London News

New Holocaust memorial for London

Top architects and artists shortlisted for Holocaust monument near Westminster. The ten shortlisted designs for a new Holocaust Memorial in London have been announced by the organisers of the inter...
Dublin News

Irish president commissions 1916 sculpture

People's Acorn chosen for grounds of Áras an Uachtaráin. A sculpture by Dublin artist Rachel Joynt has been chosen as the winning 1916 commemorative piece for the grounds of the president's residen...
Oxford News

Plans to revamp Museum of Oxford

Oxford city council seeks heritage grant to treble museum space. The exhibition space of the Museum of Oxford could treble by 2020 if the city council is successful with its proposal to seek £1.6 m...
Dublin News

Irish state buys Easter Rising site

Moore St buildings bought for €4 million The Irish state is to purchase the Moore Street site that was the scene of the rebels' last stand during the 1916 Easter Rising, an insurrection mounte...
Berlin News

German documents record world war one

Germany's Federal Archives have made 700,000 documents, photos, film footage and recordings of world war one available in a special section of its website. Here are photos not just of the war zones...
Dublin News

Dublin builds replica Viking house

Botanic Gardens hosts Viking structure Construction of a Viking house using traditional building material and methods is nearing completion on the grounds of the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin...
Dublin News

Restoration of Dublin's O'Connell Tower

Visitors to climb round tower for first time in four decades Visitors to Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery will be able to climb the giant O’Connell Tower for the first time in more than four...
Madrid News

Madrid to search for Cervantes

The search for the body of poet, novelist and playwright Miguel de Cervantes could start in March or April now that the Madrid regional government has given its permission. The project will search...
Brussels News

Belgium appeals for world war one documents

Brussels City Museum is calling for the loan of documents, letters, correspondence, diaries and objects relating to world war one for an exhibition its is organising in 2014 to mark the outbreak of th...
Copenhagen News

Denmark demolishes dangerous Nazi bunkers

Demolition starts on 120 Nazi world war two bunkers along the west coast of Denmark at the end of July. The first one scheduled for destruction is on Langerhuse beach near Harboore. The German-buil...
Jersey News

Jersey releases Red Cross stamps

To coincide with Liberation Day celebrations in Jersey on 9 May the Jersey Post is to release new stamps commemorating the 150th anniversary of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent movement....
Jersey News

Jersey's Celtic coins

An important discovery of Celtic and Roman coins dating back to the first century BC has been unearthed in Jersey. The gold and silver coins, which appear in good condition and which were found stuck...
Jersey News

Channel Islands to light Queen’s Jubilee beacons

Beacons will be lit in the Channel Islands on 4 June to celebrate the Queen’s 60 years on the throne. They will be among 4,000 lit throughout the world to mark the occasion. In Jersey the bea...
Jersey News

Survival art marks Jersey Liberation

Art and artefacts made by inhabitants of Jersey who were deported to German internment camps during world war two are on show at the Jersey Museum to mark this year
Dublin News

1916 heritage quarter for Dublin?

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Madrid News

Spain’s sea treasure returns from USA

The Spanish sea treasure from the wreck of Nuestra Se
Jersey News

Jersey, channel Islands celebrates Liberation Day

Jersey in the Channel Islands celebrates its liberation from German occupation in world war two on 9 May each year. Along with the other Channel Islands it was occupied by German forces in June 19...
Jersey News

Jersey compiling new list of war dead

A new Roll of Honour is being created to recognise the ultimate sacrifice of more than 500 Jerseymen missed off the original list of Great War dead. In 1919, the names of 862 servicemen who died be...
Jersey News

New stamps celebrate Jersey’s archaeological history

A new set of Jersey stamps has been issued to commemorate the 100th anniversary of excavations at the important archeological site at La Cotte near St Brelade