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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Tug of war over Moore sculpture worth millions

There is a tug of war over a Henry Moore sculpture worth millions of pounds.

It's officially called Draped Seated Woman but is nicknamed Old Flo and as we reported last night - Bromley Council say they own it and they want to put it on public display.

But Tower Hamlets say it's theirs, but they want to sell it and have revealed they're speaking to lawyers about the situation. So, who's right and why is there such confusion? And will this tug of war end up in the courts? Piers Hopkirk has been finding out.

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