Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder drew their heavyweight clash in 2018. Photograph: Andrew Coulridge/Reuters

Romeo and Juliet had an easier time getting together than Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have experienced lately. The courting of the voluble Gypsy Kin(...)

Rubens portrait of the Bearded Man.

Christie’s has formally withdrawn seven pictures owned by the Alfred Beit Foundation from next month’s ‘Old Masters’ auctions in London. The action ho(...)

 Minister of State for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin said on Tuesday “I just heard this morning that so-called white knights had emerged to acquire them on behalf of the State and that would be a very welcome and good development”. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

The emergence of “white knights” willing to buy paintings from Russborough House that were due to be auctioned at Christie’s in London has been wel(...)

Le cabinet de Physique de Bonnier de La Mosson, by Jacques de Lajoue (1734) formerly part of the Russborough House Alfred Beit Foundation has been acquired by Leonard Blavatnik, who is believed to have paid over £500,000 for it.

Britain’s richest man, Ukranian-born billionaire Leonard Blavatnik, is believed to have bought a painting from the Beit Collection at Russborough Hous(...)

There was an Irish tinge to the celebrations surrounding yesterday’s sale of UK sports data firm Opta for up to £47 million. The business, which is in(...)