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Netflix’s Roald Dahl universe would be a golden ticket to despair

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At this stage, it is abundantly clear that not everyone can pull off a shared universe. Marvel’s success has been followed up by a flurry of awkward misfires. The DC Extended Universe culminated in two versions of the...

We don’t need Unesco listing, says new Liverpool heritage chief

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Liverpool’s new heritage chief has insisted the city does “not need” Unesco world heritage status – but said he was still considering a fresh effort to reclaim its once-cherished title. Alan Smith, Liverpool’s head of...

English Heritage trials quiet ‘contemplation hour’ at monastic sites

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Modern visitors to monastic ruins are more often than not on their phones or chatting to each other, or thinking about work and what’s for tea, or shouting at the kids to please get away from that latrine drain. Oor ...

Kos, faith and family: how we feed our son his rich mixed heritage

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Even before my son was born, I used to imagine all the things I would feed my future children. They would come home from school, backpacks hanging off their shoulders and tummies rumbling, and ask what was for dinner....

Emma Raducanu’s Chinese heritage praised by China’s state media

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Chinese state media has said the “Chinese style of inner faith” gave British player Emma Raducanu the confidence to win the US Open over the weekend, but some of the country’s internet users asked: why are we calling ...

Weerhorlosie: hoe die klimaatkrisis die Engelse erfenis beïnvloed

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English Heritage het nog altyd die punt gemaak dat Ironbridge in Shropshire die bakermat van die Industriële Revolusie is. Nou, soos die organisasie uitwys, dit kan ook gesê word dat dit die bakermat van klimaatsverandering is. Die c ...

My journey to Albania in search of Europe’s Muslim heritage

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The silhouette of Gjirokastër began to emerge in the distance. This city is in the country’s mountainous south, overlooked by its ancient fort, with 17th- and 18th-century stone Ottoman houses cascading down the slope...

Spanish village seeks Unesco world heritage status for outdoor chats

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It’s a nightly summer ritual across much of Spain: as the sweltering heat of the day eases off, chairs are hauled out to the street for an al fresco chat. Now an enterprising village in southern Spain is seeking to ha...

‘Low point’ in world heritage committee history as politics ‘tramples’ human rights of the Karen people

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Along Thailand’s border with Myanmar, in rich forests filled with rare plants and animals, the indigenous Karen people are fighting for the right to live on their traditional land. Verlede maand, the UN’s human rights ag...

Heritage Dulwich, London SE21: ‘Sometimes strange, sometimes as familiar as a cuddle’ – restaurant review

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Heritage in Dulwich is my favourite sort of review – a restaurant I didn’t plan to write about, but somehow it ambushed me. This new-ish modern Indian neighbourhood restaurant just happens to be a short saunter from C...

Why did Unesco drop Liverpool from its heritage list?

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The city has become one of the few places to have been dropped from the UN body’s global list of sites. What went wrong? Hoe om na podcasts te luister: everything you need to kno...

Young photographers reshape our visions of ‘English’ heritage

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“I wanted to show people the black Britain I know,” says portrait photographer Kemka Ajoku of his new series, Finding Common Ground. Ajoku is one of four young photographers selected to reimagine the idea of Englishne...

UK cultural landmarks may lose world heritage status, says Unesco chief

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UK cultural landmarks such as Stonehenge could be stripped of their coveted World Heritage status unless the government curbs “ill-advised development” and protects historic sites for future generations, a Unesco chie...

Welsh slate landscape becomes UK’s newest world heritage site

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The slate landscape of north-west Wales, said to have “roofed the 19th century world” as its quarries exported slate across the globe, has become the UK’s newest Unesco world heritage site. The landscape surrounding S...

‘No parallels’: 2,300-year-old solar observatory awarded Unesco world heritage status

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The oldest solar observatory in the Americas has been awarded Unesco world heritage status and dubbed “a masterpiece of human creative genius”. The 2,300-year-old archaeological ruin Chankillo which lies in a desert v...

Liverpool’s heritage has been vandalised for years

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As someone who played a small part in promoting Liverpool’s case for world heritage status in the early 2000s, I was saddened to see the loss of the Unesco designation (Unesco strips Liverpool of its world heritage st...

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