Berlin boasts an art supermarket, at least temporarily. It sells original works by artists from all over the world at low prices. The idea is to make art affordable for everyone. The supermarket is open until January 31, 2013.
Danish shipping and oil conglomerate Moeller Maersk has reported strong second-quarter profit. The surge in earnings came about not least due to the company shedding its stake in a supermarket chain.
Rice harvested near the site of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster is set to go back on sale. Exporters are trying to rebuild the Fukushima brand but consumers are still wary of potentially contaminated food.
Parisian officials have released a message imploring love-struck visitors to show their affection without fastening padlocks to bridges. Experts say the craze has begun to cause lasting damage to the structures.
War alters societies, and art can serve to gauge the change. In the war-struck Middle East, artists are hindered in their work, and some are forced to emigrate. But they still believe in the healing capacity of art.
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