HERITAGE CRIME

Fix Cataloguing, Governance, Security & HR: Apart from that the British Museum is Fine, Review Finds

The British Museum has published the much anticipated and heavily redacted, results of its internal review of the alleged theft of items of classical jewellery from its Greek and...

THE MARITIME OBSERVATORY: CRANE BARGE HAD FIVE MONTHS AND SIX VISITS TO LOOT HMS PRINCE OF WALES

Lead Image: HMS Prince of Wales by Andy Brockman Less than a week after the UK experts at...

CONCERN AS METAL DETECTING RALLIES ADVERTISED CLOSE TO ARBOR LOW STONE CIRCLE & MULTI-PERIOD SITE IN SHROPSHIRE

Concern is growing among archaeologists that the organisers of commercial metal detecting rallies are becoming increasingly brazen in...

TV REVIEW: Mackenzie Crook’s “Detectorists” 2022 Christmas Special [BBC1]

Mackenzie Crook channels William Blake and John le Carré in "detectorists" Christmas Special. Since its screen debut in 2014...

Arrest in Preston Museum Missing Treasure Investigation

In what appears to be a breakthrough in the investigation into the suspected theft of artefacts from Preston...

EXCLUSIVE: NAMED-THE SALVAGE COMPANY WHICH LOOTED JUTLAND WAR GRAVES AS MOD FAILS TO ACT

A heroic image of HMS Queen Mary in action published in the Illustrated War Record of 1917 A PipeLine Special Investigation To mark the centenary of...

ARRESTS OVER ALLEGED THEFT FROM WW1 WRECK OF HMS HERMES

In the latest high-profile arrests for alleged heritage aggravated offences, a 56-year-old man, from Winchelsea, East Sussex, and a 55-year-old man from the Kent...

ALLEGED DETECTOR USING HERITAGE THIEVES CAUGHT ON CAMERA IN BBC/BRISTOL UNIVERSITY STING

  Three faces of alleged heritage crime caught on camera in Gloucestershire by the BBC and Bristol University       The BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol has...

STAFFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY STOKES STORM IN A MING CUP

In a case which has echoes of the ongoing row over the sale of the statue of Sekhemka, Staffordshire University is facing growing criticism...

DIVING FRAUDSTER JAILED FOR SELLING HMS LONDON CANNON

In the latest in a series of high-profile prosecutions of various types of "Heritage Crime" by Historic England in cooperation with other law enforcement...