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A rare, restored Mark I Spitfire goes on show outside the Cabinet War Rooms in London's Whitehall this weekend ahead of its auction next week at Christie's in aid charity.
Staff at Christchurch Museum, in Ipswich, want a four or five-year-old boy to see the restoration of the jug he was upset to have accidentally smashed last summer.
100,000 archaeological artefacts, including shards of 6,000-year-old pottery, have journeyed home to Shetland to be included in the Recognised Archaeology Collection of Shetland Museum and Archives.
History & Heritage
Andy and Kim Murray offer Fred Perry tennis ball to public in aid of cancer hospice which treated fan
Andy Murray says he remains "incredibly grateful" for a unique piece of tennis memorabilia, given to him by fan Gail Sargent and going on show in aid of the hospice which treated her.
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.
A memorial Victoria Cross paving stone will be laid this weekend in Islington to remember Master Frederick Parslow who died as captain of the SS Anglo Californian, which was attacked by a German submarine n July 1915.
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.