Looted 2,000-Year-Old Coin Worth USD 1 Million Handed Back To Israel

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Photo shows a coin that has a floral wreath with the letter D in the centre, undated photo. (Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

The United States has returned a rare silver quarter shekel coin was minted by Jewish rebels 2,000 years ago on Temple Mount – and that could be worth as much…

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New Satellite Data Lets Scientists Measure Arctic Sea-Ice Thickness All Year Round

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Image shows the view of the Arctic Ocean from the Alfred Wegener Institute's Polar 6 aircraft, undated footage. The research team from the city of Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany developed a new method to measure arctic sea ice thickness in September 2022. (Alfred Wegener Institut, Esther Horvath/Newsflash)

Researchers have developed a new method to measure Arctic ice thickness and volume throughout the whole year by using satellite data. The international team consists of scientists from the Alfred…

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All Teeth Come From Single Ancient Sea Predator, According To New Study

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Teeth originated in an armored ray that swam the oceans 100 million years ago, according to new research, carried out by a scientific team at Penn State University in the U.S. Undated photo. (SWNS/Newsflash)

Teeth originated in an armoured ray that swam the oceans 100 million years ago, according to new research. They evolved from jagged spikes along the snout of the primitive sea…

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Polarstern Icebreaker Returns To Port After Arctic Research Amid Record Heatwaves

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Scientists on the PS131 enter an ice floe in the ice edge zone north of Spitsbergen. The Polarstern was expected to arrive at the Lloyd Werft pier in Bremerhaven, Germany, on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. (Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Vera Schlindwein/Newsflash)

The Polarstern icebreaker returned to port in Germany on Wednesday after spending 51 days conducting research in the Arctic amid record heatwaves this summer. The researchers were investigating how increasingly…

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Barcelona Bans Smoking On City Beaches

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Picture shows a sign for a smoke-free beach at a Barcelona beach, in an undated photo. A ban on smoking on Barcelona's beaches came into force on Monday, July, 25, 2022. (Newsflash)

Barcelona has banned smoking on all its beaches in a bid to wipe out fumes and discarded cigarette stubs from its coast. City officials approved the ban last week, which…

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NGO Slams Cruel Bull Festival Where Animals Are Dragged By Boats

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The bulls are being taken from the horns using ropes to the seashore after they jump into the water in a festival party in Denia, Spain, July 2022. (AnimaNaturalis/Newsflash)

A Spanish NGO has documented the abuse taking place at an ongoing bull festival where the animals are coerced into the sea and dragged to the port by boats. AnimaNaturalis…

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Minke Whale Dies After Bashing Into Dock Wall In Spanish Port

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The whale stranded in a port of Combarro, Pontevedra, Spain, July 2022 died. (@policiapoio/Newsflash)

A large minke whale has passed away at a Spanish port after becoming trapped and crashing into the dock. The common minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) died at Combarro Port in…

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Frantic Search For Woman Who Fell From Cruise In Med

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Rescuers search for a person fallen from the Azamara Quest ship into the water at 75 miles from Mallorca, Spain, in June, 2022. (@salvamentogob/Newsflash)

Spanish search and rescue are looking for a woman who was seen falling from a cruise ship into the sea around 75 miles from Majorca at around 2am on Sunday.…

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PLAYING POSSUM: Oh Buoy Won’t Somebody Save Me?

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A possum that ended up stranded in the sea, has been rescued in Victoria, Australia. (@WhitecliffsForeshoreReserve, @whitecliffsforeshorereserve/Newsflash)

An astounded scuba diver has told how he rescued a terrified possum clinging to a mooring buoy in a busy sea harbour. The strictly landlubber marsupial is normally more at…

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Huge 36 Stone Turtle Dies Upon Release After Vet Treatment

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Moment of performing an ultrasound on the turtle weighing 230 kilos, at the Oceanografic facilities. (Oceanografic Valencia/Newsflash)

The huge, 36-stone leatherback turtle that was rescued in a Spanish port over the weekend has died shortly after being released to sea. The marine animal turned up at the…

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