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Expired drugs may remain effective, safe to use in a pinch

(Reuters Health) – Even medicines that are years past their expiration date and haven’t always been kept in strict climate-controlled conditions may still retain their…

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Libya’s ancient ruins blighted by theft, shunned by tourists

CYRENE, Libya (Reuters) – Graffiti covers the walls of a Greek amphitheatre in Cyrene, an ancient ruined city in eastern Libya now struggling with neglect,…

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The new Picasso? Meet Ai-Da the robot artist

FALMOUTH, England (Reuters) – Can robots be creative? British gallery owner Aidan Meller hopes to go some way towards answering that question with Ai-Da, who…

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Fatal fire caused by energy spike: Flamengo CEO

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The fire that killed 10 young footballers at Flamengo’s training ground in Rio de Janeiro was caused by a spike…

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Mandela’s life and legacy celebrated in London exhibition

For a man who spent nearly three decades in prison, the passage of time was no doubt important to Nelson Mandela. Heard from feeds.reuters.com/~r/news/artsculture/~3/ttTPg0B9B_M/mandelas-life-and-legacy-celebrated-in-london-exhibition-idUSKCN1PX176 1744

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Bosnia’s sole female coppersmith keeps flame burning for dwindling art

SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Nermina Alic learned her trade as a coppersmith from her watching father as a child. Now she is hoping her skills –…

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War photographer McCullin’s retrospective shows ‘appalling things’ humans do

LONDON (Reuters) – From the battles of the Vietnam War to starving African villages and the destitute streets of London, photographer Don McCullin has documented…

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Self-shredding Banksy painting goes on display in Germany

Employees of the Frieden Burda museum put Banksy’s partially shredded artwork “Love is in the bin” in place at the museum in Baden Baden, Germany,…

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Tracey Emin delivers an ’emotional timebomb’ in London exhibition

LONDON (Reuters) – British artist Tracey Emin is unleashing an “emotional timebomb” at her latest exhibition, homing in on what is important to her as…

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In Mosul exhibition, Iraqi artists process brutal rule of Islamic State

A raven perched on the shoulder of a woman with flaming hair is Iraqi artist Marwan Fathi’s symbol for the terrible events he and his…

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Top German conservative hints at slower coal phase-out in nod to party right

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s phasing out of coal-fired power stations could be delayed beyond 2038 if the deadline creates problems for the security of electricity…

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Dior gowns that made headlines star in London exhibition

LONDON (Reuters) – From Princess Margaret’s 21st birthday gown to Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence’s red carpet dress, Christian Dior outfits that have made headlines go…

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Prince William, Kate laud Dundee for its team approach to challenges

DUNDEE, Scotland (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate visited a gleaming new design museum on Tuesday as well as a factory facing…

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Prince William, Kate laud Dundee for its team approach to challenges

DUNDEE, Scotland (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate visited a gleaming new design museum on Tuesday as well as a factory facing…

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Prince William, Kate draw crowds to Scottish V&A opening despite chill

Britain’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, museum chair Lesley Knox and director Philip Long visit the “V&A Dundee”, Scotland’s first design…

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At Baghdad workshop, the search for Iraq’s looted artifacts gets serious

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Before Islamic State militants were dislodged from Iraq in 2017, they stole thousands of ancient artifacts. Most are still missing, and an…

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Daylight robbery: Russian police detain suspect after bold gallery heist

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian police said on Monday they had arrested a man caught on camera taking a painting off the wall of a major…

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Russian painting stolen from Moscow gallery during exhibition

FILE PHOTO: People gather outside the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – A 20th century landscape…

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Banksy homage to Bataclan stolen from Paris theater

PARIS (Reuters) – A mural by British street artist Banksy on a fire-exit door at Paris’ Bataclan theater, where Islamist militants killed 90 people three…

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Events across Germany mark a century of Bauhaus architecture and design

BERLIN (Reuters) – Hundreds of events across Germany this year will celebrate the 100th birthday of the Bauhaus movement, whose “form follows function” aesthetic spread…

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Berlin auctioneer expects British, Russian interest in Hitler watercolours

BERLIN (Reuters) – The pictures – three anemic watercolours showing a mountain scene, a river and a distant figure sat beneath a tree – are…

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Frail at 130, Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ will stay home from now on

Van Gogh Museum’s Director Axel Ruger presents the research results and condition of the restoration of Van Gogh’s painting “Sunflowers” in Amsterdam, Netherlands January 24,…

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Plastic finds second life in Portuguese street artist’s work

Street artist Bordalo II poses next to one of his creation “Half Lion” (2018) prior to the opening of his exhibition in Paris, France, January…

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Israeli museum to drop ‘McJesus’ sculpture after protests

HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) – An Israeli museum plans to withdraw a sculpture depicting the McDonald’s mascot as the crucified Jesus following protests which briefly united…

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