Da Vinci’s ‘claw hand’ left him unable to hold palette: researchers

Da Vinci’s ‘claw hand’ left him unable to hold palette: researchers

Leonardo da Vinci may have suffered traumatic nerve damage that left him with a "claw hand", impairing his ability to paint in later life, a new study said.

Early Leonardo piece to be shown in artist’s home town

Early Leonardo piece to be shown in artist’s home town

Italian defence firm looks to Leonardo for renaissance

Italian defence firm looks to Leonardo for renaissance

Pennetta wins US Open and then retires

Pennetta wins US Open and then retires

Pennetta and Vinci in all-Italian US Open final

Pennetta and Vinci in all-Italian US Open final

Italians are Europe’s most reckless drivers

Italians are Europe’s most reckless drivers

‘Mona Lisa was a slave from China’: historian

‘Mona Lisa was a slave from China’: historian