Health: ‘Tantalising’ new method of treating cancer by dietary changes uncovered in mouse study 

‘Tantalising’ new method of treating cancer by removing amino acid found in meat, fish and eggs from patient’s diets is uncovered in mouse study Serine is a protein building block that cancer cells require in extra amounts Lowering levels of the amino acid thus has the potential to inhibit tumour growth Many cancer cells, however, a … Read more Health: ‘Tantalising’ new method of treating cancer by dietary changes uncovered in mouse study 

Britain’s first 5th century mosaic is uncovered at Roman villa in Gloucestershire

For centuries it has been widely believed that chaos quickly followed the end of Roman rule in Britain at the close of the fourth century. But the discovery of the country’s first known fifth century mosaic at a Roman villa reveals sophisticated life continued, at least in some places. It had been thought that towns … Read more Britain’s first 5th century mosaic is uncovered at Roman villa in Gloucestershire

Remains of wealthy man and slave fleeing eruption of Vesuvius are uncovered in Pompeii

What happened?   Mount Vesuvius erupted in the year AD 79, burying the cities of Pompeii, Oplontis, and Stabiae under ashes and rock fragments, and the city of Herculaneum under a mudflow.   Mount Vesuvius, on the west coast of Italy, is the only active volcano in continental Europe and is thought to be one of the … Read more Remains of wealthy man and slave fleeing eruption of Vesuvius are uncovered in Pompeii

Ancient Viking ship buried an Iron Age cemetery uncovered by scientists

A Viking ship burial, feast hall and cult house have been found by archaeologists in Norway without having to dig into the soil – only using ground penetrating radar. The discovery was made by experts from the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) at Gjellestad in southeastern Norway. Gjellestad is home to the Jell Mound, … Read more Ancient Viking ship buried an Iron Age cemetery uncovered by scientists

2,200-year-old depiction of a cat is uncovered etched into a Peruvian hillside

2,200-year-old depiction of a cat is uncovered etched into a Peruvian hillside during work to make a lookout for people to view other ancient drawings Researchers have discovered new geoglyph etched into hillside in southern Peru The Nazca lines design appears to depict a giant cat and measures 120 feet long Archaeologists made discovery while … Read more 2,200-year-old depiction of a cat is uncovered etched into a Peruvian hillside

Ex-Manchester United Patrice Evra’s wife uncovered affair after seeing his girlfriend in their home

Ex-Manchester United ace Patrice Evra’s wife learned of his secret affair after seeing pictures of his new girlfriend inside their family home – after he told her he was going to London for work but never came back Manchester United’s Patrice Evra, 39, left Sandra, 39, heartbroken in January    Former ace told wife he was ‘leaving … Read more Ex-Manchester United Patrice Evra’s wife uncovered affair after seeing his girlfriend in their home

Hidden history of York’s medieval city walls to be uncovered in major of excavation

Hidden history of York’s medieval city walls to be uncovered in major of excavation of an ancient tower that is cracking under the weight of its famous walkway 14th century Tower Two has been steadily deteriorating for around five years  Widening fissure is caused by weight of walkway which was built in 18th century  Tower was … Read more Hidden history of York’s medieval city walls to be uncovered in major of excavation

Viking board game pieces uncovered with a metal detector go up for auction 

A rare complete set of Viking gaming pieces has been put up for sale after being discovered in a field by a metal detectorist.  Retired miner Mick Bott, 73, made the find at a site in Torksey, Lincolnshire, where the Vikings formed a winter camp in AD 872. The camp was used as the Vikings’ … Read more Viking board game pieces uncovered with a metal detector go up for auction 

A new insurance scam was uncovered every 5 minutes in 2019

Some 107,000 fraudulent insurance claims, worth a total of £1.2billion, were uncovered by insurers in 2019, new data has revealed. A new scam was uncovered every five minutes, equating to 300 fraudulent claims, and just over 2,000 false applications being detected every day, according to research from the Association of British Insurers (ABI). The frauds … Read more A new insurance scam was uncovered every 5 minutes in 2019

Pictures of hero British captain’s tank corps during Russian Revolution uncovered in garden shed

Remarkable pictures showing hero British captain’s tank corps alongside Cossack warriors during the Russian Revolution are uncovered in a garden shed 100 years on A collection of photographs taken by British Army Captain Reginald Shaw MBE were found in a garden shed The photos were taken in South Russia between 1919 and 1920 when British … Read more Pictures of hero British captain’s tank corps during Russian Revolution uncovered in garden shed