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Artist eats banana artwork at Art Basel

Artist provocateur Maurizio Cattelan attached a banana from a local grocery store to a wall of Galerie Perrotin’s booth. The asking price: US$120,000.

December 08, 2019

Dog spooked by sealion rescued from remote Pacific island

The rat-sniffing dog was lost and alone on uninhabited Campbell Island for two days with its muzzle on, so he couldn't eat and would have found it impossible to drink.

November 29, 2019

Bus swallowed by sinkhole in US city of Pittsburgh

A sinkhole opened up in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, swallowing parts of a bus and injuring one person on board, authorities said.

October 29, 2019

Famed Peru restaurant pays price for special 'ladies' menu'

La Rosa Nautica restaurant is being fined US$62,000 for its practice of handing a gold menu void of any details on what the fish ceviche or seared scallops might cost to women who are dining with men.

October 22, 2019