Detail from the 19th century, carved-wood humidor with images of the Taj Mahal, €3,000-€5,000  at Sheppard’s Three Day Auction

The sumptuous Taj Mahal in Agra is India’ most famous building – a white marble mausoleum built in the 17th century by a grief-stricken Mughal empe(...)

As David Moyes takes over at Manchester Unted, he faces a whole different world at Old Trafford from that he faced at Goodison Park.  Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Today is David Moyes’s first day at work as the manager of Manchester United. You imagine he must be feeling a childish thrill of anticipation at what(...)

Art or kitsch?: Jeff Koons’s Hanging Heart in magenta and gold. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty

Here’s a confession: I have a set of white coffee cups with gold rims and friezes of shamrock. I got them in Killarney, and I love them. But I (...)

A Swiss woman with her face covered is taken to a hospital by police for her medical examination at Gwalior in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh March 16, 2013. Four men raped a 39-year-old Swiss woman camping with her husband in an Indian forest, police said on Saturday, turning the spotlight anew on the security of women in the world's largest democracy. REUTERS/Stringer (INDIA - Tags: CRIME LAW TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Six men accused of raping a Swiss tourist who was cycling with her husband in central India have appeared in court charged with gang rape. (...)