Churchill joins the Magna Carta and the Bayeux Tapestry on a UN list of humanity’s most important records
The militant group is responsible for the 'systematic destruction' of important historical sites in an attempt to erase cultural identities
The self-proclaimed Ansar Dine member is accused of intentionally attacking culturally important monuments in Timbuktu
Kent dockyard loses out to Lake District national park as UK's next world heritage site
... but the reprieve is likely to be short-lived
Archaeologists digging beneath sacred Maya Devi Temple find first physical evidence to enable them to accurately date the nativity of Prince Siddhartha Gautama
Tampons are a tough sell - I'm wishing the best of luck to Edith Bowman in her new advertising campaign
Budget cuts will leave future generations with a lost legacy of historic heritage as there was no one there to protect it
The last time the iconic landmark was totally surrounded by seawater was 134 years ago
The neighbouring road is finally about to close
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.
Stretching the breadth of northern England, Hadrian's Wall is a majestic reminder of the ambition and might of the Roman Empire's conquest in Britain. Now, new archaeological evidence has suggested, contrary to previous belief, that the Romans far from co-existing peacefully with the locals, ejected them by force in order to build the 73-mile divide.
Where to go and what to know
While the sports world comes to terms with the Lance Armstrong doping scandal, Tour de France organisers unveiled a mountainous, prestigious route for the 100th edition of the world's greatest cycling race on today.
Sarah Brightman, the singer who once lost her heart to a starship trooper, has booked a trip to the International Space Station.