Medieval benefits! Token that was given to the poor by ‘boy bishops’ to spend at Christmas 600 years ago is discovered near Norfolk country home

Medieval benefits! Token that was given to the poor by ‘boy bishops’ to spend at Christmas 600 years ago is discovered near Norfolk country home

Coin dates back to between 1470 and 1560 and was found near Oxburgh Hall  The token could be spent at the Abbey in Bury St Edmunds or on food  By Harry Howard, History Correspondent Published: 13:42 GMT, 18 December 2023 | Updated: 13:49 GMT, 18 December 2023 A 600-year-old token that was given to the … Read more

CIAR BYRNE’s festive finds for the gardener in your life

CIAR BYRNE’s festive finds for the gardener in your life

Christmas garden gift ideas Under The Canopy Gardening Gloves made for the National Trust by Burgon & Ball The one gift I need every year is a new pair of gardening gloves and I love these stylish women’s gloves with cushioned palms and gathered wrists to prevent debris getting in. For men, choose the classic … Read more

Murder probe at Bridgerton National Trust country house where Netflix show was filmed as police swoop to arrest man, 29, after another is found dead after fight on the grounds

Murder probe at Bridgerton National Trust country house where Netflix show was filmed as police swoop to arrest man, 29, after another is found dead after fight on the grounds

By Dan Grennan Published: 11:23 GMT, 1 December 2023 | Updated: 17:26 GMT, 4 December 2023 A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after another man was fatally attacked on the grounds of a country manor – where Netflix‘s hit show Bridgerton was filmed. The 28-year-old victim was involved in an assault at … Read more

Murder investigation at Bridgerton National Trust manor: Police probe fight between builders working at site after one was later found dead at home

Murder investigation at Bridgerton National Trust manor: Police probe fight between builders working at site after one was later found dead at home

A National Trust manor where Bridgerton was filmed is at the centre of a murder investigation after a fight between two builders lead to one dying. The victim, 28, made it home after the ‘old fashioned brawl’ but was later found dead in his home. A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder before … Read more

Friends, reunited! Gavin Newsom and partner Jennifer greet China’s President Xi in San Francisco for the APEC summit – almost three weeks after their high stakes tete-a-tete in Beijing

Friends, reunited! Gavin Newsom and partner Jennifer greet China’s President Xi in San Francisco for the APEC summit – almost three weeks after their high stakes tete-a-tete in Beijing

China’s President Xi Jinping arrived in San Francisco on Tuesday to hold his first face-to-face talks with President Joe Biden in a year. California Gov. Gavin Newsom, his partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen greeted the Chinese leader as he exited his airplane. Earlier Tuesday Newsom greeted Biden when he touched down in … Read more

Job being advertised to work as boat deckhand on UK’s most remote inhabited island – where sheep outnumber people

Job being advertised to work as boat deckhand on UK’s most remote inhabited island – where sheep outnumber people

Job being advertised to work as boat deckhand on UK’s most remote inhabited island – where sheep outnumber people By Summer Goodkind Published: 12:02 BST, 11 October 2023 | Updated: 14:36 BST, 11 October 2023 A job is being advertised to work as a boat deckhand on the UK’s most remote inhabited island – where … Read more

Sycamore Gap tree is cut up before it is removed by crane from Hadrian’s Wall and held in storage after 300-year-old tree was felled by vandals – as stump is left to grow new saplings

Sycamore Gap tree is cut up before it is removed by crane from Hadrian’s Wall and held in storage after 300-year-old tree was felled by vandals – as stump is left to grow new saplings

The Sycamore Gap tree has been cut up ahead of it being moved from the site of Hadrian’s Wall after it was felled in an act of vandalism last month, the National Trust has confirmed. The sycamore, which stood in a dip alongside the wall in Northumberland for 300 years, had been one of the … Read more

National Trust put Grade II-listed country mansion used as the backdrop for Lily James wartime drama the Pursuit of Love on sale for £2m

National Trust put Grade II-listed country mansion used as the backdrop for Lily James wartime drama the Pursuit of Love on sale for £2m

The National Trust has put a Grade II listed country mansion, which was used as the backdrop for the wartime drama the Pursuit of Love starring Lily James, on sale for £2million.  Philipps House, located on the outskirts of the village of Dinton near Salisbury, has been empty since 2015.  Last year, heritage bosses tried … Read more

Do YOU know who chopped down the Sycamore Gap Tree? Now pub offers £1,500 free bar tab to anyone who can help crack the case – as National Trust boss suggests vandals ‘deliberately hacked down Robin Hood tree in half an hour in the dead of night’

Do YOU know who chopped down the Sycamore Gap Tree? Now pub offers £1,500 free bar tab to anyone who can help crack the case – as National Trust boss suggests vandals ‘deliberately hacked down Robin Hood tree in half an hour in the dead of night’

A pub is offering £1,500 bar tab to anyone who can help crack the case of who mysteriously chopped the beloved Sycamore Gap Tree, in what appears to be a shocking act of vandalism. Speculation has been swirling as to why the famous landmark, which appeared in Kevin Costner‘s 1991 film Robin Hood: The Prince … Read more

Who cut down the Sycamore Gap tree? Forensics team examines trunk for clues as locals claim ‘professional’ vandals targeted tree on windy night to mask sound chainsaw sound

Who cut down the Sycamore Gap tree? Forensics team examines trunk for clues as locals claim ‘professional’ vandals targeted tree on windy night to mask sound chainsaw sound

Police forensic investigators examined the Sycamore Gap trunk for clues today after officers bailed a 16-year-old boy who was arrested and questioned over the felling. Britain’s most famous tree had stood in a dip along Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland for 300 years before it was chopped down on Wednesday night with a chainsaw. The felling … Read more