£5.5 million new institute for Spanish art in Bishop Auckland to "stand up against any museum in world"
Curators say a new £5.5 million institute of Spanish and Hispanic Art in County Durham, planned as part of the restoration of Auckland Castle. will "stand up against any museum in the world".
A stone fragment of the head of a young male, stolen from Roman Vindolanda in Northumberland in the first theft at the site for 45 years, has been quietly returned four months later.
This unusual, yellow-to-copper tree comes from Japan and is just one of the many trees at Belsay Hall, in Northumberland, signalling the start of autumn in colourful style.
Drone pictures are likely to have identified a settlement established long before Brignall, a village first mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 and held by Edwin, Earl of Mercia, before the Norman ......
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Thieving monks and cathedral tombs: Rediscovered cast skull of "father of English history" could solve medieval burial mystery
A Leicester academic says she has rediscovered the cast of the skull of The Venerable Bede in the anatomical collections of the University of Cambridge.
Radiocarbon dating on dozens of skeletons found at Durham's Palace Green in 2013 has revealed the bodies belonged to Scots battling Oliver Cromwell, say archaeologists.
Archaeologists who saw a crowd of stones sticking out of eroding peat at a nature reserve say they have retrieved 1,500 pieces of a Stone Age campsite, ranging from Mesolithic objects to industrial......
"It'd be amazing to see a porpoise": Artist in spectacular North Sea plunge with seals and dolphins after winning award
Wildlife artist Chris Rose, the winner of the Undersea Art Award 2015, will spend the summer diving a stretch of the North Sea from Coquet to St Mary's.