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Forensic scientists find evidence that Richard III had intestinal worms

“Thy broken faith hath made the prey for worms,” evil Richard III is told by an accuser in Shakespeare’s drama. The outburst turns out to be true in more ways than the playwright could ever have imagined. Scientists have discovered that the hunchback king was infected with intestinal parasites, probably…

Descendants of Richard III win right to bury exhumed remains in York cathedral

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) – Descendants of Richard III won a court battle on Friday over where to bury the medieval monarch, whose bones were found under a car park last year, but were urged not to embark on a legal version of the Wars of the Roses in…