Tag: Bans

U.K. Bans Export on $10 M. Sargent Painting – ARTnews.com

The U.K. government has placed a temporary export ban on a John Singer Sargent painting of a 19th-century British aristocrat worth £7.5 million ($10 million). Officials said they are hoping that a British buyer will pay for the work in order to keep it from leaving the country Sargent painted the portrait, titled Arthur Ramsay, The Earl of Dalhousie (1899), during a period when ...

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China bans BBC news broadcasts in apparent retaliation

BEIJING (AP) — China has banned the BBC World News television channel from the few outlets where it could be seen in the country in possible retaliation after British regulators revoked the license of state-owned Chinese broadcaster CGTN.The move Thursday was largely symbolic, because BBC World was shown only on cable TV systems in hotels and apartment compounds for foreigners and some other businesses. ...

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Twitter Permanently Bans Trump From Platform After Capitol Chaos – WWD

Outgoing President Donald Trump is officially and permanently banned from Twitter, his favored social media platform. Twitter on Friday evening said a “close review” of Trump’s recent tweets “and the context around them, specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter” led to its decision to impose a permanent ban. It came just hours after hundreds of Twitter employees signed ...

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