Read more about the article Turkey To Ship 1.5 Million Carnations For Queen’s Funeral
Photo shows the carnations that will be used during the mourning period and the funeral of Britains Queen Elizabeth II. (Newsflash)

Turkey To Ship 1.5 Million Carnations For Queen’s Funeral

Turkey is shipping more than 1.5 million carnations for Queen Elizabeth II's funeral. Florists are said to be working overtime in Turkey's Antalya and Isparta provinces, which are both renowned for their flower industries, according to Turkish media. Growers are reportedly turning to air cargo, instead of land freight, to…

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Read more about the article AUSTRIA: Our Grief For Queen
Picture shows Chancellor of Austria Karl Nehammer, 49, undated. (Newsflash)

AUSTRIA: Our Grief For Queen

Austria's Chancellor Karl Nehammer has expressed his condolences to the Royal family and the people of the United Kingdom after the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Chancellor Nehammer said: "With the death of Queen Elizabeth II, a historical personality of ours comes to an end and with her, a 70-year…

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Read more about the article Royal Ming Dynasty Chinese Carpet Sold For USD 324,500
Ming Imperial Dragon Carpet, China, c. 1600 (Lot 50, Sold for: $324,500). (Skinner Auctioneers/AsiaWire)

Royal Ming Dynasty Chinese Carpet Sold For USD 324,500

An emperor's carpet that once lay in China’s Imperial Palace during the Ming dynasty has been sold for USD 324,500. The carpet - showing a large dragon around a flaming pearl which is seen as a symbol of prosperity - was sold at a Skinner auction in Boston in the…

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Read more about the article Bee Diversity Vital For Healthy Ecosystems On Planet
A bee of the genus Ceratina on a plant of the genus Ipomoea (morning glory). (Joe Zientek/Newsflash)

Bee Diversity Vital For Healthy Ecosystems On Planet

Scientists assessing the level of diversity among bee species necessary for sustaining populations of wild plants have concluded that ecosystems rely on many bee species to flourish, not just a few dominant ones. The report, published in The Proceedings of the Royal Society B, supports the fundamental idea that biodiversity…

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Read more about the article Ancient Egyptian Tomb Of Royal Scribe In Charge Of Sacrifices Under Pharaoh Ramses II Discovered
Egyptian archaeologists discovered the tomp of 'Ptah-M-Wia', the head of the treasury during the reign of King Ramses II, during excavation work at the Saqqara Necropolis, Egypt. (The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities/Newsflash)

Ancient Egyptian Tomb Of Royal Scribe In Charge Of Sacrifices Under Pharaoh Ramses II Discovered

An ancient Egyptian tomb belonging to a royal scribe who was in charge of sacrifices under Pharaoh Ramses II has been discovered. The discovery took place at the Saqqara Necropolis, in the village of Saqqara in the Giza Governorate near the capital Cairo, in northern Egypt. The Saqqara Necropolis is…

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Read more about the article Freya The Walrus Chills On Dutch Navy Submarine After Straying From The Arctic
The walrus Freya that was swimming off the Dutch coast, rested on a submarine of the Dutch navy in October 2021. (Koninklijke Marine/Newsflash)

Freya The Walrus Chills On Dutch Navy Submarine After Straying From The Arctic

This is the moment Freya the walrus chills out on a Walrus-class submarine after straying from her home in the Arctic in search of food. Freya appeared on a Royal Netherlands Navy submarine in the city of Den Helder in the Dutch province of North Holland this week after first…

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Read more about the article Malta Clears Ghost Nets At Site Of WWI Royal Navy Minesweeper Wreckage
Heritage Malta completed a net removal project at one of their underwater sites, the HMS Nasturtium, ship that sank on 28th April 1916, in July, 2021, in Malta.

Malta Clears Ghost Nets At Site Of WWI Royal Navy Minesweeper Wreckage

Malta has cleared the underwater site of a Royal Navy WWI minesweeping vessel that sank in 1916 of discarded fishing nets and other ‘ghost gear’. The Underwater Cultural Heritage Unit (UCHU) of Heritage Malta organised the removal of nets at the site of HMS Nasturtium. Heritage Malta said about 12…

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Read more about the article Rare Wines And Spirits Found At Greek Royal Palace Including Chivas In Honour Of British Queen
Chivas whiskey in ceramic bottles made to commemorate the reign of Queen Elizabeth II of UK, found in the former royal cellar of Tatoi Royal Palace, in Greece in July 2021.

Rare Wines And Spirits Found At Greek Royal Palace Including Chivas In Honour Of British Queen

Archaeologists at the former Greek Royal Family’s summer palace have unearthed several thousand bottles of rare alcoholic beverages in a hidden cellar including a bottle of Chivas dedicated to Queen Elizabeth II. Restorations by the Ministry of Culture at Tatoi Palace, located about 27 kilometres (17 miles) from the centre…

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Read more about the article Incredible Bargain As Prof Buys 2700 Year Old Clay Seal From Bedoin Trader For 2 GBP
2,700-year-old clay sealing from a stamp from King Jeroboam II

Incredible Bargain As Prof Buys 2700 Year Old Clay Seal From Bedoin Trader For 2 GBP

An oval-shaped object with the image of a lion standing on all fours that had been purchased by a market trader for 10 shekels has been identified as a royal seal dating back to the Iron Age. The unusual object was spotted by Ben Gurion University Prof Yigal Ronen at…

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Read more about the article Royal Tomb Dating Back 2,600 Years Found In China With 5 Human Sacrifices
The discovery in the Xuyang Cemetery of Yichuan, Luoyang

Royal Tomb Dating Back 2,600 Years Found In China With 5 Human Sacrifices

A tomb believed to be over 2,600 years old belonging to a royal member of the Xirong civilisation has been discovered in China alongside the remains of five human sacrifices. The tomb, which was unearthed at Xuyang Cemetery in the city of Luoyang in China’s Henan Province, is considered to…

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