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Have modern politicians lost the art of rhetoric?

<b>When we listen to politicians, we often complain that their words don't seem to mean anything. And that's because they don't, explains Mary Beard for a BBC Newsnight report.</b><p>There's a mismatch between political ideas and politicians' words. It's not that the poor things don't have ideas - they're …

Voting

Shackled skeletons discovered in ancient Roman burial ground in France

Archaeologist have discovered a group of skeletons bound by shackles at the site of a large ancient Gallo-Roman burial ground in southwest France.<p>The …

More than a million mummies found in ancient Roman cemetery

A team of archaeologists from Brigham Young University have nearly completed their excavation of an ancient Egyptian cemetery boasting more than a …

Mass Baby Grave Discovered Under Ancient Roman Bathhouse

Along the shores of Israel’s Mediterranean coast, in the ancient seaport of Ashkelon, archaeologist Ross Voss made a gruesome find. While exploring …

Archaeology

Guilty thieves return ancient Roman objects to Pompeii

Curators of ancient city of Pompeii say they have received "hundreds of packages" from tourists returning stolen artefacts accompanied by notes "expressing regret"<p>Preservation of the ancient city of Pompeii has received a welcome boost from guilty thieves who have returned artefacts they stole from …