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Dutch artist Piet Mondrian would have been 142 today. Ahead of their exhibitions devoted to his influential career, bakers in Liverpool and Margate have been hard at work.
An iPad stolen from an archaeology van has been returned to a Merseyside police station following a Big Heritage appeal seen by more than 250,000 people.
Big Heritage say they will help a robber who stole items including a replica bog body and an iPad to escape their "crap circumstances" if they come forward.
Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos has brought her trademark sculptural interventions to Manchester Art Gallery with some dramatic results.
Having stood in the Museum of Science and Industry's Air and Space Hall for 19 years, technicians have dismantled a 1940s plane and sent it to the RAF Museum.
Many visitors claim the grey Woolston seal, found swimming the Mersey in 1908, was shot by their grandfather. Criminality and a new Polly Morgan work also feature in Warrington.
A spectacular new gallery at the 19th century Warrington Museum features more than 80 colourful birds, a seal and a giant anteater. Manager Janice Hayes tells us more.
The exhibition which has attracted thousands of people to the Science Museum will tour to the Museum of Science and Industry ahead of an international tour.
Artist Gary Spicer and Manchester schoolchildren mark Holocaust Memorial Day at Manchester Jewish Museum with an exhibition and performances remembering the Kindertransport.
The annual competition returns in Manchester, offering science stars of the future the chance to take to the stage and try to prolong their three minutes of fame.
Andy Hollingworth, a go-to photographer for some of the billboard grabbers of British comedy, will offer a survey of the stars in the hometown where his studio shots were made.
A "hidden element" which could have scuppered the plan to return the iconic train to the mainline railway will prove straightforward to solve, according to engineers.
Pictures from the animated current exhibition at Liverpool's FACT where, among other workplace concepts, you can see a zoetrope of a man's reality in dream-time.
From Jacob Epstein and Pablo Picasso to Tracey Emin and Paula Rego, the gallery will be taking artworks and a programme of events to the people during its temporary closure.
Visitors are being invited to pay up to £20 - or, of course, sneak in for nothing - in an initiative inspired by the themes of the exhibition, accompanied by a weekend of events.