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...

GOVERNMENT “DISAPPOINTED” BY AQA AXING ARCHAEOLOGY A-LEVEL [IN OTHER WORDS THEY ARE HOPPING MAD]

    Minister of State at the Department of Education, Nick Gibb MP,  has been forced to intervene in the ongoing row over exam board AQA's...

AQA DID NOT CONSULT “CONCERNED” HISTORIC ENGLAND BEFORE AXING ARCHAEOLOGY A-LEVEL

Opportunity Lost?  A-Level Archaeology Students from south-east London learn about the use of Ground Penetrating Radar alongside MA students from Birkbeck College, working with...

A-LEVEL ARCHAEOLOGY A THING OF THE PAST AS AQA AXES EXAM

The Venerable Bede shares a previously unknown Early English Poem with his archaeology students. In a decision with the Director of the Council for British...

UCL FAILS TO DEFEND STAFF FROM CHEAP MAIL SHOT AT “TRIGGER WARNINGS”

Archaeologists have been up in arms on social media since the Mail published a story on 25 September 2016, accusing the highly regarded conflict archaeology...

MMO ANNOUNCES FURTHER CONSULTATION FOR CONTROVERSIAL GOODWIN SANDS DREDGE PROJECT

More dark clouds over the Port of Dover's Goodwin Sands dredging project   A spokesperson for the Marine Management Organisation has confirmed to thePipeLine that the...

STOP GOODWIN SANDS DREDGING TO PROTECT THE REMAINS OF BATTLE OF BRITAIN FEW SAY CAMPAIGNERS

Header Image: The Few, RAF pilots who served in the Battle of Britain. As Battle of Britain Day on 15 September passes, marking another year...