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A Palace for our Kings

The remains of King John's Palace at Clipstone.

A new book by archaeologist and historian James Wright explores one of the great lost buildings of Britain and of the individuals that built, worked and lived there, in the heart of Sherwood forest.

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Archaeologists uncover earliest farming activity recorded in Scotland so far


An archaeological dig next to the Perthshire village of Dunning has revealed traces of human activity dating back 10,000 years. This included evidence of what experts believe is the earliest farming activity recorded in Scotland, and also remains of hunter-gathering activity dating back thousands of years before farming began.