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Francesca Bloomfield, Archie Franks and Dale Lewis have been selected by three artist-mentors for the Jerwood Painting Fellowships; meet them and their work here.
The American painter and former abstract expressionist, who moved from abstraction to figuration and back again, has his first show in London for almost 25 years. Mark Sheerin takes a look.
Archaeologists in Hampshire say a set of four bottles, found during construction work on a BT building in 1981, could have contained antidotes to throw back evil spells.
History & Heritage
New research on human remains from Gough’s Cave in Somerset reveals how our Stone Age ancestors participated in ritual cannibalism.
Science & Nature
Showing computer science as a discipline but still encouraging adults to do battle with virtual pants, the new £2.5 million centre for videogaming is about to open.
Painting & Drawing
Prunella Clough's Unconsidered Wastelands come under the spotlight in a show of more than 70 paintings and works on paper by the famously self-effacing artist at London's Osborne Samuel.
Dinosaurs & Fossils
A tetrapod which reached land around 360 million years ago has been likened to a modern crocodile by scientists who have used software techniques to scan its bones.
Monster, villain and clown: Richard III tried to hide scoliosis before cruel depictions were made, new research says
The king could have tried to hide his scoliosis before his body was exhibited following his death at the Battle of Bosworth, says the University of Leicester's Dr Mary Ann Lund.
The chance discovery of an old family recipe has allowed the RAF Museum to recreate the plum cake loved by First World War Royal Flying Corps fighter ace Albert Ball.