Wanted for ferret stealing- Historic Irish Crime records are released online

A collection of Police Gazette records relating to Ireland from 1863-1893 has been made available online by Ancestry, the leader in family history and...

One of the world’s oldest cotton textiles discovered 

Discovery in Peru is 1800 Years Older Than Textile Previously Thought to be the Oldest Dyed with Indigo. A researcher at America's George Washington University...

Mysterious Jurassic sea monster unveiled

A fierce predator that lived 170 million years ago has been unveiled for the first time, half a century after it was discovered. The fossilised...

The race is on to find England’s Greatest Sporting Destination

To mark 2015’s summer of sport, VisitEngland has launched a search to find the country’s most popular sports destination  In celebration of this year’s sporting events,...

Just about managing: Four million more people living on inadequate incomes in modern Britain

Four million more people are living below an adequate standard of living and are just about managing at best, according to an authoritative report...

Visit England reveals Awards of Excellence winners

The winners of the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015 were revealed at its annual ceremony, held last night at the spectacular Sage Gateshead.  Celebrating excellence...

Secrets of the Second World War revealed in the Great Fen

A week-long excavation, to unearth a Mark I Spitfire which crashed at Holme Lode in the Great Fen on 22 November 1940 will commence...

Urgent call for volunteers to survey England’s disappearing coastal archaeology

Thousands of archaeological sites along England’s coast and tidal estuaries are being destroyed by extreme weather, rising sea levels and tidal scour. CITiZAN, the Coastal...

Doing shift work? Study finds you could be more susceptible to catching  

We are more susceptible to infection at certain times of the day as our body clock affects the ability of viruses to replicate and...

Loneliness epidemic costs UK businesses £2.5 billion a year

The UK’s loneliness epidemic is costing employers a massive £2.5billon a year, according to a major new study published today The research, which was commissioned...