A £1 million project to digitise BT's historical collection of photos and documents has brought 165 years of UK telecoms heritage to the public's fingertips, with the launch of an interactive online archive.
When grocer William Straw, of 7 Blyth Grove, Worksop, died in 1932, his grief-stricken family decided to leave their family house exactly as he knew it - now it offers a fascinating glimpse into suburban British family life in the 1920s.
Archaeologists from Birmingham University believe they have discovered the world's oldest 'calendar' in a field in Scotland. The monument dates back 10,000 years and can mimic phases of the moon to track lunar months.
A hoard of 18th century recipes passed down from mother to daughter has been discovered in a London archive centre - proving that cooks preferred the sage tips of their mothers, rather than a well-known chef.