Andy Warhol's Mona Lisa sells for more than $4m at Art Cologne fair

Andy Warhol's Mona Lisa sells for more than $4m at Art Cologne fair

The three-level layout "helped tremendously; it gave the fair a nice flow and structure," said Daniel Hug, the fair's director.

Shot fired into hotel courtyard

Shot fired into hotel courtyard

DRINKERS were lucky to escape injury when a shot was fired into a hotel courtyard in Melbourne’s east.
Sacked advisers still in the industry

Sacked advisers still in the industry

Macquarie Bank advisers sacked for mismanagement are continuing to work in the industry, a Senate inquiry has heard.
Scandal of 300,000 Scots' benefits sanctions under David Cameron's Con-Dem government

Scandal of 300,000 Scots' benefits sanctions under David Cameron's Con-Dem government

SHOCKING results from studies show Con-Dem reforms are taking more than £1.6billion a year out of the Scottish economy.
Jersey makes it into the top ten European holiday islands and tops a UK/Channel Islands list

Jersey makes it into the top ten European holiday islands and tops a UK/Channel Islands list

Jersey beats Majorca and Tenerife in a poll of holiday isles but Santorini comes top in Europe, while the British top ten includes the Isle of Wight, St Mary's and Arran
27 survivors of Sunday's Mediterranean shipwreck reach Italy, death toll 800

27 survivors of Sunday's Mediterranean shipwreck reach Italy, death toll 800

Twenty-seven survivors of Sunday’s Mediterranean shipwreck arrived on a coast guard vessel at the Italian port of Catania on Monday night.

According to the UN’s latest figures, the disaster killed 800 migrants who had embarked on the perilous crossing from Libya, desperate for a bett
Mega Buzz: Is S.H.I.E.L.D. Going to Become Overrun with Superheroes?

Mega Buzz: Is S.H.I.E.L.D. Going to Become Overrun with Superheroes?

Every week, Inhumans seem to play a bigger and bigger role in the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. mythology. But don't worry: According to executive producer Jeffrey Bell, the ABC drama isn't going to become overrun by characters with superpowers any time soon.Check out all this week's Mega Buzz scoop!"
Can Adelaide sustain this hotel building boom?

Can Adelaide sustain this hotel building boom?

ANOTHER day, another announcement of a new hotel. But does Adelaide have too many? Can the city sustain it?
'A recipe born of love and necessity'

'A recipe born of love and necessity'

THE first Anzac biscuits were long-distance messages of love and care. But guess how the Diggers used them when they arrived, hard and inedible? Plus, Maggie Beer’s recipe for the perfect Anzac Day bite.
Family, friends remember Norwood Flats shooting victim

Family, friends remember Norwood Flats shooting victim

Family and long-time friends of Garry Godson told CTV News, the man shot to death early Monday morning led a troubled life.
Leaks not to blame for $A jump: RBA

Leaks not to blame for $A jump: RBA

The RBA has for the first time addressed “unusual trading” in the Aussie dollar before its recent interest rate decisions.
New report vindicates Indian IT firms debunks antiH1B myths

New report vindicates Indian IT firms debunks antiH1B myths

A new report debunks arguments long touted by H1B critics to say foreign workers dont cost less dont replace natives and the US is actually short of STEM Science Technology Engineering and Maths workers and needs help
Major: Labour-SNP Govt A 'Recipe For Mayhem'

Major: Labour-SNP Govt A 'Recipe For Mayhem'

A minority Labour government propped up by SNP votes would be a "recipe for mayhem", Sir John Major is expected to warn later.
6 Baltimore police officers suspended amid investigation of suspect's fatal spine injury

6 Baltimore police officers suspended amid investigation of suspect's fatal spine injury

Baltimore's mayor, police officials, and prosecutor sought to calm their city Monday, while six officers were suspended as authorities investigated how a suspect suffered a fatal spine injury in police custody last week.
Dunedin hunter missing for two days in South Canterbury

Dunedin hunter missing for two days in South Canterbury

A seach is under way for a Dunedin hunter missing in the Albury area in South Canterbury for two days.
Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products, Oklahoma facility to remain closed

Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products, Oklahoma facility to remain closed

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESSBRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis. The company "can't say with certainty" how the bac
Grocers call for controls on duopoly

Grocers call for controls on duopoly

THE government should take on the supermarket duopoly to make it harder for large companies to crush smaller ones, say independent grocers.
Dancing with the Stars: Who Got Sent Home?

Dancing with the Stars: Who Got Sent Home?

It may be rainy and cold here in New York, but it's Spring Break week on Dancing with the Stars. Can you smell that salty sea air?We also get our first team dances of the season. And we get forewarned that two couples will be going home next week, when the Tuesday night results shows return.Who will
Third charge after Melbourne raid

Third charge after Melbourne raid

Police in Australia charge a third teenager, Harun Causevic, with terrorism-related offences after weekend raids in Melbourne.
Mindfulness 'option for depression'

Mindfulness 'option for depression'

A mindfulness-based therapy could provide a "new choice for millions of people" with recurrent depression, a study in the Lancet says.
MP 'sensationalised' abuse claims

MP 'sensationalised' abuse claims

A SENIOR Catholic nun has attacked a former Queensland MP who revealed former residents at Neerkol Orphanage were being abused for “sensationalising” the issue.
South Asian women diagnosed with late stage breast cancer more often: Canadian study

South Asian women diagnosed with late stage breast cancer more often: Canadian study

New research is warning that South Asian women in Canada are more likely to be diagnosed with later stage breast cancer compared to the general population.
'Skin saves lives': burn patients need skin donations

'Skin saves lives': burn patients need skin donations

Only two per cent of people who pass away meet the strict criteria for organ donation. But 90 per cent can donate tissues, including corneas, heart valves, tendons and skin.
House price growth to slow in 2016

House price growth to slow in 2016

The national growth in house prices is tipped to hit 4.4 per cent by the end of 2015, before moderating next year.
Z Energy hits back at petrol price cynics

Z Energy hits back at petrol price cynics

Z Energy has hit back at cynics who suspect petrol companies of being quick to raise prices when the price of oil increases and slow to drop prices when it falls.

Prosecutors: Capsized boat captain and crew member arrested

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Prosecutors said Tuesday that they arrested the captain and a crew member of the boat in which as many as 900 people are feared to have drowned in the unremitting waves of migrants seeking to escape from war-torn Libya. Even as the search continued for victims of the weeken

AC/DC drummer's kill threat just an 'angry call': lawyer

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd on Tuesday made a surprise guilty plea on a charge of threatening to kill, with his lawyer describing the veteran rocker's offence as...

Was Rumer Willis' "Bootylicious" Dancing With the Stars Dance Too Raunchy?

On Dancing With the Stars Season 20, Week 6, Rumer Willis and Val Chmerkovskiy were given Jazz. The week's theme? Spring Break. Their song? "Bootylicious." The result? A whole lot of butt shaking, because really, what else would you expect? Still, judge Len Goodman said he wasn't into all the rau

Rangers shut down Penguins 2-1 to reclaim momentum

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 shots and the New York Rangers regained control of their first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 win in Game 3 on Tuesday night.

U.S. Navy sends two more warships near Yemen as conflict escalates

The United States said on Monday it had sent two more warships into the waters near Yemen, heightening its military presence in the area as concerns grow over the country’s civil war.

The U.S. Navy sent an aircraft carrier and a guided missile cruiser from the Gulf into the Arabian Sea

Rocked By Migrants Deaths, Europe Debates Boosting Rescue Operation

Italy has proposed targeted attacks against people smugglers in Libya to counter the flow of migrants to its southern shores. Rescuers are still searching for survivors and bodies following the capsizing of a migrant boat Sunday, which was carrying up to 900 people. That incident -- one of the worst

Alleged Anzac plot teen held in toughest prison

THE third teenager charged over an alleged Anzac Day terror plot is being held in maximum security at Victoria’s toughest prison.

The Pulitzer for local reporting befits the mission

Local news matters. It's what drives Los Angeles News Group reporters and editors and defines our mission in the communities we serve -- a company-wide commitment that has been recognized with journalism's highest honor, the Pulitzer Prize.

Hillary's Campaign Chair John Podesta Dismisses Allegations By New Book As 'Nothing New'

WASHINGTON -- John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, dismissed allegations of influence peddling at the Clinton Foundation made in a book scheduled for release early next month. Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses

Royal Watchers Set For Baby Number Two

Devoted royal watchers are gathering outside the hospital in central London where the Duchess of Cambridge is due to have her second child.

Now Google lets you save your search history

Google will allow users to download their search history — a handy tool if you've ever wanted a closer look at what really makes you tick online The details of the functionality are outlined in a Google support document, which breaks down exactly how anyone can save their list of searches Se

Pies in Print: Tuesday 21 April

A quad injury to Ben Reid dominates discussion in the media today. Catch up on all the news in today's edition of Pies in Print.

Sixteen Women Pass Day One of Army Ranger School

Sixteen female soldiers made it through their first day of Ranger School, a punishing infantry course previously closed to women.,Nineteen women took part in the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade's first co-ed Ranger course Monday at Fort Benning, Ga. The female candidates joined 380 male soldier

US Republican Jeb Bush to Visit Germany, Estonia, Poland

Republican Jeb Bush will visit three U.S. allies, Germany, Poland and Estonia, in early June to get a first-hand view of European economic and security challenges as he explores a run for his party's presidential nomination in 2016, a Bush aide said on Monday. Foreign policy has been growing in

AC/DC drummer Rudd pleads guilty

Phil Rudd, drummer with Australian hard rock group AC/DC, unexpectedly pleads guilty at a New Zealand court to making threats to kill.

AMD Accidentally Reveals Windows 10 Launch Date

During a recent investors call it appears the CEO of AMD, Lisa Su, accidentally revealed the launch window of Windows 10: it's late July. The news basically gives software enthusiasts, companies and gamers an idea of when Microsoft's latest operating system will be released.

Captain, 1st mate of migrant ship arrested on suspicion of people trafficking

Italian authorities have arrested the Tunisian captain and a Syrian crew member of Sunday's migrant boat disaster on suspicion of people trafficking after the men arrived in the Sicilian port of Catania.

Cyclonic conditions pound Central Coast

CATEGORY 2 winds at speeds of up to 135km/h have ripped roofs off homes and brought down large trees as the storm continues to batter the region.

Orchids Paper plans to issue stock to fund new plant in South Carolina

From Staff ReportsPRYOR — Orchids Paper Products Co. plans to issue 1.5 million shares of common stock to fund a new paper mill in Barnwell, S.C., the company said Monday. The facility in South Carolina will include a tissue-paper machine with capacity between 35,000 and 40,000 tons per year and

Scott Walker Tacks Far Right On Immigration

WASHINGTON -- Republicans often rail about undocumented immigrants. But Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, an expected GOP presidential candidate, took it a step further Monday by sounding some critical notes about the number of those who immigrate to the U.S. legally. "In terms of legal immigration,

Dotcom ally arrives to court without a lawyer, applies for legal aid

One of those sought for extradition alongside Kim Dotcom has turned up at a key hearing without a lawyer and the court told an application for legal aid has been made. Finn Batato told the High Court at Auckland today he was representing...

South Carolina Paper Wins Pulitzer for Domestic Violence Series

The New York Times won three prestigious Pulitzer Prizes Monday while a South Carolina newspaper, The Post and Courier, won the Pulitzer for public service for its series on domestic violence against women. The Post and Courier stories explored the deaths of 300 women over the past decade, with

Captain, crew member of capsized migrant boat arrested

Prosecutors said Tuesday they have arrested the Tunisian captain and a Syrian crew member of a boat that capsized off the coast of Libya with hundreds of people aboard in what may be the deadliest migrant tragedy ever.

SingTel seeks to delist from ASX

Singapore Telecom, the owner of Optus, is seeking approval to delist from the ASX due to low trading volume, liquidity and market demand.

Behind Yemen's chaos

American warships were headed to waters off Yemen's coast Monday to block weapons shipments from Iran to its Houthi allies there, raising concerns of a possible engagement. Yet President Obama...

'Stay at home if you can'

THE very latest on Sydney’s ferry, train and road delays as NSW continues to be smashed by storms and heavy rain, with a warning from the NSW Traffic Management Centre.