Charles II had perhaps the most thrilling life of any British monarch
Here's five fascinating facts about the 1588 naval mission that might have sailed by you.
Lusty, passionate, prone to violent outbursts and perhaps fond of dabbling in drugs.
In 1940, the Nazis drew up unusual and downright terrifying invasion plans for Britain.
The Allies had daredevil pilots in World War One. Here are four you need to know about…
Meet four curious cases that made the headlines.
There's far more to Prince Philip than many people realise.
Well over a century later, the story of the Sandringham Company still beguiles experts.
They survived the war and would go onto re-shape politics, pop culture and literature.
British reporters risked their lives to cover the Great War
Racing drivers dice with death every day and sometimes the worst really does happen.
From a radio telescope that might just find aliens, to a truly terrifying rollercoaster.
It should have been one of the greatest races of all time. Instead, it became a bloodbath.
To celebrate the anniversary of the 1969 moon landing on 21st July, here’s our guide.
The killing of the Fascist dictator has fuelled bizarre conspiracy theories.
Did you know there was a third Kray brother? Or what they got up to in prison?
Was he the “good” predecessor or a brutal dictator?
Delving into the meaning and mystery of one of history’s most notorious dates…
From the Nazi holiday resort to the ghost town island which once witnessed slave labour…
Because there’s more to the history of trains than delays and signalling errors…
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