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Story of recovered 'Woman in Gold' moves Germans to tears

The title refers to the art nouveau painting “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I,” which hung for decades in the Belvedere Palace museum in Vienna before it was restituted to Maria Altmann, Bloch-Bauer's niece. Mirren adopts a nearly flawless Austrian …

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Royal Bank of Scotland 'would leave country for England if voters choose …

John Lewis Partnership chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield said it had no intention of reducing its commercial presence north of the border, where it has nine shops, a contact centre and employs more than 3,000 people. But he cautioned that firms were …

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BUY Art Nouveau Silver Plated Trinket Jewellery Box New …

Are You Looking For Art Nouveau Silver Plated Trinket Jewellery Box New ? Art Nouveau Silver Plated Trinket Jewellery Box NewReviews. you might be after correct location. The following we've finest vendor shop that sale …

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Sacha Baron Cohen to star, write, produce and direct Freddie Mercury biopic

The British actor – famous for his controversial roles as Ali G, Borat and Bruno – will also produce, write and direct the film, according to the band's manager Jim Beach. Beach announced the news on Thursday night at the Artist & Management Awards at …

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Drugs recovered in Edinburgh city operation

Charles Rennie Mackintosh The Mac effect. Never-built grand designs from Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Screenshot of Gleeden website … dreams – and sparked creativity. Graffiti necklaces Wearable graffiti Watch. The jewellery made from urban decay …

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Leaflets used in missing Kelli Ferris search in Aberdeen

Police searching for a missing Aberdeen woman have been distributing leaflets to homes on bus routes she may have taken. Kelli Ferris, 40, who has a medical condition, was last seen on Castle Street, near the sheriff court, on the evening of Wednesday …

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Now phone companies warn bills will rise for millions of Scots if country …

Written by Sir Ian Cheshire, boss of B&Q owner Kingfisher, the letter has also been signed by the chiefs of Marks & Spencer, John Lewis and Asda. John Lewis chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield this week warned that the department store would be forced to …

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Jacqui Lambie hopes to introduce new legislation which would JAIL parents for …

Jacqui Lambie has submitted a new draft law to parliament that would impose jail time and fines of up to $68,000 for adults who force children to wear a burqa in public. The Private Members bill, if introduced, would also see severe fines and prison …

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Where: Art nouveau Cafe', 77 Atlantic Road, Brixton, London SW9 8PU, UK

Where: Art nouveau Cafe', 77 Atlantic Road, Brixton, London SW9 8PU, UK. Mural painting classes are available in Brixton at The Drop@Art Nouveau Cafe'. Our course aims to reach a good level of understanding of mural painting technique. From still life …

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New Ground Theatre Festival at Cleveland Play House to feature Eric Coble …

That's how they refer to her at Kent State, where she received a master's degree in theater and helped build the Roe Green Center for the School of Theatre and Dance, a $13 million state-of-the-art performance space that opened in 2010. It's an apt …

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Guest blog from lovedazzle jeweller Sheila McDonald

We are absolutely delighted to welcome jeweller Sheila McDonald as our guest blogger this month. About Sheila … As a former student at the Glasgow School of Art, I love the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. I was sixteen …

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Drink like a Lannister: The local firm making Game of Thrones goblets

… sells replicas of the items through its website from £40. So now you can serve up feasts fit for a Tudor king on huge chargers, knock back butterbeer in a tankard made for Harry Potter, or even decorate your home with an Art Nouveau vase that was …

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'Under the Dome' cast teases possibility of escape

At a Comic-Con panel Thursday, "Under the Dome" star Mike Vogel teased the possibility of some of the characters leaving the impenetrable dome that encompasses the town of Chester's Mill, Maine, on the TV drama. "A lot of people said, 'How do you …

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Lord Faulk tours Channel Islands

The UK government minister responsible for Crown Dependencies is visiting the Channel Islands for the first time. Touring Guernsey, Alderney and Sark, Lord Edward Faulk told BBC News it was not his job to interfere in island politics. He also said he …

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EU police operation takes down malicious computer network

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — European police have taken down a computer network that used malicious software to infect more than 3 million computers worldwide and steal personal data, banking details and passwords. European Union police …

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Architects bring 'intellectual rigour and sensual intuition' to design of new …

The first looks at how the Vancouver Art Gallery has changed over the years and includes images of the original art deco building at 1145 West Georgia in 1931, its international style renovation in 1951 and VAG's move into its current home in the …

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Whet your appetite with a trip to Valencia: The home of paella makes for a …

The central market is in a glorious art nouveau building in the old quarter, with more than 500 stalls selling every Spanish food imaginable. I buy an 'arrangement' of rabbit and chicken portions from a butcher. Then I choose three different types of …

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Liberals win majority in Ontario

The Ontario Liberal Party has won a majority in the provincial legislature in a surprising result. The party gained 59 seats out of a total of 107 during Thursday's elections after polls suggested a minority win for the Liberals. Premier Kathleen Wynne …

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Man jailed for racist abuse in Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

A 30-year-old man who racially abused staff at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast has been jailed for two months. The judge said Garry Alan Montgomery's behaviour was "disgraceful". The court heard that on 10 January, he racially abused a security …

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Poet Angie Estes wins Claremont's $100000 Tufts prize

CLAREMONT, Calif. (AP) — A runner-up for poetry's 2010 Pulitzer Prize has won this year's prestigious $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award presented annually by Claremont Graduate University. Angie Estes was honored for her book "Enchantee," …

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Cumbria hospital seeks help easing 'recruitment famine'

Charles Rennie Mackintosh The Mac effect. Never-built grand designs from Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Screenshot of Gleeden website … Graffiti necklaces Wearable graffiti Watch. The jewellery made from urban decay. Most Popular. Shared. 1: Spain finds …

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Home of the week: Raseel Gujral Ansal's Minda House in New Delhi, India

India has gone global. Banished are the hackneyed images of a poor, postcolonial subcontinent. Instead, a dramatic rebranding is under way for this 21st-century country, which is exhibiting its own hybrid of international culture. New high-tech …

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Illustrated diaries to brighten your year

Each month comes with a tempting photograph and scrumptious recipe for items such as comforting lardy cakes, or elegant, inventive Swan Lake choux buns — plus there are lots of extra pages for making your own baking notes. Who knows, you could make …

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Siegfried Bing (1838-1905)

If I were to name one person who made Art Nouveau big in Europe, it would be Siegfried Bing (1838-1905). During his entire life, Bing … Bings son Marcel was in charge of the jewellery atelier. Pavilion Art Nouveau Bing.

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Rockhampton Art Gallery will take you back to the 1920s

BE transported back to an era of opulence and style at Rockhampton Art Gallery from March 28 to May 24 for the exhibition Dreaming of Deco: style in the modern age. Art Deco is generally described as a style that traverses the inter-war period from its …

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Hinstock crash leaves girl, 10, and three others hurt

Four people, including a 10-year-old girl, have been seriously hurt in a crash involving two cars in Shropshire. Both drivers – a man in his late 40s and a woman in her 70s – were flown to hospital with leg, chest, abdominal and back injuries. The …

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Cate Blanchett and husband Andrew Upton plan move to America but 'will …

Cate Blanchett and her husband Andrew Upton have revealed they will be packing up and moving to the United States. In an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald, artistic director Upton said his role with the Sydney Theatre Company, which he has held …

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N. Hoolywood Men's RTW Fall 2015

“We focused on comfortable fabrics,” he said, pointing to a cozy white shearling coat over a chunky tonal turtleneck and large matching beanie. This season Obana also partnered with several outdoors brands to push new boundaries. These included Avirex …

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EA Seguy insects history: Prints of insects for art nouveau …

Like other work in the Art Nouveau tradition, Séguy's images look to nature for inspiration, adopting a crowded, colorful aesthetic. Given their strongly geometrical aspect, his insects might also inspire designers working in the …

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Brussels has a heart and soul

Its ornate splendour of the Grand Place, the art nouveau mansions and the beautiful glass edifices of buildings such as the European Union Parliament and the nouveau mansions will remain etched in your memory for a long time. I boarded the Eurostar or …

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Pennsylvania seek death penalty against Eric Frein as he returns to court

It adds: 'If the Defendant is convicted of First Degree Murder…the Commonwealth intends to present testimony concerning the victim and victim impact testimony during the sentencing phase from the employer, co-workers, friends and family of Byron K.

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Film Review: 'Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet'

… which rescues Nina Paley's otherwise disappointing (albeit trippily kaleidoscopic) contribution, and Irish siren Lisa Hannigan and Glen Hansard's duet, “On Love,” which “The Secret of Kells” animator Tomm Moore transforms into a radiant Art Nouveau …

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Baltic cruise: all serene on the Serenissima

Sometimes I chose to explore independently, but in Riga, for example, I probably would not have appreciated the exquisite art nouveau quarter as much as I did without local expertise. Latvia's capital, with its pretty tree-lined canal ribboning through …

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Bikram Choudhury hit with SIXTH sex assault lawsuit

In California, Tiffany Friedman renamed her Bikram studio Haute Yogi Manhattan Beach and began offering a different range of classes. She described Bikram as 'cultish' and said that people believed that Choudhury 'was a guru with all these powers'.

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11 slaughtered kangaroos are found stuffed in a bin behind a car wash in …

The carcasses of 11 kangaroos have been found in a bin northeast of Melbourne in the past week, with police concerned by the spate of 'gruesome' killings. Victoria Police were called to a carwash on Warrandyte-Heidelberg Rd in Warrandyte after a staff …

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