People & Politics

10 Real-Life Crime Fighters

From catching criminals to improving prison conditions, these heroes transformed crime and punishment forever

People & Politics

Who Was Ada Lovelace?

Both a pioneer of the Computer Age and the daughter of Lord Byron, the world’s first computer programmer was a complex character

Medieval & Renaissance

Who Were The Viking Warrior Women?

Discover the the daughters of Freyja, their relationship with religion and their devotion to one Norse goddess in particular

People & Politics

10 Great Explorers In History

Follow the footsteps of some of history’s most influential adventurers who travelled by land, sea and air

People & Politics

Galileo Vs The Church

From experiments to inquisition, discover the Renaissance scientist’s iconic clash with the pope and how he proved that the Earth goes around the Sun

People & Politics

The Other Churchill’s Finest Hour

How soldier-statesman John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, set an example of excellence and British military might that inspired his most famous descendant of all — Winston Churchill


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History of War

Battle of the Bulge 1944: Hitler’s last gamble

In the frozen forest of the Ardennes, thousands of Wehrmacht troops made a final desperate bid to seize the crucial port of Antwerp and perhaps decisively defeat the Allies

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