Malaysia slams tattoo expo, fumes over half-naked pics

Malaysian officials yesterday slammed a tattoo exhibition held in the country as "porn" unsuitable for a Muslim-majority country, after images of half-naked...

Burglars hit East German secret police museum

Burglars broke into Berlin's Stasi Museum, which showcases items of East Germany's hated secret police, making off with collectible medals and gold...

Cambridge to return looted Benin statue

A Cambridge University college has said it will return a bronze cockerel statue looted from Nigeria, which formed the focus of protests...

The hair salon changing how transgenders are seen in Pakistan

Bebo Haider's beauty parlor is bright, small, and decorated sparsely with three large photographs: transgender models who became her clients because the...

Taiwanese-Canadian model Godfrey Gao dies while filming in China

Taiwanese-Canadian actor and supermodel Godfrey Gao, the first Asian to be the face of Louis Vuitton, died while filming a TV show...

Congo rape victims take to catwalk to show female strength

Raped in war and now walking tall, survivors of sexual violence take to the catwalk on Monday to model a collection of...

Germany’s ‘treasury chamber’ museum in Dresden robbed

A German state museum with one of the biggest collection of baroque treasures in Europe has been robbed, police said Monday, with...

Togo turns ex-colonial palace into flagship art centre

Togo on Friday opened a flagship art centre in the former seat of colonial power after a multi-million dollar refurbishment aimed at...

End of an era as Victoria’s Secret scraps annual fashion show

It was one of the most popular fashion shows for 20 years, but US lingerie brand Victoria's Secret is canceling its annual...

From Goya to Rubens, visitors marvel at Spanish duke’s art-filled palace

Home to one of Spain's most important private art collections that includes paintings by Goya, Velazquez and Rubens, the Liria Palace was...

Wet catwalk for Stefano Ricci during Venice floods

Italian designer Stefano Ricci's latest silk tuxedos may be sharply tailored, but they are not ideal wear for the exceptional flood that...

Ukrainian artist strikes a chord with matchsticks

Ukrainian Bogdan Senchukov wants to carve his way into the Guinness Records: by making the world's biggest collection of musical instruments from...

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21st Jan