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# Art Theft

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'Spiderman' burglar goes on trial in Paris for €100 million art heist
Vjeran Tomic was known for daring, acrobatic heists.
Police are trying to solve the mystery of an Italian art thief found dead in a London canal
Sebastiano Magnanini stole a 260-year-old painting from a church in Venice. 22 years later, he was found tied to a shopping trolley in a canal in London.
6 of the most intriguing unsolved heists of all time
Can you figure out the ones that got away?
Man arrested in connection with book theft at National Library
A large number of books and pamphlets, some of which are of historical value, were discovered at a house in Clonsilla.
'Torched masterpieces' case shines spotlight on sleepy village
Next week sees the opening of a trial in Romania which features the curious case of a major art theft and the alleged burning of priceless paintings in a home stove.
Search for Ireland's stolen paintings in Limerick as man arrested
A number of paintings and other items were taken from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht’s storage facility.
Stolen 'Rembrandt' dumped - but opens a whole new mystery...
Police recover stolen artwork – but are now questioning whether piece taken from art institute is a Rembrandt at all.
Stolen Rembrandt sketch recovered from nearby church
The 17th century sketch was recovered safely today after an anonymous tip-off to police.
Rembrandt drawing put on display to attract buyer - and gets stolen
Not quite the price they were hoping to get… Rembradt’s drawing ‘The Judgment’ is nabbed in a “well-executed theft”.