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Glitzy opening ceremony kicks off Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Scotland rolled out a spectacular opening ceremony on Wednesday with dazzling and colourful display of their unique culture and heritage on a breathtaking night, which also had some Indian flavour to set the stage for the 20th Commonwealth Games here.

Bamiyan Buddhas were once intensely colourful

It is found that Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan were overpainted many times.

Colourful ancient rock art in Australia ‘is alive’

A type of ancient rock art maintains its vivid colours because it is alive.

"Colourful" squid found in southern Indian Ocean

Researchers have discovered a bright-coloured squid with eight arms and light-producing organs.