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Usyk ends Joshua's reign as world heavyweight champion

Oleksandr Usyk ended Anthony Joshua's reign as world heavyweight champion in front of the Londoner's home crowd with a stunning unanimous points decision victory on Saturday, scuppering hopes of a 'Battle of Britain' unification bout with fellow world title-holder Tyson Fury.

US returns ancient Gilgamesh tablet to Iraq

Despite its small size, the ancient artifact has immense cultural and historical value. It contains portions of the ‘Epic of Gilgamesh,’ considered one of the oldest works of literature in human history, which tells the story of a powerful Mesopotamian king on a quest for immortality

US returns ancient Gilgamesh tablet to Iraq

Despite its small size, the ancient artifact has immense cultural and historical value. It contains portions of the ‘Epic of Gilgamesh,’ considered one of the oldest works of literature in human history, which tells the story of a powerful Mesopotamian king on a quest for immortality

Barry, Beatles, Billie: 60 years of Bond tunes

Music has been crucial to the James Bond phenomenon since the twanging guitar of John Barry’s theme first appeared in 'Dr No' in 1962. The songs written for each title sequence have become a way of marking out the evolution of pop music through the past 60 years, from the classics of Shirley Bassey and Paul McCartney to Adele and Billie Eilish

‘Godfather of modern Black cinema’ dies at 89

With ‘Sweet Sweetback,’ a low-budget film about a sex show performer who ends up killing two racist cops who were beating a Black Panther activist, Melvin Van Peebles ushered in an era of ‘Blaxploitation’ films and was an inspiration to a new generation of filmmakers such as Spike Lee and Barry Jenkins

Saudis enjoy Red Sea cruises as kingdom opens up tourism sector

Majed Sait and his wife are spending their honeymoon on a cruise in the turquoise waters off Saudi Arabia's Red Sea coast, a voyage that is still a novelty in the conservative kingdom which only recently began to allow cruise ships to dock in its ports.