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...

WAR WRECKS SCANDAL LATEST: CONVICTED DUTCH SALVAGE CAPTAIN HAD BEEN ACCUSED OF ILLICIT SALVAGE FROM ROYAL NAVY WRECKS

Captain Henk De Bloeme appears on Dutch TV's EenVandaag  in October 2011 to discuss salvage from Royal Navy wrecks   With what many regard as the...

Winter Is Coming: Communicating Archaeology in a Post Truth World

THE AUTHOR DISCUSSING THE THEFT OF METAL FROM JUTLAND WRECKS WITH JOE CROWLEY OF BBC1’S THE ONE SHOW FOR A PACKAGE BROADCAST ON...

CURSE OF SEKHEMKA LATEST: POLICE PROBE DONATIONS TO MACKINTOSH ELECTION CAMPAIGN

In the latest twist to the long running Northampton Town FC loan scandal, the Police have confirmed today that they have been passed a...

TRUST LOBBY GREYLING AS WHITEHALL FALLS “OUT OF LOVE” WITH GARDEN BRIDGE

  Following the unceremonious  defenestration of its deputy chief Parliamentary  cheerleader and chief Whitehall funder, former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, the abrupt regime...

FLAWED EIA COULD MEAN PORT OF DOVER WRITES BLANK CHEQUE FOR GOODWIN SANDS WRECKS

Dark clouds gather over the Port of Dover's plan to dredge the famous and sensitive Goodwin Sands Thanks to today's unveiling of Henry VIII's flagship...

KAREN BRADLEY MP TO BECOME CULTURE SECRETARY

An MP since 2010, Karen Bradley, whose elevation to the post of Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport was announced earlier this...