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Maev Kennedy



Contemporary works and still lifes by the old masters come together in a charming but increasingly disconcerting Published Sep 17, 2017 07:47am

Harlow mosque hit by arson attack

MEMBERS of an Islamic centre in Essex, south-east England, said they were “very saddened” by a fire at their... Updated Aug 28, 2013 07:06am

Lord missing for 300 years found

THER’S nothing particularly surprising about finding a west country landowner lying respectably in his own grave - except Sir James Tillie had been missing for 300 years, since his servants could no longer bear to carry out his last commands and bring foo Published Feb 12, 2013 11:04pm

Cooking made human brains bigger

IF human beings had not invented cooking as a way of increasing the number of calories they consumed, they could only have supported the 86 billion neurons in their big brains by spending an impossible nine hours or more each day eating raw food, accordin Published Oct 23, 2012 11:03pm

Iron Age coins found in Britain after 30-year search

LONDON: The largest hoard of Iron Age Celtic coins found anywhere in northern Europe has been discovered by two amateur metal detectorists who have been searching in the same field in Jersey for 30 years. Published Jun 27, 2012 09:34pm

An exhibition of fakes and mistakes

LONDON The National Gallery in Trafalgar Square, London, is about to open its worst exhibition ever. The pictures ... Published Jul 01, 2010 12:00am