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Opening in May, a major new exhibition of paintings and photography by David Hockney will focus on the artist's use of perspective.
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.
Bone fragments and burial goods of "wealthy and cosmopolitan" Roman found in North Hertfordshire village
A complete Roman jug, bone fragments in a large hexagonal bottle, a worn 2nd century bronze coin and an iron lamp are among the finds made by a metal detectorist in the village of Kelshall.
History & Heritage
Archaeologists find coins, bow brooches and bones among Iron Age and Roman discoveries in Peterborough
David Crawford-White, of Oxford Archaeology East, on the Lottery-funded search for artefacts which has inspired hundreds of people on a dig partly fuelled by cake.
Science & Nature
Derided as "absurd"at the time, John Harrison's claim to making the world's most accurate clock has finally been proven - 250 years later - with a Guinness World Record award at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich.
Painting & Drawing
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.
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.