Perth becomes fifth contender to launch UK City of Culture bid

Stiff competition as cities vie to host 2021 festival

ICC hears first prosecution for cultural destruction

Ahmad Al Mahdi offers guilty plea for war crimes in Timbuktu, Mali

Grants for small museums to showcase local science heroes

Royal Society launches scheme to celebrate scientific pioneers

News analysis
 The grass is always greener for rural museums

Larger museum services could learn from their collaborative approach

Sector buoyed by Mayor Khan's stance on culture

Khan pledges to put the arts and creative industries at the heart of his administration

Hull City of Culture nears target

City is confident of exceeding £18m by end of the year after £3m HLF grant

Great expectations for festival of northern culture

Great Exhibition of the North organisers hope it will showcase the entire region

Centenary fuels record year

First world war commemorations help National Army Museum to its best year ever