More than 400 years have passed since the death of the last Tudor monarch, yet our fascination with the dynasty shows no sign of abating.
Hiroo Onoda’s World War II comes to an end in the forests of Lubang Island – almost 30 years after Japan’s surrender.
The extraordinary take of English explorer, writer, cartographer, archaeologist, diplomat, linguist and spy, Gertrude Bell
To her people she was a creature of beauty and mother of the nation, but behind closed doors hid a queen riddled with insecurities and plagued by bouts of depression.
In March 1429, a 17-year-old girl arrived at Charles VII’s court at Chinon. She announced that she had been called upon by saints to expel the English and restore the throne of...
By the time Cyrus the Great entered Babylon in October 539 BC, he had defeated three empires – and secured his own for 200 years...
William Cuffay’s arrest and trial sees him transported to the other side of the world – but he never gives up on people’s rights