And finally… nothing to go on

A police investigation into the theft of a solid gold toilet worth £4.8 million (€5.5 million) has reached a dead end.

The odd artwork was stolen from Blenheim Palace two days after it went on display at the Duke of Marlborough’s country home.

The 18-carat lavatory, entitled America, was part of an exhibition by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan and was housed in a stall adjacent to the room in which Winston Churchill was born.

The loo had been fully plumbed into the building’s water system to enable visitors to enjoy the full experience of using it.

A number of people were arrested in connection with the theft but all have since been released, Metro reports.

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