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Hunter-gatherers off the south coast of Britain had extensive trade links with farmers in southern Europe 8,000 years ago, say archaeologists who believe a "new chapter" in British and European history has been revealed.
Grayson Perry says Provincial Punk, a Turner Contemporary show which will include his super-8 films and earliest pots, is a "teasing rebellion".
New research into the great stone maoi of the Pacific Island of Rapa Nui is about to be revealed when Manchester Museum opens a new exhibition about the Easter Island statues.
History & Heritage
Salisbury Cathedral’s copy of Magna Carta is re-housed in a dramatic new display for their Magna Carta: Spirit of Justice, Power of Words exhibition opening for Magna Carta 800.
Science & Nature
Marking the conclusion of the Wellcome's multi-million pound transformation, Forensics makes the stories of victims, the accused and professionals central, says Rachel Teskey.
A commemorative wall bearing the names of all 736 men lost when HMS Hampshire sank during the First World War is to be built around Orkney's Kitchener Memorial.
Literature & Music
A book that helped Henry VIII to build his case against the Pope and annul his marriage to his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, has been discovered at the National Trust’s Lanhydrock in Cornwall.
New research into England’s oldest medieval altarpiece, the Westminster Retable at Westminster Abbey, reveals it cost no more than the equivalent of a few cows to make.