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A museum in France discovers half of its paintings are fakes

FRANCE: A museum dedicated to the works of French painter Étienne Terrus has discovered that more than half of its collection is fake. The Terrus Museum in Elne, the southern French village where the painter was born, believes that 82 of 140 paintings are counterfeit. Elne's mayor, Yves Barniol, told local TV that an investigation into the paintings was first launched after art historian Eric Forcada raised his doubts about the authenticity of the museum's art. Forcada was working as a guest curator at the museum,…

Najam Sethi says half of PSL 4 matches will be played in Pakistan

KARACHI: Najam Sethi, on his tour to National Stadium Karachi on Friday, announced that half of Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) fourth edition will be played in Pakistan with Peshawar and Islamabad hosting the matches as well. The chairman PCB visited the stadium in Karachi two days before the final of PSL 3 to inspect the arrangements for the mega event. While talking to media, Sethi asked everyone to trust him as he does what he says. “You should trust me,” he stated. After Paksitan Super League's (PSL), Indian…

Half of Britons support a second vote on Brexit, poll finds

LONDON: Half of Britons support a second vote on whether to leave the European Union and a majority think the government may be paying too much money to the EU to open the way to trade talks, according to a new opinion poll. The poll, published in the Mail on Sunday newspaper, found 50 percent of people supported another vote on the final terms of Britain’s exit deal, 34 percent rejected another referendum and 16 percent said they did not know. The newspaper said it was the first major opinion poll since last week’s…

Man who lost half his face to cancer gets Terminator-style transplant

An American man who had a tumour on his face, which had grown into a melon size, has got it successfully removed, however the cancer has eaten up half his face. He has been given a Terminator-style transplant by a specialist surgeon. BEFORE Tim McGrath, 38, encountered what doctors called the "worse case scenario" in 2014. After an operation to remove his extremely rare soft-tissue cancer, Synovial Sarcoma tumour, he was left with 'half a face' and unable to eat or drink. SCROLL…