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Louvre launches new display in hope of reuniting owners with art stolen by Nazis
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Louvre launches new display in hope of reuniting owners with art stolen by Nazis

Feb 3rd 2018, 8:00 AM 10,343 Views 6 Comments

More than 45,000 stolen objects have been handed back to their rightful owners since World War II.

Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi heading to Abu Dhabi after selling for €380 million
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Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi heading to Abu Dhabi after selling for €380 million

Dec 7th 2017, 9:41 AM 15,363 Views 35 Comments

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is the first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France.

Photos: The Louvre is opening a Middle East outpost in Abu Dhabi
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Photos: The Louvre is opening a Middle East outpost in Abu Dhabi

Sep 10th 2017, 11:00 AM 11,732 Views 21 Comments

The museum opening was delayed by economic turmoil in the UAE due to falling oil prices.

Louvre reopens 24 hours after machete attack
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Louvre reopens 24 hours after machete attack

Feb 4th 2017, 10:16 AM 9,851 Views 40 Comments

Investigators are examining a Twitter account that posted messages referencing Islamic State just before the attack.

Investigators believe Louvre attacker is an Egyptian tourist
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Investigators believe Louvre attacker is an Egyptian tourist

Feb 3rd 2017, 10:00 AM 46,151 Views 179 Comments

The Louvre will reopen tomorrow after the ‘serious public’ attack on French soldiers – involving two 40-centimetre machetes.

How to save artworks in Iraq and Syria? Put them in the Louvre
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How to save artworks in Iraq and Syria? Put them in the Louvre

Nov 6th 2016, 7:15 AM 6,856 Views 4 Comments

French president Francois Hollande says it could help save a lot of artworks.

Beyoncé did a Mona Lisa impression in front of the Mona Lisa
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Beyoncé did a Mona Lisa impression in front of the Mona Lisa

Oct 13th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,413 Views 4 Comments

Because celebrities.

Watch Jay Z get stroppy with a tourist who doesn't know who he is
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Watch Jay Z get stroppy with a tourist who doesn't know who he is

Oct 8th 2014, 7:00 PM 5,512 Views 1 Comment

“Who are YOU?”

Investigation at the Louvre after thousands of fake tickets found
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Investigation at the Louvre after thousands of fake tickets found

Sep 11th 2013, 8:42 PM 12,508 Views 15 Comments

Some of the tickets being presented by Chinese tourists were said to be “perfect clones”.

Louvre to reopen tomorrow after staff walkout over pickpocket problem ends
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Louvre to reopen tomorrow after staff walkout over pickpocket problem ends

Apr 10th 2013, 6:12 PM 24,531 Views 45 Comments

Museum management had backed the workers, saying a greater police presence is needed to stop pickpocketing.

Instagram, Gangnam and partridges in pear trees: The week in numbers
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Instagram, Gangnam and partridges in pear trees: The week in numbers

Dec 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 6,020 Views 3 Comments

How long does a Presidential website last? And how much does it pay to Assemble the Avengers?

Louvre is world's most visited museum
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Louvre is world's most visited museum

Dec 20th 2012, 3:41 PM 3,075 Views 9 Comments

Paris museum received 10 million visitors in 2012, 10 times as many as Ireland’s four national museums combined did in 2011.

Turkey wants talks with France on 'stolen' antiques on display at Louvre
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Turkey wants talks with France on 'stolen' antiques on display at Louvre

Nov 22nd 2012, 6:31 PM 7,271 Views 33 Comments

The Turkish culture minister says that Ottoman-era tiled being displayed in the Paris museum were taken illegally from the Piyale Pasha mosque in Istanbul.