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Hadrian's Wall frozen in time: New archive catalogues how English Heritage keeps historical site stuck in the past
An exhibition at two Roman forts on Hardian's Wall examines the huge effort that goes into keeping the national landmark looking like it always used to.
At a ceremony last night at Tate Modern, The Whitworth in Manchester was awarded the £100,000 Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015. In pictures and words, here's why it won.
Ipswich Borough Council admits it is "puzzled" by a head found by a local shopkeeper, with the authority's Senior Conservation Officer speculating that it could date from a century ago.
History & Heritage
Tickets for a special centenary commemoration of the Battle of the Somme next year will be distributed by a public ballot on September 15.
Science & Nature
A treasure trove of materials relating to John Logie Baird’s first-ever transmission of trans-Atlantic television pictures is at risk of being exported unless a UK buyer can be found to match the £78,750 asking price.
Painting & Drawing
As experts from Christie's inspect a Picasso artwork found in an attic its finder says he will use any money it may bring him to track down his Russian relatives.
Depictions of conflicts, protests and battles invade Tate Britain as Fighting History brings the past into the present day.
Jill Goodfellow, of Tullie House in Carlisle, picks eight exhibits from their What's in Store exhibition - including a Roman shield boss, a strange-looking bottle, herbarium sheets and a fishing net.