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  1. Hundreds of underwater treasures found in 180 year old Erebus shipwreck as explorers face race against time

    By Tom Watling Archaeologists have found hundreds of preserved artefacts within the remnants of the HMS Erebus nearly two centuries after it sank in Arctic Canada. Pistols, sealed bottles of medicine, fishing rods and seaman’s chests were among the discoveries made by Parks Canada
  2. The last photos of John Franklin’s doomed polar expedition party sell for over $545,000

    By By Issy Ronald, CNN Editor’s Note: This article was updated with the final sale price and other details following the auction’s conclusion. Sir John Franklin’s doomed expedition to the Arctic captivated the Victorian public with its mysterious disappearance, fruitless rescue mis
  3. The last photos of John Franklin’s doomed polar expedition party are going on sale

    By Issy Ronald, CNN Sir John Franklin’s doomed expedition to the Arctic captivated the Victorian public with its mysterious disappearance, fruitless rescue missions and gory tales of cannibalism. Now, a set of photographs depicting Franklin and his fellow senior officers taken in M