Researchers think the new technique could revolutionize the study of ancient settlements.
The statue of Edward Colston had been at the centre of a controversy for years. On Sunday, anti-racism protesters toppled it from its plinth and tipped it into a river.
The SMS Grosser Kurfurst sunk in the English Channel in May 1878 after being rammed by another German vessel.
The fallout from the Treaty of Trianon - signed 100 years ago today - has echoes in current tensions between Hungary and its neighbours, where some two million ethnic Hungarians still live.
in 1918, the Spanish flu claimed 50 to 100 million lives worldwide.
A 1,000-year-old water mill has resumed commercial production to meet the rising demand for flour during the coronavirus pandemic.
Images of Russian war heroes are emerging across Nizhny Novgorod.
Celebrations for St George's Day are low key in a normal year. They are inevitably even quieter during a coronavirus lockdown.
How Boris Johnson's forefather David Lloyd George was taken seriously ill amid the 1918 pandemic, but recovered.
Born in England in 1944, Sir Ranulph Fiennes has been named the “world’s greatest living explorer,” by the Guinness Book of Records.
Despite years of war, censorship and dictatorships in Iraq, authors and intellectuals have determinedly gathered to exchange ideas and share their experiences.
A Japanese man who received his certificate as the oldest man in the world earlier this month has died aged 112.
Take century upon century of empires jostling for supremacy at sea and ships sailing into exotic ports fringed by fortresses and temples of stone and set all this against the backdrop of a shimmering blue sea, and you may well start to fall under the eternal spell of the Greek islands.
If the monuments of the bustling Greek capital are instantly recognizable as Athenian—think Parthenon, ancient Odeon of Herodes Atticus theater and Panathenaic Stadium—tuning in to the unique rhythms of Athens is a slightly different kind of exercise.
Has modern technology lived up to futuristic predictions?
Pripyat in Ukraine would have been celebrating its 50th birthday on February 4. Today, new eyes are looking at it through the HBO series "Chernobyl".
The 98-bell chimes of the basilica of the Portugal's Palacio Nacional de Mafra rang on Sunday after nearly 20 years of silence.
A couple of music enthusiasts have been reviving a technique for scratching music onto X-rays. It was a method used in the Soviet Union to listen to music like jazz and rock and roll which was banned by the government.
Unlike most days of its kind, 02/02/2020 is lso palindromic in both the United States and European date formats.
Segre was deported from Italy to Auschwitz in 1944 when she was 13 years-old. She was one of 776 Italian children under the age of 14 who were sent to the Nazi concentration camp. Only 25 survived
Textbook publisher Ellipses said it bitterly regretted the mistake that suggested 9/11 was orchestrated by the CIA.
One of the UAE’s latest cultural landmarks, Qasr Al Watan, is a place that translates from Arabic to mean, the ‘Palace of the Nation’.
The lost port city of Ed Dur, once buried in sand, was discovered in the 1970s in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain in the United Arab Emirates.
A group of amateur ‘artefact detectives’ in Iraq are on a mission to return countless historical items taken from their country over the years.
Researchers think the priceless treasures found in the beehive-shaped tombs could help to unlock secrets about life in ancient Greece.
The roar of canons boomed across a field in the Czech Republic's Brno-Country district on Saturday as men in military uniforms clashed and fired at each other during a grand re-enactment of one of the greatest battles in modern history.