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Housewife finds $400,000 15-century treature with metal detector

A metal-detector hobbyist in Hertfordshire has found a 500-year-old treaure, part of a reliquary or pendant, worth over $400,000. Under the Treasure Act of 1996, finders must report potential treasure such as gold and silver objects more than 300 years old. Finders are offered the market value for their discoveries which

Sewage threatens ancient cave carvings

Seeping sewage may have cause permanent damage to historic cave carvings in Hertfordshire, England. The cave, which is situated below Melbourn Street, will be closed for three weeks next month while experts from English Heritage investigate the state of preservation of the cave and to determine how much damage has been