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Cornish archaeologists celebrate as 5,000-year-old "Devil's Frying Pan" of Carwynnen Quoit is restored

Tue, 2014-06-24 00:00
The capstone of a 5,000-year-old burial chamber has been lowered into place in Cornwall, ending a five-year project to restore a monument which collapsed almost 50 years ago.
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World Cup memories: Michael Owen makes his debut for England in France in 1998

Tue, 2014-06-24 00:00
Photographer Mark Leech saw Michael Owen, who would go on to become one of England's leading goalscorers of all time, make his debut at the World Cup 16 years ago.
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Archaeologists investigate lost medieval chapel built to rest souls of kings in Edinburgh

Tue, 2014-06-24 00:00
A stone-lined well and a fragment of floor tile indicating high-status usage have been found during a public excavation in search of a 16th century chapel at Bridgend Farm.
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Eyeballs, snow goggles, Maori masks and Antarctic chests: Five from the Wellcome

Mon, 2014-06-23 00:00
Phantom limb syndrome, foot binding and phrenology are part of new show An Idiosyncratic A to Z of the Human Condition at the Wellcome. Here are five star exhibits.
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Neolithic houses showed Stonehenge residents as talented builders, recreators say

Mon, 2014-06-23 00:00
See pictures of the Neolithic houses which have been opened to the public at Stonehenge - recreated based on the painstaking building processes of 2,500 years ago.
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Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum enshrines Andy Murray's trophy in new display

Mon, 2014-06-23 00:00
The ghost of John McEnroe haunting a changing room and a new trophy display are among the highlights as Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum showcases the Championship.
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World Cup 2014: Photographer Mark Leech on Diego Maradona's infamous Hand of God

Mon, 2014-06-23 00:00
Leading photographer Mark Leech blames England goalkeeper Peter Shilton for one of the most controversial goals of all time, looking back on an image of a "sly fox".
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Imperial War Museum London re-launches in July with two new art exhibitions

Sun, 2014-06-22 00:00
When IWM London reveals its much anticipated new Atrium and galleries on July 19 for the Centenary of the First World War, its art collection will also be showcased with two new exhibitions.
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Panini World Cup Wall of Wonder unites every sticker ever issued in winning London show

Fri, 2014-06-20 00:00
Starting from the World Cup in Mexico in 1970, a huge homage wall of more than 4,000 footballers sounds a note of nostalgia for sport and sticker obsessives.
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Roman gold coin find: Poisonings, arson, death and singing in the life of Emperor Nero

Fri, 2014-06-20 00:00
Professor Andrew Birley, the Director of Excavations at the site where an incredibly rare coin bearing Nero's images was found, on the life of the Emperor.
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Norman lords, World War II hospitals, POW camps and a Roman fort: The story of Dinefwr

Fri, 2014-06-20 00:00
Archaeologist Ken Murphy explains why Dinefwr Park and Castle, which hosts a major literature festival this weekend, is the home of 2,000 years of hidden histories.
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Robert the Bruce in Battle: A battlefield trail from Methven to Bannockburn

Fri, 2014-06-20 00:00
What really happened at Bannockburn? How important was the battle, who were the main players, and what were the stakes? Come on a journey through Scotland and the north of England to revisit the complex events of the First War of Independence on the 700th anniversary of the great battle.
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The National Archives' priceless handwritten Shakespeare documents recognised by UNESCO

Fri, 2014-06-20 00:00
Some of the world's most valuable handwritten documents relating to the life of William Shakespeare have been recognised for their importance by UNESCO.
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Abandoned medieval Northamptonshire villages recognised as Ancient Monuments

Fri, 2014-06-20 00:00
Acting on the advice of English Heritage, the government has assigned extra protection to a series of important medieval villages in Northamptonshire.
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Postcards from Pilton: Inside the V&A's Glastonbury Festival archive

Thu, 2014-06-19 00:00
See pictures from the earliest days of the festival, when The Kinks headlined and tickets cost £1, to Glastonbury's modern-day standing as one of Britain's grandest annual events.
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Ed Hardy and Mister Cartoon among 70 artists in tattoo exhibition at Somerset House

Thu, 2014-06-19 00:00
The origins and contemporary state of tattoo art will be enshrined in a major exhibition on the theme of time in London this summer, with special commissions by 70 artists.
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Open for Business: Magnum photographers tell the story of British manufacturing and industry

Thu, 2014-06-19 00:00
The Magnum Photos agency project to document contemporary British manufacturing is showing at Manchester’s Museum of Science & Industry.
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Photography from the Middle East surprises at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Thu, 2014-06-19 00:00
Timely show, True to Life?, brings together some 14 contemporary artists who challenge preconceptions about the turbulent Middle East region.
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Magna Carta 800th Anniversary celebrations for 2015 outlined for Runnymede and beyond

Thu, 2014-06-19 00:00
Plans to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta in 2015 were announced during a special event held at Royal Holloway, University of London this week.
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Archaeologists hail "magical moment" as rare Roman gold coin found at Vindolanda

Thu, 2014-06-19 00:00
After decades of searching along Hadrian's Wall, volunteer archaeologist Marcel Albert has found a gold coin which experts say is a discovery less likely than winning the lottery.
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