In northern Spain, a local priest allowed an amateur artist to restore a series of wooden statues, including one featuring Jesus, Mary and St Anne. The technicolor outcome, however, had a local official calling it an act of “vengeance rather than a restoration”.
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In 1944, Marcel Nadjari -- a Greek Jew who was forced to remove bodies from the Auschwitz gas chambers -- buried a letter in a forest near the camp. The text was rediscovered in 1980, but it was virtually unreadable. Using a new imaging technique, scientists have finally reconstructed the letter, and it's providing harrowing new details of the Holocaust -- and what it was like to work as a forced labourer in a Nazi extermination camp.