Ministers have blocked the export of the copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover used by the judge in the obscenity trial over DH Lawrence’s controversial novel.
Ministers have stepped in to keep four rare early works by Francis Bacon – worth a combined total of £3 million – in the UK.
Ministers have moved to keep a rare drawing worth £11 million in the UK.
Ministers have blocked the export of a rare £3 million cabinet created by a craftsman to the papacy in order to keep the treasured object in the UK.
The Government is blocking the export of a multimillion-pound painting by American artist John Singer Sargent.
The Government has announced new plans to keep the UK’s ancient treasure in museums and out of the hands of profiteers.
The Government is blocking the export of a multimillion-pound JMW Turner painting “for the benefit of the nation”.