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University of Southampton researchers say prehistoric handaxes indicate that two cultural traditions existed among Neanderthals living in today's northern Europe.
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For over two thousand years the Jewish community have suffered because of their race and identity and...
THE surname Bruce is one of the most famous in Scottish history, producing one of its most famous sons.
Sergeant Percy Buck's dying wish was for a photo of his family to be returned to them. In a stunning act of humanity, Gefreiter Josef Wilczek honoured it
Jean Barlerin was sent notes from King George V and Queen Mary complaining about some of the food served up to them.
The Staffordshire hoard were laid out together at Birmingham Museum and Gallery, where experts were able to assemble a helmet and sword decorations.
Gobind Singh won the Victoria Cross for saving his fellow men by delivering urgent messages at the heart of the action in the Battle of Cambrai on December 1, 1917.
Vervia Todd, who died last year, left an Aladdin’s Cave of vintage clothing at her County Durham home. Now historians have discovered a hoard of First World War memorabilia.
Historians have discovered a note written by then-presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln seeking ways to sway a powerful political boss in New York to his side.
The unique draft was used by the actor/director to make changes to the dialogue and to help tweak arguably the greatest movie ever made into shape.
These remarkable photos, published for the first time, give a rare and uncensored view of the horrors of the First World War from behind enemy lines.
Use this date guide to trace your ancestors from England and Wales (Part 1).
Private George Kellett, from Yorkshire, penned the diary while he served as a trench builder in France during the First World War.
Elizabeth Bedlington, originally from London, is said to have delivered secret documents to German forces as she travelled across Spain performing under the name La Titanesca.
Visitors will be able to ride miniature trains through previously-unseen tunnels underneath London as part of a new attraction celebrating Britain's postal history.
Call for consultation to decide on where the remains of King Richard III, discovered under a council car park in Leicester, should be reburied
The only man of those 20 dead soldiers discovered in Loos-en-Gohelle, France, to have been identified by name was Private William McAleer.
London-born fighter ace Billy Drake's Second World War medals have sold at auction for an incredible £84,000 – triple the original estimate.
Taken by Captain Robert Falcon Scott himself more than 100 years ago, these photographs illustrate the fearless explorer’s ill-fated trek to the South Pole, which cost him and his four companions their lives.
For more than 70 years it was believed that Nazi deputy Rudolf Hess acted alone when he flew to Scotland on a peace mission, but new evidence suggests he had help from inside Germany.
The bed - featuring oak wood, intricate carvings and a bible inscription - was sold at auction for just £2,200 after being dumped in a hotel car park in Chester.
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According to new research, soldiers made up words which are still used today, including 'plonker' and 'cushy'.