The fresco is said to be exceptional since it was painted to make it appear the queen of Sparta was looking at whoever saw the fresco upon entering the bedroom.
The so-called "yellow vest" movement was born out of a backlash against higher fuel prices, but has tapped a broader dissatisfaction with President Emmanuel Macron.
- by Bate Felix
Russian prosecutors accused Bill Browder, a prominent critic of Vladimir Putin, of ordering the murder of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky and several other business associates.
- by Matthew Bodner
But visa cost and immigration bureaucracy are still a turn-off for would-be Aussie professionals heading for the UK.
- by Nick Miller
Caruana Galizia, who penned an anti-corruption blog, was killed by a car bomb near the Maltese capital Valletta in October 2017.
- by Christopher Scicluna
Researchers found evidence that climate contributed to a higher incidence of binge drinking and liver disease.
- by Lucy Christie
The demonstrations were born out of a backlash against higher fuel prices and echo mounting dissatisfaction with President Emmanuel Macron.
- by Sarah White
The controversial billionaire prime minister denies funnelling European Union farm subsidies to members of his family.
The British Prime Minister is staring down resistance to her Brexit plan as rebel MPs count the numbers for a leadership spill and the EU tries to look united.
- by David Milliken