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By Dean Nicholas

West Germany take home the trophy for the first time.

By Dean Nicholas

West Germany take home the trophy for the first time.

By Christina Lee

Christina Lee reviews an exhibition at the British Library.

By Paul Lay

Our editor Paul Lay picks the books he'll be packing to the beach this summer.

By Martin Evans

Martin Evans on one of the most remarkable films to come out of the Middle East and North Africa in the past decade.

By Paul Lay

The furore over Michael Gove's plans for the English curriculum shows our collective amnesia over our rich sources of literature and history, writes Paul Lay.

By Dean Nicholas

Raoul McLaughlin talks about Rome’s desire for an African empire, a fierce struggle for trade, land and the search for the source of the Nile.

By Nathalie Aubert

A retrospective of the French photographer's work is at the Pompidou Centre, Paris until June 9th.

By Paul Lay

The winners of this year's prestigious history prize have been announced.

By Marc Morris

The violence and gore in the hit TV series simply reflect the bloodiness of the Middle Ages, right? Not necessarily, says Marc Morris.

By Dean Nicholas

A selection of responses to Ian Mortimer's article in our June issue.

By Matt Lodder

A retrospective of the artist's career at London's Tate gallery.

By Matthew Nicholls

A vivid, colourful evocation of the city in AD 315.

By Paul Lay

Archaeologists have confirmed that the town of Amesbury in Wiltshire, located two miles from Stonehenge, is the longest continuously occupied settlement in Britain.