The Daily Populous

Monday September 3rd, 2018 evening edition

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Chris Evans is to leave BBC Radio 2 after thirteen years at the station.

Chris Evans has announced he will be leaving the Radio 2 breakfast show after eight years at the helm, and 13 years at the station.

He later confirmed he was leaving Radio 2 to host Virgin Radio's breakfast show.

Image caption The star previously presented The Big Breakfast, before hosting early morning shows on Radio 1, Virgin and Radio 2.

Evans took over from Sir Terry Wogan in 2010, and the breakfast show regularly attracts 9m listeners - more than any other UK radio programme.

Virgin Radio has confirmed Evans will be waking up the nation on its radio station in the new year - although no official start date has been given.

Evans formerly hosted the breakfast show on the first incarnation of Virgin Radio - which went on to become Absolute Radio - between 1997 and 2001. »

The jaw-dropping story behind an NFL coach's search for his family

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Runs in the Family Kansas City Chiefs running backs coach Deland McCullough went searching for his biological parents.

IN EARLY 2017, now-Kansas City Chiefs running backs coach Deland McCullough signed on to coach the running backs at USC, having spent the previous six years in the same position at Indiana University.

"It's just a miracle that his birth father's been in his life since he was 16, 17 years old. »

Tower of human skulls in Mexico casts new light on Aztecs

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Historians relate how the severed heads of captured warriors adorned tzompantli, or skull racks, found in a number of Mesoamerican cultures before the Spanish conquest.

But the archaeological dig in the bowels of old Mexico City that began in 2015 suggests that picture was not complete.

The Aztecs and other Mesoamerican peoples performed ritualistic human sacrifices as offerings to the sun. »