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2006-02-15 04:57:52

LONDON (Reuters) - An 1842 watercolor by JMW Turner could well set a saleroom record when it goes under the hammer in June, auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday.

2005-08-25 07:01:58

By Pilar Wolfsteller LUCERNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Helicopters ferried food to an Alpine resort on Thursday and plucked people from roofs in the capital Berne as flood-ravaged Switzerland braced for more rain.

Word of the Day
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.