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Winston Churchill as a boy

New photos of Winston Churchill at school emerge

Images of a young Winston Churchill, considered to be the oldest original photos of the formidable leader, have been uncovered and will be sold at auction later this year. A photographic company tasked with digitising...
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Forth Bridge in bid for World Heritage status

The British government is hoping to get the Forth Bridge, which links Edinburgh and Fife, classified as a World Heritage site. Following its nomination by the British government for World Heritage site status, Unesco will...

Royal baby names for Zara Phillips’ daughter

As the Queen’s granddaughter settles into motherhood, we give Zara Phillips some ideas of royal baby names. British Bookies William Hill may have slashed the odds on Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall naming their baby...

Prehistoric Britain at Natural History Museum

A new exhibition – Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story – shows life as it was in a lost, prehistoric world. Long before the Romans, Saxons and Vikings shaped Britain, the country was...

Great Court at the British Museum

Lunch in a landmark at the British Museum with the opening of a wonderful new restaurant. If you haven't visited the British Museum before, you will be wowed by your first glimpse of the light-filled...

Discovered: bones of King Alfred the Great

The bones of King Alfred the Great have been found inside a box at Winchester Museum. Although a high-profile excavation in a graveyard on the site of the former Hyde Abbey, Winchester, took place in...

Zara Phillips gives birth to a daughter

The Queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips has given birth to a girl. The baby girl, The Queen's fourth great grandchild and now 16th in line to the throne, was born at Gloucester Royal Hospital early this...

Snowdrop season approaches

Chelsea Physic Garden is to open its doors for nine days this February to showcase its snowdrops. London's oldest botanic garden, Chelsea Physic Garden opens Snowdrop Days 2014 early next month and will welcome visitors...

Celebrating Shakespeare

Marking 450 years since the birth of playwright William Shakespeare, 2014 will be a year of celebrations in London. From a world tour of Hamlet opening at Shakespeare's Globe to an exhibition dedicated to The...

Smallest chapel in the world celebrates 100 years

Guernsey’s ‘Little Chapel’, which is thought to be the smallest chapel in the world, celebrates 100 years in 2014. This pretty chapel that is covered in thousands of fragments of china, seashells and pebbles is...

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