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How Dalí’s ‘lips’ sofa began life … on the back of an envelope

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One of the world’s best-known pieces of furniture, Salvador Dalí’s Mae West lips sofa, started life as a sketch on the back of an envelope, research in the archive of a Sussex country house has revealed. The sketch wa...

‘Pushing the nuclear envelope’: North Korea’s missile diplomacy

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North Korea’s recent missile launches signal that the regime has reverted to familiar tactics to attract the attention of the US. Although the rest of the world will take little comfort from this return to “normality”...

Pope announces ‘envelope culture’ crackdown at Vatican

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Vatican employees must not accept any work-related gift worth more than €40 (£34) under new anti-corruption rules announced by Pope Francis. The limit on the value of gifts is a crackdown on an “envelope culture” at t...