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A theory that the Romans used a type of “self-healing” concrete which is superior to the modern building material and helped keep their monuments standing for 2,000 years has been backed up by a discovery at Pompeii.

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Archaeologists working in Iraq say they have found some "unusual construction material" on a brick believed to have once been part of the Tower of Babel.

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A worker in a prestigious art gallery has sacked and is facing a police investigation for property damage after he secretly put one of his own paintings on public display. The Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich said the 51-year-old technical employee smuggled the 60cm x 120cm painting into the bu

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The Hong Kong authorities have made the city's largest ever gold smuggling bust after seizing 146kg of gold which was disguised as machine parts. The bust is estimated to have captured more than HK$84 million (around £8.5m) in gold and was intercepted in March on route to Japan.

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Saudi Arabia's plans for its $500 billion NEOM linear city covering a stretch of 170 kilometres of coastal desert and housing 1.5 million people are to be downsized by almost 99%. An unnamed official told Bloomberg on 5 April that the project would be scaled back to 2.4 kilometres, with a reduc

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Tradesmen who destroyed a concrete driveway after their client refused to pay them said they were left with no other choice.

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Scottish Water has turned to ultra high-pressure robotics in a UK-first to remove decades of industrial deposits blocking a strategic sewer in South Lanarkshire.

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A crypt near Marilyn Monroe and Hugh Hefner is set to go up for auction and is expected to sell for between $200,000 and $400,000 (around £158,000-£316,000).

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Two teenagers have been charged with misdemeanour trespassing after taking their partying to dangerous heights atop a crane at a Florida construction site. According to the Naples Police Department, the two males allegedly trespassed onto a construction site located on the 800 block of Gulfshore Bou

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A nervous groom made a hilarious gaffe at the altar after mistakenly vowing to laugh at his bride when she's sad.

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Two new cranes are to be called Craner Swift and U-Crane Bolt after a pair of creative schoolkids won the chance to name the huge structures. Avaleigh Lang, 10, of Lady Alice Primary in Greenock, chose Craner Swift as a nod to the US pop icon, while Frances McFadden, 10, of the town’s St Mary&

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A hydraulic hammer which has been displayed in the Netherlands for the past 25 years has been brought to the UK.

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Staff responsible for maintaining Scotland's trunk roads network have discovered a giant gorilla statue which was stolen from a garden centre a year ago.

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