Banksy withdrawn from auction

A Banksy mural which was taken from a wall in Wood Green and had been at the centre of a controversial auction was withdrawn from sale at the 11th hour.

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Mural by Banksy due to be auctioned

Banksy mural 'Slave Labour' was removed from a wall in Wood Green. Credit: PA

A mural by the grafitti artist Banksy is due to be auctioned in Miami today.

The artwork was controversially removed from a wall in Wood Green, North London.The auctioneer has defended the sale saying he wouldn't be staging the half-a-million dollar auction if it was illegal.

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