Close
Log in
Please enter your login details

Skip to main content

Breaking News
  • Turkey detains four suspected Syrian smugglers in connection with the capsizing of a boat on Wednesday, which resulted in five children drowning.
  • More than 100 migrants arrested after arriving in Libya’s port city of Tripoli
  • Two Vice News journalists arrested earlier this week in Turkey on charges of having links to a terrorist organisation have been released
  • Overloaded wooden boat carrying Indonesian migrants has sank off the coast of Malaysia killing at least 14
  • Hungary: police stops local trains near Sopron at the Austrian border telling refugees to get off. Clashes between Hungarian police and refugees.
Facebook Twitter Google+ Reddit

Tests on the remains of a human body unearthed in a bog in County Laois, Ireland, have established that they date back as far as 2000 BC.

The findings mean it is one of the oldest mummified bog bodies ever discovered.

The remains were found by a worker milling peat in 2011.

The chemical make-up of bogs can preserve human bodies for thousands of years.

More about: