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Tourists stealing ancient cobblestones from Rome

As I prepare to leave tomorrow on a vacation which ends in Rome, I can assure you that I will not be stealing any cobblestone from the ancient city. Security staff screening bags at the Italian capital's main airports at Fiumicino and Ciampino have reported a surge in findings as x-ray scanners

Researchers receive grant to study illegal antiquities trade

Researchers from Glasgow University have received a $1.5 million grant to study the illegal antiquities trade for the next four years. Researchers will spend the next four years gathering and analysing data on the movements and motives of traffickers, the types of activities involved, such as illegal excavation; transit and purchase;