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Archaeologists find vast medieval palace

Archaeologists in southern England have discovered what may be one of the largest medieval royal palaces ever found – buried under the ground inside a vast prehistoric fortress.


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Karen Danczuk tried to kill herself after brother raped her

Michael Burke (pictured), who is five years older than his sister, was found guilty of eight counts of rape and another serious sexual offence against three different women


Found beneath the floor of an English cathedral, a large calfskin canvas featuring what appeared to be a map of the world. Once recovered and repaired, the map was found to date to 1285. Cities and towns are depicted on the medieval Mappa Mundi, more than 500 ink drawings illustrate biblical events, exotic plants and animals, wild and strange creatures from legends, and dipictions from classical myths. The remarkable artifact remains the largest medieval map still known to exist.