Israel’s West Bank barrier will not run through Palestinian world heritage site

But the Vatican is concerned that the planned barrier will still encroach on nearby Bethlehem properties

Published online: 25 January 2015

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Public invited to watch as dig resumes in Stratford-upon-Avon

Published online: 22 January 2015

Pompeii to stage exhibition of objects returned by tourist-looters

Ancient artefacts are often sent back by post, along with guilty-conscience confessions

Published online: 22 January 2015

The uglification of Italy is a moral failing

The problems of Venice are a paradigm for other historic cities, says a former Getty chief

Published online: 21 January 2015

Appeal seeks to halt changes to gardens at Albert-Kahn Museum near Paris

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Published online: 14 January 2015

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Published online: 12 January 2015


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