Battle royale: Fontainebleau aims to rival Versailles after €115m funding boost

The French stately home Bonaparte called “the true abode of kings” is about to get a 12-year overhaul

Published online: 29 January 2015

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Tut-tut: Cairo museum relocates head of restoration after ‘botched’ Tutankhamun repair

Illham Abdel Rahman moved to museum in Bulaq

Published online: 28 January 2015

Scholars meet in Mali to save Timbuktu’s remaining manuscripts

Three-day symposium is supported by the UK government

Published online: 28 January 2015

MP leads campaign to stop Islamic State funding terror through trafficking

UK and US collaborate to cut off one of group’s top revenue streams

Published online: 28 January 2015

‘No one group has done more to put our heritage at risk than Islamic State’

International cooperation is key to shrinking the market for looted art from the Middle East

Published online: 28 January 2015

Wanted: a new generation of Monuments Men for US army

Curators, art historians and museum directors sought to provide expert advice in combat zones

Published online: 28 January 2015


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