Fiona Biddulph


National Trust wrongly accused of asset-stripping while government fails to keep its word

The Trust is negotiating endowments with the Treasury for five major country houses in its care


How the proximity of US servicemen to Iraq's city of Ur has caused alarm among archaeologists

As US troopers praise the Lord, reports of damage in Iraq remain unconfirmed

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Pork-trading, Bob-Marley fan caught red-handed with stolen Italian masterpieces

The reluctant collector: “The ugliest things I ever did see....only good for chasing away ghosts”


New York art world battles proposed “slap in face” budget cut

The 56% cut means that nearly $25 million stands to be lost from an annual budget of $46.7 million

Musée Guimet displays spectacular collection of Himalayan art that will one day join its own

Collector Lionel Fournier talks about Asian art he will leave the museum