Pretty Holidaymaker Aged 27 Dies In France After Being Hit By Falling Shutter

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Carlotta Grippaldi poses in an undated photo. Grippaldi, 27, from Turin, Italy, died after she was struck by a shutter while on vacation in Briancon, France, on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022. (@carlotta.grippaldi/Newsflash)

A 27-year-old Italian holidaymaker has been killed in France after she was hit by a falling shutter while going to a restaurant with a friend. Carlotta Grippaldi, 27, from Turin,…

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Record Temperatures In Tourist Hot Spot Spawn New Breed Of Jellyfish

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Mar Menor in Spain in an undated photo. The water temperature sets the historical record of 31.25 degrees in July, 2022. (Newsflash)

Record temperatures in a Spanish tourist hotspot have spawned a new species of venomous barrel jellyfish. A historic temperature of 31.25 degrees Celsius has been recorded in the Mar Menor,…

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Historic Fort That Never Surrendered Seized By Honey Bee Swarm

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An up-close image of hundreds of honey bees swarming over a hole in a log, in undated photo. Fort Stanwix inside Fort Stanwix National Monument, an 18th century historic site known as the fort that never surrendered had to be closed because it was swarmed by bees, this Sunday, July 24, 2022, in Rome, New York, USA. (@Fort.StanwixNPS/Newsflash)

A historic fort that never surrendered in America's war of independence has run up the white flag after being invaded by a swarm of honey bees. Barracks at Fort Stanwix…

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Boffins Detail How Silicate Nanoparticles Can Save Weathered Historic Buildings

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Restauration works at St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna. (Archiv der Dombauhutte St. Stephan/Newsflash)

Boffins in Austria and Norway have discovered how silicate nanoparticles can save historic buildings made of porous rock from deteriorating in adverse weather. Experts from Vienna University of Technology (TU…

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Adorable New Orangutan Baby With Historic Name To Live Up To

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Young female orangutan Kendari that was born on 19th June at the Vienna Zoo in Austria, with her mum Sari. (Daniel Zupanc/Newsflash)

An orangutan baby whose birth was captured on camera has been named to remind wildlife fans of the great ape's struggle in its native habitat. The little ape - born…

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Discovery Of Child Burials Reveals Poverty Of Aztec Empire Survivors

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Detail of skull pathology, found at 95 Argentina Street in the Lagunilla neighbourhood in Mexico City, Mexico.. (Juan Carlos Campos Varela, INAH/Newsflash)

The discovery of the graves of four pre-Hispanic children has given an insight into the difficult living conditions that followed the fall of the Aztec Empire. Named after the property…

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World’s Oldest Paternoster Elevator Back In Service

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The oldest surviving paternoster in the world can be found in Hamburg, German. (Newsflash)

A curious student researching historic buildings has discovered the world’s oldest functioning paternoster lift. Art history student Robin Augenstein, 32, studied construction plans of houses built in the port area…

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New Endangered Lizard Species Discovered In Inca City Machu Picchu

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Proctoporus katerynae, was discovered in the buffer zone of the Machiguenga Communal Reserve near Cusco, Peru, and named after renowned biologist Kateryn Pino Bolaños. (Sernanp/Newsflash)

A new species of lizard that was classified as endangered almost as soon as it was found has been discovered in the Inca city of Machu Picchu and has been…

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Scientists Discover Burial Sites Of Residents Killed In 19th Century Pandemic

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They have verified the constant occupation of what is now the Guerrero colony, since the late Postclassic (1250-1521) when it was the seat of Mexican families. (Meliton Tapia, INAH/Newsflash)

Mexican scientists have discovered 17 burial sites containing the remains of citizens who died during a pandemic in the 19th century. One leading scientist said: “It is striking that this…

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French Queen Marie Antoinettes Historic Diamonds Fetch Over GBP 6 Million At Christies Auction

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The historic Marie-Antoinette diamonds, a stunning pair of diamond bracelets estimated up to EUR 3,4 million and offered in Switzerland. (Christie’s/Newsflash)

A pair of diamond bracelets that once belonged to France's last queen, Marie Antoinette, have sold at a Christie's auction for over GBP 6 million. The bracelets, which are lined…

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