Industry & Inventions

Did William Webb Ellis really invent rugby?

Over the next six weeks, teams from twenty nations will compete to hoist the William Webb Ellis Cup. Or should that be the Jem Mackie Cup?

Amazing World War II Photography
History of War

Amazing World War II Photography

Take a look at some of the great photos taken by war photographer Lee Miller, Hitler’s bathtub included.

Unsung British heroes of World War II
History of War

Britain’s World War II Refugees

From the first Maori RAF airman to a vengeful Czechoslovakian Squadron, these are the heroes who travelled to wartime Britain as refugees on the outbreak of war

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