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Tower of London unveils new drawbridge

The historic Tower of London was built over 900 years ago but yesterday welcomed a new addition to the riverside castle. The new drawbridge took five months to build and yesterday was unveiled as the...
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Video: Britain’s coastal wildlife

In Britain you are never far from wildlife, particularly on our coastlines: look to the skies, the shores, and the seas and you will see unique species. From seals, to birds, to dolphins and crabs,...
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Glorious Georges: 300 years since reign of George I

This year marks 300 years since the first of the Hanoverian Kings, King George I, ascended to the throne and to celebrate Historic Royal Palaces will be hosting exhibitions at Kew, Hampton Court and...
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Art and antiques at Blenheim Palace

The Cotswolds has long been a haven for art and antiques lovers and this weekend the grand Oxfordshire pile of Blenheim Palace will open its doors to aficionados. The Cotswolds has attracted guests with its...

Britain to turn out lights for centenary of First World War

With the centenary of the First World War approaching, Britons are being urged to turn their lights out on 4 August – 100 years since Britain declared war on Germany Britain will stage a virtual...
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Last WW2 code-breaker from Bletchley Park has died

Raymond “Jerry” Roberts – one of the last code breakers from the team at Bletchley Park – has died aged 93. One of the last team members of the top code-breaking team during the Second...
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Former prime minister’s home, Arundells, reopens

The home of former prime minister Sir Edward Heath has reopened to the public after cash donation from trustees saved it from permanent closure. The house where Sir Edward Heath lived from 1985 until his...
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BRITAIN: This week in history 25-30 March

Each week BRITAIN magazine brings you a round-up of the significant historical dates in the week ahead; this week we look back at the birth of a great British social event and the appointment...
Queen-Elizabeth I portrait in the Padoga Room in Burghley Hall

BRITAIN: This week in history 18-24 March

This week has been a mournful one throughout history, with the passing of both the Virgin Queen and Britain's first prime minister Each week BRITAIN magazine will bring you a round-up of the significant historical...
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BRITAIN’s top 10…buildings in London

London is home to some incredible feats of architecture, from the old to the new. We've chosen our top 10 London buildings – did yours make the cut? 'The Shard' As the tallest building in Western...

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