Core Arts & Crafts collection stolen

07 August 2017

Thieves in Chipping Campden have struck at the core of the Court Barn Museum’s collection of Arts & Crafts silver and jewellery.


Spanish police recover stolen Francis Bacon paintings after tip-off from the Art Loss Register

24 July 2017

Three Francis Bacon artworks stolen in Madrid in 2015 have been recovered by Spanish police near Barcelona.


Government to renew laws to enforce return of Nazi-looted art

21 July 2017

The UK government plans to renew the Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) Act 2009 to extend beyond its 2019 end to ensure the law remains indefinitely.

Uzbek monument

Stolen Islamic tile discovered in London art gallery will return to Uzbekistan

19 July 2017

An important glazed Islamic calligraphic tile stolen in Uzbekistan is to be returned to the country after it was discovered for sale in a London gallery.

Newport court

Antiques dealer accused of receiving and selling stolen items worth thousands of pounds

13 July 2017

A dealer is on trial in Newport Crown Court charged with 11 counts of fraud and three of handling stolen goods.

Jade 2

Stolen Chinese jades make 10 times their estimates years later

08 July 2017

Four Chinese jade vessels have sold for 10 times their estimate after being stolen more than 12 years ago.


Police investigating £3m jewellery theft from art fair Masterpiece London

07 July 2017

The Metropolitan Police are investigating claims of a £3m theft from art fair Masterpiece London.

Stolen watches

Police call on antiques trade to help find stolen jewellery from Shropshire antique centre

28 June 2017

Police are appealing to the trade to help locate jewellery stolen in Shropshire.

Stolen necklace

Antique jewellery lost during £200,000 raid on West Sussex home

01 June 2017

A West Sussex robbery has resulted in the loss of more than £200,000 of antique jewellery, handbags and other valuables.

Boston art heist reward doubled

30 May 2017

A Boston museum has doubled its reward to $10m to find artworks stolen 25 years ago. This sum will be offered until December.


Reward doubled for return of artworks from the largest art heist in history

26 May 2017

An American museum has doubled its reward to $10m to find artworks stolen 25 years ago.

Asprey clock

Clock worth hundreds of thousands of dollars stolen from antiques dealer at Chicago show

24 May 2017

US police and a New Orleans dealer have appealed to the trade to help find a stolen Asprey & Co clock.


Police appeal for help to find bronze sculptures stolen from Bath antiques dealer

23 May 2017

Police are appealing to the trade to help find a number of bronze statues that were stolen from an antiques dealer in Bath.

JK Rowling

JK Rowling joins police appeal to find stolen Harry Potter prequel

12 May 2017

JK Rowling and the West Midlands Police have issued an appeal to find a stolen handwritten Harry Potter prequel.

Ana Rocha pre-theft

WATCH: Birmingham antique jewellery gallery hit by theft

11 May 2017

Thieves made away with £600,000 of antiques during a raid on a gallery in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.

Stefani Antiques

Police appeal to trade to be alert for stolen goods after theft at Liverpool dealer Stefani Antiques

05 May 2017

More than one hundred antiques, including a significant amount of jewellery, were stolen from a Liverpool dealer.


‘All risk’ insurance won’t cover Dutch theft

10 April 2017

An audacious robbery in Amsterdam has left a dealer without insurance cover for the theft of more than 250 Asian works of art.

Scarlet ibis stolen in taxidermy raid

Taxidermy burglar sentenced after recovery of van full of stuffed animals

05 April 2017

A member of a gang which stole taxidermy from a well-known dealer a year ago, has been sentenced.

Kvosh stolen

Russian kovsh stolen from Lancashire art and antiques dealer

09 March 2017

A Lancashire art and antiques dealership is appealing for help to track down a stolen antique Russian drinking vessel.

Mary Potter

Police appeal for information on stolen Mary Potter painting

16 February 2017

Police are appealing for information after a painting by British artist Mary Potter was stolen at a recent fair in London.