Full steam ahead for Italy’s museums reform

Increasingly complex reorganisation is ambitious—and far from finished


French minister shakes up auction regulation

New law would dilute powers of the “commissaires-priseurs” system and give responsibility to non-experts


Koichiro Matsuura dubbed "saviour of Unesco"

On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, Matsuura explains his reform of Unesco and the return of the US to membership after nearly 20 years