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MADRID (AP) – A museum in northwest Spain returned two 15th-century paintings to Polish officials on January 25 after it was determined that they had been looted by Nazi German forces during World War II.
VALBUENA, Spain (AP) – Two thieves stole 45 bottles of wine, including an extremely rare 215-year-old bottle valued at 350,000 euros ($407,000), from a collection at an upscale hotel and restaurant complex in southwestern Spain, the owner said on October 29.
MADRID (AP) – A Spanish court has shelved a lawsuit against American treasure hunters that accused them of having destroyed an underwater archaeological site when they looted a sunken galleon for tons of precious coins more than a decade ago.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A U.S. appeals court has ruled that a Camille Pissarro painting a Jewish woman traded to the Nazis to escape the Holocaust in 1939 may remain the property of a Spanish museum that acquired it more than a half-century later.