Nearly $100,000 for Elton John's monogrammed silver boots and around $2 million for a triptych by street artist Banksy from his collection: The music icon's personal items brought in almost $8 million at auction on Feb. 21 in New York.
German police said on Feb. 21 that they were investigating a man over his suspicious collection of ancient Middle Eastern artifacts, including a millennia-old cuneiform tablet likely stolen from a museum in Syria.
The 96-year-old Ankara Palace building today starts serving as a museum after a two and a half year restoration process.
Turkish media artist Refik Anadol, who is living in the U.S., displays his digital works created with artificial intelligence in London at an exhibition titled "Echoes of the Earth: Living Archive."
Observing the popularity of robatayaki at Zuma, its founder, Rainer Becker, in collaboration with chef Hamish Brown, launched Roka two years later, a brand dedicated to robatayaki.
Chile will once again try to resolve the mystery of what really killed the Nobel laureate poet Pablo Neruda, who many believe was poisoned by the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, a court said on Feb. 20.
Astronomers have discovered what may be the brightest object in the universe, a quasar with a black hole at its heart growing so fast that it swallows the equivalent of a sun a day.
For Londoners, rain is simply a fact of life. But for Burberry, it’s the inspiration for seemingly endless variations of luxurious outerwear, from the heritage brand’s best-selling trench coat to oversized duffels and fur-lined bombers.
Man-made gems are reshaping the $89 billion global diamond jewelry market, especially in the west Indian city of Surat where 90 percent of the world's diamonds are cut and polished.