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The British Library’s new exhibition is a star-studded tour of the Anglo-Saxons at their most eloquent.
The English republic was brought down by the same forces that brought it to power.
The national campaign for suffrage saw women forming societies from Land’s End to John O’Groats.
The rise and fall of José Luis Bustamante’s left-wing presidency.
The power and perils of reconstructing the music of Napoleon's time.
Canada’s treatment of its indigenous peoples has been described as ‘cultural genocide’.
The cult of the quintessentially English saint was the product of the Vikings who defeated him.
Air conditioning across the US brought an industrial boom – at a cost to the environment.
Newspapers’ sensational coverage has changed very little in the 130 years since the Ripper first struck.
Why the British government can’t reveal more about an ‘open secret’.