POLITICS

OSBORNE DEFIES SUNAK OVER APPOINTMENT OF NEW BRITISH MUSEUM DIRECTOR

The dwindling authority of British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak appears to have been dealt another blow with reports that the Chair of the British Museum board of trustees, former...

The King’s Speech and Archaeology [A short story]

Thin pickings for the UK Heritage sector in the King's Speech.   Comedian and writer Alexei Sayle opened his set...

Home Office Plan for Dambusters Base RAF Scampton Remains Dogged by Archaeological Controversy

Lead Image: thePipeLine Ahead of a Judicial Review sought by the local authority into the controversial decision by Home...

TREASURE ACT AMENDMENT: GAMECHANGER OR GAME OVER FOR REGULATING METAL DETECTING?

A canny application of Nudge Theory to save important archaeological artefacts for the nation's museums, or a case...

BEN HOUCHEN, DYNAMITE DORRIES & THE DORMAN LONG TOWER- A Cautionary Tale

Header Image: The Dorman Long Tower in 2011 As we pass the first anniversary of the demolition of...

OLD MORT’S REVIEW OF THE DECADE

As the decade of the 2010's recedes in the rear view mirror of history thePipeLine takes a look back at the trends in archaeology...

The E-Word: Evidence for how a Johnson Government might impact on Archaeology and Heritage

by Andy BrockmanAt last Thursday's General Election, Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson won an unexpected and emphatic majority of eighty. As Mr Johnson...

Forget the Lies, Misrepresentations and Party Tribalism, Vote Tactically to Defeat Johnson’s page 48

For a sector which is supposed to depends on gathering evidence and then building trustworthy narratives built on that evidence and shared with the...

ALGAO REPORT ON DEVELOPMENT ARCH HELPFUL BUT IT’S ONLY 74/92% OF THE STORY

Lead Image: Oxford Archaeology at the Teardrop development site at Woolwich Arsenal. Such has been the drought of good economic news in...

BREXIT AND ARCHAEOLOGY: thePIPELINE/ARCHAEOSOUP BREXIT SURVEY

thePipeLine/Archaeosoup 2018 Brexit SurveyThese are the collated results of a survey of the attitudes of archaeologists to Brexit and to the responses of representative...

NEW SURVEY SUGGESTS ARCHAEOLOGISTS FEAR BREXIT AND THE FUTURE

With the ongoing Brexit process  in Britain morphing into a political crisis which sees political history apparently being made on an almost hourly basis, what...