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Christmas Day letter by high-ranking General reveals first-hand details of WWI Truce

A rare, never seen before letter describing the 1914 Christmas Truce uncovered by Staffordshire County Council’s Archives Service A previously unseen letter documenting the historic 1914 Christmas Truce on the very day it happened is...

Secret holiday destinations within the UK

With so many places to choose from, it can be hard to plan your holiday in Britain. If you fancy going somewhere a little different this year, here are some suggestions of some of...

Review: Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas at the Lyric

There are few stage shows more festive than this take on the popular work by the British illustrator and writer, which will have little ones enthralled. British writer, cartoonist and illustrator Raymond Briggs will forever...

King Arthur’s house up for sale

For sale: Five-bedroom £1.2million mansion where King Arthur was supposedly buried A five-bedroom home that has a heated swimming pool, private cellar, three acres of garden, and is allegedly the final resting place of the legendary...

New Magna Carta vault to be unveiled next year

In 2015 Lincoln Castle will be the only place in the world where you'll be able to see Magna Carta and the Charter of the Forest side-by-side. A new £22m heritage visitor attraction will open...

Found: Shakespeare’s First Folio worth £4m

A 400-year-old volume of the complete works of Shakespeare has been discovered in a library in northern France A 400-year-old volume of the complete works of Shakespeare has been discovered in a library in northern France. The...

Philip Mould & Co unveil unprecedented John Smart collection

A new exhibition on prolific Georgian miniaturist John Smart to open at Philip Mould & Co art dealer Philip Mould & Co are about to unveil a unique collection of portrait miniatures by an artist widely...

VisitEngland Chairman Lady Cobham receives CBE

Lady Cobham awarded CBE by HRH Prince of Wales for her outstanding contribution to English tourism On 21 November 2014, Chairman of VisitEngland, Lady Cobham, was awarded a CBE for services to Tourism, receiving the honour from HRH The...

Rare Beatles photos go on sale today

Six of the most iconic images of British pop culture auctioned off in London today Six incredibly rare photographs of the Beatles' iconic Abbey Road crossing are being auctioned off at the Bloomsbury Auction house...

Historic photos: The Queen and Duke’s wedding

The Queen and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, married in 1947 – we look back at where it all began. Her Majesty The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip’s long marriage has been...

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