Weekend in . . . Athens
  • Travel
  • November 3, 2014, 01:00

After years of dreadful press that defined Athens as a broken-down capital prone to fiery riots, the city’s self-confidence and creativity are stirrin(...)

The sculpture of the ‘leopard man’ at the Museum of Central Africa in a suburb of Brussels. Photograph: Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty

Last month, George Clooney was drawn into a cultural debate that has long been a sensitive issue for Britain. Asked during a press conference i(...)

Antique tribal masks revered as sacred ritual artefacts by  the Hopi Native American tribe in Arizona on display at an auction house in Paris, where they were to be offered for sale today.  Photograph: John Schults/Reuters

A French court has decided to allow an auction of dozens of Native American tribal masks opposed by the Hopi tribe and its supporters, inclu(...)