Kent dockyard loses out to Lake District national park as UK's next world heritage site
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Dreams of utopia in a potato patch: Young families rush to be part of proposed 'co-operative' town with low-cost, low-carbon homes
Sunday 05 January 2014
Owenstown, in Lanarkshire's Douglas Valley, could become Britain's first new garden city for nearly a century
Sunday 08 December 2013
Just as money drives the poachers, so visitors’ dollars can give communities a sustainable reason to protect their valuable wildlife. Simon Calder looks at the possibilities for East Africa
Thursday 05 December 2013
Experts say that 2020 is the final deadline for deciding whether one of the world’s oldest buildings is to be saved for future generations
Golddiggers thwarted by Ancient Rome: Romania shelves plans to allow the exploitation of a heritage mining site...
Sunday 01 December 2013
... but the reprieve is likely to be short-lived
Monday 25 November 2013
Archaeologists digging beneath sacred Maya Devi Temple find first physical evidence to enable them to accurately date the nativity of Prince Siddhartha Gautama
Monday 14 October 2013
Tampons are a tough sell - I'm wishing the best of luck to Edith Bowman in her new advertising campaign
Sunday 29 September 2013
Budget cuts will leave future generations with a lost legacy of historic heritage as there was no one there to protect it
Friday 27 September 2013
The week in books
Sunday 15 September 2013
The Bangladesh government is pressing ahead with the construction of a £1m coal-based power plant 14 kilometres from the world’s largest mangrove forest.
Sunday 25 August 2013
Thousands of Dresdeners cocked a collective snook at Unesco today and held a party on the Elbe city’s “ugly” new road bridge, which opens to traffic tomorrow despite furious objections from the UN heritage body, which stripped Dresden of its world heritage status in protest against the structure.
Friday 16 August 2013
Police investigate after bulldozer rips through eighth century monument
Thursday 25 July 2013
The last time the iconic landmark was totally surrounded by seawater was 134 years ago
Friday 12 July 2013
Friday 21 June 2013
The neighbouring road is finally about to close
Friday 26 April 2013
The last time Croatians voted in a referendum it was to decide whether – 21 years after the country broke away from Yugoslavia and declared independence – it should join the European Union.
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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