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Trojan war breakthrough as ‘rarest ever’ 1600-year-old mosaic found

A stunning 1,300-square-foot mosaic has been uncovered in Syria, depicting scenes from the legendary Trojan War, in one of the rarest discoveries yet. The Trojan War was a significant conflict between the ancient Greeks and the people of Troy, present-day Turkey, 2,000 years ago. This mosaic is considered one of the “rarest- ever” found because of […]

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Queen’s dazzling brooches worth £187K feature ‘rarest and most expensive’ red diamond

For her Diamond Jubilee balcony appearance, the Queen donned two of the biggest diamonds in her collection – the Cullinan III and IV brooch. Fondly known by the Royal Family as Granny’s Chips, the brooch is comprised of stones cut from the Cullinan Diamond, the largest diamond ever found. The Queen also owns the Williamson […]

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Rare 50p coin sells for hundreds on eBay as Royal Mint discloses its ten rarest 50p coins

Mick Rae, 63, a herds manager, computer shop owner Robert Abbott, 53 and carpenter Dave Allen, 59, found a total of 161 rare coins on a camping trip in Pewsey, Wiltshire. The collection includes silver siliqua and miliarense coins dating from 340 AD to 402 AD and is worth an impressive £100,000. The trio, who […]

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Kate Middleton wore ‘one of the rarest’ gemstones during Garter Day service

The Royal Family were out in full force on Monday for the Garter Day procession, a commemoration of the Order of the Garter held at Windsor Carter. As Kate is not a member of the Order, she was pictured on the sidelines watching her fellow royals and husband Prince William take part in the display […]

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Princess Eugenie’s engagement ring is ‘one of the rarest jewels’ – ‘colours of the sunset’

Princess Eugenie made many appearances over the bank holiday weekend to celebrate her grandmother’s seven decades on the throne. The royal was joined by her husband, Jack, and their baby son, August, who made his royal debut in a knitted Union Jack jumper. Eugenie and Jack met during a 2010 ski trip in Verbier, Switzerland. […]

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Queen’s watch collection includes rarest watch worth £3m – ‘Can discreetly check the time’

The Queen has an array of beautiful jewels, but according to the book The Queen’s Jewels: The Personal Collection of Elizabeth II, Her Majesty has at least 14 watches in her collection. Looking closely at old and new photographs, the monarch is spotted wearing the most elegant and timeless watches as an alternative to her […]

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Mysterious Signal Coming From Our Galaxy Could Be One of The Rarest Known Objects

A mysterious, repeating radio signal in the Milky Way that baffled astronomers could be an object so rare, only one other has ever been tentatively identified. According to a paper by astrophysicist Jonathan Katz of Washington University at St. Louis, uploaded to preprint server arXiv, and yet to be peer-reviewed, the signal named GLEAM-X J162759.5−523504.3 […]

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Queen Mother completely altered her engagement ring despite featuring ‘rarest’ stone

After reportedly three rejections, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon finally agreed to Prince Albert’s wedding proposal and the two were married soon after. The couple’s ceremony was lower key than those of previous future monarchs – mainly because nobody knew Albert’s older brother would soon abdicate and he would have to accede to the throne. However, Prince Albert […]

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One of rarest animals in Yellowstone emerges near ‘elated’ tour group, video shows

A wolverine emerged in Yellowstone National Park near a tour group. Screengrab from Carl Kemp on YouTube A group of Yellowstone tourists thought they had seen all the national park had to offer. They spent the day Saturday, March 5, in the park and saw wolves, bears, elk, golden eagles and more, Carl Kemp, a […]

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Yellowstone tourists encounter one of park’s rarest animals

A father and daughter visiting Yellowstone National Park for the first time on Saturday enjoyed an exceedingly rare encounter with a wolverine in what their guide described as a once-in-a-lifetime experience. “For the rest of the tour, the 9-year-old daughter couldn’t stop saying, every 15 minutes or so, ‘Wow… we saw a wolverine today!’” MacNeil […]