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Westminster Abbey unlocks hidden area to show off historical treasures

The items are exhibited along four themes.

30 May 2018 7:53 PM

Troubled exhibits: 5 disputed museum treasures

Some historic artefacts have caused bitter ownership spats between nations.

27 May 2018 12:06 PM

Day-long activities at Indian Museum on 'Intl Museum Day'

The museum has a collection of paintings on Indian ragas but not many people understand its significance.

18 May 2018 12:54 PM

Scientists discover oldest human virus in ancient skeleton

Find out how the find could be beneficial for the future.

10 May 2018 1:48 PM

King Tutankhamen's military chariot moved to new Egyptian museum

King Tut ruled Egypt as pharaoh for 10 years until his death at age 19, around 1324 B.C.

07 May 2018 3:03 PM


Video games can help learn new language

Simone Bregni, associate professor at Saint Louis University in Spain, started playing video games in 1975 when he was 12.

22 Apr 2018 5:46 PM

Israel's Holocaust museum appeals for artifacts as survivors dwindle

Many survivors leave items to the museum in their wills.

13 Apr 2018 9:58 AM

A kind of madness, not so gentle

It was this book that was displayed and and successfully auctioned at the online auction by StoryLtd.

13 Apr 2018 1:55 AM

Once overlooked, 2,500-year-old coffin may offer clues into ancient Egypt

The discovery offers scientists an almost unique opportunity to test the cadaver.

27 Mar 2018 7:53 PM

Stone tools from Kenya give early glimpse of human behavior

Stone tools and other items from ancient sites give a glimpse at the emergence of some key human behaviours.

16 Mar 2018 8:23 AM


Neanderthals were compassionate beings: Study

New researchers find that they were genuinely caring of their peers.

14 Mar 2018 5:35 PM

Daniela Vega makes history, becomes first transgender Oscars presenter

Vega was given opportunity to participate at Academy Awards after starring in Sebastian Lelio's Oscar nominated film 'A Fantastic Woman'.

05 Mar 2018 6:12 PM

Bone discovery revives century-old French murder mystery

Guillaume Seznec was accused of killing his business partner despite there being no evidence of a body or weapon.

27 Feb 2018 11:21 AM

Egypt uncovers ancient necropolis south of Cairo

Egypt’s relics are a draw for foreign visitors.

25 Feb 2018 2:24 PM

European art scene began with Neanderthals

New discoveries in some Spanish caves give the strongest evidence yet that Neanderthals created art.

25 Feb 2018 12:12 PM


Spanish Catholic Church held its only same- sex ceremony in 1901

The lesbian couple who trciked them spend the rest of their lives on the run after the truth came out.

21 Feb 2018 1:50 PM

China's terracotta warriors march to Liverpool museum

The exhibit also features a collection of more than 180 Chinese artefacts.

07 Feb 2018 1:30 PM

Hyderabad organises India Heritage Walk Festival 2018

IHWF 2018 is a month-long, multi-city event, introducing people to the tangible and intangible heritage of their cities.

06 Feb 2018 7:41 PM

Egypt says 4,400-year-old tomb discovered outside Cairo

The tomb was found in a wider area of Giza’s western necropolis, which is known to be home to tombs from the Old Kingdom.

04 Feb 2018 9:47 AM

Scientists find massive Mayan society under Guatemala jungle

The study estimates that roughly 10 million people may have lived within the Maya Lowlands.

03 Feb 2018 1:48 PM