A painting by Irish-born British artist Francis Bacon of fellow U.K. painter Lucian Freud sold on June 29 for 43.3 million pounds ($52.5 million, 50.2 million euros), according to Sotheby's auction house.
The price is an auction record for a painting by Bacon sold in London and also for any single panel painting by the artist.
Ljubljana – An exhibition by world-renowned photographer Uli Weber will open at Ljubljana Castle on Thursday evening showcasing photographies of horses, celebrities and cars under the title Moments.
The writer, who died on this day in January 1950 in London, was most famous for two novels which explored totalitarian politics: 1984 and Animal Farm
World-renowned British top model Naomi Campbell has chosen the Aegean tourism hub Bodrum for summer vacation this year with her two-year-old baby girl.
The 52-year-old Campbell was caught by paparazzi while touring the famous "Cennet Koyu" (Paradise Bay) on a yacht with her friends with whom she rented a secluded villa.
The United States said yesterday that the G7 group of nations will ban imports of Russian gold with the aim of tightening sanctions screws on Moscow and crippling its war effort in Ukraine.
"Together, the G7 will announce that we will ban the import of Russian gold, a major export that rakes in tens of billions of dollars for Russia," President Joe Biden said on Twitter.