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4,500-year-old city found on banks of Euphrates

A 4,500-year-old circular city has been found on the banks of the Euphrates. Archaeologists need to work quickly though, because the area is set to be flooded due to a dam project. The other is some 200 kilometres from these ruins, and it was thought that the circular plan was something

Ball and chain found in Thames

The world's only known complete ball and chain, dating back to the 17th or 18th century and believed to have once been attached to a convict who drowned trying to escape, has been found in the Thames. The cast iron device suffered only a tiny amount of rust because it was