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Street artist claims he created ‘Banksy artwork’ bought for £250,000
Liverpool artist Silent Bill says he stencilled work depicting rat that was auctioned for Channel 4 TV show

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

10, May, 2023 @3:33 PM

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Will they fight them on the beaches? Anger as Cleethorpes hits detectorists with £100 fines
Lincolnshire locals are up in arms at an ‘illogical’ order by the council – and even Banksy is thought to be helping them out

James Tapper

22, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Italian authorities detain Banksy-funded migrant rescue boat
Yacht impounded over alleged breach of far-right government’s new rules for rescue vessels

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

26, Mar, 2023 @5:54 PM

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Latest Banksy mural smashed as derelict farmhouse demolished
Morning is Broken – showing boy opening corrugated iron curtains – appeared on building in Herne Bay

Nadeem Badshah

15, Mar, 2023 @7:57 PM

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Digested week: US’s ‘spy balloon’ explanation enough to spark panic
Plus, New Yorkers gawp at an owl living the high life and actors seeking the Oscars spotlight

Emma Brockes

17, Feb, 2023 @6:07 PM

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Freezer removed from Banksy domestic violence artwork for second time
Gallery puts chest freezer from Margate mural into storage for safe keeping

Tobi Thomas

16, Feb, 2023 @12:56 PM

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Kent council returns freezer to Banksy’s Valentine’s Day artwork
Local authority in Margate said it had removed installation to make it safe

Nadeem Badshah

15, Feb, 2023 @6:44 PM

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Council removes part of Banksy domestic violence artwork
Council removes broken freezer that formed part of work that artist confirmed was genuine

Tobi Thomas

14, Feb, 2023 @7:09 PM

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Banksy online auction for Ukraine targeted by ‘hostile attacks’ from Russia
Legacy of War Foundation says there were 3,500 rogue registrations for £5,000 limited edition screenprints

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

10, Jan, 2023 @3:53 PM

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‘A volatile canvas’: Banksy bequest in Ukraine’s rubble leaves dilemma for preservers
Would-be thieves of Banksy graffito painted in ruins of war anticipated challenges facing those hoping to preserve it for nation’s future

Luke Harding

05, Jan, 2023 @10:12 AM

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Lost Banksy piece sprayed in Palestine reappears in Tel Aviv gallery
The removal of Slingshot Rat has sparked debate over the legality of taking cultural artefacts from occupied land

Bethan McKernan in Jerusalem and Associated Press

12, Aug, 2022 @1:34 PM

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How one malign Boris was removed | Brief letters
Brief letters: Excising tumours | Lord Hogan-Howe | Identifying Banksy | Improving tennis | Joy of separate sheets


29, May, 2022 @4:27 PM

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