Tuesday, 27th September 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

Mary Queen of Scots rosary beads stolen in castle break-in

Historical treasures worth more than a million dollars have been looted in a raid at Arundel Castle in England. The burglary took place within days of reopening.

Related

27 Feb 2020
In this interview, Public Affairs Analyst, Adesegun Dosunmu speaks on how to recover stolen artefacts.
1 Jul 2020
President Emmanuel Macron announced Friday that France would return 26 works of art to Benin, hours after he was presented with a report calling for thousands of African artworks in French museums and taken during the colonial period to be returned.
13 Sep 2020
When Cameroon was about to become a German colony at the end of the 19th century, the Tangue was still owned by Lock Priso, the head of the royal Bele Bele family, rulers of a district of Douala
1 Nov 2020
Clutching to pickaxes and shovels, dozens of volunteers clear grass, shrubs and dead trees growing up the centuries-old walls of one of the world's most famous Crusader castles, Krak des Chevaliers, to protect it from forest fires that have ravaged the region.
1 Dec 2020
Aftermath Of Protests: Looters return stolen items to Plateau government
12 Dec 2020
Mace of the Ogun State House of Assembly has been stolen after suspected burglars invaded the Assembly complex on Thursday.
26 Dec 2020
African nations need to work together to pressure Europe to return looted art held in its museums, such as Germany's newly opened Humboldt Forum, says DW's Harrison Mwilima.
20 Jan 2021
Italian police have recovered a 500-year-old copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi", the world's most expensive painting, after it was stolen from the museum of the Basilica of San Domenico Maggiore in Naples. It was found hidden in a room of a flat in Naples.
17 Apr 2021
Only 30 people, including his widow Queen Elizabeth, were allowed to attend, due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The ceremony saluted both his service to the Navy and support for the UK monarch.
29 Apr 2021
Lagos state government has handed over amputee sachet water seller, Mary Daniels, 26, to monitoring agencies over discrepancies in her story.
25 May 2021
Historical treasures worth more than a million dollars have been looted in a raid at Arundel Castle in England. The burglary took place within days of reopening.
2 Jun 2021
Germany will return the Benin Bronzes that were stolen from what is now Nigeria, but the path for India to get back its colonial treasures from the UK is still bumpy.