Q&A with Margaret Maitland

Missing fragments of a 15th-century Egyptian box finally returned to NMS

£10.7m awarded to university museums in England

Hefce funding increases by £300,000

Accreditation Scheme to be reviewed

Light-touch review of certain aspects of scheme

Stonehenge road tunnel given the green light

Campaigners fear the tunnel would destroy the beauty of Stonehenge

MP Tristram Hunt to become V&A director

MA director Sharon Heal hopes appointment will further develop the V&A's relationships with regional museums

Author Louise Welsh will speak at career development event

Moving on Up will take place at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Regimental museums prepare for Ministry of Defence cuts

Ministry to halve number of museums it funds by 2030