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‘Who knows? Perhaps the true truth will never be known’, an Italian in a deckchair says to a girl on the beach who has asked him, ‘What is the...

The Brothers Grimm began collecting their tales at the start of the 19th century, taking them from existing books and manuscripts, transcribed...

Possibly the most destructive volcanic eruption of all time occurred on April 10th, 1815.

Asa Briggs says he likes to think in threes. In the three years following his 90th birthday, the author of Victorian People,...

Knees up, knees up…head the ball
Nervous energy makes him tick. He’s a health fanatic ... he...

The founder of the eponymous cosmetics company died on April 1st, 1965. 

Few developments signal the sunset on a ‘Golden Age’ like the creep of nostalgia: when the combined Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus...

An exhibition at the Science Museum opens up a little-known aspect of Churchill’s wartime achievement.

The history of post-Risorgimento, post-Unification Italy has been much discussed, but relatively rarely has the history of the states...

A century ago, the Women’s Congress met with the aim of revolutionising a ravaged political landscape.

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