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England
Bronze Age finds by a clumsy metal detectorist in Nottinghamshire:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/nottingham/hi/people_and_places/history/newsid_9409000/9409647.stm

Bits of a gold ring found by some detectorists in Gosberton:
http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/crime/courts/300_year_old_ring_found_in_gosberton_field_1_2464621

Pondering (via movie hype) why King John always gets bad press:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12603356

A rare King James Bible turns up in a Wiltshire village church:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-12647043

Interesting 'loyalty map' from the English Civil War:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-03-english-civil-war.html

Might Henry VIII's blood group have been responsible for much of his behaviour?:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-03-puzzle-henry-viii.html

Protection for an historical garden in Watford:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-12636325

Finland
More on attempts to recreate a 19th-century beer found in a shipwreck:
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hYsYjzjBg4bjAOKe66FKwNNelY-A?docId=60fc00688f7c46faae0d84829aef8ef5

Scotland
Archaeologists have found remains of Stirling Castle's 16th century defenses:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-12620099

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England
They're laser-scanning Stonehenge:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12688085
 
cf: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxAnanfB_rg

Finds from various periods during a dig at a pending housing development in Didcot:
http://www.heraldseries.co.uk/news/hsdidcotnews/8895887.History_unearthed/

A merman sculpture found in a shipwreck is going on display:
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/8906111.17th_century_merman_carving_to_go_on_display_in_York

A small hoard of gold coins (from France) found in Leicestershire:
http://www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/news/Golden-wonder/article-3302753-detail/article.html

Germany
This Celtic find doesn't seem to have made its way to the English press:
http://www.nzz.ch/nachrichten/panorama/opfergaben_in_basler_keltensiedlung_gefunden_1.9756135.html

Ireland
 A seventh century brooch from Kerry with a Greek connection:
http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/7th-century-brooch-found-in-Kerry-has-links-to-the-early-Greeks-117575713.html

Italy
Italy's top fifteen cultural exports:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/fast-cars-to-latin-lovers-italys-top-15-cultural-exports-2236961.html#

Norway
A Sarup site from Norway (article in Norwegian):
http://www.aftenposten.no/fakta/innsikt/article3846334.ece

Scotland
A pair of Bronze Age burial pots were revealed when a standing stone fell over:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-12689919

Sweden
Contract archaeology in Sweden threatened?:
http://scienceblogs.com/aardvarchaeology/2011/03/draft_bill_threatens_future_qu.php

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Fleas are definitely implicated in the spread of 14th century plague:
http://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/8907567.All_bites_are_off___fleas_did_spread_plague/

England
Brighton schoolkiddies have built a Neolithic-style chalk house:
http://www.brightonandhovenews.org/2011/03/brighton-school-children-build-replica-neolithic-house/

Some medieval skeletons from Lincolnshire were reburied:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-12744092

Plans to house the Magna Carta in Licoln Castle:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-12735894

Iceland
Recent finds from Iceland:
http://www.medievalists.net/2011/03/19/archaeology-in-iceland-recent-developments/

Ireland
Remains of a medieval mill of some sort from Dublin:
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2011/0315/1224292163264.html
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England
They're building a replica Anglo Saxon burial chamber at Sutton Hoo:
http://www.eveningstar.co.uk/news/video_work_starts_to_create_replica_anglo_saxon_burial_chamber_at_sutton_hoo_1_837473

This seems to be a followup to the find (almost three years ago) of some intact brain tissue in a skull found when the University of York was doing some expanding:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20110325/sc_livescience/2500yearoldhumanpreservedbraindiscovered

France
Nice feature on the Bayeux Tapestry:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/03/27/bayeux_tapestry_archive/

Scotland
Some pottery which may have 'belonged' to Robert the Bruce:
http://news.stv.tv/scotland/east-central/237978-anchient-pottery-may-have-belonged-to-robert-the-bruce/

Wales
Testing whether Iron Age hillforts in Wales communicated with fire signals:
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2011/03/21/talking-fires-link-iron-age-hillforts-91466-28372643/
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