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Farmer admits he built ‘ancient’ stone circle in 1990s

Historians believed structure dated back 3,500-4,500 years

Bronze Age saw flourishing drug trade, opium in ancient vase reveals

Chasing the flagon: Findings add fuel to longstanding debate about true purpose of containers

Vegetarian elephant bird weighing almost a tonne named world’s largest

Vorombe titan roamed Madagascar until 1,000 years ago, but it is not clear what caused the species to be wiped out

Ancient Maya civilisation 'destroyed by massive drought'

New research confirms theory about how great society collapsed 1,000 years ago

Butchered rhino found in Philippines suggests the origin of ‘hobbits'

New discovery from island of Luzon pushes colonisation of region back hundreds of thousands of years and reveals possible migration route for early humans