Proof that at least some Vikings were Christians before the Twelfth Century — the usual date given for their conversion — has been found near a churchyard in Denmark, in the form of a solid-gold crucifix.
Archaeologists in England have found evidence of a massacre recorded 1,000 years ago when an Anglo-Saxon king ordered all Danish Vikings in his realm to be killed and it now seems the chronicles have been proven right.
Monday night's rescheduled New York Giants-Minnesota Vikings football game will take place in Detroit after a snowstorm caused the partial collapse of the Metrodome in downtown Minneapolis.
Archaeologists believe they have found the site of a key Viking fortress on the eastern coast of Ireland. The fortress, identified in the Irish Annals as “Linn Duchaill” was founded by the Vikings the same year as Dublin, the capital.
The Wirral in Merseyside, UK has always been a place where historians knew Vikings had once settled, but no one had guessed that the great vessel they had travelled in to get there, was still actually there.