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Canada sells London diplomatic mansion for $530M
Canada has sold the John A. Macdonald building, the mansion in London that is home to some of the country's diplomatic activities in the U.K., for more than half a billion dollars to an Indian developer.
Franklin searchers find bones, artifacts but no ships
This year’s Arctic search led by Parks Canada for the lost ships of the 1845 Franklin expedition turned up more bones and about 200 small artifacts but offered no new hints about the fate of the reinforced wooden vessels.
131 artifacts recovered since Malawi Museum raided
The Tourism and Antiquities Police have recovered 131 artifacts stolen from Minya's Malawi Museum in mid-August, following violence that erupted after sit-ins supporting deposed President Mohamed Morsy were dispersed by security forces in Cairo.
Lancaster bomber marks 25 years back in the sky
The Lancaster bomber played a key role in turning the tide of the Second World War, and only two are still flying. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of its restoration, Hamilton's aging plane is a handful for the volunteers who work to keep it airworthy.
Proof of ancient farming at Winnipeg Forks
Archeologists have found the first indication that farming was an important activity at The Forks - a historic site at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers in Winnipeg - dating back hundreds of years.
Canada buys rare War of 1812 collection for $573K
The government of Canada was the winning bidder for a large collection of letters, maps and other papers that once belonged to Sir John Sherbrooke, the lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia who conquered Maine for the British during the War of 1812. The coll
Research sheds new light on Viking travels in N.L.
An American researcher has uncovered new information about the movement of the Vikings in Newfoundland and Labrador which suggests they may have moved further inland than previously thought, and may have travelled to other parts of Atlantic Canada.
The D-Day invasion as it happened
The largest amphibious invasion in history began early on the morning of June 6, 1944, as the Allied forces began the bloody task of securing a toehold in western Europe, which Nazi Germany had conquered four years earlier.
Could this be Amelia Earhart's plane?
Aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart and her navigator vanished more than 75 years ago, but a new sonar image is giving American researchers hope that the mystery could soon be solved.
King Richard III buried in 'untidy' grave
New information has surfaced in the odd tale of the British king buried in a car park. King Richard III's remains, which were discovered August under a parking lot in Leicester, England, were laid to rest in a grave researchers are now saying was badly pr
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