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Mystery nude’s name uncovered 150 years on

Image copyright Phébus Image caption In his new book, Claude Schopp explains how a chance discovery led him to identify the woman in the painting Scandal has never been far from Gustave Courbet's L'Origine de Monde, one of the most provocative works of art history depicting a naked woman's genitalia and torso. Now a French…

Best Fifa Football Awards: Can anyone make sense of them?

Mo Salah won the Puskas Best Goal Award for his goal in the Liverpool derby last DecemberSometimes, football just doesn't make sense. And The Best Fifa Awards have done a grand job of proving that. It's hard to know where to start, but we'll have a go at dissecting exactly what went on in the…

Sanders: Trump open to Kavanaugh accuser testifying – CNN Video

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What will Turkey do next in Idlib?

After weeks of intense diplomatic activity, Turkey seems to have managed to avert a full-scale offensive on Idlib province, the last opposition bastion in northwest Syria. Last week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin announced a plan to establish a demilitarised buffer zone, 15-20km into opposition-held territories. While Russia has indicated…

What killed 11 Indian lions?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Gujarat government's last lion census in 2015 pegs their numbers at 523 Forestry officials in India say they are investigating the unusual deaths of 11 Asiatic lions in the western state Gujarat over the last fortnight. The Asiatic lion was listed as endangered in 2008 - an improvement on a…

Ryder Cup 2018: Europe v United States – how do the teams compare?

2018 Ryder Cup Venue: Le Golf National, Paris Dates: 28-30 September First tee: 07:10 BST Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app; watch daily highlights on BBC Two and online. Europe will seek to regain the Ryder Cup in Paris this week against a powerful American team boasting…

Toobin calls out Kavanaugh’s ‘weird’ interview – CNN Video

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Oil prices hit four-year-high of $81 amid looming Iran sanctions

Oil prices hit a four-year high of $81.48 a barrel on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia and Russia appeared to reject calls from the US to increase production amid looming sanctions against Iranian oil. Brent crude hit its highest level since November 2014 at $81.48 a barrel, just days after a meeting in the Algerian capital…

UK life expectancy progress ‘has stopped’

Image copyright Yuri_Arcurs/Getty Life expectancy in the UK has stopped improving for the first time since 1982, when figures began. Women's life expectancy from birth remains 82.9 years and for men it is 79.2, the figures from the Office for National Statistics, for 2015-17, show. In some parts of the UK, life expectancy has even…

Ryder Cup 2018: Ian Poulter inspired by Tiger Woods after return from ‘low of lows’

Ian Poulter has never been part of a losing Ryder Cup team 2018 Ryder Cup Venue: Le Golf National, Paris Dates: 28-30 September Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website; daily highlights on BBC Two and online Ian Poulter says Tiger Woods' comeback has been "inspirational" as the Englishman…

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Mystery nude’s name uncovered 150 years on

Image copyright Phébus Image caption In his new book, Claude Schopp explains how a chance discovery led him to identify the woman in the painting Scandal has never been far from Gustave Courbet's L'Origine de Monde, one of the most provocative works of art history depicting a naked woman's genitalia and torso. Now a French…

Best Fifa Football Awards: Can anyone make sense of them?

Mo Salah won the Puskas Best Goal Award for his goal in the Liverpool derby last DecemberSometimes, football just doesn't make sense. And The Best Fifa Awards have done a grand job of proving that. It's hard to know where to start, but we'll have a go at dissecting exactly what went on in the…

Sanders: Trump open to Kavanaugh accuser testifying – CNN Video

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