Мария Урманова

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Greek government running out of time and cash

The European Commission is busily denying its boss Jean Claude Junker has come up with a plan to keep the Greeks sweet and inside the euro.<p>Junker’s plan is believed to impose a slightly more generous repayment plan for Greece’s mammoth debts, which Athens insists are too big to allow the economy to …

Picasso painting sells for a record $179 million

Pablo Picasso would be a happy man if he were alive today.<p>A painting by the iconic abstract artist sold for a record $179,365,000 at an auction Monday in New York, a Christie's spokesperson said.<p>The 1955 canvas, "Les femmes d'Alger (Version "O")," sets a new bar for the contemporary art market. …

Homeless invited to tour the Vatican

<b>(CNN) —</b> Vatican City is accustomed to welcoming millions of visitors to its grounds each year, but Thursday a very special tour group got a look inside.<p>Approximately 150 homeless people were divided into three groups and ushered through the Petriano entrance next to St. Peter's Square, according to …

Sistine Chapel

Richard III, King found under a parking lot, finally laid to rest

<b>Leicester, England (CNN) —</b> Richard III, the King found beneath a car parking lot, has been reburied in a solemn but celebratory service, 530 years after his death in battle.<p>The remains of the medieval monarch were sensationally rediscovered beneath a blanket of tarmac in the center of Leicester in …

Richard III

Amsterdam Outage Cancels Flights at Schiphol Airport

World<p>Fights landing and taking off at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport were canceled early Friday while a major power outage hit the Dutch capital, an airport spokeswoman told NBC News.<p>Power was restored after around 90 minutes but incoming flights were still being diverted elsewhere as of around 11:30 …

Is Chinese art turning away from politics?

Is criticising the government falling out of fashion among China’s artists? Linda Kennedy speaks to creators and critics at Art Basel in Hong Kong to find out.<p>Dissident artists like Ai Wei Wei and Zhao Zhao have caught the attention of the international art world – and the Chinese authorities – …

South by Southwest: Is Texas the new Hollywood?

Over the past 20 years the film festival and directors Richard Linklater and Robert Rodriguez have turned the Lone Star state into a movie powerhouse.<p>In the early 1990s a revolution occurred in Austin, Texas. Director Richard Linklater made the city a crucible of cool with his low-budget indie …

Back to 90s: 5 способов носить mom-джинсы

Мода циклична, и в прошлом сезоне она сделала свой очередной виток, вернув в женский гардероб популярные в 90-х mom-джинсы. Этой весной и летом …

Исчезнувшие: красавицы, которых испортила худоба

Николь Ричи<p>Первая голливудская актриса, певица и телеведущая, заявившая во всеуслышание, что страдает анорексией. Если верить слухам, похудеть с 65 …