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Scotland looks to Scandinavia and shared Viking heritage following any split from the United Kingdom
Prehistoric Londoners lived by the River Thames 9,000 years ago – rail project uncovers city’s long history
Genetic study reveals India’s rigid caste system did not exist 2,000 years ago
Scientists recreate Mona Lisa on ‘canvas’ one-third the width of a human hair
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German soldiers buried alive in WW1 dugout are laid to rest 95 years later – but no relatives attend the funeral
New genetic database of Great Apes will help determine what makes us human
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Mystery of 16th-century perfume bottle stopper from India or Sri Lanka found in a field in England
The ancient ancestor of mankind - reconstruction of 65 million year old mammal
The dinosaur who survived a T Rex attack - fossil hunters find tooth embedded in tail
Celtic warriors and wives of ancient Gaul discovered in Iron Age graveyard near Paris
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Winston Churchill sees Irish VC winner in action at Battle of Omdurman 1898, and becomes skin graft donor
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Climbers follow their ancestors' 100 year-old footsteps to the top of North America’s highest mountain
Australian rock art dated to 28,000 years ago
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Plymouth man discovers historic medieval well, and hidden sword, under his living room floor
Do Native American signatures on 17th century land deeds reveal their feelings towards European colonists?
WW2 RAF fighter plane found in the Sahara - pilot survived crash, but likely died trying to escape the desert on foot
Humans were diving for pearls 7,500 years ago - oldest natural pearl discovered at Neolithic site in Arabian Peninsula
German soldiers' first encounter with tanks - 15 September 1916
Ancient Greek warrior lived to old age with debilitating war wound, reveals Long Island X-ray
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Couple discover 200-year-old well underneath their patio
Mystery of medieval European swords found in a well in southern India
The might of the Zulu Warrior - 1879
Chincoteague Island Heritage Day draws descendants of James Alone, the Spanish child who was the only survivor of an 1802 shipwreck
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Politician who called policemen 'plebs' is revealed to be descended from 'plebs' himself
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Prehistoric Londoners lived by the River Thames 9,000 years ago - rail project uncovers city's long history
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Was carrier pigeon discovered in Surrey fireplace bringing home a secret coded D-Day message from Normandy in 1944?
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1919 Michelin travel guide invites you to motor tour across a France and Belgium ruined by WW1
Rare campaign medal won by British sailor in War of 1812 still in hands of his great-great-grandson
Skeletons of medieval 'Romeo and Juliet' found buried holding hands
Southampton wheels out Big Guns in Cruise Wars with Liverpool
Colonials at Chelsea for the Diamond Jubilee - 1897