Category: Arts

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco pursues war cover after attacks – sources

LONDON/RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Aramco is looking to buy insurance against war and terror attacks after a damaging drone and missile attack on some of its oil...

Bromance or bad date? Trump, Macron trade barbs over tariffs, NATO

LONDON (Reuters) – They have hosted each other for state visits and dined at the Eiffel Tower, but the once-budding bromance between U.S. President Donald Trump...

Tahitian Gauguin sold for 9.5 million euros

FILE PHOTO: A man takes a picture of Paul Gaugin’s “Te Bourao II” (The Purao Tree) painting (1897) at Artcurial’s auction house in Paris, France,...

Large investor lays out $31 million options hedge against U.S. stock market drop

FILE PHOTO: The New York Stock Exchange is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York, September 21, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) –...

Off the radar: U.S. CEOs’ jet perks add millions to corporate tax bills

BOSTON (Reuters) – As U.S. corporate jet use approaches pre-financial crisis levels and chief executives take an increasing number of personal trips on the company...

Elizabeth I revealed as the translator of Tacitus into English

FILE PHOTO: A letter written by Queen Elizabeth I of England is inspected at Christies auctioneers in London before its sale June26, 2007. The auction of The Albin...

Rare Mozart portrait flies above presale estimate at Paris auction

FILE PHOTO: Workers install a portrait due to be sold at auction by Christie’s on November 27 which depicts composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as a teenager, painted...

The Babe poised to hit another homer as historic bat goes on sale

(Reuters) – Babe Ruth is poised to hit another home run, only this time on the sports memorabilia market when the bat he used to slug No. 500 nearly a century ago...

Iran vice-president warns of consequences if regional states are involved in unrest

FILE PHOTO – Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri speaks during a news conference after a meeting with Iraq’s top Shi’ite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali...

Iran warns regional states of consequences if they stoked unrest

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri on Saturday warned regional countries of consequences if it is proven that they meddled to stoke recent...

Replica of da Vinci’s Mona Lisa sells for 552,500 euros

FILE PHOTO: A worker installs a 17th century copy of the painting Mona Lisa before its auction at Sotheby’s auction house in Paris, France, November 14, 2019....

Archaeological crime gang uncovered in Italy, 10,000 artifacts recovered

Carabinieri military policeman looks at artefacts in a display case in Cosenza, Italy, November 18, 2019. CARABINIERI MILITARY POLICE/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION...