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By Taylor Downing
Published 25 November 2014
A new visitor centre places the work of Bletchley Park within the broad history of the Second World War.
By Dean Nicholas
Published 1 October 2014
A few pictures of our suitably historic new abode.
By Philippa Joseph
Published 2 September 2014
Philippa Joseph reviews an exhibition at the National Gallery, London.
Published 13 August 2014
A map of women's political rights around the world, from 1892 until the present day.
Published 7 August 2014
The Night of the Long Knives, postage history and more.
Published 1 August 2014
New project from The National Archives shows global scale of conflict.
By Paul Lay
Published 29 July 2014
Paul Lay reflects on the differences between his generation and that of his grandfather, who fought in the First World War.
Published 27 July 2014
Watch footage of the world's first jet airliner making its maiden trip.
By Mihir Bose
Published 22 July 2014
By Rob Murray
Published 15 July 2014
The Scottish patriot makes a surprising confession.
By Stephen Cooper
Published 14 July 2014
The visitor to Leeds this summer may be surprised to see the Black Prince sporting the Maillot Jaune, usually worn by the leader of the Tour de France. Fortunately, there is a simple explanation.
By Mark Ronan
Published 1 July 2014
The recently opened Sam Wanamaker Theatre marks an intriguing step forward in the revival of baroque opera, says Mark Ronan.
By Charlotte Crow
Published 24 June 2014
The only surviving possession known to have belonged to the black Chartist leader, William Cuffay, has been discovered.
By Matthew Taylor
Published 17 June 2014
World Cup fever seems to have been with us since modern sport began. In Britain, it always hasn't been the case.