In the past internal migrants were feared and mistreated by law.
The UK is in for a volatile few years, with no obvious calming measures in sight. But for a true revolution to happen, a great many stars would have to align.
The drop in sterling following Brexit has been as strong as when Germany invaded France in 1940.
For many people around the world, it's a bit of a mystery.
British history is deeply connected to Europe and whatever the result of its referendum, this will continue.
Those campaigning to leave are clinging onto the past for all the wrong reasons.
It's not the bell that needs attention, it's the Elizabeth Tower that houses it and the Great Clock that makes it chime.
The idea that only Parliament should set British laws emerged to protect the people from the King.
It involves shifting calendars, greedy governments – and the Pope.
It's time for Britain to grow up, accept its place in Europe and, yes, join the euro.
The strange history of how the Bank of England came into being.
No laughing matter: privacy fears were stoked in the 19th century even as people relished the tale of a Nosy Parker.
It is 2016 but, when it comes to housing, in many ways it could actually be 1891.
Experts believe that Henry I lies beneath a Reading car park. But some royal burials are even more mysterious.
You might think today's government is harsh, but the 1790s were a tough time for those who wanted to speak their mind.
New papers shed light on the aftermath of the dramatic flight of two of the notorious 'Cambridge Spies'.
Shakespeare's plays have kept “this glorious and well-foughten field” alive, championing its power as a myth of national unity and heroism.
Our morbid interest in the macabre never vanished – it was just displaced.
By an accident of history, Richard III met his death on a battlefield near Leicester. Now, this has transformed the city.
Joseph Haydn's visits to London changed the course of music history.