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Vienna's Imperial Palace was the winter home of the Austrian rulers

… including the Museum of Modern Art, Zoom Children's Museum, Tanzquartier Wien (a centre for contemporary dance and performance), Leopold Museum (a treasure-trove of Viennese art nouveau), and Kunsthalle (with its contemporary international art), …

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Pampanga beyond the kitchen

These are either Spanish Colonial or Art Deco. Atypical in its exteriors is the Augusto P. Hizon House. It is the only one in the vicinity that looks Victorian, the imposing structure crowned by two domelike cupolas flanking its pediment. It is wrapped …

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Croatia: A taste of the Balkans

On the drive into the city centre, the Soviet-style architecture gives way to an appealing mixture of neoclassical and art nouveau. The centrepiece is a horseshoe of parks and green spaces. There are more museums here than hotels, we're told, though …

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Video tour of Angelina and Brad Pitt's £12m HEART-SHAPED ISLAND will blow …

Architect fanatic Brad, who turns 50 on December 18, once said: “When I discovered Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Frank Lloyd Wright, it changed my life.” In 2006 Angelina took Brad on a tour of Wright's home Fallingwater which was completed in 1939.

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Cycling-Astana hit by another doping case

PARIS, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Astana were rocked by another doping case on Wednesday when the International Cycling Union (UCI) said Kazakh Victor Okishev had tested positive. "The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announces that it has notified UCI …

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Sarah Stacey on the value of taking multivitamins, plus coping with …

Q Is it true that it's a waste of money taking multivitamin supplements as they just go straight through you? A That can be partly true, according to Dr Rachael Eckel, a consultant cosmetic dermatologist who has a special interest in nutrition. While …

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US-China climate pact seen boosting Indian efforts

NEW DELHI (AP) — This week's China-U.S. climate agreement between the world's top two polluting countries puts pressure on India, No. 3 on the list, to become more energy efficient and should encourage investment in renewable energy. But the pact is …

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Bond investors take fright at Tesco's fall from grace

Tesco said on Thursday that it was not comfortable with its gearing and was looking at ways to raise cash. … The former juggernaut of the retail sector has been battling fierce competition and rapid changes in the way Britons shop over the past few …

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British schoolboy jailed for stabbing teacher to death in class

LONDON, Nov 3 (Reuters) – A teenage British schoolboy was jailed for at least 20 years on Monday after pleading guilty to stabbing to death a teacher he said he hated in front of horrified pupils during a lesson at a college in northern England. The …

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Book Review | Art Nouveau Fantasy Animal Jewelry Design By B. Krieger

BOOK REVIEW OF YOUR FAVORITE BOOK =— Where to buy this book? ISBN: 9780486296319 Book Review of Art Nouveau Fantasy Animal Jewelry Design by B. Krieger…

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Necklace Review (Audio) – Johny O’Brien

http://www.rennie-mackintosh-jewellery.co.uk/ Johny O’Brien Review.

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The Delicate Art of the Faberge Egg

WSJ European art market reporter Mary Lane takes a look at the art of Faberge eggs with Faberge executive director Sean Gilbertson, ahead of an exhibition at…

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Sikkema Jenkins and Co – Mark Bradford

Sikkema Jenkins & Co. is pleased to announce an exhibition of new works by Mark Bradford on view from October 27 — December 15. The show will be Bradford’s …

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Stephen Webster jewellery: Cool Murder She Wrote jewels

Maria Doulton visits British fine jeweller Stephen Webster who is always pushing the boundaries of fine jewellery. Inspired by wicked women for his Murder Sh…

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Germany's Christmas markets in full swing: It's like being transported to a …

Another compelling Russian connection was the Faberge Museum on Sophienstrasse, displaying three floors of invaluable objects mainly produced by Carl Faberge. The highlight however were four of his famous eggs, of which the jade and diamond one and …

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Scientists: US-China pact won't slow warming much

That would only prevent temperatures from rising about a third of a degree Fahrenheit (two-tenths of a degree Celsius), said Andrew Jones, co-director of the project at MIT. If all other countries followed the U.S.-China example, temperatures could be …

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Health Notes

The fun, happiness, and, of course, exercise that ponies give is well known. But for disabled children, the wider benefits can be life-changing. Clementine (Clemmie) Palmer, eight, has congenital hip problems, which have meant frequent hospital stays …

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Luxembourg tax storm hits new EU chief Juncker

BRUSSELS, Nov 6 (Reuters) – A storm of outrage over Luxembourg's role in helping global companies avoid tax plunged its former leader into controversy in his first week running the European Commission, the EU body that polices tax abuses. Jean-Claude …

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The Next 7: Your guide to this week's entertainment

Teen Maker Night, 3D printing and jewelry; Make holiday presents for you or your loved ones; Registration required; 6-8 p.m. Steele Memorial Library, 101 E Church St., Elmira. Registration 733-9173. “The Polar Express” Screening, with hot chocolate and …

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Antique & Vintage Jewelry History: Art Nouveau Jewelry Part 1

Art Nouveau Jewelry Part 1. There were many forces at work during the latter half of the 19th century in decorative arts. The revolution that created the Arts & Crafts movement in England began with dissatisfaction of poor …

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When Art Nouveau and Art Deco Collide | Empire de Talaru

This necklace is what assemblage jewellery is all about. Disparate elements from different decades or even centuries that come together when the time is right to create a unique piece of wearable art. SONY DSC. Nouveau …

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Light Opera Works serves up a stylish and exuberant “Merry Widow”

The final scene, in Maxim's, plays out against a dusky backdrop of stylized Art Nouveau flowers. The leading couple–Stacey Tappan as the beautiful young widow Hanna Glawari and Larry Adams as the worldly-wise bachelor Count Danilo—were a …

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A slogan to say what makes Glasgow great

"Glasgow: Scotland with style" was a clever idea, rather than an inspiring one. It was intended to recruit Charles Rennie Mackintosh to do for Glasgow what Gaudi has done for Barcelona and Frank Lloyd Wright for Chicago. But critics said it failed to …

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Urine test for cervical cancer virus offers alternative to smear

LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – A simple urine test for the virus that causes cervical cancer could offer a less invasive and more acceptable alternative to the conventional cervical smear test, researchers said on Tuesday. In a study comparing the …

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Front Row: The latest news from fashion's front line

Congratulations to Bally, which has not only opened a vast new London flagship store on Bond Street but has also wooed the world's most stylish woman Lupita Nyong'o (above left) as its brand ambassador. She in turn lured (from left) actors Benedict …

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ASK DR ELLIE: Courageous Cheryl helps lift the gloom

Email DrEllie@mailonsunday.co.uk or write to Health, The Mail on Sunday, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT. Dr Ellie can only answer in a general context and cannot respond to individual cases, or give personal replies. If you have a health concern, always …

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– Jewelry Periods Defined: Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau (noo-VOE) means “new art” in French, and it's one of the names for a stylistic movement in Europe and the US that involved architecture, fine art, clothing, and other consumer products, as well as jewelry.

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A tray that blooms with classic design

The company's earliest pieces, which date from the turn of the last century, are quintessential Art Nouveau in design — all fluid lines and deeply saturated colors. My grandmother had a 1920s Moorcroft lamp in the English company's pansy motif, with a …

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10 Unique Accommodations To Experience In Malaysia

The mansion blends Eastern and Western designs, with louvred windows, art nouveau stained glass and beautiful floor tiles, and is a rare surviving example of the eclectic architectural style preferred by wealthy Straits Chinese of the time. The house …

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Low-cost airline Wizz Air to launch Katowice flights from Bristol Airport

Katowice is the principal city of Poland's Upper Silesian region of Poland and is a centre for science and industry, as well as being home to an eclectic mix of architectural styles with Gothic and Art Nouveau buildings alongside Modernist structures …

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Patients give up on GPs and go online to get a diagnosis with visits to the …

Patients are increasingly turning to the internet to self-diagnose their health problems as they struggle to get an appointment with a GP. The number of visitors to NHS Choices, the Government's health website, jumped by 40 per cent compared to last …

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Would YOU tell your family you had cancer? 25% of patients say no

Made In Chelsea's Ashley James unveils jewellery range as she opens up about her battle with depression and dreams of landing This Morning role · Picture Shows: Lauren Pope December 14, 2014\n \n 'The Only Fabulous in fur: ….. Chart-toppers take to …

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Beauty Bible beauty clinic: What's the best base for maturer skins?

Our weekly Q&A from the Beauty Bible experts Sarah Stacey and Josephine Fairley, whose latest book is The Ultimate Natural Beauty Bible. Their series of Beauty Bible books are now bestsellers worldwide – and this column solves your beauty dilemmas.

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European Christmas-market tour an elegant trip by train

The 'Vienna Magic of Advent' program offers arts and crafts workshops and a Christkindl -an appointed Christmas joy ambassador who tells stories and hands out sweets. Stay: The Guest House Vienna. Window niches that overlook the Opera House and 4 …

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South Elmsall businesswoman wins national accolade

Karen Betts, the director of Nouveau Beauty Group, has won the Natwest Everywoman Award. The national award recognises Britain's female entrepreneurs across the country. The permanent make-up artist started Nouveau Beauty Group in 1996 and offers …

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