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Harry Potter exhibition blends wizardry with history

LONDON: A new exhibition celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book’s publication is offering ‘muggles’ with an interest in magic the chance to view rare memorabilia, combined with historic artifacts referenced in the…

Whiff of history: Scientists sniff out the past

Inspired by the aroma of ancient paper, scientists are documenting the odours of a stately British home in a bid to preserve historical smells for posterity. The team has been working at Knole House in southeast England, capturing the…

Myanmar to remove Rohingya from country’s history

YANGON: Myanmar's religious affairs ministry plans to write a book that the Rohingya are not indigenous to the country, as tensions grow over a brutal military crackdown on the Muslim minority. Almost 27,000 Rohingya have crossed into…