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Tenacity and determination were highly prized attributes of plant hunters, as they faced both extreme danger and disappointment. Peter Veitch, of a family horticultural dynasty, was one of the best.
Wrestling komodo dragons, an ethereal octopus and a thirsty squirrel are among the creatures captured on camera by the finalists of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 competition.
Radiocarbon dating on dozens of skeletons found at Durham's Palace Green in 2013 has revealed the bodies belonged to Scots battling Oliver Cromwell, say archaeologists.
History & Heritage
This is what graffiti from more than 400 years ago looks like: National Civil War Centre saves schoolboy names in walls
The names of schoolboys scrawled into walls in the 16th century home of the National Civil War Centre have been saved after an 18-month operation to jack up the roof of the building.
Science & Nature
The vault beneath the UK's largest salt mine where thousands of earth cores from prehistoric London are stored
35 million years of London's geology is preserved 150 metres underground in a Cheshire salt mine. Take a look inside.
Painting & Drawing
First Prize in The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition and £10,000 goes to Akash Bhatt's tender study of his mother.
Ensigns from the First World War Battle of Jutland, some damaged in battle, have been unveiled together at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth for the first time since 1916.
Mike Pinnington, the gallery's Content Editor, on how being "a sucker" for Japanese Anime and Manga films led him to love a work in the new DLA Piper Series: Constellations exhibition.