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'Paris is disfigured': Tears and shock as Notre-Dame burns

'Paris is disfigured': Tears and shock as Notre-Dame burns

Crowds of stunned Parisians and tourists - some crying, others offering prayers - watched in horror in central Paris on Monday night as fir...
Case for Parthenon Marbles’ return boosted

Case for Parthenon Marbles’ return boosted

Drawing on data gleaned from 19th century Ottoman archives, Acropolis Museum director Dimitrios Pandermalis has challenged claims by the Br...
Free our marbles from British Museum's 'murky prison,' says Greek president

Free our marbles from British Museum's 'murky prison,' says Greek president

Greece’s president called on Monday for Britain to free the Parthenon marbles from the “murky prison” of its national museum, upping the rh...
Need for social skills helped shape modern human face

Need for social skills helped shape modern human face

The modern human face is distinctively different to that of our near relatives and now researchers believe its evolution may have been part...
Neolithic Britain: where did the first farmers come from?

Neolithic Britain: where did the first farmers come from?

The introduction of farming across the world changed the course of human history. In Britain, the island's entire culture changed, inco...
Megalith tombs were family graves in European Stone Age

Megalith tombs were family graves in European Stone Age

In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , an international research team, led from Uppsala Universi...
New evidence suggests volcanoes caused biggest mass extinction ever

New evidence suggests volcanoes caused biggest mass extinction ever

Researchers say mercury buried in ancient rock provides the strongest evidence yet that volcanoes caused the biggest mass extinction in the...
Iron Age settlement and 'ritual burials' discovered in Oxfordshire

Iron Age settlement and 'ritual burials' discovered in Oxfordshire

A multi-million pound Thames Water project to protect the future of a rare Oxfordshire chalk stream has revealed some fascinating and grues...
Egypt unveils colourful Fifth Dynasty tomb

Egypt unveils colourful Fifth Dynasty tomb

In a major archaeological discovery, Egypt on Saturday unveiled the tomb of a Fifth Dynasty official adorned with colourful reliefs and wel...
Dental analysis suggests Hyksos 'invasion' arose from outsiders marrying into power

Dental analysis suggests Hyksos 'invasion' arose from outsiders marrying into power

Archaeologists have found another confirmation that the Hyksos, who ruled ancient Egypt in 1650-1540 BC, did not conquer the country, but e...
Archaeologists begin re-excavating hidden Roman bath at the Roman Baths

Archaeologists begin re-excavating hidden Roman bath at the Roman Baths

The bath was first discovered and excavated 130 years ago, but was then quickly back-filled and poorly recorded. Period 1 plunge bath, ...

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