Brazil builds new 140ft statue of Jesus higher than Christ the Redeemer as Covid crisis continues

Brazil builds new 140ft statue of Jesus even higher than Christ the Redeemer as country’s Covid-19 crisis continues with more than 345,000 dead Named Christ the Protector, the statue stands at 43 meters in Encantado, Brazil The project is designed to encourage tourism to the area and to inspire faith   Elsewhere, Brazil has second highest … Read more

Prince Harry and William ‘unite’ to approve Princess Diana statue in time for unveiling in July

Prince Harry approve design of Princess Diana statue that they are both due to  unveil in July in sign of reconciliation after Oprah interview left Duke of Cambridge ‘furious’ Harry and William said to have signed off final design for commissioned statue Planners at Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea earlier approved plans  Statue set … Read more

Greta Thunberg statue is unveiled at Winchester University 

A controversial life-size statue of Greta Thunberg has been unveiled at Winchester University despite being branded a ‘vanity project’ by critics. The £24,000 bronze sculpture of the environmental activist, 18, has been placed on the Hampshire university campus to reflect its values on ‘sustainability and social justice’  But many locals have questioned the decision, with … Read more

World’s oldest wooden statue is TWICE as old as Stonehenge

A wooden statue discovered in Russia in 1890 is more ancient than previously thought, making it twice as old as Stonehenge, researchers claim. The Shigir Idol was first discovered by Russian gold miners who stumbled upon the large object in the Shigir peat bog 62 miles north of Yekaterinburg. Radiocarbon dating from the 1990s placed … Read more

Locals slam Winchester University’s plan to erect Greta Thunberg statue

Furious locals slam Winchester University’s plan to erect £24,000 statue of Greta Thunberg who has no links with city and demand they put up a tribute to cult hero Kev the Big Issue seller instead Winchester University commissioned a life-sized sculpture of Greta Thunberg The teen activist’s statue will be erected in the new £50m … Read more

Statue of Henry Dundas will have a plaque detailing his role in delaying the abolition of slavery

Statue of politician Henry Dundas in Edinburgh will have a plaque added detailing his role in delaying the abolition of slavery after it was targeted during BLM protests Statue of Henry Dundas sits atop the Melville Monument in St Andrews Square  BLM activists left signs at the monument saying ‘Bring down Dundas’ in June  Scotland’s … Read more

Prince Harry and William ‘committed’ to joint unveiling of Princess Diana statue

Prince William and Harry are both ‘still committed’ to coming together for the unveiling of a statue of their late mother Princess Diana in London this summer.  The Duke of Cambridge yesterday became the first royal to address the string of allegations made by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in their explosive interview with Oprah … Read more

Harry and William are ‘still committed’ to joint unveiling of Princess Diana statue

Prince William and Harry are both ‘still committed’ to coming together for the unveiling of a statue of their late mother Princess Diana in London this summer.  The Duke of Cambridge yesterday became the first royal to address the string of allegations made by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in their explosive interview with Oprah … Read more

Princes Harry and William to unveil statue of Princess Diana

Prince Harry and Prince William will display a united front when they unveil a statue in honour of their mother Princess Diana later this year. The Duke of Sussex and Duke of Cambridge will reunite once more as they unveil the commissioned statue of their mother at Kensington Palace on July 1 on what would have been … Read more

Statue of poet Philip Larkin is placed on council’s secret racism review list

The poet, who died in 1985, was honoured with a posthumous statue at Hull Paragon Interchange railway station in 2010 Philip Larkin has been included on a ‘secret list’ of ‘major statues of concern’ over comments he made in private letters published years after his death. The poet, who died in 1985, was honoured with … Read more