Staff member sacked after gold jewellery and gems from British Museum ‘missing, stolen or damaged’

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A member of staff at the British Museum has been sacked and police are investigating after a number of items from its collection were found to be “missing, stolen or damaged”.

In a statement, the museum said the items included “gold jewellery and gems of semi-precious stones and glass dating from the 15th Century BC to the 19th Century AD”.

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