The first day of the Somme Offensive was the blackest day in the British Army's history. The shocking numbers are revealed as the war retrospective revisits 1916.
When the United States purchased Louisiana from France in 1803, it bought with it about 60,000 settlers, many of whom were French and Spanish Creoles. But what did those Creoles think of the Louisiana Purchase and how did the feel about suddenly becoming Americans?
Have you ever wondered when the phenomenon of going viral started? Perhaps it can be dated back to Flagpole sitting.
At the outset of WWII, the Germans pioneer a new form of mobile armored warfare. This is the story of the famed Nazi Blitzkrieg, as thousands of panzers burst through terrain thought impossible to conquer Western Europe in a matter of weeks.
Arthur is in the south-east of England tackling some of the world's busiest airspace and, on the Isle of Sheppey finding the unlikely spot where British aviation first got off the ground. North of London, there's the home of airships -
‘The founders were serious people. Trumpists aren’t,’ conservative political analyst says in response to former Secretary of State’s tweet
Researchers have discovered what they say is the earliest direct evidence of a shark attack on a human, with the sea creature inflicting some 790 injuries on a man 3,000 years ago.
The streets of London will be filled with dancers, trapeze artists, marching bands, and live theatre performances
Low genetic diversity in male fossils from two Siberian caves suggests females moved to their mates’ families
Continuing the Museumcraft series, we take a look at the Ashmolean Cast Gallery and the questions it raises about 'authenticity, education and experimentation in the world of museums.
As the pride in national identity associated with Cool Britannia has splintered, Tom Victor explores why Millennial football fans are opting for vintage kits when it comes to supporting England at the Euros
A look at the battle that changed World War II. Germany lost an entire army when the Soviets made their stand against their offensive in Stalingrad in 1942.
Military tactics have been tried and tweaked over the centuries to develop some pretty sound strategies, but every once in a while an individual with a more zany mind comes up with some rather peculiar plans. Join me as we take a stroll down history lane and reminisce on shenanigans past!