Heritage

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Ancient statue of Hercules emerges from Rome sewer repairs
Work depicting mythological hero and apparently dating back to Roman imperial period found near Appian Way

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

27, Jan, 2023 @4:38 PM

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‘Remarkable’: Eastbourne shipwreck identified as 17th-century Dutch warship
Klein Hollandia discovery ‘opens up fascinating chapter in rich, shared maritime history between UK and Netherlands’

Caroline Davies

27, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Theatrical tour tells LGBTQ+ history of Tower of London
Case of soldier charged with being ‘disorderly in female attire’ among stories told in Queer Lives tour

Esther Addley

27, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘Founding spirit’ of Notting Hill carnival to be honoured with blue plaque
Journalist and activist Claudia Jones among five women whose life and legacy will be marked by English Heritage

Harriet Sherwood

26, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Country diary: A floating ghost town with a soaring view of the world | Paul Evans
The Marches, Shropshire: At the iron age hillfort of Old Oswestry, time hangs heavy in the air here

Paul Evans

26, Jan, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Row growing after third historic rail bridge filled in with concrete
National Highways faces third intervention by a local authority over infilling, after burying Congham bridge in Norfolk in tonnes of concrete

Matthew Weaver

25, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Glasgow School of Art: cost and pace of rebuild criticised after 2018 fire
Management says Mackintosh building will fully reopen in 2030 as it emphasises scale of task

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

24, Jan, 2023 @5:47 PM

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Britain treasures the Parthenon marbles, but consider this: returned to Greece, could they be more valuable? | Charlotte Higgins
Politicians fear that handing back disputed items would asset-strip the British soul. The truth is, it might enrich us, says Charlotte Higgins, the Guardian’s chief culture writer

Charlotte Higgins

24, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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‘Symbol of our pride’: Newcastle city council vows to restore Tyne Bridge
Leaders hope work will be completed in time for bridge’s centenary in 2028 despite rising costs and new complications

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

23, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Like knocking down the Eiffel tower’: battle to save historic Prague bridge
A plan from Czech railways to replace the emblematic landmark with a modern structure is facing an impassioned backlash

Robert Tait in Prague

21, Jan, 2023 @5:00 PM

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Artist asks British Museum to return Assyrian treasure to Iraq in swap
Sculptor Michael Rakowitz says he will give his fourth-plinth bull to Tate Modern if Iraq can share custody

Matthew Weaver

20, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘3D medieval puzzle’: Newport ship to be reassembled from 2,500 pieces of timber
Oak and beech 15th-century vessel is being returned to Welsh city where it was found in riverside mud in 2002

Steven Morris

19, Jan, 2023 @3:08 PM

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