Garstang Museum closes public opening hours: how are museums moving towards the future of History?

Image Credit: Dezalb. Description: a tablet engraved with Egyptian hieroglyphs. Museums are a fantastic resource for many subjects. In Oxford, for instance, there is the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, the Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH), and the Museum of the History of Science, to name but a few. These places house […]

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Death for Ox-grad

A man claiming to be an Oxford graduate has been sentenced to death for drug-smuggling in Egypt, in what his lawyers describe as an intricate international set-up. Charles Raymond Ferndale, 74-year-old British pensioner, was arrested in 2011 for allegedly smuggling £2.9 million worth of drugs into Egypt aboard his yacht. He was caught with four […]

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