Has the biggest art heist in US history been solved FBI says they've ID'd infamous thieves who stole half a BILLION dollars of art from Boston's Gardner Museum Artwork famously stolen from museum in 1990 by men dressed as Boston police officers on St Patrick's Day Took paintings and sketches from masters like Manet, Rembrandt, Degas, and Vermeer; in all, 13 works stolen FBI announced 23 years to the day that they had identified the thieves but did not publicly name them /05/10/article-2142642-1307FC7F000005DC-321_634x481.jpg” width=”634″ height=”481″ alt=”Irreplaceable: Chez Tortoni, painted by Manet, shows a man wearing a top hat at a jaunty angle; it was one of the last paintings to be stolen from the museum” class=”blkBorder” /> Irreplaceable: Chez Tortoni, painted by Manet, shows a man wearing a top hat at a jaunty angle; it was one of the last paintings to be stolen from the museum Dutch Master: The thieves stole two Rembrandts – 'The Storm on the Sea of Galilee,' left, believed to be the only seascape the master painted, and 'A Lady and Gentleman in Black,' right In progress: Left, Degas' Three Mounted Jockeys, and right, a self-portrait of Rembrandt Most valuable: Jan Vermeer's The Concert is one of approximately 35 known works by the great Dutch painter During the 1990 robbery, thieves disguised as police officers struck as Boston finished celebrating St.
Father Christmas knows sign language! Mall Santa stuns deaf boy, 3, by using sign to ask if he's been naughty or nice | UPDATED: 16:13 GMT, 25 December 2012 Three-year-old Cameron Sylvester, who is legally deaf, was too scared to sit in Santa's lap at a mall in suburban Boston, that is until Kris Kringle surprised him by asking in sign language if he was a good boy in a scene straight out of the holiday classic Miracle on 34th Street. Like many other families, the Sylvesters recently paid a visit to Bass Pro Shops in Foxboro, Massachusetts, to have pictures taken with the resident Santa Claus. While the three-year-old's sister, Arianna, ran to get in line to sit in Santa's lap, Cameron, who has a condition called auditory neuropathy, was too shy and stayed back with his parents.
Read all about it: First glimpse inside British Library's new home for its UK national newspaper collectionCulture Minister Ed Vaizey was given a sneak peek of the British Library's new Newspaper Storage Building at Boston Spa, Wetherby, West YorkshireThe state of the art facility will be controlled by robotic shelves and features humidity, temperature and oxygen controls | UPDATED: 10:30 GMT, 14 December 2012 With its neck-achingly high ceilings and vast amounts of space, this giant warehouse could be used to store almost anything.
The ex-hippy who's made 100m carpeting Britain with wind turbines (and swapped his battered camper van home for a 2.8m 18th-century fort) | UPDATED: 10:23 GMT, 10 December 2012 The large rectangular window in Doreen White’s living-room frames such a timeless East Anglian scene that she sometimes feels she’s gazing out at a landscape painting by Constable. As winter descends, its beauty is stark and sparing. Washed by a watery sunlight, the flat, brown fields stretch out for miles to a tree-lined horizon broken only by the world’s tallest parish church tower, the 500-year-old Boston Stump, which soars 272ft into an otherwise empty sky
A craze that may be worth milking . . . | UPDATED: 23:37 GMT, 26 November 2012 Milking it: The new craze known as 'milking' has recently gathered pace among students There is a new craze among students, known as ‘milking’.