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Isis destroys Temple of Bel in Palmyra

Satellite images show further destruction of world heritage site

Review into Welsh museum cuts calls for greater government support

Recommendations include museum charter and transformation fund

News analysis
 Philanthropy is not a dirty word for museums

Private money is not a panacea but it is important as part of a mixed financial model

Striking the balance between old and new

Some nationals struggle to maintain their existing buildings

Sector welcomes Scottish strategic plan

Delivery plan sets out six key aims and a series of activities and priorities to achieve them

Cuts are a conservation stopper

Budget cuts are affecting standards of conservation care

Museums carry on collecting

Despite funding cuts, museums are still expanding their collections