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Blind Sculptor Recreates Untouchable Masterpiece

By Barbara Cornell SALA BOLOGNESE, ITALY (REUTERS).- When blind sculptor Felice Tagliaferri was forbidden to touch one of Italy's most famous statues, he decided revenge was best served not just cold but stone cold. Tagliaferri, 41, spent much of two y...

Nefertiti’s Bust will Stay in German Capital Says Berlin Mayor Klaus...

BERLIN (REUTERS).- Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit said Friday that Germany would not send the bust of an ancient Egyptian queen to modern-day Egypt because it was obtained nearly a century ago. Wowereit defended a German foundation's possession of Neferti...

Mayor Boris Johnson Announces Rocking Horse and Rooster Set for Trafalgar...

LONDON (AP).- A giant blue rooster and a boy on a rocking horse will stand alongside a statue of military hero Adm. Horatio Nelson in London's Trafalgar Square. Officials on Friday announced the next two artworks to fill the square's empty "fourth plin...

A 2,000-Year-Old House in the Ancient Roman City of Pompeii Collapses...

ROME (AP).- A 2,000-year-old house in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, which was once used by gladiators to train before combat, collapsed Saturday, officials said. The site was closed at the time and nobody was injured, but the collapse underscored ...

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