Ancient Crimean gold treasures returned to Kiev on Nov. 27 after being stuck in a Dutch museum for nine years, where they were on show when Russia seized the Black Sea peninsula in 2014.
In their studio in Bristol, western England, rescue dogs Rosie and Alba are hard at work on their canvases, redefining the essence of abstract art - one tail swish at a time.
Irish writer Paul Lynch won the Booker Prize for fiction on Nov. 26 with what judges called a “soul-shattering” novel about a woman’s struggle to protect her family as Ireland collapses into totalitarianism and war.
The opera "Don Giovanni," staged by the Istanbul State Opera and Ballet, will premiere at the Atatürk Cultural Center (AKM) - Türk Telekom Opera Hall on Nov. 30.
The old city of Nicomedia, which was a part of the Roman Empire, today lies under the northwestern province of Kocaeli as the city industrially developed.
This year I had the chance to travel across the countries around the Mediterranean, attending conferences, symposiums and events, from Crete to Sicily, from various corners of Spain to Italy and France, but two travels made me think more about the unique charm of Italy, how its far corners are different yet similar in terms of their concerns about tourism, and how they can put their unique gastronomic values to promote their regions. Thanks to organizer couple Manuela Fissore Barker and Thomas Barker, the foremost communication agency, collaborating with Paolo Vizzari, renowned food writer who describes himself as a gastronomic narrator, I had the chance to attend “Ein Prosit” event in Udine at the northeastern tip of Italy and then visited Siracusa, down in Sicily, discussing Mediterranean cuisine and gastronomy tourism.
Paris Hilton had a Thanksgiving surprise to share: A daughter named London. Hilton on Nov. 24 shared an Instagram photo of a pink baby outfit with “London” printed on the top.
Colombian superstar Shakira has paid 6.6 million euros ($7.2 million) to a Spanish court investigating her for unpaid taxes, her agent said on Nov. 24, just days after she reached a deal to avoid trial in another tax case.
Ringo Starr's latest project is for fans of music and of fashion. Published Friday, “Beats & Threads” is an illustrated journey through the former Beatles drummer's decades in show business, featuring images of everything from his drum kits to his trend-setting wardrobe. The 312-page book is being sold through the publishing division of Julien's Auctions.