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...

GARDEN BRIDGE HAS FALLEN DOWN SO SAYS MARGARET [AND IT IS THE FAULT OF BORIS JOHNSON’S CHUMOCRACY]

Ordinary Londoners mourn the loss of the Garden Bridge  Less than a month ago, on 8 April Mayor of London Sadiq Khan published the...

GENERAL ELECTION: JUST 2% THINK ELECTION OUTCOME WILL BE POSITIVE FOR ARCHAEOLOGY AND HERITAGE

In what may be a stark indication of morale in the world of archaeology and heritage a survey undertaken in the wake of Prime...

WHAT DO YOU THINK AS THERESA MAY CALLS GENERAL ELECTION IN BRITAIN?

British Prime Minister Theresa May has broken with a series of promises not to go to the Country early and called a snap General...

EXCLUSIVE: PEARSON CONFIRM THEY HAVE “NO INTENTION” OF DEVELOPING ARCHAEOLOGY A-LEVEL

Ignorance and Want explained to Scrooge why they could not afford to develop A-Level Archaeology     The hopes of the heritage sector that exam provider Pearson...

“VISIGOTH” MINISTER GIBB ADMITS EXAM BOARDS FACED “FINANCIAL ISSUES” WHEN ARCHAEOLOGY A LEVEL WAS AXED

Archaeology A-level students from a state school in south-east London learn about archaeological geophysics   In his Twitter profile Conservative MP Tim Loughton, describes himself as...

ART HISTORY SAVED BUT NO NEW HOME FOR ARCHAEOLOGY A-LEVEL AT PEARSON

Phil was delighted that the Government's replacement for A-Level Archaeology still included lots of digging   thePipeline can reveal that the hopes of the more than...