The rebuilding of London required an image of what had been lost. Kate Wiles shares one such survey from 1669.

The appearance of a Short Stirling Bomber near St Paul's Cathedral prompts Roger Hudson to recall the Wings for Victory campaign.

The church was consecrated on December 28th, 1065.

A three-month frost fair began on November 24th, 1715.

Britain’s Industrial Revolution is most closely associated with the Midlands and the North. But the capital was also a centre of innovation and enterprise, as David Waller explains.

Roger Hudson details the rebuilding of the world’s first theme park in south London in 1853.

The world might be forgiven for rolling its eyes at the prospect of another book on Shakespeare. Does Shakespeare in London, the latest...

Homelessness was an acute problem in the 19th-century city.

A multiracial community of activists began organising public meetings and rallies in the 1930s, paving the way for the Pan-African Congress of 1945, writes Daniel Whittall.

The French are visible all over London and not just in the South Kensington area, or ‘Frog Valley’ as it is affectionately known. One can buy...