The Football Players by Henri Rousseau (1908)

Anti-nuclear weapons group Ican wins Nobel Peace Prize


The Nobel committee says “the risk of nuclear weapons is greater than it has been for a long time”.

Zwischen Schloss by Johann Georg Rosenberg (1784)

People keep stealing Canadian city’s parking meters


A quarter of meters installed recently in St John's have disappeared.

Great Egret by John James Audubon (1821)

Hitler oil painting attacked with screwdriver


Curator defends its inclusion in “Museum of Madness” exhibition.

Iseltwald by Friedrich Wilhelm Moritz 1844)

Japanese government to help restore neglected Japanese gardens in California and around the world


The government will start work on gardens in Romania and the US state of California this year.

The Fox River near New Harmony in Indiana by Karl Bodmer (1832)

Indonesian man defeats giant python – villagers have big lunch


Villagers ate the nearly 8m (26ft) long reptile in Sumatra after a local man wrestled and killed it.

Blumenstillleben by Johann Baptist Drechsler (1808)

Afghan refugee, 106, ‘happy’ at Sweden asylum U-turn


A 106-year-old Afghan woman says she is “happy” a Swedish court overturned a decision to deport her.

Annecy by Carl Ludwig Hackert (1791)

Has the original Santa Claus been found in Turkey?


Archaeologists delight as an undiscovered tomb is found in the Turkish resting place of St Nicholas.

Hearts are Trumps by John Everett Millais (1872)

South American trio in 2030 World Cup bid


Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay announce plans to make a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup.

Der Salamander by Hans Canon (1863)

Nissan’s prototype sweat-sensing car seat signals dehydration


The prototype design could save road accidents caused by dehydration, the firm suggests.

Die Andacht des Grossvaters by Albert Anker (1893)

Body clock scientists win Nobel Prize


Understanding how our bodies keep time has “vast implications” for health, say Nobel committee.