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Sat Sep 14, 2019, 12:10 PM

Thieves steal $5 million gold toilet from Britain's Blenheim Palace

Source: Reuters

WORLD NEWS SEPTEMBER 14, 2019 / 11:13 AM / UPDATED 2 HOURS AGO

Thieves steal $5 million gold toilet from Britain's Blenheim Palace

LONDON (Reuters) - Burglars have stolen a fully-functional 18-carat gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace, where it had been installed as an art exhibit, police said on Saturday.

The toilet, valued at more than $5 million, was part of an exhibition of work by Italian conceptual artist Maurizio Cattelan which opened two days ago at the stately home 60 miles west of London, a major tourist attraction.

The toilet, named “America”, was previously on display in a cubicle at New York’s Guggenheim Museum, where more than 100,000 visitors were able to use it.

Thieves with at least two vehicles broke into the palace, the birthplace of World War Two leader Winston Churchill, and removed the toilet some time before 5 a.m. (0400 GMT), Thames Valley Police said.

“Due to the toilet being plumbed in to the building, this has caused significant damage and flooding,” Detective Inspector Jess Milne added in a public statement.

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Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-toilet/thieves-steal-5-million-gold-toilet-from-britains-blenheim-palace-idUSKBN1VZ0EH

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Sat Sep 14, 2019, 12:14 PM

1. Trump must want one at the WH to match the one at Trump Tower

I knew his kids didn't go on that trip just for run. I bet it was Eric.


just in case:

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Sat Sep 14, 2019, 12:48 PM

2. Were the burglars working for Trump?

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