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Tue, 12 Feb 2019 00:46:11 -0500 
Can robots be creative? British gallery owner Aidan Meller hopes to go some way towards answering that question with Ai-Da, who her makers say will be able to draw people from sight with a pencil in her bionic hand. . . more
Sat, 09 Feb 2019 14:56:27 -0500 
The fire that killed 10 young footballers at Flamengo's training ground in Rio de Janeiro was caused by a spike of electricity that led to a fire in an air conditioning unit, the club's CEO Reinaldo Belotti said on Saturday. . . more
For a man who spent nearly three decades in prison, the passage of time was no doubt important to Nelson Mandela. . . more
Nermina Alic learned her trade as a coppersmith from her watching father as a child. Now she is hoping her skills - and a battle against prejudice - can help keep the dying art alive. . . more
From the battles of the Vietnam War to starving African villages and the destitute streets of London, photographer Don McCullin has documented violence, suffering and deprivation for more than half a century.His pictures brought home to the general public the agony of people and places near and far. Now aged 83 and knighted by Queen Elizabeth, he is haunted by what he has witnessed and prefers to train his lens on thelandscapes of rural Somerset. . . more
British artist Tracey Emin is unleashing an "emotional timebomb" at her latest exhibition, homing in on what is important to her as she faces what she calls the third stage of her life. . . more
"Love is in the Bin", the work by graffiti artist Banksy that shredded itself live after it was sold at auction last year, went on display at a German museum - after officials had made sure its shredding mechanism was no longer working. . . more
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 home city Mosul have had to endure. . . more
Germany's phasing out of coal-fired power stations could be delayed beyond 2038 if the deadline creates problems for the security of electricity supply, a senior legislator in Chancellor Angela Merkel's party said. . . more
From Princess Margaret's 21st birthday gown to Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence's red carpet dress, Christian Dior outfits that have made headlines go on show in a London exhibition dedicated to the French fashion house. . . more
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate visited a gleaming new design museum on Tuesday as well as a factory facing closure, and praised Dundee residents for pulling together in difficult times. . . more
Before Islamic State militants were dislodged from Iraq in 2017, they stole thousands of ancient artifacts. Most are still missing, and an international team of archaeologists is turning detective to recover as many as possible. . . more
Russian police said on Monday they had arrested a man caught on camera taking a painting off the wall of a major Moscow art gallery and strolling out with it under his arm. . . more
A 20th century landscape painting by a Russian artist was stolen from a Moscow art gallery in a brazen act of theft during an exhibition, police said on Sunday. . . more
Sun, 27 Jan 2019 13:14:26 -0500 
A mural by British street artist Banksy on a fire-exit door at Paris' Bataclan theater, where Islamist militants killed 90 people three years ago, has been stolen, the venue said on Saturday. . . more


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