On 29 March, the Centenary of Captain Scott’s death was marked and a service was held at St Paul’s Cathedral to mark the day. Sir David Attenborough was among the guest honouring the man and his team.
The Royal Mail announced a large increase in its postage costs from the end of April. A first class stamp will cost 60p and a second class stamp will cost 50p. The move has not been popular with small businesses and online sellers but the Royal Mail says it has made a 1 billion loss on its core mail services over the last four years.
For the second time this year a cruise ship was left adrift at sea after an engine room fire. The cruise ship has since had power restored and will be escorted to Malaysia where the 17-day cruise trip will come to an early end.
A costume piece worn by Elizabeth Taylor in the movie Cleopatra sold at auction for nearly $60,000 this week. Find out more here.