Archive for October, 2011
Civil liberties group raises concerns over Met police purchase of technology to track public handsets over a targeted area
Thousands of ingredients that go into food have been classified as safe by private industry alone, without any government oversight, according to a new report published Wednesday.
AN ANCIENT pagan site of worship made up of a family of stones has been saved after plans for a hydro-electric power station were dropped.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday he opposes his state allowing specialty license plates featuring the Confederate flag — despite his past defense of the historical value of Confederacy symbols.
German archaeologists have unearthed “sensational” evidence of a lost Roman camp that formed a vital part of the frontier protecting Rome’s empire against the Germanic hordes
Darren Webster dug up a 1,000-year-old casket that also held coins, hacksilver and ingots while scouring at an undisclosed location on the border between Cumbria and North Lancashire.
Humans may have undergone a gradual rather than an abrupt transition from fishing, hunting and gathering to farming, according to a new study of ancient pottery.
A windswept barley field just south of Dundalk seems an unlikely spot for Ireland’s capital. But if things had been different, Annagassan near Castlebellingham might have been the principal city on the island of Ireland.
A team of researchers have cracked the code, revealing that half of Germany’s cities are 1,000 years older than previously thought.
After the discovery of a Viking burial site in Scotland, Norse history and myths are the focus of a TV saga, epic novels and a major British Museum exhibition
Electronic collars fitted to goats that have survived on border with Scotland for at least 5000 years to find out more about them
Museums will have the chance to bid to exhibit artefacts from the UK mainland’s first fully intact Viking boat burial.
The UK mainland’s first fully intact Viking boat burial site has been uncovered in the west Highlands, archaeologists have said.