Lloyds won’t pay out on Van Gogh

Insurance company Lloyds is refusing to make a €1m payout to Theo van Gogh’s friend and business partner Gijs van de Westelaken because the film-maker was murdered in a terrorist attack.

Van de Westelaken, who says the money is needed to keep their film company Column Film in business, made the claim in Wednesday’s Pers newspaper.

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