After London's Great Fire - 350 years ago this year - there were radical plans to transform the city. Modern architects have since used disasters as a chance to rebuild in a new way.
Without a name, they are referred to by the clothes they died in or some other distinguishing feature. The lady in the Afghan coat and a woman who may have been a sex worker known as The Duchess are just two of the hundreds of unidentified body cases reported to the National Crime Agency (NCA) each year.
The dating of two skeletons to the Dark Ages is a nationally-significant discovery, according to the archaeologists involved.
Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian
'You have to imagine shrinking yourself down to get the scale right,' says Peter Crowther
How can English learners improve their listening comprehension? Raphael Ahmed, a teacher at the British Council in Bangladesh, shares some useful strategies.
A message in a bottle has washed up 44 years after it was written by a Carlisle boy at the start of the 1970s.
Fiddle, fish, fence, flick, grope, glance, poke, prod, nurdle, tickle, turn, squirt, biff, bash, slash, smash … just a few of the options open to a batsman. No wonder the philosopher of language and cricket fan was impressed
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway once took tea from the foothills of the Himalayas to the world, but it now faces a slow extinction.