in Nigeria for the first time since it disappeared.

Lifestyle8 days ago

Michelin handed out its coveted stars to 76 restaurants in New York City in its 2019 guide on Tuesday, four more than last year, boosting the Big Apple's reputation as a global destination for its diverse and innovative culinary offerings.

World News9 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prince Charles takes part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Cenotaph in Darwin, Australia April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo

When Prince Charles, who turns 70 next week, becomes king on the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth, he will have waited longer than any of his predecessors to head a royal family that dates back 1,000 years.

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