German magazine Focus reports that 1,500 paintings confiscated by the Nazis were recovered from a Munich home. The works, including pieces from Matisse, Picasso, and Chagall, are valued at €1 billion ($1.35 billion). The home belongs to Cornelius Gurlitt, the reclusive son of an art dealer, was being investigated for tax fraud when agents obtained a warrant to search his home and discovered the art.
In other news, Thailand ranks tops amongst expats, and check out this off the grid home. See the headlines after the jump.
• $1B Nazi Art Found—Picasso, Matisse, Chagall—Is How Much After Tax? | Forbes
• Foreign Workers Say Thailand Is Tops | The Wall Street Journal
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