Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

 

Lubaina Himid awarded Britain’s Turner Prize, oldest artist ever to win

LONDON (Reuters) – Lubaina Himid, a 63-year-old artist whose creations include dinner plates painted with vomiting aristocrats, became the oldest person ever to win Britain’s most prestigious art…


Austria’s supreme court paves way for same-sex marriage from 2019

VIENNA (Reuters) – Same-sex couples will be allowed to marry in Austria from 2019, the country’s supreme court ruled on Tuesday and said a law to the contrary violated the principle of…


Sierra Leone "Peace Diamond" sells for $6.5 million at auction

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sierra Leone sold one of the world’s largest uncut diamonds for $6.5 million at a New York auction on Monday to raise funds for development projects in the West African country.