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A DAVID Hockney painting has sold for £70million, smashing the auction record for a living artist.The standing figure in the painting is said to represent Hockney's former partner Peter Schlesinger, whom the painter met in 1966 while teaching art in California.

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A SWISS referendum to decide if voters want more distance from international laws could lead to a ‘Swissexit’ from EU rules, it is claimed.The popular vote could also lead to a form of “Swissexit” from current EU rules - two-and-a-half years after Britain voted to leave the EU.

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VLADIMIR Putin’s superstate has held anti-submarine warfare drills in the Mediterranean sea, just off the coast of Syria, as tensions escalate between Russia and the US.PUBLISHED:
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Russian military and naval officials announced on Friday its warships held extensive anti-submarine warfare drills in the Mediterranean.

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He added: "We're on maximum alert," insisting police would ensure no roads were completely blocked in order to ensure people's safety.In Paris, a group of 50 protesters yelled "Macron resign!

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AN ARGENTINE submarine that sunk with 44 crew on board last year “imploded”, it was revealed hours after its wreckage was discovered.This week, relatives of the lost crew held a commemoration service for the dead seamen just two days before the sub was found.

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Speaking to Bloomberg, the financial strategist said: "I think Europe is about to find itself in a great deal of difficulty depending on what they do to Italy.Speaking on Italian Maurizio Costanzo's show, Mr Salvini belittled the EU on its failed attempt to help Italy's economic growth.

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At present only 13 percent of the Papua New Guinea population can access electricity.The deal was announced at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum which met on Saturday in Port Moresby, capital of Papua New Guinea.

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CROWN Prince Mohammed bin Salman gave the order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the CIA has concluded, despite fierce denials by the government of Saudi Arabia.Investigators believe Mr Khashoggi’s death would not have happened without Mr bin Salman’s knowledge, given his enormous influence over the Saudi Government.

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US government spending documents released reveal the First Lady’s visit cost an eye-watering £135,000 in hotel charges.The Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel is currently £400 per night for a premium suite.

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The centre-left Mr Minniti, who served in Italy’s government from December 2016 to June 2018, has previously clashed with his interior minister successor Matteo Salvini over immigration.National populists who are ruling Italy right now pretend to listen, but their goal is to keep them chained to their fears.

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THE US government denied it has reached a conclusion on who was behind the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.The CIA believes Mohammed Bin Salman ordered the murder, the Washington Post reports (Image: Getty)



There remain numerous unanswered questions with respect to the murder of Mr.

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THE GREAT SURRENDER Talented artist Deb Hart created the U-boat model off the coast of Harwich, Essex18th November 2018, 11:06 amUpdated: 18th November 2018, 12:39 pmA MOVING tribute has been unveiled to mark the mass surrender of Germany’s submarines at the end of World War One.More than 160 German vessels surrendered at Harwich on the Essex coast in November 1918.

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Switzerland's principal stock exchange SIX Swiss Exchange will list the world’s first multi-crypto-based exchange-traded product (ETP) next week, the Financial Times (FT) reported Saturday, Nov.The Amun ETP index will be managed by the German index unit of investment management firm Van Eck, according to major Swiss news agency Finews.

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A privately-owned vintage World War II Mustang fighter airplane that had participated in a flyover for a museum event crashed into the parking lot of a Texas apartment complex Saturday, killing the pilot and a passenger, authorities said.The aircraft was destroyed and several vehicles in the parking lot damaged, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford said.

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In September India´s top court ruled that women of all ages could enter.Some 700 women are among the hundreds of thousands of devotees who have registered online to pray at the temple in a two-month holy period that began on Saturday.

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Brazilian pilot embraces Islam while flying plane

A video of Brazilian pilot is going viral in which he is seen embracing  Islam aboard a passenger aircraft.He will say the text of the Shahada during our flight to Taluka,” a man sitting in the cockpit can be heard saying.

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The boxer shared pictures on his social media accounts with his wife in Masjid ul Nabawi, Madinah.He captioned the picture, “Madinah, Masjid al Nabawi with @faryalmakhdoom.

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Japanese island near Russia has disappeared, without anyone noticing

The uninhabited islet, named Esanbe Hanakita Kojima, near Japan’s maritime border with Russia off its north-east coast “disappeared” and believed to have been eroded by wind and drift ice.The islands were seized from Japan by Soviet forces days after the end of the Pacific War.

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But because of changes in the board administration in recent months, an agreement was reached with the players that the new contracts would be ready to sign when they return from the Caribbean after the ongoing Women’s World T20.The new contracts are more stringently performance and fitness-based.

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Coverage of California wildfires on Globalnews.The poor air quality came amid northern California fires that have burned as much as 146,000 acres, left 71 dead and over 1,000 people missing.