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Hopper's Chop Suey in record-breaking $92m sale

Edward Hopper's masterpiece was one of a collection of US modern art paintings for sale in New York. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

Calgary votes against Winter Olympics bid

More than 56% of residents in the Canadian city reject the idea amid high turnout. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

Lion Air crash: Victim's fiancée takes wedding photos alone

The young woman says her partner had joked she should take the photos alone should he be delayed. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

UK PM faces showdown over Brexit deal

Theresa May seeks her ministers' backing for the draft withdrawal text. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

The beautiful islands that could help stop killer diseases

Might this living laboratory hold the key to controlling malaria and other conditions' Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

Fighting the international fly tippers

How environmental campaigners battled to stop the Khian Sea from dumping America's hazardous waste in Haiti Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

Why this man will fix your broken stuff for free

Volunteers are trying to stop broken items ending up in the bin by fixing them instead. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

California wildfires: 'Terrified for the people behind me'

Californian wildfires survivor Sorrell Bobrink fled her home in Paradise, California with her son. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

Papua New Guinea: Hosting a regional summit in the least likely of locations

Impoverished Papua New Guinea plays host to this year's Apec gathering of 21 Pacific Rim nations. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

Japan GDP: Natural disasters hit economic growth

Rising protectionism could threaten exports and the growth outlook for the world's third largest economy. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

Feted Zimbabwe female rangers denied glory

The UK refuses the pair visas to attend an awards ceremony for their risky work protecting elephants. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

The face-mapping technology raising fears about fake news

Why face-mapping technology designed to improve TV dubbing is raising fears about fake news. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

I did not want to leave house - England's Keane on form struggle

Everton's recalled England defender Michael Keane says a difficult personal campaign left him reluctant to leave his house. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

Pakistan condemn Ireland to second Women's World T20 defeat

Ireland suffer their second defeat from two games in the Women's World T20 with a 38-run loss to Pakistan. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

Has a new racing ban in Florida doomed these dogs'

Florida has voted to ban greyhound racing, but adoption groups warn thousands of dogs could be euthanised. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

Marie Antoinette's jewels up for auction

The sale in Geneva is one of the most important royal jewellery auctions ever, says Sotheby's. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán is scapegoat, says defence lawyer

Defence lawyer's statement opens alleged Mexican cartel leader's trial in the US amid high security. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

Italy budget: Rome rejects European Commission demands

Italy's cabinet sticks to its big-spending budget plan despite a threat of fines from Brussels. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

Maseratis and cruise ships

Punching well above its weight, impoverished Papua New Guinea is hosting this year's Apec meeting. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/14/18

Lewis Hamilton would prefer more F1 races at venues with 'real racing history'

Lewis Hamilton questions taking the sport to new countries and would like to see more races in places with "real racing history". Read More ...
Posted on: 11/13/18



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