Last weekend there was the announcement of a major archaeological discovery on land belonging to the Church of Scotland in Galloway and Dumfries. The find, last September, was of a Viking hoard of very considerable importance.
The largest silver alloy Carolingian pot ever found, and which still retains its lid, and a 9th - 10th century silver cross with unusual enamels from the Dumfriesshire hoard
Many newspapers and other media have picked up the story - the facts are the same, but some give fuller coverage or better illustrations:
The Daily Telegraph has Amateur treasure hunter uncovers Viking artefacts worth £1 million and The Guardian has Metal-detecting enthusiast unearths Viking treasure hoard in Scotland. The Daily Mail,always good for photographs on such occasions, has on its website Metal detectorist finds Britain's biggest ever haul of Viking treasure
There are other, similar, online accounts at 'Significant' Viking treasure found in Dumfries and Galloway, at Viking treasure hoard found in Dumfries and Galloway, at Viking treasure found in Dumfries and Galloway , at Gold items among major Viking hoard and at Amateur archaeologist finds 1000-year old Viking treasure hoard
The BBC website has the story at Viking treasure haul unearthed in Scotland and The Scotsman reports it at Viking treasure hoard found in Scotland