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María Pilar Abel Martínez, the Spanish woman who believed Salvador Dali was her father, is not the surrealist artist's daughter, according to DNA test...

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Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel has confirmed that his US tour with Venezuela's National Youth Orchestra has been canceled. The star conductor said the cancelation, which...

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Salvador Dalí’s body has been exhumed to extract DNA to settle a paternity case. Spanish forensic experts took samples from the surrealist painter's teeth, bones...

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German police have raided homes and made arrests in Berlin over an audacious night-time heist which saw the Big Maple Leaf solid-gold coin stolen...

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Is that beautiful “original” hanging in your living room authentic?According to Columbia Law School, some experts estimate that as many as 40% of artwork...

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Modernism stemmed from the Industrial revolution, a time where rapid changes to the landscape at the hands of manufacturing, transportation and changes to the...

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Salvador Dali’s body has to be exhumed to get samples for a paternity suit, a judge in Madrid has ruled. A Spanish woman, Maria Pilar...

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Bob Dylan has delivered the lecture he needed to give in order to keep the prize money after winning the Nobel Prize for literature...

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The “Pink Tax” raises concerns on gender inequity, which many women see as a tool that forces them to pay more than men.Named as...

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New York’s popular Fearless Girl statue will stay in place until March 2018, Mayor Bill de Balsio has said. The mayor said the relevant municipal...

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According to Egypt's antiquities minister Khaled el-Anani, an ancient statue which was pulled from the mud in Cairo is not the Pharaoh Ramses II,...

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An ancient city that dates back more than 5,000 years, containing houses, tools, pottery and huge graves has been unearthed in Egypt. The city lies...

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It's been billed as one of the hottest movies of 2016 and following the success of the previous two in the series, it's really...

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? author Edward Albee has died aged 88. Edward Albee's assistant said the playwright died on September 16 at his home...

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Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan’s solid-gold toilet, titled America, is due to debut in the Guggenheim Museum’s Upper East Side bathroom on September 16. The Fifth Avenue museum...

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French poet and essayist Yves Bonnefoy has died at the age of 93, local media report. One of France's most esteemed modern poets, Yves Bonnefoy...

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Abraham Lincoln is remembered for changing the course of American history. His greatest contributions include uniting a divided nation and putting a decisive end...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was considered the finest writer of the Spanish language since Cervantes

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s ashes have been laid to rest in the Colombian city of Cartagena. The ashes of the late Nobel Prize winning novelist were...

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Renowned architect Zaha Hadid has died at the age of 65 after suffering a heart attack. Zaha Hadid died following a heart attack on March...

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Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman - famous for a giant rubber duck that pops up around the world - says a version of his work...

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Harper Lee has been buried in a private funeral in her hometown in Alabama. Close family and friends of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, who died...

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To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee has died at the age of 89. Mockingbird remains a towering presence in American literature, telling the tale...

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Writer and philosopher Umberto Eco has died at the age of 84, his family has announced. The Italian author passed away on February 19 at...

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Van Gogh's Bedroom in Arles is getting a digital makeover to show what it would have looked like before its colors faded, Chicago scientists...

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The Diary of Anne Frank has been removed from Wikisource after the site became aware it had fallen foul of copyright law. The book repository...