A major new research project is harnessing a diverse range of disciplines to examine how technologists can learn from people with disabilities – and support them in the future.

Today wildlife lovers across the UK have the chance to contribute to the first ever crowd-sourced nature diary to celebrate the first official day of spring.

John, Susan, Titty, Roger. The fictional Walker children are much-loved characters in Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons – a quintessentially English family in an archetypal children’s classic.

Looked at from one side, it’s the leather sole of a child’s shoe, a scarce resource re-purposed during wartime.

A new exhibition taking visitors on a journey through the history of antique dealing, curated by a Leeds academic, opens this week at The Bowes Museum, County Durham.