1,800yo Roman gold ring discovered by metal detectorist (PHOTOS)

A history enthusiast has uncovered an 1,800-year-old gold Roman signet ring in Somerset. The incredible artifact was found using a metal detector, and is in remarkably good condition. The 24-carat gold ring features an onyx engraving of the Roman goddess of Victory, and is believed to have belonged to a ‘high status’ figure from 200-300 […]

Robert Lewandowski to Chelsea: Roman Abramovich key to £80m transfer – EXCLUSIVE

The Poland World Cup striker wants to leave Bayern after four years at the Bundesliga giants, following a fallout with coach Jupp Heynckes. The 29-year-old is also being chased by Manchester United and Paris St Germain, as a Europe-wide chase for his signature opened up yesterday on his announcement that his time at Bayern could […]

Greenland ice cores track Roman lead pollution in year-by-year detail

Enlarge (credit: Johny SYSEL via Wikimedia Commons) Buried beneath the snow on Greenland’s surface, ancient layers of ice hold deposits of lead that originated at mines and foundries in ancient Rome. Fluctuations in the amount of ancient lead pollution that reached Greenland turn out to be a remarkably accurate way to trace the economic impact […]

Roman Jews and Israeli rabbis are ‘at war’… over artichoke

A centuries-old Italian way of cooking artichokes is apparently not to the taste of Israel’s top religious authority, as it has rejected the dish as non-kosher. However, Rome’s Jewish community stand up for their beloved delicacy. The row over an ordinary vegetable made the headlines after the Chief Rabbinate of Israel denounced the artichoke as […]

WWE RAW: Brock Lesnar will go to UFC if Roman Reigns wins at WrestleMania – Paul Heyman

Rumours have been suggesting that Lesnar’s contract is running out after WrestleMania and that he won’t sign a new deal. It has also been speculated that The Beast is keen on a return to the Octagon. Heyman has clarified that if Reigns dethrones his client then both he and the ex-UFC Heavyweight Champion will never […]

WWE news: Roman Reigns makes HUGE revelation ahead of WrestleMania – Fans will love it

Reigns is set to challenge Heyman’s client Brock Lesnar for the Universal Championship at WrestleMania. The plan is to have The Big Dog win the belt and be established as the company’s top guy. Rumours, however, suggest that Heyman will turn on The Beast, just like he did at Survivor Series 2002, and help Reigns […]

Blindspot's Luke Mitchell: Roman Will Make Jane and Kurt's Life a 'Living Hell'

Hell hath no fury like a Roman scorned. When Jane Doe’s brother revealed in the Blindspot Season 3 premiere that he’s to blame for her new bioluminescent tattoos, he made something else very clear: He plans to make life miserable for Jane and everyone close to her. According to star Luke Mitchell, Blindspot fans won’t […]

‘Once in a lifetime discovery’: Treasure hunters unearth hoard of Roman bronze (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Published time: 29 Sep, 2017 17:33 A pair of amateur metal detectorists scouring a site in their native Gloucestershire stumbled upon a cache of unique bronze Roman artifacts, some of which are the first such items found in British history. The cache, which dates back to the last decades of the ancient Roman occupation of […]

TIFF Diary #1: ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer,’ ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq,’ ‘Molly’s Game,’ ‘Brad’s Status,’ ‘The Final Year’

The Killing of a Sacred Deer opens with a giant close-up of a heart in mid-surgery, pumping away as operatic music blasts over the soundtrack, an image that’s basically a pre-emptive rebuke – yes, there’s a heart beating somewhere in this movie.Deer is the latest from Yorgos Lanthimos, the deadpan provocateur behind Dogtooth and The […]

Kate Winslet Defended Working With Woody Allen And Roman Polanski And People Aren't Happy

Allen continuously denied the allegations, and was never charged, but in 2014 the New York Times published an open letter from Dylan, maintaining that she had been abused and calling Allen “a living testament to the way our society fails the survivors of sexual assault and abuse.” In response, he gave the paper another lengthy […]