The last Leonardo painting to be sold, Salvator Mundi, an image of Jesus, went for $450m (£356 million) to the Saudi royal, Prince Badr, in 2017. There is a suggestion that he bought the picture as a proxy for his fellow Saudi prince, Mohammed bin Salman. … [Read more...] about Cracking the code of Leonardo da Vinci’s £860million man: As it goes on show after a bitter international battle, HARRY MOUNT investigates what inspired it… and why is it worth so much?
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'The two companies are at pains to point out that the trial participants are ethnically diverse, which is good, but say nothing about the age of people in the trial. If a vaccine is to reduce severe disease and death, and thus enable the population at large to return to their normal day-to-day lives, it will need to be effective in older and elderly members of our society. … [Read more...] about ‘We must not slacken’: Boris Johnson warns Britons to stick to the rules to get through second wave as he hails Covid vaccine breakthrough that could ‘get life back to normal by Spring’ – and reveals UK has ordered enough for a THIRD of population
It's likely the rollout of 5G, the next generation communications standard, will mean battery power technology will have to keep up with super-fast internet speeds. … [Read more...] about Chinese tech giant Xiaomi unveils wireless technology which it claims can fully charge a smartphone battery in less than 20 MINUTES
Jeff Bezos' space tourism project with Blue Origin is competing with a similar programme in development by Space X, the rocket firm founded and run by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and Virgin Galactic, backed by Richard Branson. … [Read more...] about Third time’s a charm! Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit successfully launches its LauncherOne rocket into space from a Boeing 747 at 35,000 feet before releasing 10 NASA satellites into orbit
It is a call he repeated in a video message from a Moscow police station on Monday, shortly before he was taken to jail. In a hastily convened court session inside the police station, a judge ruled that his detention should be extended for 30 days, until 15 February. … [Read more...] about Jailed Alexei Navalny releases investigation into Vladimir Putin’s ‘£1bn palace’