Source: The Telegraph

Fighting fraud, theft, and money laundering: meet the man who is the 'Indiana Jones' of the art world

(United States of America)

Colin Gleadell (2019). Fighting fraud, theft, and money laundering: meet the man who is the 'Indiana Jones' of the art world. The Telegraph. 12 February.

British aristocrat confronted by 'Indiana Jones of art world' over priceless stolen artefacts

(United Kingdom; Spain)

Helena Horton (2019). British aristocrat confronted by 'Indiana Jones of art world' over priceless stolen artefacts. The Telegraph. 22 January.

Jeff Koons found guilty of plagiarism over multi-million-pound sculpture

(France)

Henry Samuel (2018). Jeff Koons found guilty of plagiarism over multi-million-pound sculpture. The Telegraph. 8 November.

Rival auction houses to share research as authenticity of painting hangs in the balance

(United States of America)

Steve Bird (2018). Rival auction houses to share research as authenticity of painting hangs in the balance. The Telegraph. 3 November.

Captain Cook statue to be removed from hill in New Zealand after Maori protests

(New Zealand)

Jonathan Pearlman (2018). Captain Cook statue to be removed from hill in New Zealand after Maori protests. The Telegraph. 2 October.

American couple lose appeal to keep Pissarro painting looted by Nazis

(France; United States of America)

AFP (2018). American couple lose appeal to keep Pissarro painting looted by Nazis. The Telegraph. 2 October.

Royal Academy asks tribal leaders to bless 'stolen' treasures in culturally sensitive exhibition

(United Kingdom; New Zealand; Fiji; Tonga; Papua New Guinea; Tahiti)

Hannah Furness (2018). Royal Academy asks tribal leaders to bless 'stolen' treasures in culturally sensitive exhibition. The Telegraph. 21 September.

Mexican historians prove authenticity of looted ancient Mayan text

(Mexico)

Deborah Bonello (2018). Mexican historians prove authenticity of looted ancient Mayan text. The Telegraph. 31 August.

Syrian archaeologists begin restoring Palmyra artefacts destroyed by Isil

(Syria)

Josie Ensor (2018). Syrian archaeologists begin restoring Palmyra artefacts destroyed by Isil. The Telegraph. 9 July.

Mystery as golden eagle stolen 25 years ago from Britain's only US war cemetery returns on Independence Day

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

The Telegraph (2018). Mystery as golden eagle stolen 25 years ago from Britain's only US war cemetery returns on Independence Day. The Telegraph. 6 July.

Italian police smash £30m international ancient artefact smuggling ring

(Italy)

John Phillips, Justin Huggler (2018). Italian police smash £30m international ancient artefact smuggling ring. The Telegraph. 4 July.

Queen's 'heart of gold' stolen from French museum

(France)

David Chazan (2018). Queen's 'heart of gold' stolen from French museum. The Telegraph. 15 April.

Louvre displays Nazi-looted paintings in bid to find rightful owners of 2,000 unclaimed artworks

(France)

David Chazan (2018). Louvre displays Nazi-looted paintings in bid to find rightful owners of 2,000 unclaimed artworks. The Telegraph. 30 January.

Rum affair of Kinloch Castle's missing treasures

(United Kingdom)

Marc Horne (2018). Rum affair of Kinloch Castle's missing treasures. The Telegraph. 22 January.

Emmanuel Macron's decision to let Britain borrow Bayeux Tapestry prompts calls for UK to loan Rosetta Stone to France

(France; United Kingdom)

Jack Maidment, Hannah Furness (2018). Emmanuel Macron's decision to let Britain borrow Bayeux Tapestry prompts calls for UK to loan Rosetta Stone to France. The Telegraph. 17 January.

Modigliani paintings once thought to be worth tens of millions now denounced as fakes

(Italy)

Nick Squires (2018). Modigliani paintings once thought to be worth tens of millions now denounced as fakes. The Telegraph. 10 January.

Idol theft anger at cops

(India)

Sibdas Kundu (2017). Idol theft anger at cops. The Telegraph. 29 December.

Safety tags in museums

(India)

Debraj Mitra (2017). Safety tags in museums. The Telegraph. 29 December.

'Detectorist' finds on the rise as treasure hunters are inspired by TV shows

(United Kingdom)

Olivia Rudgard (2017). 'Detectorist' finds on the rise as treasure hunters are inspired by TV shows. The Telegraph. 22 November.

Devout thief at Howrah temple

(India)

The Telegraph (2017). Devout thief at Howrah temple. The Telegraph. 20 November.

Dark Side of the Boom: Georgina Adam on the relationship between art and money in the 21st Century

(United Kingdom)

Colin Gleadell (2017). Dark Side of the Boom: Georgina Adam on the relationship between art and money in the 21st Century. The Telegraph. 7 November.

Looted by the Nazis: French court orders American couple to return Pissarro painting to Jewish heirs

(France; United States of America)

David Chazan (2017). Looted by the Nazis: French court orders American couple to return Pissarro painting to Jewish heirs. The Telegraph. 7 November.

Victoria Cross mystery deepens as it emerges thief may have stolen soldier hero's ceremonial sword

(United Kingdom)

Eleanor Steafel (2017). Victoria Cross mystery deepens as it emerges thief may have stolen soldier hero's ceremonial sword. The Telegraph. 2 November.

The Victoria Cross mystery: museum accused of failing to properly investigate missing medal

(United Kingdom)

Eleanor Steafel (2017). The Victoria Cross mystery: museum accused of failing to properly investigate missing medal. The Telegraph. 28 October.

Fraudster who tried to sell fake Greek bowl foiled by Poundland notebook

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2017). Fraudster who tried to sell fake Greek bowl foiled by Poundland notebook. The Telegraph. 2 October.

Thousands of artefacts 'missing' from Britain's top musuems

(United Kingdom)

Martin Evans (2017). Thousands of artefacts 'missing' from Britain's top musuems. The Telegraph. 1 October.

National Gallery wins legal battle over Henri Matisse's Portrait of Greta Moll

(United Kingdom)

Barney Henderson (2017). National Gallery wins legal battle over Henri Matisse's Portrait of Greta Moll. The Telegraph. 21 September.

Dozens of rare John Lennon prints discovered during police art theft investigation

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Sawer (2017). Dozens of rare John Lennon prints discovered during police art theft investigation. The Telegraph. 19 September.

'Fake' Tom Roberts painting bought for £7,500 could sell for £300,000 after BBC show reveals it's genuine

(United Kingdom)

Jonathan Pearlman (2017). 'Fake' Tom Roberts painting bought for £7,500 could sell for £300,000 after BBC show reveals it's genuine. The Telegraph. 4 September.

Catacomb thieves drill into Paris cellar to swipe €250,000 of top wine

(France)

Henry Samuel (2017). Catacomb thieves drill into Paris cellar to swipe €250,000 of top wine. The Telegraph. 30 August.

Briton arrested in Spanish hotel on suspicion of stealing ancient artifacts from Italy

(Spain; United Kingdom; Italy)

James Badcock, Nick Squires (2017). Briton arrested in Spanish hotel on suspicion of stealing ancient artifacts from Italy. The Telegraph. 29 August.

Pagans demand return of church buildings 'stolen' 1,300 years ago

(United Kingdom)

Olivia Rudgard (2017). Pagans demand return of church buildings 'stolen' 1,300 years ago. The Telegraph. 27 August.

Suspect in multi-million pound art heist at Bulmers magnates' mansion has fled UK on 'one-way ticket', court hears

(United Kingdom)

Nicola Harley (2017). Suspect in multi-million pound art heist at Bulmers magnates' mansion has fled UK on 'one-way ticket', court hears. The Telegraph. 24 August.

Met Police unit tasked with targeting art thieves faces closure after detectives moved to cover Grenfell tragedy

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2017). Met Police unit tasked with targeting art thieves faces closure after detectives moved to cover Grenfell tragedy. The Telegraph. 16 August.

Art thief caught with 'Aladdin's cave' of stolen goods after 20-year spree

(France)

Rory Mulholland (2017). Art thief caught with 'Aladdin's cave' of stolen goods after 20-year spree. The Telegraph. 24 July.

Genoa closes art exhibition after paintings 'turn out to be fakes'

(Italy)

Andrea Vogt (2017). Genoa closes art exhibition after paintings 'turn out to be fakes'. The Telegraph. 16 July.

Notorious Italian art theft ring foiled by Swedish academic

(Italy; Sweden)

Andrea Vogt (2017). Notorious Italian art theft ring foiled by Swedish academic. The Telegraph. 28 May.

Jeff Koons accused of copying Ukrainian artist's work

(United States of America; Ukraine)

Emma Gatten (2017). Jeff Koons accused of copying Ukrainian artist's work. The Telegraph. 25 May.

Booming trade in mammoth ivory fuels fears over elephants

(China; Russia)

Neil Connor (2017). Booming trade in mammoth ivory fuels fears over elephants. The Telegraph. 2 May.

Medieval fort 'ruined' by staircase built by council to preserve historic site

(United Kingdom)

Harry Yorke (2017). Medieval fort 'ruined' by staircase built by council to preserve historic site. The Telegraph. 14 April.

Two British teenagers found guilty of stealing objects from Auschwitz during school trip

(Poland; United Kingdom)

Matthew Day (2017). Two British teenagers found guilty of stealing objects from Auschwitz during school trip. The Telegraph. 29 March.

Thieves' smoke bombs spark panic in Venice's St Mark's Square

(Italy)

Associated Press (2017). Thieves' smoke bombs spark panic in Venice's St Mark's Square. The Telegraph. 17 March.

Rare crocodile shark found for the first time on UK beach could have been victim of exotic wildlife traders

(United Kingdom)

Mark Molloy (2017). Rare crocodile shark found for the first time on UK beach could have been victim of exotic wildlife traders. The Telegraph. 2 March.

Previously untouched 600BC palace discovered under shrine demolished by Isil in Mosul

(Iraq)

Josie Ensor (2017). Previously untouched 600BC palace discovered under shrine demolished by Isil in Mosul. The Telegraph. 28 February.

"Spiderman" art thief gets eight years for €100 million heist of works including Matisse and Picasso

(France)

Henry Samuel (2017). "Spiderman" art thief gets eight years for €100 million heist of works including Matisse and Picasso. The Telegraph. 20 February.

A Scarred Battlefield: forgery at work?

(United Kingdom)

Colin Gleadell (2017). A Scarred Battlefield: forgery at work?. The Telegraph. 7 February.

The strange case of the ancient Assyrian curse and the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police

(Syria; United Kingdom; Switzerland; Lebanon)

Patrick Sawer (2017). The strange case of the ancient Assyrian curse and the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. The Telegraph. 21 January.

Rome mulls no-go zone around Colosseum after acts of vandalism

(Italy)

Chiara Palazzo (2017). Rome mulls no-go zone around Colosseum after acts of vandalism. The Telegraph. 17 January.

Man who stole Dambuster hero's mission book also took hundreds of items from the National Archives to sell in the US

(United Kingdom)

Nicola Harley (2017). Man who stole Dambuster hero's mission book also took hundreds of items from the National Archives to sell in the US. The Telegraph. 13 January.

Rome in shock as Bernini elephant statue vandalised

(Italy)

Agence France-Presse Chiara Palazzo (2016). Rome in shock as Bernini elephant statue vandalised. The Telegraph. 15 November.

Spaniard jailed for destroying Neolithic cave to make an animal shelter

(Spain)

James Badcock (2016). Spaniard jailed for destroying Neolithic cave to make an animal shelter. The Telegraph. 13 November.

'We've hidden our treasures from Isil, only a handful know the secret location', says Syria's antiquities chief

(Syria)

Josie Ensor (2016). 'We've hidden our treasures from Isil, only a handful know the secret location', says Syria's antiquities chief. The Telegraph. 12 November.

Constable painting looted by Nazis to be sold at auction

(United Kingdom; Hungary)

Patrick Sawer (2016). Constable painting looted by Nazis to be sold at auction. The Telegraph. 12 November.

Gaitonde painting 'stolen'

(India)

The Telegraph (2016). Gaitonde painting 'stolen'. The Telegraph. 7 November.

National Gallery will 'robustly defend' itself against claims it has stolen Matisse portrait in its collection

(United Kingdom)

Hannah Furness (2016). National Gallery will 'robustly defend' itself against claims it has stolen Matisse portrait in its collection. The Telegraph. 29 October.

Cambridge under pressure to return looted Benin bronze cockerel - but won't return it in case it gets stolen again

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Colin Freeman (2016). Cambridge under pressure to return looted Benin bronze cockerel - but won't return it in case it gets stolen again. The Telegraph. 8 October.

Exclusive: Under the Russians' noses, looters continue to plunder treasures of Palmyra

(Syria)

Magdy Samaan (2016). Exclusive: Under the Russians' noses, looters continue to plunder treasures of Palmyra. The Telegraph. 3 October.

How Lucian Freud and a grudge kept his rival from a fortune

(United Kingdom)

Alice Vincent (2016). How Lucian Freud and a grudge kept his rival from a fortune. The Telegraph. 12 July.

Metal detectorist who struck gold with Bronze Age ring during illegal search is fined after touting it to a museum

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2016). Metal detectorist who struck gold with Bronze Age ring during illegal search is fined after touting it to a museum. The Telegraph. 27 June.

Scandal strikes Versailles Palace as police detain two top art dealers over 'fake' Louis XV chairs

(France)

Henry Samuel (2016). Scandal strikes Versailles Palace as police detain two top art dealers over 'fake' Louis XV chairs. The Telegraph. 9 June.

Nazi gold train hunters defy sceptics and begin digging for treasures

(Poland)

Matthew Day (2016). Nazi gold train hunters defy sceptics and begin digging for treasures. The Telegraph. 9 May.

Art forger goes straight selling £5,000 fakes

(United Kingdom)

Robert Mendick (2016). Art forger goes straight selling £5,000 fakes. The Telegraph. 7 May.

Hatton Garden vault - from daring heist to 'fascinating museum piece'

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Sawer (2016). Hatton Garden vault - from daring heist to 'fascinating museum piece'. The Telegraph. 23 April.

Polish historian hopes crumbling bunker hides Amber Room

(Poland)

Justin Huggler (2016). Polish historian hopes crumbling bunker hides Amber Room. The Telegraph. 22 April.

Graffiti artist destroys own work after his art was removed from original locations

(Italy)

Andrea Vogt (2016). Graffiti artist destroys own work after his art was removed from original locations. The Telegraph. 13 March.

Chimpanzee in top hat and rhino head with fibreglass horn among TV props worth £100,000 stolen from taxidermy warehouse

(United Kingdom)

David Barrett (2016). Chimpanzee in top hat and rhino head with fibreglass horn among TV props worth £100,000 stolen from taxidermy warehouse. The Telegraph. 9 March.

Stonehenge tourist bosses demand visitors stop chipping stones and selling them on eBay

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2016). Stonehenge tourist bosses demand visitors stop chipping stones and selling them on eBay. The Telegraph. 18 February.

Belgian museum in such poor repair the exhibits are being rained on

(Belgium)

James Rothwell (2016). Belgian museum in such poor repair the exhibits are being rained on. The Telegraph. 14 February.

Disgraced British art dealer's priceless treasure trove discovered hidden in Geneva

(Switzerland; Italy; United Kingdom)

Nick Squires (2016). Disgraced British art dealer's priceless treasure trove discovered hidden in Geneva. The Telegraph. 1 February.

Facebook accused of censoring photo of Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue

(Denmark)

Mark Molloy (2016). Facebook accused of censoring photo of Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue. The Telegraph. 4 January.

Sophisticated art thieves network operating at Rome airport uncovered

(Italy)

Alice Philipson (2015). Sophisticated art thieves network operating at Rome airport uncovered. The Telegraph. 30 December.

Army sign up 'Monument Men' to save treasures from warzones

(United Kingdom)

Ben Farmer (2015). Army sign up 'Monument Men' to save treasures from warzones. The Telegraph. 25 December.

Two idols stolen

(India)

The Telegraph (2015). Two idols stolen. The Telegraph. 19 December.

Break-in at heritage temple: Maluti goddess loses gold eyeballs, jewellery

(India)

The Telegraph (2015). Break-in at heritage temple: Maluti goddess loses gold eyeballs, jewellery. The Telegraph. 7 December.

Art collector tried to sell fake prints at Sotheby's to fund Brazilian lover's visa

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2015). Art collector tried to sell fake prints at Sotheby's to fund Brazilian lover's visa. The Telegraph. 7 December.

Cops find Jain idol in ditch

(India)

Shrikrishna Prasad (2015). Cops find Jain idol in ditch. The Telegraph. 6 December.

Isil antiques 'sold to western collectors' warns French finance minister

(Iraq; Syria; France)

David Chazan (2015). Isil antiques 'sold to western collectors' warns French finance minister. The Telegraph. 4 December.

Leslie Waddington, art dealer - obituary

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2015). Leslie Waddington, art dealer - obituary. The Telegraph. 2 December.

Cops draw blank in idol recovery

(India)

The Telegraph (2015). Cops draw blank in idol recovery. The Telegraph. 1 December.

Former head of ancient Italian abbey accused of embezzling charitable funds

(Italy)

Nick Squires (2015). Former head of ancient Italian abbey accused of embezzling charitable funds. The Telegraph. 12 November.

Could Shakespeare's skull have been found? Why Church ruling means we may never know

(United Kingdom)

Emily Gosden (2015). Could Shakespeare's skull have been found? Why Church ruling means we may never know. The Telegraph. 1 November.

Literary vandal defaces the summit of Scafell Pike with poetry in permanent black ink

(United Kingdom)

Victoria Ward (2015). Literary vandal defaces the summit of Scafell Pike with poetry in permanent black ink. The Telegraph. 30 October.

Isil destroys Roman-era columns in Palmyra during execution

(Syria)

Louisa Loveluck (2015). Isil destroys Roman-era columns in Palmyra during execution. The Telegraph. 26 October.

Pompeii's pilferers punished with a curse from the gods

(Italy)

Alice Philipson (2015). Pompeii's pilferers punished with a curse from the gods. The Telegraph. 14 October.

Experts in the field of fakery

(United Kingdom)

Philip Mould (2015). Experts in the field of fakery. The Telegraph. 13 October.

'Poisonous feud' poses a tricky conundrum at the Sherlock Holmes Museum

(United Kingdom)

David Barrett (2015). 'Poisonous feud' poses a tricky conundrum at the Sherlock Holmes Museum. The Telegraph. 13 October.

Furious fans demand Maze Runner cast apologise for stealing from Native American burial site

(United States of America)

Rebecca Hawkes (2015). Furious fans demand Maze Runner cast apologise for stealing from Native American burial site. The Telegraph. 6 October.

Hermann Goering's 'full catalogue' of looted Nazi art published for first time

(France)

Henry Samuel (2015). Hermann Goering's 'full catalogue' of looted Nazi art published for first time. The Telegraph. 30 September.

Russian billionaire hands two 'stolen' Picassos to French authorities

(France)

Henry Samuel (2015). Russian billionaire hands two 'stolen' Picassos to French authorities. The Telegraph. 24 September.

Gallery 'sold artist's paint spattered carpet' as her own work

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2015). Gallery 'sold artist's paint spattered carpet' as her own work. The Telegraph. 15 September.

Sculptures 'disappear' from Sir Antony Gormley's lake installation in Australia

(Australia)

Jonathan Pearlman (2015). Sculptures 'disappear' from Sir Antony Gormley's lake installation in Australia. The Telegraph. 9 September.

Poland treasure hunters 'expelled from local history society'

(Poland)

Matthew Day (2015). Poland treasure hunters 'expelled from local history society'. The Telegraph. 7 September.

Filmmaker in idol theft net

(India)

G.C. Shekhar (2015). Filmmaker in idol theft net. The Telegraph. 14 August.

Wigan photography club treasurer accused of forging picture to win competition

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2015). Wigan photography club treasurer accused of forging picture to win competition. The Telegraph. 13 August.

Would the real Manneken Pis please stand up?

(Belgium)

AFP (2015). Would the real Manneken Pis please stand up?. The Telegraph. 5 August.

Chinese librarian replaced 140 masters paintings with works he painted himself

(China)

Nicola Davison (2015). Chinese librarian replaced 140 masters paintings with works he painted himself. The Telegraph. 21 July.

Super-rich art collectors settle bitter dispute with dealer they treated 'like a son'

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2015). Super-rich art collectors settle bitter dispute with dealer they treated 'like a son'. The Telegraph. 20 July.

France discreetly returns looted gold antiquities to China

(France; China)

Henry Samuel (2015). France discreetly returns looted gold antiquities to China. The Telegraph. 6 July.

Museum hands back Renaissance riches linked to Nazi looters

(United Kingdom)

Anita Singh (2015). Museum hands back Renaissance riches linked to Nazi looters. The Telegraph. 5 July.

Second World War tank and anti-aircraft gun found hidden in basement of villa in Germany

(Germany)

Melanie Hall (2015). Second World War tank and anti-aircraft gun found hidden in basement of villa in Germany. The Telegraph. 3 July.

Holy Grail found (thanks to Crimewatch appeal)

(United Kingdom)

John Bingham (2015). Holy Grail found (thanks to Crimewatch appeal). The Telegraph. 26 June.

Two British public schoolboys freed after arrest on suspicion of stealing items at Auschwitz

(Poland)

Matthew Day (2015). Two British public schoolboys freed after arrest on suspicion of stealing items at Auschwitz. The Telegraph. 23 June.

Yemen: the Unesco heritage slowly being destroyed

(Yemen)

Lizzie Porter (2015). Yemen: the Unesco heritage slowly being destroyed. The Telegraph. 16 June.

Digital Monuments Men wage online war against Islamic State looting

(United Kingdom; Iraq; Syria)

Ben Farmer (2015). Digital Monuments Men wage online war against Islamic State looting. The Telegraph. 6 June.

Duke rejects £4.25 million claim over return of stolen da Vinci

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2015). Duke rejects £4.25 million claim over return of stolen da Vinci. The Telegraph. 5 June.

Interpol on cops' radar to find idols

(India)

Bibhuti Barik (2015). Interpol on cops' radar to find idols. The Telegraph. 30 May.

Painting stolen by Nazis to be sold by rightful owner who saw it being seized from his uncle's home 80 years ago

(Germany; United States of America)

Hannah Furness (2015). Painting stolen by Nazis to be sold by rightful owner who saw it being seized from his uncle's home 80 years ago. The Telegraph. 22 May.

Hitler's horse sculptures found by German police

(Germany)

Associated Press (2015). Hitler's horse sculptures found by German police. The Telegraph. 21 May.

Jajpur's rare 13th century statue stolen

(India)

Bibhuti Barik (2015). Jajpur's rare 13th century statue stolen. The Telegraph. 21 May.

We must save Palmyra or the maniacs will raze civilisation

(Syria; United Kingdom)

Boris Johnson (2015). We must save Palmyra or the maniacs will raze civilisation. The Telegraph. 17 May.

Priceless Raphael painting damaged by humidity as Italian museum fails to repair broken air-conditioning system

(Italy)

Nick Squires (2015). Priceless Raphael painting damaged by humidity as Italian museum fails to repair broken air-conditioning system. The Telegraph. 14 May.

Greece snubs Amal Clooney over Elgin Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Nick Squires (2015). Greece snubs Amal Clooney over Elgin Marbles. The Telegraph. 14 May.

Challenge for Bamber Gascoigne as thieves steal valuable auction items

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Sawer (2015). Challenge for Bamber Gascoigne as thieves steal valuable auction items. The Telegraph. 12 May.

Picasso stepdaughter accuses Paris dealer of stealing artist's works

(France)

Rory Mulholland (2015). Picasso stepdaughter accuses Paris dealer of stealing artist's works. The Telegraph. 12 May.

The ageing gangster and the mystery of the missing masterpieces

(United States of America)

Raf Sanchez (2015). The ageing gangster and the mystery of the missing masterpieces. The Telegraph. 4 May.

How Alan Turing's secret notebook could disappear forever

(United Kingdom)

Rob Crilly (2015). How Alan Turing's secret notebook could disappear forever. The Telegraph. 11 April.

Fabergé thief who flogged antiques worth £700k for just £100 is jailed

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2015). Fabergé thief who flogged antiques worth £700k for just £100 is jailed. The Telegraph. 8 April.

Court sits at British Museum for first time as judge studies looted Libyan sculpture

(United Kingdom; Libya)

Victoria Ward (2015). Court sits at British Museum for first time as judge studies looted Libyan sculpture. The Telegraph. 30 March.

Honduras sends soldiers to protect 'lost city' from drug cartels

(Honduras)

Philip Sherwell (2015). Honduras sends soldiers to protect 'lost city' from drug cartels. The Telegraph. 20 March.

Sign me up to fight Islamic State's demolition of the past

(United Kingdom; Iraq; Syria)

Boris Johnson (2015). Sign me up to fight Islamic State's demolition of the past. The Telegraph. 15 March.

Catholic church to clamp down on religious art theft

(Italy)

Andrea Vogt (2014). Catholic church to clamp down on religious art theft. The Telegraph. 28 November.

Nazi 'Arbeit Macht Frei' sign stolen from gate at Dachau concentration camp

(Germany)

Andrew Marszal (2014). Nazi 'Arbeit Macht Frei' sign stolen from gate at Dachau concentration camp. The Telegraph. 2 November.

George Clooney's wife Amal Alamuddin aids Greece's bid for return of Elgin Marbles

(Greece)

Edward Malnick (2014). George Clooney's wife Amal Alamuddin aids Greece's bid for return of Elgin Marbles. The Telegraph. 8 October.

Tate to return Constable painting looted by Nazis

(Hungary; United Kingdom)

Padraic Flanagan (2014). Tate to return Constable painting looted by Nazis. The Telegraph. 28 March.

BBC art experts make mistake over 'Constable'

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2014). BBC art experts make mistake over 'Constable'. The Telegraph. 16 March.

Newly-discovered Anglo-Saxon village 'stripped of valuable artefacts by thieves'

(United Kingdom)

Bill Gardner (2014). Newly-discovered Anglo-Saxon village 'stripped of valuable artefacts by thieves'. The Telegraph. 12 March.

Sacred art stolen from Andean churches

(General)

Associated Press (2013). Sacred art stolen from Andean churches. The Telegraph. 26 August.

Treasure of Benghazi bank vault raided

(Libya)

Nick Meo (2011). Treasure of Benghazi bank vault raided. The Telegraph. 30 October.