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German police arrest three suspects in Dresden jewel heist investigation

More than 1,600 police officers take part in raids in Berlin to solve violent theft from Dresden’s Green Vault

Protesters call for removal of MoMA trustee linked to Puerto Rican debt crisis

As the museum opens an ambitious $450m expansion, activists are demanding that “vulture fund” investor Steven Tananbaum be taken off the board—but he is not the only trustee with financial interests in the island

March 2012Archive

Arrest in latest Prouvé fakes case

Three dealers say initial complaints were dismissed by Artcurial specialists

Police investigate allegedly fake photographs sold at Artcurial Deauville

The works were supposedly from the artist’s family and "rediscovered"

UCL damned over handling of looted Aramaic antiquities

A report which concluded that ancient bowls on loan from a Norwegian collector “must have been illegally excavated in Iraq” has not been made public

Questions arise surrounding legitimacy of items thought to be part of supposedly incomplete Sevso silver hoard

Documents seen by The Art Newspaper reveal that five bowls, 37 cups and 187 spoons were offered with the 14 pieces which make up the Roman treasure

Studying unprovenanced antiquities: The question of Schøyen's incantation bowls

University College London has set up an inquiry to examine the origin of “looted” bowls on loan from a Norwegian collector

Piero Manzoni “Achrome” a fake

The court was convinced by differences in the artists' technique

July 1997Archive

At least 45 Van Goghs may well be fakes: The Art Newspaper investigates

Sixteen of the doubted paintings are displayed in the Van Gogh museum; leading scholars to consider another 21 dubious works

Seeking out Van Eyck's "The Just Judges" altarpiece

Next month the Belgian city of Ghent is mounting a high-tech search for a panel of Van Eyck's masterpiece missing since 1934

May 1994Archive

Mastermind behind Wedgwood fakes was at work for 20 years

Scotland Yard launches investigation into highly skilful counterfeits of antique Jasper and Black Basalt ware