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Archaeologists and residents of Blacon, a suburb of Chester, have begun examining one of the area’s oldest sites in a health-friendly community project.
The vault beneath the UK's largest salt mine where thousands of earth cores from prehistoric London are stored
35 million years of London's geology is preserved 150 metres underground in a Cheshire salt mine. Take a look inside.
"It may be on sale on eBay": Museum appeals to Manchester public to help find stolen "knight in shining armour"
A museum is appealing to the public to help track down "heartless" thieves who stole a precious four-inch high silver bust of a knight’s head from a locked cabinet.
Maude was the most famous animal in Manchester's Belle Vue Zoo during the 1940s, seen by visitors from all over the country. When she died in 1949, her skin was given to the Manchester Museum.
The Manchester Museum will explore the industry of slaughter surrounding votive offerings of mummified animals in a new exhibition, Gift for the Gods.
Archaeologists plan to scientifically examine any bodies dating to more than a century ago if they are found during exhumations in a Blackburn graveyard used between 1821 and 1947.
The closing week of the final excavation by the Maryport Roman Temples Project team has seen a Roman carved crystal and other discoveries add to our knowledge of life along Hadrian's Wall.
US General Douglas MacArthur used this pen to sign a formal surrender ceremony that, following Japan's surrender, effectively brought an end to World War II.
Mike Pinnington, the gallery's Content Editor, on how being "a sucker" for Japanese Anime and Manga films led him to love a work in the new DLA Piper Series: Constellations exhibition.