Police launch probe after man and woman found dead in listed 18th century Suffolk townhouse

Man and woman are found dead in £500,000 listed 18th century Suffolk townhouse as police launch probe into ‘sudden’ deaths of pair who knew each other  Emergency services called to Cumberland Street, Woodbridge on Saturday  Officers said couple were ‘known to each other’ and there was no wider threat  Up-market Georgian town named as the … Read more

Two-bedroom fisherman’s cottage built in 19th century in Devon goes on market for £900,000 

A prize catch! Two-bedroom fisherman’s cottage built in 19th century with stunning waterfront views in exclusive Devon resort of Salcombe goes on market for £900,000 One of eight 19th century fisherman’s cottages has one up for sale in Salcombe, Devon, for £900,000 The cottages were originally built with functionality in mind but have since been … Read more

Two-bedroom fisherman’s cottage built in 19th century in Devon goes on market for £900,000 

A prize catch! Two-bedroom fisherman’s cottage built in 19th century with stunning waterfront views in exclusive Devon resort of Salcombe goes on market for £900,000 One of eight 19th century fisherman’s cottages has one up for sale in Salcombe, Devon, for £900,000 The cottages were originally built with functionality in mind but have since been … Read more

Physicist says alien life will be found within the century, but making contact is ‘a terrible idea’

Contact with alien life is just around the corner, according to leading physicist, but we shouldn’t expect it to be friendly. String theory expert and futurist Michio Kaku believes we’ll find signs of life in the universe within the century. But just blindly reaching out to extraterrestrials is ‘a terrible idea,’ he told The Guardian, … Read more

Archaeology: Arabian coins found on Rhode Island may help explain escape of 17th century pirate

A handful of Arabian silver coins unearthed from an orchard in Rhode Island and other parts of New England are shining a fresh light on the ‘world’s first manhunt’. Conducted by the English, the target was the notorious pirate Captain Henry Every and his crew, who plundered an armed trading ship of the Mughal empire. The vessel — … Read more

Thieves steal 500-year-old mill stone so heavy it takes two to lift it from 13th century castle

Thieves steal 500-year-old mill stone so heavy it takes two to lift it from 13th century castle A 500-year-old mill stone used for grinding wheat and grains stolen from castle Stone, which featured in TV series Outlander, stolen from Aberdour Castle, Fife Police said it would have taken at least two people to lift the … Read more

Claire Danes transforms into a 19th Century beauty to film The Essex Serpent

She’s taken over from Hollywood star Keira Knightley in the lead role. So it was no surprise that Claire Danes was in high spirits as she continued filming for The Essex Serpent in the county’s town of Maldon on Thursday. The Homeland star, 41, transformed into a Victorian beauty in an elegant grey dress as … Read more

East coast sea levels rose more in 20th century than in the last 2,000 years

A new study may confirm that Atlantic City and other areas in southern New Jersey will one day be submerged by rising sea levels. A team led by Rutgers University determined sea levels along the eastern US coast rose faster in the 20th century than all of the last 2,000 years – with the most rapid … Read more

Cunard celebrates a century of global cruises with photos of an age of luxury and glamour

It was the height of the Roaring Twenties and crowds jostled on New York’s Pier 54 to catch a glimpse of the renowned cruise liner RMS Laconia as it embarked on its inaugural voyage. Dressed in furs and flapper dresses, female passengers waved from the deck as the liner steamed past the Statue of Liberty … Read more

As Cunard marks a century of global cruises, we take a voyage back to an age of luxury and glamour

It was the height of the Roaring Twenties and crowds jostled on New York’s Pier 54 to catch a glimpse of the renowned cruise liner RMS Laconia as it embarked on its inaugural voyage. Dressed in furs and flapper dresses, female passengers waved from the deck as the liner steamed past the Statue of Liberty … Read more