Earliest

Business Earliest UK example of the iconic VW Golf GTI goes under the hammer

This is 1 of 22 cars Volkswagen first brought to the UK in 1978 to promote its sale from the following year. Of those examples - all of which were left-hand-drive - just this car has survived. More

Science & Environment Earliest version of our alphabet possibly discovered

The earliest example of our alphabet — a possible mnemonic phrase that helped someone remember "ABCD" — has been discovered on a 3,400-year-old inscribed piece of pottery from ancient Egypt, a... More