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Banksy's Mobile Lovers sells for £403,000

Banksy's Mobile Lovers has been sold for £403,000. Credit: ITV News West Country

It's been revealed Banksy's Mobile Lovers artwork has sold for £403,000.

A cash-strapped boys club in Bristol has sold it to a private collector. All the proceeds will benefit Broad Plain Boys' Club and affiliate youth clubs.

There was controversy when the club removed the work from a wall nearby, until the artist himself backed its ownership.

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Contractors fix Bristol 'Bup Stop' road marking

Contractors working for Bristol City Council have corrected a miss spelt road marking on Old Market.

A Bristol City Council spokesperson said:

“It is not often we see our roadworks hitting the headlines worldwide, but we understand why this rare mistake has captured people’s imaginations. While it became something of a temporary tourist attraction, the contractor has now corrected the error earlier today at no cost to the local taxpayer.”

– Bristol City Council

Banksy's "Mobile Lovers" sold for undisclosed sum

Banksy's Mobile Lovers before it was removed from the wall near Broad Plain boys club Credit: PA

A cash-strapped boys club in Bristol has sold its Banksy to a private collector.

There was controversy when Broad Plain Boys' Club removed the work from a wall nearby, until the artist himself backed its ownership.

It's been valued at £400,000 - the exact amount it went for has not yet been revealed.

Council blames bus stop error on contractors

Bristol City Council blames contractors for misspelling the bus stop roadmarkings Credit: ITV News

Bristol has received worldwide coverage of a misspelling that led to the words "Bup Stop" being painted on the road in Old Market, rather than bus stop.

The city council blames contractors for the error, which happened during roadworks in the area. A spokesperson told ITV News that the error will be corrected at no cost to the council.

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24 hours in Bristol closes

Photographers have finished taking pictures capturing 24 hours of life in the Bristol. Even the city's Mayor George Ferguson got involved.

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