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    Sonia Delaunay’s drawings to be sold

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:02pm on June 30, 2020

    Dozens of works by the pioneering modernist artist Sonia Delaunay are to go under the hammer in Paris on Wednesday. The Ukrainian-born painter was a...

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    Francis Bacon triptych sells for $84m at online auction

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:01pm on June 30, 2020

    A triptych by Francis Bacon fetched $84.6 million on Monday at a Sotheby’s auction held without an audience and live-streamed to bidders worldwide in a...

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    Kim sells stake in beauty brand to Coty

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:56pm on June 30, 2020

    Kim Kardashian West has inked a deal to sell 20 percent of her make-up brand KKW Beauty to American cosmetics giant Coty for $200 million,...

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    Solskjaer warns Rashford, Martial

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:24pm on June 30, 2020

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has challenged Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford to improve, saying he is open to further strengthening his attack despite their impressive goalscoring...

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    ‘No Plan B’ for Champions League

    Agence France-Presse . Lausanne | Updated at 10:22pm on June 30, 2020

    UEFA insists there is ‘no reason to prepare a Plan B’ for the final eight of the Champions League in Lisbon despite Portuguese authorities reintroducing...

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    Australia postpone Zimbabwe series

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:18pm on June 30, 2020

    Australia on Tuesday postponed the one-day international series against Zimbabwe in August, the latest sporting fixtures to fall victim to the coronavirus pandemic. Citing ‘concern...

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    Liverpool can stay on top without top signings: Klopp

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:16pm on June 30, 2020

    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp does not believe he has to spend ‘millions’ in the transfer market, saying it is a tricky task to improve his...

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    Myanmar finds soldiers guilty in Rohingya atrocities court martial

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 05:52pm on June 30, 2020

    Three Myanmar military officers were found guilty by a court martial investigating atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in conflict-ridden Rakhine state, the army announced Tuesday...

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    Nepal offers locust bounty as swarms threaten crops

    Agence France-Presse. Kathmandu | Updated at 05:44pm on June 30, 2020

    Nepal is offering farmers cash rewards for catching desert locusts to limit the damage caused by the destructive swarms that have ravaged harvests in India...

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    Stokes 'proud' as England captaincy looms into view

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 05:37pm on June 30, 2020

    Ben Stokes said he was ‘proud’ to be in a position where he might replace Joe Root as England skipper against the West Indies, even...