Gold rush in Mauritania sparks illegal archaeological objects trade on Facebook (

Small-scale gold miners in Mauritania have been partaking in a lucrative side hustle – turning to Facebook to sell historical and archaeological objects that they unearth while hunting for gold.

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Mysterious shipwreck discovered in river may be 700 years old (

Hoard of jerseys labelled ‘rugby’s version of Tutankhamun’s tomb’ found in loft (