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Banksy buyer breaks her silence

IT was one of the most stunning, audacious art pranks in history. Street artist Banksy caused a sensation when he rigged one of his best-known works to self-destruct just minutes after it was sold at Sotheby’s in London for $1.7 million. Now, the mystery buyer of his 2006 work Girl With Balloon, has spoken aboutRead More

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Brexit cliff edge approaches

  The United Kingdom could be nearing the end of the line on Brexit with a Friday deadline that could see the country crash out of the European Union with no deal. Prime Minister Theresa May is frantically trying to reach an agreement with the opposition after her divorce plan was voted down three timesRead More

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‘50-50’ chance Brexit ‘won’t happen’

Britain’s chances of leaving the European Union are only “50-50” if MPs reject Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, a senior minister warned on Sunday. Liam Fox, the international trade secretary and a vocal Brexit campaigner during the 2016 referendum, warned colleagues planning on voting against Ms May that her plan was the only wayRead More

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Anzac app engages young people

IT is critically important young people learn the lessons of sacrifice from World War I, Veterans’ Affairs Minister Darren Chester said as he launched a new app allowing people to experience the Western Front from their own home or classroom. The Anzac 360 app, developed in partnership with News Corp, uses virtual reality technology andRead More

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The Queen is celebrating her 93rd birthday

  The Queen is celebrating her 93rd birthday. This year, the monarch sees her birthday coincide with Easter Sunday, the most important day in the Christian calendar. Elizabeth II, who has a strong faith, usually celebrates Easter at Windsor Castle by joining members of her family at a service in St George’s Chapel. At BuckinghamRead More

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Fire near Saudi Arabian embassy in London

A building that backs onto the Saudi Arabian embassy in London has caught fire. Picture: Twitter/@HappyHumanistUKSource:Twitter A MASSIVE fire has broken out in a building that backs onto the grounds of the Saudi Arabian Embassy in London. About 40 firefighters are currently trying to contain the blaze in Chesterfield, Mayfair which startedRead More

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Pope delivers urgent Christmas message

Pope Francis waves from the balcony of St Peter’s basilica during the traditional ‘Urbi et Orbi’ Christmas message to the world. Picture: AFPSource:AFP Pope Francis has offered his Christmas wish for fraternity among people of different faiths, races or ideas. He urged the world to put aside “partisan interests” to find aRead More