For Muslim women in India who are often abused online, it is an everyday risk, even as they use social media to call out hatred and discrimination against their minority community.
Napoleon is believed to have owned around 120 such hats in total over 15 years, most of which are now lost. "The hat in itself represented the emperor's image," auction house expert Jean-Pierre Osenat told AFP ahead of the sale.
Among the most expensive goods to be auctioned is a house from the 1980s that Maradona gave to his parents in the Villa Devoto neighbourhood of Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires. It will have a starting price of $900,000.
Australian batter David Warner's 2016 IPL-winning signed SunRisers Hyderabad jersey fetched the highest bid of $30,000 (Rs22,51,200) in a non-fungible token (NFT) auction in Dubai.
The buyer of Beckmann's "Self-portrait Yellow-Pink” at the Grisebach auction house in the German capital wasn't identified. Bidding started at 13 million euros (about $13.7 million). Factoring in additional costs, the buyer will have to pay out 23.2 million euros.
The violin, made by master Antonio Stradivari, belonged for nearly 40 years to the talented Russian-American artist Toscha Seidel (1899-1962), who used it on the soundtrack for The Wizards of Oz (1939), one of the classic Hollywood movies.
The 228.31-carat pear-shaped gem, which was mined and polished in South Africa more than 20 years ago, is the largest white diamond ever to come to auction, said auction house Christie's.
The social media accounts of an influencer known as China's 'livestreaming queen' disappeared on Tuesday, after she was ordered to pay a record $200 million fine for tax evasion. Huang Wei, known by her username Viya, is one of China's most prominent livestreamers in an e-commerce sector.