Radioactive Review

Marie Curie’s life and work is put under the microscope

People & Politics

The search for historical Jesus

His may be the greatest story ever told, but how do historians sort fact from fiction when it comes to Jesus?

People & Politics

British women in India

Author Katie Hickman discusses the pioneer women who headed east rather than west to seek their freedom, fortune or simply new lives

People & Politics

Lesser-known Lore of Werewolves

Every culture adds their own new piece to the werewolf legend, but what elements haven’t quite caught on with the rest of the world?

People & Politics

The Road To Rebuilding Britain

World War II tore homes and families apart, but Britain would rise stronger than ever

People & Politics

10 Marvellous Medics

Meet ten men and women who had a lasting impact on medicine in the medieval world

People & Politics

Australia’s First Penal Colony

How punitive criminal sentences, a gruelling journey and years of backbreaking labour forged the modern-day land down under

People & Politics

Mussolini Vs The Mafia

The Italian dictator declared war on the Sicilian Cosa Nostra, but its suppression at home led inexorably to its rise in America

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The Birth Of Hollywood

How four penniless Jewish immigrant siblings changed the face of entertainment forever and wrote their own fairy tale

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England’s Last Duel

For centuries, duelling was a gentleman’s right to keep their honour, before the practice was made unlawful. However, there was still time for one last duel in England…

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What Were The Witch Hunts?

The witch-hunters of early modern Europe and America saw thousands tortured and sentenced to death, but what was a witch-hunt and why did this notorious practice happen?

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