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Watch: A thief was caught on camera stealing a bucket of gold flakes

New York police are searching for a green-clad man who swiped an 86-pound (39 kg) pail of gold flakes off an armored truck two months ago and disappeared with the estimated…

New York police are searching for a green-clad man who swiped an 86-pound (39 kg) pail of gold flakes off an armored truck two months ago and disappeared with the estimated…

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New York store heist caught on camera

Police in New York have released surveillance video of an armed robbery which took place at a luxury watch store in the city.

Police in New York have released surveillance video of an armed robbery which took place at a luxury watch store in the city.

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Paris carjacking nets robbers five million euros worth of jewelry

Robbers stole jewels and clothes worth millions of euros after tear-gassing two Qatari women and the driver of their luxury car on a motorway north of Paris, police officials…

Robbers stole jewels and clothes worth millions of euros after tear-gassing two Qatari women and the driver of their luxury car on a motorway north of Paris, police officials…

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Video shows burglar metres away from residents

This footage, released by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, shows the moment burglars target a family home in Florida while its residents sleep in the same room.

This footage, released by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, shows the moment burglars target a family home in Florida while its residents sleep in the same room.

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Crowds evacuated from Belgian shopping mall

Police escorted dozens of shoppers out of the Cora mall in Chatelineau, around 50 kilometres south of Brussels after a hold-up at a jeweller's.

Police escorted dozens of shoppers out of the Cora mall in Chatelineau, around 50 kilometres south of Brussels after a hold-up at a jeweller's.

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Stolen Van Gogh paintings recovered by Italian police

The masterpieces, stolen more than a decade ago in Amsterdam, were found in a house linked to an international drug trafficker in Castellammare di Stabia, near Naples.

The masterpieces, stolen more than a decade ago in Amsterdam, were found in a house linked to an international drug trafficker in Castellammare di Stabia, near Naples.

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Rio police say US swimmers made up armed robbery story

Rio's police chief says four US Olympic swimmers made up a story about being robbed at gunpoint and could be charged with giving false testimony.

Rio's police chief says four US Olympic swimmers made up a story about being robbed at gunpoint and could be charged with giving false testimony.

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Turkish police recover stolen "Picasso" painting

Turkish police have recovered what is reported to be an original painting by Pablo Picasso. The work is believed to be the “Nude Brushing Her Hair”

Turkish police have recovered what is reported to be an original painting by Pablo Picasso. The work is believed to be the “Nude Brushing Her Hair”

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Tackling antiquities trafficking

In this week’s Utalk, a question from Lesley in London: “How can looted antiquities from Iraq and Syria, for instance, still end up on the art market

In this week’s Utalk, a question from Lesley in London: “How can looted antiquities from Iraq and Syria, for instance, still end up on the art market

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Luxury jewellery boutique robbed in Paris

There has been a daring robbery at Chopard, one of the most famous jewellery shops in Paris. According to police, an armed man robbed the store near

There has been a daring robbery at Chopard, one of the most famous jewellery shops in Paris. According to police, an armed man robbed the store near

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Denmark: thieves who are not afraid

How to steal an ATM? Danish bank robbers have the solution! In the city of Ringe, they used a large construction loader to ram a building and steal

How to steal an ATM? Danish bank robbers have the solution! In the city of Ringe, they used a large construction loader to ram a building and steal

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Police shoot gunman on top of a San Francisco roof top

A gunman who robbed a sports wear store and then made his way on top of a San Francisco hospital construction site was shot by police and later died

A gunman who robbed a sports wear store and then made his way on top of a San Francisco hospital construction site was shot by police and later died

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Images released of Rodin sculpture thieves

Over one month since the theft of French sculptor Auguste Rodin’s “Man with the Broken Nose” from a museum in Copenhagen, police have released

Over one month since the theft of French sculptor Auguste Rodin’s “Man with the Broken Nose” from a museum in Copenhagen, police have released

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Jenson Button fears gas was used during Cote D'Azur burglary

A spokesperson for Jenson Button thinks anaesthetic gas was piped through the air conditioning during a burglary at his holiday villa in the South of

A spokesperson for Jenson Button thinks anaesthetic gas was piped through the air conditioning during a burglary at his holiday villa in the South of

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Nosferatu: creator's skull taken from tomb

The authorities in Germany say the skull of FW Murnau, the director of 1920’s silent vampire classic “Nosferatu”, has been removed from his tomb. The

The authorities in Germany say the skull of FW Murnau, the director of 1920’s silent vampire classic “Nosferatu”, has been removed from his tomb. The

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French police hunt gunmen in north west Paris

French police are hunting for three armed men who stormed a clothes store in a shopping centre in north west Paris. The gunmen fled after what is

French police are hunting for three armed men who stormed a clothes store in a shopping centre in north west Paris. The gunmen fled after what is

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Eiffel Tower 'pickpocket gang' detained by Paris police

Police in Paris have arrested a gang of suspected pickpockets, thought to have targeted tourists at the Eiffel Tower – and to have made up to 4,000

Police in Paris have arrested a gang of suspected pickpockets, thought to have targeted tourists at the Eiffel Tower – and to have made up to 4,000

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Paris pickpocket protest forces closure of Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower in Paris has been forced to close because of a worker walkout over crime around the famous landmark. Those protesting say there has

The Eiffel Tower in Paris has been forced to close because of a worker walkout over crime around the famous landmark. Those protesting say there has

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Suspected money van robbers arrested in Portugal

Portuguese police have arrested five men suspected of 40 armed robberies of money transport vans. The crime spree took place across the country from

Portuguese police have arrested five men suspected of 40 armed robberies of money transport vans. The crime spree took place across the country from

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Jewels 'worth millions' stolen from London's diamond district

A London jeweller said there was a “big chance” that diamonds worth millions of euros were snatched by thieves from a vault in the city over the

A London jeweller said there was a “big chance” that diamonds worth millions of euros were snatched by thieves from a vault in the city over the