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Most European men are descended from three Bronze Age forefathers say scientists

Tue, 2015-05-19 00:00
Scientists say they have found evidence that a population surge of males between 2,000 and 4,000 years ago provides evidence that most European men are descended from just three Bronze Age forefathers.
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Magna Carta and World War Two to Edo Japan and Yorkshire ale: Six small gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show

Mon, 2015-05-18 00:00
With the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015 about to open to the public, take a look at six small artisan gardens created in the grounds by horticultural artists.
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Drawing the Nude: Pallant House traces the journey of the nude since Manet's Olympia

Mon, 2015-05-18 00:00
Pallant House is looking at the way artists have captured the nude since Édouard Manet’s ‘Olympia’ challenged viewers with a new kind of nakedness in 1865.
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Archaeologists put Roman gateway on wishlist after finding ancient water tank at Vindolanda fort

Mon, 2015-05-18 00:00
The new season of excavations at Vindolanda, the Roman auxiliary fort south of Hadrian's Wall, have seen archaeologists battle snow and rain to find bones, hairpins and more.
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Museums at Night Report: Gavin Turk, pyramid power and Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Sun, 2015-05-17 01:00
Artist Gavin Turk's occult new sculptures are among the after-hours attractions in the West country. Mark Sheerin explores the power of pyramids.
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"Bonkers yet dignified": Inside Grayson Perry's Dream House - inspired by Essex Everywoman

Sun, 2015-05-17 00:00
Devoted to a fictional Essex Everywoman, see inside the house which is at the centre of a Channel 4 documentary charting a three-year design and buildinging process.
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Artists come from such strange places: Glenn Ligon talks abstraction, discrimination and Nottingham Contemporary

Sun, 2015-05-17 00:00
New York artist Glenn Ligon tells Culture24 about his first curatorial project, which brings diverse influences together for Nottingham Contemporary show Encounters and Collisions
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