Evidence of primitive stone tools uncovered in Israel. Photograph: Tel Aviv University

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered the extraordinarily well-preserved site of a prehistoric “paradise” used more than half a million years ago by S(...)

Preparation for Electric Resistivity Tomography scan of the pit used to hold the victims before their execution at Ponary massacre site near the town of Vilnius, Lithuania. Photograph: Ezra Wolfinger/Israel Antiquities Authority/AP

An international research team has pinpointed the location of a legendary tunnel that Jewish prisoners secretly dug out with spoons to try to escape t(...)