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Nazi looted art found, SOAS gifted £20m, Greenland’s resources exposed

We bring you the best of the weekend’s papers, including Nazi looted art found in Munich, a very generous donation for University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies and the resources that could make Greenland’s inhabitants very rich

1. Nazi looted art ‘found in Munich’ – German media (BBC)

A collection of 1,500 artworks confiscated by the Nazis in the 1930s and 1940s has been found in the German city of Munich, media reports say

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Pictured above: A replica of Picasso’s Guernica

2. University school ‘thrilled’ by £20 million donation (Telegraph)

The University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies has received a £20 million donation – one of the largest ever given to a UK university

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Pictured above: University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies

3. Delaware, Den of Thieves? (New York Times)

Outside of crimes of passion, criminal activity is typically motivated by greed

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4. Greenland – the world’s newest frontier (Telegraph)

With huge reserves of minerals, oil and gas buried under their icebound nation, Greenland’s tiny population may be about to become very rich

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Pictured above: Nuuk, Greenland

5. Should you invest in Twitter? (Telegraph)

Garry White of Charles Stanley Direct says Twitter is trying to avoid the mistakes of the Facebook IPO, but will it prove a good investment?

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