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Scientists in Australia have extracted and purified tiny DNA fragments to draw groundbreaking conclusions about the 230-year-old Green Pigeon held in Liverpool.
He might be a taciturn figure on the HBO series Game of Thrones, but 'Dolorous Edd' actor Ben Crompton showed he was game for a laugh along Hadrian's Wall this week.
The sacrifice of the Pals Battalions of Liverpool is to be marked with a new memorial at Liverpool Lime Street station designed by local sculptor Tom Murphy.
A set of Grade II listed railway arches have been saved from demolition in a unique partnership between English Heritage and Network Rail.
Kept by the local vicar, the First World War archive of men from the local parish of Douglas has been digitised and published online by Manx Museum.
The most north-westerly classical temple ever discovered in the Roman world and a series of altars dedicated to the god of Jupiter have been revealed on the frontiers of the Roman Empire World......
Duo Walter Hugo and Zoniel fill a Toxteth building with tanks of jellyfish, while the World Museum prepares to host boa constrictors and royal pythons later this year.
A "very heavy" Boneshaker from 1868 and Victoria Pendleton's aerodynamic vehicle from the 2012 Olympics are among the highlights at MOSI's new exhibition.
In the latest in our Artist's Statement series, conceptual artist Ryan Gander tells Culture24 about a key work from his current show at Manchester Art Gallery.
The Yorkshire Festival heralds exhibitions ranging from French porcelain to giant outdoor sculptures, while a land art project stretches across the South Pennine area.
Facing the "massively difficult" task of its latest move, Lancashire's remarkable collection of Titanic exhibits needs a long-term home. Nigel Hampson explains his big plans.
The Magnum Photos agency project to document contemporary British manufacturing is showing at Manchester’s Museum of Science & Industry.
A book of poems by Lord Byron is offering curators and visitors at the People's History Museum in Manchester a tangible link to the life of deported Chartist William Cuffay.
The Museum of Science & Industry has just launched a new online game, #HookedOnMusic, developed to explore the science behind what makes a musical hook.
See objects including spurs, pins and a buckle from a female grave, investigated as part of six burials found during a search sparked by the discovery of a brooch in 2004.