Portrait of Madame de Pompadour, chief mistress of Louis XV, €22,000-€32,000

All eyes will be on lot 134 at the forthcoming Masterworks sale at Sheppard’s in Durrow on November 7th. What is described as a “very rare and import(...)

The Gabors, from left: Magda, Eva, mother Jolie  and Zsa Zsa smile at the Last Frontier Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, US,  December 28th, 1953.  Photograph: EPA/Las Vegas News Bureau

Modern life would hardly be worth living without the Kardashians to kick around. Their stubborn ability to occupy media space without really doing any(...)

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor  pictured in 1990. Photograph: Reuters

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, who parlayed beauty, diamond-studded glamour and nine marriages into a long celebrity career, died on Sunday, Variety and other(...)

The fountains in Versailles, France. Photograph: Bernard Menigault/Corbis via Getty Images

Between economic, political and social crisis, and jihadist attacks that have claimed 234 lives in France since January 2015, the country sometimes se(...)