Cornwall has been divided over English Heritage's decision to engrave an image of the wizard Merlin's face on a cliff front in the historic Tintagel area
Nicolson is perceptive on difficult mother-daughter relationships
The book was published by Henry VIII in 1535
An ancient crucifix has been found in remarkable condition
A new study has uncovered vast swathes of the ancient world did not believe in Gods, contrary to popular belief
The ship even has an oven and glazed tiles still preserved onboard
'A land so packed with treasure and beauty, so blessed with blissful countryside'
The value of the collection amassed by the Aristophil group has been estimated at hundreds of millions of euros
Claudia Pritchard reports on this new show of artefacts sourced from our local museums' rich collections
The remains at Nataruk, 19 miles to the west of Lake Turkana, have been dated to between 9,500-10,500 years ago
Anaesthetic to put patients to sleep was not discovered until the mid 1800s
Female virginity, we’re increasingly told, is a psychological rather than a physical condition. It’s not something that can be “lost” or “taken”.
The Israeli Antiquities Authority turned to its Facebook followers to help identify the seemingly mysterious gilded object
A street filled with shoppers, a family crammed around a table laid with food, and children visiting Santa: such descriptions sound like familiar scenes from a twenty first century Christmas.
The answer is complicated by an absence of any description of his physical qualities in early Christian texts
A recent find that provided another theory of the origins of Stonehenge was misinterpreted, the researchers claim