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Tug of war over statue

A tug of war continues as both Tower Hamlets and Bromley claim ownership of a Henry Moore statue. Tower Hamlets had decided to sell the statue, which campaigners have said should be kept on public view.

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Boris wades in to sculpture row

Boris Johnson has urged Tower Hamlets to reconsider its decision to sell off a multi-million pound Henry Moore sculpture.

The council has decided to auction "Draped Seated Woman" (also known as Old Flo) in order to pay off its debts. It's currently on loan to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park - but the Mayor would like to see it returned to east London. He said it would be a tragedy for the artwork to be lost.

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