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By Dean Nicholas

The tablet version of our August issue is available to download now.

By Dean Nicholas

An interactive guide to how the Tudors led to the Stuarts.

By Richard Hughes

Richard Hughes on the country's complex involvement in the conflict.

By Chris Hale

New documentary throws down a gauntlet to a tired genre.

By Rob Murray

King Alfred neglects the cakes in this alternative history cartoon by Rob Murray.

By Dean Nicholas

3,500 quiz questions in your pocket with this iPhone / iPad app.

By Robert Colls

Happy birthday, George Orwell.

By Paul Lay

History on TV is too often criticised for covering familiar ground. Yet two recent documentaries recent are worthy of praise, writes Paul Lay.

By Dean Nicholas

The changing shape of the wine bottle over the decades.

By Rob Murray

A modern-day environmental problem puts Charles II in a bit of bother in this cartoon by Rob Murray.

By Paul Lay

Niall Ferguson's suggestion that John Maynard Keynes was concerned only with the present doesn't stand up to scrutiny, argues  Paul Lay.

By Dean Nicholas

Our June issue is out now for the iPad, Kindle Fire and Android tablets, alongside Blackberry devices and Windows Surface.

By Dean Nicholas

The famous Second World War operation took place on May 16th-17th, 1943.

By Paul Lay

Paul Lay on the winners of the annual history prize, awarded to books that interest and engage both professional and lay historian.