Auction Trader

The complete guide to buying a car at auction  Metro Newspaper UK

INDUSTRY figures suggest over 12000 vehicles are sold at motor auctions in the UK each week. It's also reckoned a significant chunk of those — around 10 per ...


Laptop riddled with world's most dangerous malware goes up for auction  Metro.co.uk

A laptop riddled with some of the most dangerous viruses and malware known to man has been put up for auction. From the outside, there's nothing particularly ...


'Chinese Picasso' painting sells for record £2.6m  BBC News

The painting was kept privately by its Berkshire owner after being given to the family in Hong Kong.


Notts County fan wins league winner's medals at auction  BBC News

John Wren played for the club when they won the Second Division in 1922-23.


SPONSORED: Auction marks Dundee business’s first year in new premises  The Courier

For a business to last over 150 years, it needs to be willing and able to adapt. And the latest change by the Dundee auctioneers has proved to be a hit.


Zero-Subsidy Offshore Wind Bids Unlikely in UK’s Upcoming Auction  Greentech Media News

The zero-subsidy offshore wind bids seen in other European markets appear unlikely to be replicated in a contracts for difference (CfD) allocation round kicking ...


Harry Potter book on auction for £30,000 despite 'wear and tear'  Metro.co.uk

We've all got one or two Harry Potter books lying around at home. But it might just be worth digging them out after one copy of The Philosopher's Stone was...


Skeleton of the extinct Dodo bird was auctioned and sold for $622,000  Daily Mail

Composed of bones of various dodo specimens found on the bird's past home of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, the skeleton being sold at Christie's London was ...


Personalised number plate sells for over £35,000 at DVLA auction, here's why  Express

Last week there was a *fresh* number plate auction which saw thousands of plates auctioned off. These number plate auctions are incredibly popular and see a ...


Would you pay $1m for a laptop full of malware?  BBC News

The laptop is infected with six notorious strains, including WannaCry and ILoveYou.


Charity to auction Game of Thrones signed script  Belfast Telegraph

Game of Thrones fans can get their hands on a complete script signed by the cast of the hit show at a charity auction next month.


Harold Wilson auction of 'entire life' raises £200k  BBC News

Hundreds of items owned by former Prime Minister Harold Wilson, including one of his trademark pipes, have sold for more than £200,000 at auction. The 700 ...


Mexico's left-wing leader uses presidential mansion for public auction of 82 seized cars  Daily Mail

The first auction, set for Sunday, will seek bids for 82 vehicles with a total reserve price of some $1.5 million, Ricardo Rodriguez, head of the newly created ...


Former NatWest bank to be put up for auction  St Helens Reporter

The former NatWest branch at Earlstown near Newton-le-Willows is due to go up for sale at Pugh's next North West property auction, at the AJ Bell Stadium in ...


Only Fools and Horses £6.2m prop cheque that finally made Trotters millionaires set to be auctioned  Birmingham Live

Del and Rodney finally hit the big time after they sold an antique watch at Sotherby's after finding it in their garage.


UK Power Networks reveals flexibility auction results  Utility Week

UK Power Networks has awarded contracts worth £450000 to six companies as part of its second tender for flexibility services.


Ultra rare 1986 Aston Martin V8 Zagato auction could see car sell for half a million  Express

An extremely rare and bought after Aston Martin is set to sell for over half a million pounds at auction. The classic car is for sale with Bicester Heritage based, ...


How this mystery object bought for £10 sold at auction for a whopping £50,000!  Chronicle Live

BBC Antiques Roadshow expert identified the object as a water dropper from the Ming dynasty, and it attracted the attention of Chinese bidders.


Compliance clampdown on Referral Fees and Modern Method of Auction  Estate Agent Today

The Property Ombudsman says its members must in future disclose referral fees in a bid to make previously-hidden costs open and transparent to consumers.


Titanic brandy flask sold at auction for £76,000  BBC News

A silver brandy flask given to a first-class passenger shortly before he drowned on the Titanic has sold for £76,000 at auction. Helen Churchill Candee handed ...


British First World War recruiting posters up for auction  Daily Mail

The historical posters were produced by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee before conscription was introduced in Britain in 1916.


Kirky seller’s silver tea service goes for four times original estimate at auction  Kirkintilloch Herald

A Kirkintilloch seller was over the moon when his rare silver tea *service* sold for £1000 at auction – four times its original estimate.


Hogg numbers dropping back at UK auction marts - providing boost for prices  FG Insight

Richard Turner, Gisburn auction mart, said hogg prices seemed to have jumped very quickly and this was down to lower numbers, as well as optimism on price ...


Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros  Reuters

Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros (£5.2 billion) in bids so far.


This summer, art world A-listers will take part in the second, annual 'Art on the Mind' exhibition and auction  FAD magazine

This summer, art world A-listers will take part in the annual 'Art on the Mind' exhibition and auction, in aid of UK homeless charity Cardboard Citizens.


Derelict pub site near Coventry fails to sell at auction  Coventry Telegraph

A dead horse was found inside the currently derelict pub just weeks ago.


'Cheapest' house in Birmingham sold at auction - but for this price  Birmingham Live

The one-bed property on Alcester Road South, Kings Heath, was sold at auction last week.


College's sell-out book auction raises funds to help improve literacy  Gary Skentelbery

WARRINGTON & Vale Royal College is celebrating after the success of a sell-out book auction dinner at their award-winning restaurant, Buckley's.


Richard Osman's fiction debut scooped by Viking for seven figures in 10-way auction  The Bookseller

Viking has acquired TV presenter Richard Osman's debut novel, The Thursday Murder Club, and one other novel, for a seven-figure sum, after triumphing in one ...


Charity to auction GoT signed script  Belfast Telegraph

Game of Thrones fans can get their hands on a complete script signed by the cast of the hit show at a charity auction next month.


Wilson Auctions proceeds of crime items to go under the hammer  Belfast Live

All Lots are unreserved across both auctions and will go to the highest bidder.


Boris Becker bankruptcy auction set for June  Belfast Telegraph

Trophies and memorabilia from Boris Becker's illustrious tennis career will be sold in June after the first planned auction was blocked by the three-time ...


Man City to auction off Pep Guardiola's 'coatigan'  BBC Sport

Manchester City will auction off Pep Guardiola's iconic grey hooded cardigan to raise funds for their City in the Community charity.


Margaret Thatcher auction marks 40th anniversary of election win  BBC News

Items included a ring Baroness Thatcher wore outside Downing Street when she first came to power in 1979.


Monet Haystacks painting sells for record $110.7m at New York auction  The Independent

An oil painting by Claude Monet hailed as an “undisputed masterpiece” has set a new world record after being sold for $110.7m (£85.6m) at auction. The work is ...


Six lots to watch at MacDougall's upcoming sale of Russian paintings and works of art  antiquestradegazette.com

Russian art specialists MacDougall's is marking 15 years since holding its first auction in London and has announced that its upcoming sale on June 5 will have ...


Scribner scoops Trudeau policy advisor's memoir at auction  The Bookseller

Scribner UK has acquired a book by Justin Trudeau's foreign policy advisor Omer Aziz, following an auction.


Ex-library Harry Potter book predicted to sell for £30,000 at auction  Belfast Telegraph

A first edition Harry Potter book is set to sell for around £30000 at auction, despite signs of wear and tear.


TOP NEWS: Stagecoach Takes UK DfT To Court Over West Coast Franchise  Morningstar

LONDON (Alliance News) - Transport company Stagecoach Group PLC on Friday confirmed that, along with partners, it has started legal action against the UK ...


Now scarce social housing is being flogged off at auction by councils desperate to stay afloat  The Independent

If hospitals deliberately spread disease, it would be a scandal. But with an acute housing crisis, local councils, housing associations and other public bodies are ...


Most expensive cars ever sold at auction  Autocar

Classic car prices have gone crazy, but if you thought old Fords and 80s hot hatches were costly, they're small change compared with these...


Masala Cottage in Brundall to be sold at auction | Latest Norfolk and Suffolk News  Eastern Daily Press

A former Indian restaurant in Brundall is being sold at auction just weeks after it closed.


Capacity Market auction parameters: open letter from BEIS to National Grid ESO, May 2019  GOV.UK

Letter from the Secretary of State to National Grid Electricity System Operator ( ESO ) setting out adjustments to the auction parameters for the forthcoming ...


Leonard Cohen's 'So Long, Marianne' love letters up for auction  Reuters UK

A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, "So Long, Marianne" is going up for auction next ...


World's oldest-surviving Porsche is set to sell for $20 MILLION at auction  Daily Mail

Auto valuation experts believe some enthusiastic soul with deep pockets will fork over $20 million for the Porsche Type 64 #3. If it happens, it would be the most ...


Abersoch beach hut set for auction with whopping reserve price  Daily Post

The small huts on Abersoch's Porth Mawr have hit some staggering prices at auction in recent years.


Gerry auctions off the charity lot you just ‘GoT’ to have!  Belfast Newsletter

Game of Thrones producers have donated some incredible items to Save the Children NI, to be auctioned off at their Centenary Ball on June 1 at the Titanic ...


How can you tell if your Harry Potter book is worth lots of money?  Metro.co.uk

A first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is expected to go for between £20000 and £30,0000 at an auction.


Germany's euro 6B 5G Auction Should Be a Break Point for Telecom  Light Reading

Germany's interminable 5G auction should make Europe's regulators think about the way they award spectrum to network operators.


Service Works Global gets busy in support of charity bee art auction  FMJ

A unique artwork auction and an exclusive London Bee Garden Party is being supported by a host of celebrities and artists in aid of international charity, Bees ...


Souvenir rush-publishes Brown academic's guide to kids after four-way auction  The Bookseller

Souvenir Press is rush-publishing a New York Times bestseller childcare guide, Cribsheet, by Brown University professor Emily Oster following a four-publisher ...


Are whisky auction prices falling?  Scotchwhisky.com

Whisky prices at auction have been rising inexorably in recent years, fuelled by a succession of record-breaking bottles. But there is some evidence of prices ...


Collection of 110 vintage muscle cars are revealed in Iowa ahead of auction  Daily Mail

Coyote Johnson, 65, has been collecting some of America's most desirable cars (pictured) since he was 16. In September, his collection will be auctioned off ...


Billy Meredith: Wales and Man City footballer's watch up for auction  BBC News

A gold pocket watch belonging to a Welsh footballer from the early 1900s is set to go under the hammer. Billy Meredith, from Chirk, Denbighshire, is Manchester ...


Medieval Chinese statuette sells for £95k in Dorchester auction  Dorset Echo

A small bronze statue dating back to 16th century China has sold at auction in Dorchester for almost £95000.


Jeff Koons sculpture breaks auction records  harpersbazaar.com

Jeff Koons' Rabbit sculpture has sold for $91 million (about £71 million), breaking the record price for a work by a living artist. The BBC reports that the 41-inch ...


First moon landing manual could fetch $9 million at auction  Reuters UK

The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 ...


The Forge in Longport, Canterbury, up for auction is set to be demolished and six houses built  Kent Online

A dilapidated 19th century building has been listed for auction at £750-780000.


Auction House witnesses its best ever April results...  Property Investor Today

Auction House has announced its best ever April results, representing the sixth record month in a row. The property auctioneer – operating as Loveitts in ...


Rare Irish Proclamation sells for almost 15,000 euro at auction  AOL UK

A rare Irish Proclamation has sold for almost 15000 euro at auction.It was printed on the first anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising when rebels staged a major ...


Unseen royal photos and du Maurier poem auctioned  BBC News

The royal holiday snaps and an unknown poem were found in an archive of Du Maurier material.


Suleiman the Magnificent portrait to go on auction in UK  Daily Sabah

Some of the best examples of artwork from the Muslim world, including a portrait of great Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, will go under hammer at...


Government confirms increase to clean energy auction budget  www.businessgreen.com

The government has officially confirmed the budget for the next clean energy contract auction round later this month, upping the available funds from £60m to ...


Catch of the Day auction to raise money for Fishermen’s Mission  Press and Journal

Fishermen's Mission has launched a new fundraising initiative – a Catch of the Day auction with hand-painted ceramic fish. The national charity has involved a ...


Gems lose their sparkle at De Beers auction: Sales plunge 25% at world's biggest diamond producer  This is Money

De Beers made £326m from its latest auction of diamonds, down from £437m a year earlier. Part of mining giant Anglo American, it sells its rough diamonds in ...


Adolf Hitler's 'suicide note' up for auction  The Week UK

And other stories from the stranger side of life.


Telephone repeater station in Shillingford to go to auction  Oxford Mail

A PROPERTY set amid picturesque Oxfordshire woodland will go under the hammer at a bargain price - but there's a catch.


Aberdeen charity plots major expansion with new auction house  Press and Journal

Smile Scotland has taken over the former Blue Roof Gallery in Oyne with plans to hold monthly sales of antiques, collectables and other curios. The charity ...


Sudbury shop's fish art display raises awareness for auction in aid of fishing community charity  Suffolk Free Press

A gentleman's outfitters in Sudbury has backed an auction in aid of a fishing community charity, by spreading the word through a display in its shop.


What we learnt from this month’s New York auctions  Financial Times

More than $1.7bn of art was sold across five auctions in New York between May 13 and 16 but the art market is more fragmented than the numbers suggest.


'Star Wars' Darth Vader costume could go for $2 million at auction  Reuters UK

A man who made appearances as Darth Vader at film premieres and fan conventions will sell a costume created in 1979 by the "Star Wars" design team at an ...


ESO sets out timetable for upcoming capacity auctions  Utility Week

The electricity system operator (ESO) at National Grid has published a provisional timetable for the capacity market auctions due to take place over the next year.


Painting which could be an original Picasso set to go under the hammer  Brighton & Hove Independent

A painting which could be an original Picasso is set to go under the hammer with a Brighton auction house. The artwork goes up for auction on June 7 at ...


Mexico sells off cars from corrupt rich to give to the poor  The Guardian

Dozens of luxury cars seized from sticky-fingered politicians and mobsters will go under the hammer this weekend as part of a populist anti-corruption crusade ...


‘Catch of the Day’ auction supporting Fishermen’s Mission  Whitby Today

The Fishermen's Mission is hosting a fundraising auction entitled 'Catch of the Day' this week with a Whitby-based artist to the fore.


Titanic sister ship Britannic's fittings sold at auction  BBC News

Ornate panelling from the HMHS Britannic sells for quarter of a million pounds at the Irish auction.


Melton artist’s hunting painting expected to fetch more than £50,000 at auction  Melton Times

A painting by acclaimed Melton artist John Ferneley, who specialised in capturing foxhunting scenes on canvas, is due to be auctioned with a guide price of up ...


Harold Wilson's pipes and cigars set for auction  shropshirestar.com

Hundreds of lots linked to the late Labour prime minister will go under the hammer later this month.


A fresher's guide to property auctions — the dos and don'ts of bidding for property  Yahoo Sports

With sky-high property prices in many areas, it's harder than ever to find value in the housing market. But you can still pick up a property bargain at auction, ...


Campaign to save town swimming pool gathers momentum with support from MP Steve Barclay  Fenland Citizen

The campaign to save the Empress Swimming Pool for the people of Chatteris is gathers momentum with a Gofundme page and support from the local MP.


One of Francis Bacon’s ‘screaming popes’ sells at auction for £39m  Belfast Telegraph

A Francis Bacon painting considered one of his most important left in private hands has sold at auction for more than 50 million US dollars (£39 million), ...


Adolf Hitler’s ‘suicide note’ refusing to flee besieged Berlin and vowing to continue ‘honourable fight’ to fe  The Sun

As the capital of the German Third Reich looked likely to fall to the Soviet Union, the Fuhrer wrote his final memo which announced his fate. By Patrick Knox.


UPDATE 1-Foreign purchases of U.S. 10-year notes increased in May  Reuters

(Adds background). NEW YORK, May 22 (Reuters) - Foreigners increased their purchases of U.S. 10-year Treasury notes in early May in a lacklustre auction ...


Euro Auctions completes new Leeds facilities in the UK  World Highways

Euro Auctions reports that its revamped facilities at Leeds in England are nearing completion including a new auction arena and sales ramp.


Clark cuts procurement target for delayed T-1 capacity auction  Utility Week

Business and energy secretary Greg Clark has lowered the procurement target for the upcoming year-ahead (T-1) capacity market auction.


Ayrton Senna: Iconic photo of F1 driver up for auction 25 years on from tragic death  The Independent

An iconic photograph of Ayrton Senna is set for auction on the 25th anniversary of the legendary Formula 1 driver's death. Sports fans and the F1 world have ...


A giant bird that killed its owner has gone up for auction, and you can buy it  iNews

For most people, a tortoise or a brightly-coloured fish is considered a fairly exotic pet. But in Florida, a gigantic blue-headed bird which murdered its last owner is ...


Auction of Promises to raise funds for Bexhill charity  Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Local charity Bexhill Caring Community, 25, Sackville Road, are holding an Auction of Promises at the Cooden Beach Golf Club on Friday May 24, 6.30pm.


Auction news: a booming trade in Asian art  The Week UK

“The prices of Asian antiques and artworks have rocketed over the past decade, driven by demand from wealthy Asian buyers seeking to reclaim a part of their ...


Gary's 'Catch of the Day' boosts charity auction  The Oban Times

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Silver brandy flask from Titanic set to fetch up to £80000 at auction  shropshirestar.com

Rescue crews recovered the flask along with the body of first-class passenger Edward Kent.


Chelsea news: Blues and Liverpool to take part in bidding war for Bruno Fernandes  Metro.co.uk

Chelsea and Liverpool will bid for Bruno Fernandes when the summer transfer window opens, according to reports. The Premier League duo are massive fans ...


Bond investors seek protection from UK inflation on Brexit woes  Nasdaq

LONDON, May 23- Investors accepted record-low returns in exchange for protection from British inflation over the coming decade when they bought an.


Bond-style DB5, DB4 convertible top $1 million at Aston Martin auction  The ClassicCars.com Journal

A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 sports saloon (sedan) and a 1963 DB4 Series V convertible each sold for more than $1 million Sunday when Bonhams staged its ...


SALES: Interconnected sets NH and Goffs UK record at £620,000  The Irish Field

Darren Yates and Philip Kirby bought the son of Sprinter Sacre's sire Network. Four others made a six-figure sum, two of them mares.


Fears of 5G Auction Delay as Vodafone UK Ponders Legal Challenge  ISPreview.co.uk

Mobile operator Vodafone has warned that it would consider a legal challenge against Ofcom's forthcoming auction of the 5G friendly radio spectrum bands.


Hockney painting breaks auction record for living artist  BBC News

A celebrated painting by British artist David Hockney has been sold at Christie's in New York for just over $90m (£70m) - an auction record for a work by a living ...


Sky bid tussle to be settled by auction  BBC News

The takeover of broadcaster Sky will be settled by an auction, the UK's Takeover Panel has announced. The broadcaster has been subject to rival bids from ...


'Hitler paintings' fail to sell at auction in Germany  BBC News

Five pictures said to have been painted by Nazi leader Adolf Hitler have failed to sell at auction in Germany. Weidler auction house hoped to raise €45,000 ...


Japan investigates alleged uranium online auction  BBC News

Police are questioning both the seller and several bidders about the unlikely online offer.