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Stonehenge: First residents from west Wales

Stonehenge: First residents from west Wales

Science
Researchers have shown that cremated humans at Stonehenge were from the same region of Wales as the stones used in construction. The key question was to understand the geographic origin of the people buried at Stonehenge. The key innovation was finding that high temperatures of cremation can crystallise a skull, locking in the chemical signal of its origin. The findings have been published in the journal Scientific Reports.The first long-term residents of Stonehenge, along with the first stones, arrived about 5,000 years ago.Why does it matter?While it is already known that the "bluestones" that were first used to build Stonehenge were transported from 150 miles (240 km) away in modern-day Pembrokeshire, almost nothing is known about the people involved....
Leeds United transfer news: Marcelo Bielsa wants West Ham United striker Jordan Hugill at Elland Road

Leeds United transfer news: Marcelo Bielsa wants West Ham United striker Jordan Hugill at Elland Road

Sports
HUG OF WAR The former Preston and North End striker has failed to deliver at the London Stadium since arriving in January Marcelo Bielsa wants to sign Jordan Hugill from West Ham United this summer. The news Leeds United boss, who was appointed last month, is keen to add more firepower to his squad ahead of his debut managerial season in England. Hugill has played just 22 minutes of football since arriving in January And, according to The Sun, he has identified Hugill as a top target. However, Leeds may have to battle with Queens Park Rangers to land the 26-year-old, with Steve McClaren also trying to convince the striker to drop down from the Premier League. After arriving in east London in January from Preston North End, Hugill has failed t...
West Ham transfer news: Antonio Candreva emerges as target for Hammers as replacement for injured Manuel Lanzini

West Ham transfer news: Antonio Candreva emerges as target for Hammers as replacement for injured Manuel Lanzini

Sports
transfer report The 31-year-old winger is expected to leave Inter Milan this summer West Ham are interested in signing Italy international Antonio Candreva this summer, according to reports. Candreva, the Internazionale winger, is looking likely to leave the San Siro over the next couple of weeks. Candreva has been tipped to leave Inter this summer The 31-year-old assisted eight goals in 36 games last season, but Inter are expected to offload him prior to the start of 2018/19. QUINTERO BATTLE Tottenham and Real rivals in race to sign Colombia World Cup star transfer fight Tottenham and Everton in race to sign Celt...
Why West Coast home prices are surging

Why West Coast home prices are surging

Finance
Why home prices are on a tear Housing markets out west are on fire. Prices are rising, supply is tight and competition among buyers is fierce. That's all good news for homeowners. Not so much for buyers. Home prices have risen faster than wages in many cities, creating an affordability issues for buyers — especially first timers. "Everything from the Rocky Mountain states and west from there are doing much better than the rest of the country and it's been like that quite consistently," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist at the National Association of Realtors. Seattle, Las Vegas and San Francisco are leading the way with annual double-digit home price gains in March, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices. Nationwide, price rose 6.5...
West Ham United news: Javier Hernandez sparks doubt over Hammers future and reacts to Manuel Pellegrini appointment

West Ham United news: Javier Hernandez sparks doubt over Hammers future and reacts to Manuel Pellegrini appointment

Sports
Javier Hernandez says suggested he is unsure over the appointment of Manuel Pellegrini at West Ham Saturday, May 26, 2018 West Ham striker Javier Hernandez has sparked doubt over his future at the east London club. The Mexico international has refused to commit his future the Hammers and suggested he was unsure about the appointment of new manager Manuel Pellegrini. Hernandez signed a three-year Hammers contract last summer, as he completed a £16million move from Bundesliga outfit Bayer Leverkusen. But the 29-year-old striker lost his first team place towards the end of the season when he was sparingly used by former boss David Moyes, and it has been widely reported that he could leave the Premier League club this summer. West Ham ...