New artwork of King Richard III, whose remains were discovered in Leicester, is to go on display at an exhibition in London.Read the full story ›
A new groundbreaking app developed by researchers at the University of Coventry to raise awareness of female genital mutilation will have its official launch at an event in London today.
The free app called Petals has an untraceable browsing feature that allows people to access information confidentially.
Around 400 Muslims from Derby have joined thousands of protestors from across the country today at Downing Street in London.
They are voicing their criticism of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo who last month featured a cartoon of the prophet Mohammed on it's front page.
They say that all religions deserve respect and pictures of the prophet are forbidden in Islam.
Last month, ten journalists and two police officers were killed when masked attackers opened fire at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
Billie Whitelaw, who starred in films including The Omen, has died aged 82.Read the full story ›
The two main structures will go on tour around the country from 2015 to 2018 before going on permanent display in London.Read the full story ›
The Royal Historic Palaces has released amazing new footage of previously unseen views of the poppies at the Tower of London, using an aerial drone.
Two key parts of the poppy display at the Tower of London will stay in place until the end of November, giving more people the chance to catch the popular installation.
Historic Royal Palaces said the Weeping Window and Wave sculptures will remain in place for a few weeks after the rest of the poppies start to be taken away on November 12th. It comes as the government announced it will help fund a tour of the two sculptures around the UK, until they reach a final home at the Imperial War Museum in 2018.
The remainder of the 888, 246 poppies which have been bought by members of the public will start to be sent off next week.
A petition to keep the poppies at the Tower of London for another year has so far gained over 25,000 signatures, while public figures including Boris Johnson have also spoken out in favour of keeping the display.
More than 1,000 people are expected to attend a special service honouring Birmingham-born entrepreneur Matthew Boulton today.
The service is being held at Westminster Abbey, when a memorial to the manufacturer will be unveiled to mark his contribution to the Industrial Revolution.
It will sit along an existing memorial to James Watt, to mark their business relationship. Between them, they produced and installed hundreds of Boulton & Watt steam engines towards the end of the 18th century which helped factories and mills make great technological advances.
The Abbey will also fly the Birmingham City Council flag while the service is taking place.
The Tower of London has filled its iconic moat with thousands of ceramic poppies to mark the centenary of the First World War.Read the full story ›