Kent dockyard loses out to Lake District national park as UK's next world heritage site
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Tuesday 08 February 2011
Monday 07 February 2011
Part of an 11th-century temple was damaged by the Thai army yesterday as it exchanged artillery and mortar fire with Cambodian troops across the disputed border between the two countries, shattering a shaky ceasefire.
Friday 21 January 2011
English Heritage has warned that the Shanghai-style redevelopment of Liverpool's historic waterfront could harm the city's World Heritage Site.
Sunday 12 December 2010
Wednesday 01 December 2010
Two more walls have given way inside Pompeii's 2,000-year-old archaeological site, Italian officials said today — the second collapse at the popular tourist attraction in as many days.
Wednesday 17 November 2010
The ritual of the long and detailed French meal was yesterday declared part of the world's official, cultural heritage. A committee of the UN cultural organisation, Unesco, decided that the French mealtime tradition, and the place of food in French history and society, should be included in its list of the "intangible" jewels of mankind.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
Thursday 11 November 2010
Opposition party MPs are pressing for a no-confidence vote against one of Silvio Berlusconi's most loyal ministers, in another blow to the already wounded Prime Minister.
Friday 06 August 2010
Friday 30 July 2010
Friday 30 July 2010
Wednesday 21 July 2010
They battled hard in the courts, but in the end the inhabitants of the Democracy Village put up little resistance when the bailiffs finally moved in.
Tuesday 20 July 2010
London's Parliament Square Gardens was sealed off today after anti-war protesters were forcibly evicted by bailiffs.
Thursday 08 July 2010
Offa's Dyke, the Forth Rail Bridge and the Jodrell Bank Observatory are among nearly 40 places which will compete to become World Heritage sites.
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Areas from Lincoln to the Lake District and sites of beauty and historical interest are among nearly 40 places which will compete to become World Heritage sites, it was announced today.
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