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Sistine chapel photographed in unprecedented detail

VATICAN CITY, Feb 25 — The famous frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, whose ceiling was painted by Michelangelo, can now be examined in minute detail thanks to an unprecedented photographic...

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‘It must be love’: Wife-beating a source of pride for some in Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT, Feb 25 — Salimata was always told she should be proud to come from a family of wife beaters. “You’re the daughter of a woman whose husband broke her hands. Your...

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Paris show traces kimono from prim tradition to glam fashion

PARIS, Feb 25 — The kimono, in myriad iterations from its origins in ancient Japan to its embrace by today’s top fashion designers, took centre stage Wednesday at Paris’s Guimet...

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Study links creativity to left brain and right brain connections

NEW YORK, Feb 25 — The most creative individuals have more nerve connections between the right and left sides of their brains, reveal researchers in the USA who analysed connections in 68...

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Bottega Veneta seduces with 1940s silhouettes

MILAN, Feb 25 — Bottega Veneta looked to the 1940s for inspiration for its understated but luxurious autumn-winter 2017 collection showing today in Milan, with fitted waists, accentuated...

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Vionnet’s birds of paradise fly in Milan palazzo

Versace gets political with defiant defence of feminism

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