The government has announced, that provided its five coronavirus tests are met, antique shops may be able to open on Monday, June 15.
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Andrew Hill, the Financial Times’s management editor, has been working from home during the coronavirus lockdown. His workstation is an antique walnut secretaire desk that dates from the early 18th or late 17th century.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has explained that some shops selling non-essential items could re-open by June or July and this could include antique shops.
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The French state owns a large collection of antique furniture and has decided to sell part of it to support French hospitals dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Brattle Book Shop in Boston, America is closed because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The owner of the shop, Ken Gloss has found another income stream, selling personalised Zoom backgrounds.
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In the popular video game Animal Crossing: New Horizons, players can collect furniture, including antique sets.
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Charles Hanson, the television antique expert, recently held an auction from his garden shed in aid of the NHS.
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The coronavirus outbreak has resulted in antique fairs and auctions being cancelled or postponed in the UK and Europe.
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After a shop was extensively flooded, its owners discovered hidden antique treasures during the clean-up.
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The late Mario Buatta’s collection of antique furniture, decorative objects and fine art was sold in February for $7.6 million (£5.8m), which is two and a half times its estimated value.
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