• Investor sought for one of UK’s most at-risk Victorian buildings

    Investor sought for one of UK’s most at-risk Victorian buildings0

    By Sam Russell, Press Association A popular seaside attraction which has been listed as one of the UK’s most at-risk buildings is being offered as a unique business opportunity in a bid to save it. The pyramidal roof of the iron and glass Winter Gardens in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, stands 83ft high above the west

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  • Rare stone from great pyramid to go on display at museum

    Rare stone from great pyramid to go on display at museum0

    By Lucy Christie, Press Association Scotland A rare casing stone from the Great Pyramid of Giza is to go on display in the UK next month. The ancient block will be exhibited at the National Museum of Scotland, going on public view for the first time since it came to Edinburgh in 1872. It was

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  • Students discuss ‘surreal’ visit to Auschwitz

    Students discuss ‘surreal’ visit to Auschwitz0

    ‘Learning From Auschwitz’ students spoke about their “eye-opening experience” on a recent visit to Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. The 30 students learnt about the tragedies faced by European Jews, gypsies, homosexuals, people with disabilities and Eastern Europeans who were killed during the holocaust. At a presentation held in Bayside School last week, one student told

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  • Gibraltar marks centenary of World War One

    Gibraltar marks centenary of World War One0

    Gibraltar’s contributions to the war effort is the focus of a new exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. The exhibition has been compiled by the National Archives, under the direction of Archivist Anthony Pitaluga it is being held at the John Mackintosh Hall and will remain open to the

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  • Celebrations mark centenary of Stonehenge being donated to nation

    Celebrations mark centenary of Stonehenge being donated to nation0

    By Emily Beament, Press Association Heritage Correspondent Stonehenge is celebrating a century of belonging to the nation with music, art, an inflatable stone circle and an anniversary tea party. English Heritage and artist Jeremy Deller are holding a day of events on Friday to mark 100 years since Cecil Chubb and his wife Mary donated

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  • Man held on suspicion of trying to steal the Magna Carta

    Man held on suspicion of trying to steal the Magna Carta0

    By Rod Minchin, Press Association A 45-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the attempted theft of the Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral. Wiltshire Police said shortly before 5pm on Wednesday the alarms were activated at the cathedral after an attempt was made to smash the glass box surrounding the Magna Carta. Staff were

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