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German art hoarder 'can keep' part of Nazi trove

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German art hoarder 'can keep' part of Nazi trove

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A German art hoarder is to be allowed to keep some of the paintings confiscated by the authorities who believed they were stolen or illicitly gained by the Nazis, according to reports quoting tax inspectors.

Cornelius Gurlitt denies wrongdoing, describing the works as the “love of his life”.

Thought to be worth hundreds of millions of euros, he had stashed the works for decades in his Munich flat.