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Unesco World Heritage Site

Religious sites in Russia and Ukraine hit hard by coronavirus thanks to pilgrims and poor social distancing

Many Unesco World Heritage sites that are also working monasteries have been accused of reacting slowly to the pandemic

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Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon’s nationalists can stay in medieval monastery (for now)

In the first round of a lengthy legal battle, an Italian court has ruled in favour of a right-wing Catholic organisation which the Ministry of Culture is trying to oust from a historic abbey

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Conservation & Preservation

Cypriot wall paintings get HIV test as part of conservation strategy

Adapted antibody technique helps conservators find suitable restoration materials

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Art theft

Art theft: Olé, oy vey!

Fake rabbis rob Spanish monastery