You may have noticed that OPS has not been updated for quite some time. I had thought it was a useful resource but interestingly I have not received one email or comment asking what has happened to it over the …
The hidden centre of power for the first Danish kings may well have popped up from the soil in Northern Germany. Archaeologists have surprisingly found some 200 houses and piles of weapons.
Danish archaeologists said today they had re-opened a mass grave of scores of slaughtered Iron Age warriors to find new clues about their fate and the bloody practices of Germanic tribes on the edge of the Roman Empire.
ACTA has received a knockout blow from the European Parliament as the majority of MEPs voted in favor of rejecting the controversial trade agreement, which critics say would protect copyright at the expense of freedom of speech on the Internet.
GlaxoSmithKline to pay $3billion fine after pleading guilty to healthcare fraud – the biggest in U.S. history
A UK drugs firm has been hit with a $3billion penalty after admitting to the ‘biggest healthcare fraud in history’.
Oar walking, underwater wrestling and horse fighting – historian examines the sports and games of the Vikings
Playing ball games is an activity played by children around the world. While today’s parents might worry that their sons and daughters might get scrapes and bruises, in the Viking world such a game could end with an axe being driven into an opponent’s head.
The site has been earmarked for enlargement of the parliamentary building but first archeologists were given time to excavate remains that might be found there.
Archeologists will continue to search for remains at the site where Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, was founded in 930 AD, Þingvellir National Park, this summer.
A century-old replica of a Norwegian Viking ship is too expensive for the Chicago Park District to maintain.
Viking invaders could soon be able to negotiate the roads of a village in North England with greater ease, thanks to four unique ‘dual-language’ signs
About 50,000 silver and bronze coins uncovered by men who spent decades exploring one field
Archaeologists excavating an Anglo-Saxon cemetery in Cambridgeshire say the discovery of a woman buried with a cow is a “genuinely bizarre” find.
Now in an Italian court, there has been a landmark ruling for a child whose parents claim that his autism was triggered by MMR.