A 16th-century gold case containing the heart of Anne of Brittany has been stolen from the Thomas-Dobrée museum in the western French city of Nantes during the weekend. Robbers broke in through a window and got away with the 6-inch oval case despite setting off an alarm. Philippe Grosvalet, the president of the Loire-Atlantique department which owns the [read more]
Senteni Masango, the eighth wife of Africa’s last absolute monarch, has died after allegedly committing suicide. She was found dead in the early hours of Friday morning. She reportedly took about 40 amitriptyline capsules, which are normally used to treat a number of mental illnesses. The Queen leaves behind two daughters. Only a week earlier, [read more]
Patriarch Kirill will attend a session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church this summer in Yekaterinburg. “This year several meetings of the Synod will be held in different cities across Russia. This is due to the development which is currently taking place in the Russian Church, in particular, the creation of new [read more]
Letters from Diana, Princess of Wales, to an AIDS victim, have surfaced in the United Kingdom and these rare documents will be auctioned by Henry Aldridge & Son on 24 February. The three letters from Diana, Princess of Wales and her lady-in-waiting were sent to Margaret Bendon, a friend of AIDS victim Vincent Hickey, who [read more]
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