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Dalí finally faces Rafael in exhibition

The Dalí Foundation and the Prado Museum have finally made Dali’s dream to face Rafael Sanzio come true with an exhibition that places their work side by side. In his book 50 Secrets of Magic and Craftsmanship,...

Japan

Ghosn sacked as chairman of Mitsubishi

Carlos Ghosn was sacked as chairman of Mitsubishi Motors yesterday by the board of directors after his arrest a week ago for committing tax fraud in his position as head of Nissan. Mitsubishi dismissed...

United arab emirates

Pardon for British man sentenced to life for espionage

The president of the UAE, Jalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan, granted a pardon yesterday to Matthew Hedges, who had been sentenced to life imprisonment for espionage, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. According...

Researcher claims first GM babies are born

Chinese scientists report that the first genetically modified babies have been born, according to reports from the MIT Technology Review. The twin babies, named Lulu and Nana, were supposedly genetically...

Ukrainian and Russian warships in “incident”

Yesterday Russia closed the Kerch Strait, a narrow band of water linking the Black Sea to the Azov Sea, after an “incident with Ukrainian warships”, amid a rise in tensions between Moscow and Kiev....