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A model of the 1666 City of London has been set ablaze on the Thames to commemorate the great Fire of that year that destroyed nearly 80% of the capital.
A floating model of 17th century London was set alight on the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, on Sunday evening.
Rather worryingly, when researching the Nakam, (Hebrew for ‘Avengers’), group on the internet, this entry comes up on the very first page, taken from a well-known blog…
Athletes from 40 countries come together from September 3 – 8 to compete in 23 types of traditional sports at the World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan
Australia is celebrating the unique design of the 1950’s from fashion to furnishings.
Russians have marked the 25th anniversary of a coup attempt, when a group of hardline members of the USSR Communist Party tried to seize power from then-Soviet president Mikhail…
A team of treasure hunters searching for a Nazi "gold train" have started excavations on the sight where the legendary train supposedly vanished in southwest Poland near the Czech border 1945.
The historic Riviera Hotel and Casino has been demolished to make room for the new convention centre expansion.
Andrius Cikotas from Lithuania collects Soviet-era Zaporozhets people’s cars.
The diary extracts contain chilling details of the SS leader's daily life, including family commitments and lunches at notorious concentration camps.
Eighty bodies have been unearthed in Athens necropolis, but the mysterious circumstances of their burial suggest a complex story
Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which may not have reached the international headlines Soaring to new…
The man who tried to assassinate US President Ronald Reagan in 1981 can be freed from a psychiatric hospital.
She may well have officially sealed the Democratic presidential nomination, but can Hillary Clinton convince more Americans to warm to her – and to trust her?
Archaeologists in Mexico have discovered a canal system under a temple in the Mayan ruins of Palenque that experts believe could be a symbolic
Icelandic fishermen reeled in a mysterious catch earlier this month.
Researchers analysing a Philistine cemetery in Ashkelon in Israel say the ancient biblical people may have to be reassessed as being far more cultured than once…
Italy has portrayed the latest phase of the restoration of Rome's Colosseum as the standard bearer for the protection of the country's vast cultural heritage.
For over a century since it was found in an ancient shipwreck, scientists have been scratching their heads over the exact function of the Antikythera mechanism, named after the Greek island off which
The sound of shooting cannons and pistols and clouds of smoke filled a park in Minsk during a re-enactment of a Napoleonic battle.
The infamous Romanian dictator's private palace is open for visitors in Bucharest and includes a private cinema, silk carpets and walls of gifts from world leaders.
The beauty of the 16th century Chateau de Chambord in the Loire Valley (department of Loire-et-Cher) is reflected in the rising waters as heavy rainfall leads to flooding across central…
The French capital is in crisis after the river Seine broke its banks rising to its highest level in 35 years.
Hundreds of people risked their limbs on Monday, running down a steep hill chasing a wheel of cheese in the Gloucestershire village of…