Raiders steal world famous Portland Tiara from The Welbeck Estate

Dramatic moment ‘audacious’ smash-and-grab raiders steal priceless diamond-encrusted Cartier tiara worn at coronation of Edward VII from historic estate Raiders broke into the Welbeck Estate in Sherwood Forest on November 20 The gang used specialist equipment to break into a case containing jewellery  Among the items taken was The Portland Tiara – described as a national treasure  The priceless tiara […]

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World famous Dead Sea Scrolls at Museum of the Bible 'are FAKE’ and will be removed from display by red-faced bosses

The exhibits, thought to be the most expensive on display, have been removed after scientific study in Germany found them to have "characteristics inconsistent with ancient origin". The Dead Sea Scrolls are the oldest known transcripts of the Bible ever discovered, and include passages from the Old Testament which date back 2,000 years. Chief curatorial officer Jeffrey Kloha said: “Though […]

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Woman in famous 9/11 picture employs same photographer for her wedding

Phil Penman, the photographer who captured this iconic photo of Joanne “JoJo” Capestro in 2001, took Capestro’s wedding photos 17 years later.  (Phil Penman) A photographer who snapped an iconic photo of Joanne "JoJo" Capestro just moments after she escaped the collapsing towers in New York City on 9/11 has captured another memorable moment in the woman’s life — her wedding day. […]

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Body art fans show off creations at Moscow tattoo convention

Designs to DYE for! Thousands of body art fans and famous artists show off their weird and wonderful creations at Moscow tattoo convention A number of world famous tattoo artists have descended on Moscow for the two-day Russian Tattoo Expo The festival got underway yesterday and punters were keen to show off their intricate back and chest pieces Intricate black […]

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Man, 61, savaged by shark while swimming off Cape Cod beach resort.. near where famous film 'Jaws' was set

The 61-year-old was left with deep puncture wounds to his torso and legs after the vicious attack in Truro, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Longnook Beach has now been closed to swimmers and workers have put up warning signs telling people to stay away. It was the first recorded shark attack at the popular summertime tourist destination since 2012. Gary Sharpless, assistant harbour […]

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Grayson Perry searching for pottery he sold before he was famous

Have you got a Grayson Perry original that could be worth thousands? Turner Prize-winning artist is hunting for pots he made 20 years ago after selling them for next to nothing Before Grayson Perry scooped his Turner Prize in 2003 he sold his works cheaply Perry created pots at evening classes 20 years ago which he’s hoping to recover Holburne Museum […]

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