Archive - Jan 22, 2005 - Story

Prehistoric Scots Tied to Middle East

A new book and television series claim that 20% of Scots have blood ties to Iraq stemming from a migration in 4000 BCE.

Roman archaeological find may be part of Nero's palace

When Roman Emperor Nero was deposed, his contemporaries went to great lengths to obliterate his legacy, burying his Domus Aurea (Golden House) with debris. Officials in Rome have revealed a mosaic the size of a large door that suggests that Nero's palace ruins may be remarkably well-preserved under the hill that covers them.

Herald: Rosslyn Chapel Besieged by "Da Vinci Code" Followers

The popularity of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code could lead to the literal downfall of Rosslyn Chapel.