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...

WATCHNG BRIEF: THE CURSE OF SEKHEMKA

  A REGULAR FEATURE ON thePIPELINE WILL BE THE WATCHING BRIEF.  HERITAGE STORIES WHICH WE THINK RAISE IMPORTANT ISSUES AND WHICH WILL KEEP RETURNING TO...

UK CULTURE MINISTER SUPPORTED CUTTING HIS JOB

  After Maria Miller's “resignation” from the British Government over her expenses claim George Osborne ally Sajid Javid was promoted to take her place amid...

ARCHAEOSOUP DISCUSSES JAVID APPOINTMENT

Marc Barkman-Astles of Archaeosoup Productions discusses the appointment of Sajid Javid with Andy Brockman of thePipeLine.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xg1Uea5Il5c

TORY THINK TANK SAY PARKS CAN BE RUN BY VOLUNTEERS

Britain's public parks and open spaces are largely a legacy of 19th century philanthropy and the sense that open green spaces freely available for...