Britain 2019



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Britain’s iconic red post boxes preserved

The future's bright for this great of British design as Royal Mail and English Heritage commit to their maintenance. The red post box is one of the most recognisable designs in the world and an...

BFI launches Britain on Film archive

Thousands of unseen videos dating back as far as 1902 offer a charming insight into life around Britain. The British Film Institute has launched a new online collection of film clips from around the UK,...
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Dickens’ notes solve Victorian literary mysteries

Magazines annotated by author reveal previously anonymous work to be that of Elizabeth Gaskell and Lewis Carroll, among others. A Dickensian discovery has cast light on some of Victorian literature's biggest mysteries. The authorship of thousands...
James V, King, Scotland, Britain

Tudor of the Month: James V of Scotland

Together with Tudor Times we bring you a profile on a different prominent figure from the Tudor era every month. This month, Melita Thomas explores the history of James V of Scotland, who became...
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Princess Charlotte’s official christening pictures

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released these gorgeous photographs of the princess's big day. These stunning official images from Princess Charlotte’s christening have been made public. The photographs were taken by Mario Testino, Princess...

The Battle of Britain remembered

Today marks the anniversary of the start of the Battle of Britain – one the Second World War's most significant turning points. Blitz spirit – a calm, dignified response in the face of extreme adversity...

Britain’s most romantic castle up for sale

With a heart-shaped lake and fairytale turrets, Grade II listed Compton Castle in Somerset is up for grabs for £20 million. A rare opportunity for would-be wooers to snap up a home perfect for romance...
Princess Charlotte christening. Credit: Matt Dunham/PA Wire

Royal Family attend Princess Charlotte’s christening

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge walked to church with their new daughter and her brother, Prince George The Royal Family came out in force at the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham, Norfolk,...
Artist of the Year 2014 winner Camilla Dowse

Enter the Artists of the Year 2015 Awards

Are you the next Turner or Constable? Then enter the 8th annual Artists of the Year Awards, run by Artists and Illustrators magazine.   Do you think you could be the next JMW Turner or Constable?...
Battle of-Waterloo commemorative coin

The New Waterloo Dispatch sets off from Belgium

To mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, a treasure chest filled with gold and silver medals and coins will travel from the Waterloo battlefield today and make its way to St...

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