The exchange of wanted persons between the UK and the US is a contentious issue and has been for more than 200 years.
Volume 72 Issue 10 October 2022
Efforts by the German scientist Friedrich Accum brought about widespread awareness of the dangers of food adulteration, paving the way for legislation that protects what we eat today.
Uprisings, strikes, protests and massacres in South Africa, from the Boer War to the present day.
A uniquely personal take on the transfer of power in Hong Kong.
Iraq faces an ongoing crisis of sovereignty, 90 years after independence.
The Dissolution of the Monasteries is a well-worn tale. Are we getting the whole story?
A Victorian wool merchant set out on an audacious, decade-long quest to smuggle alpacas out of Peru. But transporting his flock to Australia was only half the struggle.
The oldest continuously used religious symbol in the western world.
Britain’s privatised water companies are under attack, but private ownership of a vital public service has a long history of controversy.
Fascism would plague the 20th century, but when Benito Mussolini seized power in October 1922 few could agree on exactly what it was.