Soviet troops advancing at Stalingrad.
Two big battles which turned the tide of World War II can tell us a great deal about some important present-day challenges.
British prime minister, Anthony Eden, and US president, Dwight Eisenhower, after a conference at the White House in 1956.
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60 years ago, Britain and the US believed they were on the same page when it came to Suez. How wrong they were.
Suez Crisis: breaking point for Anthony Eden’s premiership.
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Cameron has followed in Eden's footsteps, but in the 1950s the leadership race was a different ballgame.
There's an ever-increasing demand for more shipping routes and it's taking its toll on the planet.
The jellyfish highway.
For a month or two every summer, beaches across the south-eastern Mediterranean might be packed but the inviting seas remain suspiciously empty. It’s jellyfish season, and the “nomads” are out in force…