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Tokyo film festival packs superhero punch on red carpet

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(Japan, Tokyo-AFP) - The Tokyo International Film Festival opened on Thursday with cult superhero "Ultraman" swooshing down the red carpet. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


US artist Paul McCarthy brings giant inflatable 'Tree' to Paris

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(France, Paris-AFP) - A giant inflatable sculpture - which some choose to see as a Christmas tree, others as a sex toy - has been erected on Paris' Place Vendôme ahead of the International Contemporary Art Fair to kick off next week Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


Sherlock Holmes brought to life at The Museum of London

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(United Kingdom, London-AFP) - The Museum of London opens a Sherlock Holmes exhibition, displaying never-before-seen objects dedicated to The Man Who Never Lived And Will Never Die. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


'Glass ship' Vuitton museum opens in Paris

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(France, Paris-AFP) - The Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris prepares to open its doors to the public on 27 October 2014. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


Media tours construction on the dome at the Louvre in Abu Dhabi

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(United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi-AFP) - The Tourism Development and Investment Company in Abu Dhabi, master developer of the Louvre, announced the full installation of the dome structrure, which consists of 85 super-sized steel elements and weighs 7,000 Tonnes. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


Chinese walnuts boom as consumers seek therapy

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(China, Laishuic-AFP) - It's boom time for Chinese walnut farmers as a new wave of wealthy consumers in search of hand massages -- and improved circulation -- value them more highly than gold. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


Sade exhibit showcases writer's fascination with human body

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(France, Paris-AFP) - A new exhibition in Paris explores the infamous Marquis de Sade's influence on art, his passion for anatomy, and the overriding theme in his work of desire. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


Hours of prep make perfect for Japan model

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(Japan, Tokyo-AFP) - A full eight hours before Rei Hamada is set to grace the catwalk at Tokyo Fashion Week, coffee is gulped and snacks munched between pit-stops for hair, nails and make-up -- all part of a day in the life of a top model. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


Game of Thrones fans feast with medieval menu

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(United States, San Francisco-AFP) - In the hit show and book series Game of Thrones, sumptuous feasts are an important part of life in the imaginary, medieval land of Westeros. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.


Latino cowboys gather in Colombia for Coleo's World Cup

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(Colombia, Villavicencio-AFP) - Cowboys from across Latin America meet in the Colombian city of Villavicencio for the World Coleo championship, a rodeo in which men on horses have to grab a bull by the tail, make him fall and then drag him on the floor. Copyright (AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFPTV), 2014.