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The Victoria and Albert Museum Will Cut a Fifth of Its Curatorial Staff as Part of a Sweeping Round of Layoffs

London’s Victoria and Albert Museum is making drastic cuts to its workforce as cultural institutions around the globe struggle amid extended and repeated closures. Unions learned that the V&A’s “recovery strategy” would involve lay offs and the restructuring of curatorial departments on Thursday,…

/ February 26, 2021
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The Director of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Will Explore a String of High-Profile Chinese Art Heists in His Next Film

Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu is adapting the story of a mysterious rash of Chinese art and antiquities heists for his next film. Warner Bros. will release The Great Chinese Art Heist, based on Alex W. Palmer’s 2018 GQ story of the…

/ February 26, 2021
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Novak Djokovic Wins Ninth Australian Open Title

MELBOURNE - In the climax of a tournament overshadowed by COVID-19 pandemic uncertainty, Novak Djokovic remained an unbreakable force as he thrashed Daniil Medvedev to claim a record-extending ninth Australian Open title on Sunday. The world number one’s 7-5 6-2 6-2…

/ February 21, 2021
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Serena Williams Shares Sweet Video Of Her Coach Training Her 3-Year-Old Daughter

Serena Williams’s daughter is getting in on the action at the 2021 Australian Open.The 23-time Grand Slam tennis champion shared a video Sunday on Instagram showing her 3-year-old, Alexis Olympia (who’s often referred to as Olympia), playing tennis with Williams’s coach, Patrick Mouratoglou.…

/ February 16, 2021
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Startling New Evidence Suggests Stonehenge’s Inner Stone Circle Was Originally Erected 175 Miles Away, in Wales

Lending credence to an ancient legend, newly uncovered evidence suggests that Stonehenge’s inner circle of stones was originally erected in Wales, before being transported 175 miles and rebuilt on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England. Archaeologists working on the Stones of Stonehenge project…

/ February 12, 2021
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Daniel Andrews’ Valentine’s Day Revelation Brings The Laughs During Sombre Lockdown Press Conference

Victorians were served an all too familiar sight on Friday when Premier Daniel Andrews held a snap press conference to announce a five-day statewide lockdown, but the leader surprisingly let slip an interesting tidbit about his personal life.  Famous for…

/ February 12, 2021
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Big Names Get Behind India Farmers’ Protest As Government Silences Supporters

As hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers charge ahead with their monthslong protests of new agricultural laws on the outskirts of New Delhi, the movement has spilled over to the internet.  Like on the ground where police have arrested at least eight journalists and dozens…

/ February 12, 2021
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Sam Newman’s Claims Lumumba Gave Himself Nickname Backfires: ‘It’s Proof Club Bosses Knew’

Héritier Lumumba says a resurfaced AFL player profile which lists “The Chimp” as his nickname proves Collingwood officials knew about the term, despite constantly denying they’d heard it.  The 2007 pamphlet, that was circulated at games, was tweeted by football…

/ February 11, 2021
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An Australian Open Tennis Star Stopped Play To Save An Insect

Tennis player Jannik Sinner of Italy was ranked 32nd in the world before the Australian Open, but might now be No. 1 in the esteem of insects.Sinner stopped play in the third set Monday against Denis Shapovalov of Canada to…

/ February 9, 2021
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Russell Crowe Gives British Round-The-World Sailor A Birthday She’ll Never Forget With Surprise Video Message

Russell Crowe has made one fan’s birthday a day she’ll never forget after he surprised her with a video message.Pip Hare is currently somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean competing in a gruelling round-the-world yacht race. Ahead of…

/ February 5, 2021
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Amazon’s next act: The Bezos culture will live on

As big as Amazon looks at any given time, it is always bigger than anyone outside the company can see, and a new CEO won’t change that.Between the lines: In choosing top lieutenant Andy Jassy as his successor but staying…

/ February 3, 2021
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Bindi Irwin’s Nursery Blooms With Floral Designs, Bunny Art

Bindi Irwin is expecting her first child this spring, and when the “Baby Wildlife Warrior” comes into the world, the sweetest of digs await.The 22-year-old daughter of late ‘Crocodile Hunter’ Steve Irwin shared an Instagram photo on Wednesday of her…

/ January 29, 2021
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‘A 6-Year-Old In A 90-Year-Old’s Body’ – The Children Devastated By Long Covid

“He’s like a six-year-old in a 90-year-old’s body,” says Chris Ward of his son Thomas, who first fell ill last February with a fever, breathlessness and aches all over his body.Thomas was assessed at A&E where the family was asked…

/ January 27, 2021