If You've Got One Of These Rare 50p Coins, You Could Be In The Money

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK

After it was revealed that some new £1 coins could be worth far more, it’s now the humble 50p’s turn. A new “Scarcity Index” has been launche...

Blaze At Home Of UK's Most Precious Historical Documents

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK

Firefighters have tackled a blaze at the National Archives, home to some of the UK's most important historical documents. London Fire Brigade said ...

Manorbier Castle Chronicles

Celia Lyttelton | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Celia Lyttelton

So I guess its back to Manorbier for another staycation because it costs too much, either by sea or air to get the family off this damp little island groaning under the weight too many people.

World's First Night-Flowering Orchid Discovered By Botanists

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

Botanists have discovered the first night-flowering orchid known to science. The species, Bulbophyllum nocturnum, grows on the island of New Britai...

Who Do You Think You Are?

Andrew Wigley | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK
Andrew Wigley

"Who Do You Think You Are" not only shines a light on an individual's family fortunes it also showcases the repositories of celebrities' secrets, the UK's network of libraries and archives. And the crown jewel in that network is the National Archives, in my book one of our greatest and yet unsung institutions.