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Rare collection of bird fossils from 55m years ago donated to Scottish museum

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A remarkable collection of fossilised birds that lived 55 million years ago has been bequeathed to the National Museums Scotland (NMS) in Edinburgh and includes dozens of species that are unknown to science. Dating fr...

Republican displays handgun collection during House hearing on gun reform – video

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A Republican congressman used a House hearing on gun control in the aftermath of multiple mass shootings in the US to show off his own collection of guns and brandish them via remote video link. Greg Steube, a represe...

UK watchdog fines facial recognition firm £7.5m over image collection

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The UK’s data watchdog has fined a facial recognition company £7.5m for collecting images of people from social media platforms and the web to add to a global database. US-based Clearview AI has also been ordered to d...

‘They can’t all go to my son’: the bookshop selling one man’s lifetime collection

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In his late 70s, Albert Costa spent 10 days in a coma after a massive heart attack. When he woke up, one thing was clear: he would sell his life’s collection of books. There was a catch, egter. Costa’s bookshop woul...

Art of diplomacy: 300 years of Japanese art in Britain’s royal collection

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In 1881, two young British princes serving as midshipmen in the Royal Navy visited Japan, where they had a meeting with the emperor. This encounter wasn’t the most significant between the royal families of Britain and...

Stella McCartney dissects work of artist Frank Stella for Paris collection

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The American artist Frank Stella once said that he “could tell a story with shapes”. Paris fashion week has done this too, all the way from Christian Dior’s triumphant postwar new look to the more recent apocalypse-lu...

Burrell Collection reopening: a great Glasgow one-off becomes just a little less extraordinary

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The Burrell Collection is majestic and abundant, a rich man’s hoard of 9,000 objects, industrial wealth transmogrified into Chinese porcelain and medieval stained glass, paintings by French impressionists and Scottish...

Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection review – victory tour for feelgood blockbusters

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It’s been long enough since 2016’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End came out that I kind of missed Nathan Drake, the breezy, globetrotting, treasure-hunting star of the Uncharted series. In contrast to developer Naughty Dog...

Inauguration poet Amanda Gorman ‘preserves the memory of a pandemic’ in new collection

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Amanda Gorman, who became the youngest inauguration poet in US history when Joe Biden was sworn in as president, says she is attempting to “preserve the public memory of a pandemic” in a new collection published this ...

Francis Bacon estate implies artist’s friend created parts of Tate collection

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The Estate of Francis Bacon has launched an astonishing personal attack on Barry Joule, one of the artist’s friends, and the vast collection he donated to the Tate in 2004 – even implying that he created works himself...

Judge: Michigan couple must pay son $30,441 for throwing out porn collection

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A judge in Michigan has ordered a couple to pay $30,441 (£22,100) to their son, for throwing out his pornography collection. US district judge Paul Maloney’s decision this week came eight months after David Werking, 4...

Tate donor warns: ‘I’ll take back my £20m Francis Bacon collection’

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When more than 1,200 sketches, photographs and documents from the studio of Francis Bacon were donated to the Tate in 2004, it was described as one of the most generous gifts the gallery had ever received, estimated t...

Giles Deacon creates ‘work from anywhere’ fashion collection

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With the government possibly announcing the end of working from home and hybrid working options being discussed, the British fashion designer Giles Deacon has created a capsule collection for those whose workspace is ...

Airini Beautrais wins New Zealand’s Ockham fiction prize for short story collection Bug Week

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A collection of short stories has won the top prize at the Ockham New Zealand book awards – only the second time a collection has won the fiction prize in the awards’ history, and the first time in over a decade. Airi...

Burberry celebrates style of Stella Tennant in latest collection

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The spirit of British supermodel Stella Tennant is strongly felt in fashion. Burberry, with which Tennant was closely connected for 25 jare, celebrated her life and style in their first womenswear collection since he...

Versace promises a return to glamour in its autumn collection

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net soos selfs Bono se hardste nee-sêer gedwing kan word om toe te gee dat hulle uniek vaardig is om stadions te speel, Versace have owned the “you had to be there” fashion show. See a surprise appearance by Jennifer Lopez in 2019, and a surfeit of original supermodels in 2017. Maar, in the midst of a pandemic, even Don...