Volume 67 Issue 10 October 2017

Murder at the Vatican

An unsolved Renaissance mystery casts light on the dark world of extortion, revenge and power politics at the heart of the Catholic Church.

Dorothy Lawrence

The English reporter who posed as a man to become a soldier during the First World War was born on 4 October 1896.

Telling Trabbies from Junkers

Though fast-faced and refreshingly different, this short study of Germany is more political manifesto than historical analysis.

Fighting for the Enemy

European powers sought to colonise the world. They could not do so without the support of indigenous peoples.