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'The Auction' LS Lowry

Life Imitates Art: Lowry's 'The Auction' sells at £2.1m

25 November 2021

LS Lowry’s 'The Auction' was knocked down at £2.1m (£2.6m with buyer’s premium and fees) at Sotheby’s against an estimate of £1.2m-1.8m.

Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road Market goes permanently car free

24 November 2021

Kensington and Chelsea Council has introduced permanent measures for the street in Notting Hill.

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Auctions give a boost to the latest retail sales figures

23 November 2021

Rising sales of second-hand goods are helping to boost the UK's economy.

'Only Fools & Horses' van

An Only Fools & Horses van and an Arts & Crafts wall clock are among five lots to watch

22 November 2021

With estimates from £80-20,000, here are five previews of upcoming items this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of the contents of Greystoke Castle coming to auction

21 November 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of the contents of Grade II* listed Greystoke Castle near Penrith coming to auction at Mitchells of Cockermouth.

Brian May and Denis Pellerin

Stereoscopy book by historian and rock star praises King’s College London professor

20 November 2021

The launch of Queen’s guitarist Brian May and historian Denis Pellerin’s new book ‘Stereoscopy: The Dawn of 3-D’ was held at King’s College London to honour a past-professor at the university.

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US Constitution copy takes $41m at New York auction 

19 November 2021

A hedge fund billionaire has outbid a group of crowdfunded cryptocurrency fans for a copy of the US Constitution and has agreed to loan it to a museum.