We think of the Druids as being embedded in British culture from the mists of ancient times. But what we think we know about Druids is of surprisingly modern provenance.
Free flowing trade across Ireland’s border should not be taken for granted.
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After decades of diplomacy and development the two economies of Ireland are more integrated than they have been in a century.
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At Ebbsfleet, in northeast Kent, archaeologists have finally uncovered the site where Julius Caesar's fleet landed in 54BC.
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Kingston-Upon-Hull is a city of contradictions, which is holding up a mirror to British society.
Martin Luther King in Newcastle, 1967.
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Black British history is too often overlooked, and its connections to the US even more so.
The academy has changed substantially since Plato’s time.
Australian universities are teaching 'identity politics' at the expense of Western history, according to an Institute of Public Affairs report. But unis make decisions based on student demand, not politics.
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All men must die, so the young women have grown up to take control.
They are too well-behaved on Westeros – real-life queens often resorted to tears, temper tantrums and toilet humour.
It's been 680 years since the last princess of Wales born to reigning monarchs in the country walked the earth.
One of the first British films to depict the ‘crime’ of homosexuality.
Decriminalisation changed the way homosexuality and gay culture were portrayed on screen.
Marching for pride, London, 1974.
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Even the Wolfenden report cited the need to protect the public from that which disgusted them.
Race to the top?
The notion of an society organised on merit has held Britain in its sway for decades.
British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election.
Wondering how the U.K. government can just decide to dissolve itself and call for a general election? As our expert explains, it's not uncommon.
A window on the past: the ruins of Lindisfarne priory off the Northumberland coast.
From the fall of the Romans to the Middle Ages, Britain was more prosperous when it fostered a relationship with Europe.
Attlee addresses his party in 1955.
He is revered for founding the welfare state, but the post-war leader also left a lasting legacy in British intelligence.
The 200 men of the Jarrow crusade on their march to London in 1936.
Why the 200 men who marched from the north-east to London in October 1936 must not be forgotten.
The examination of a.
pauper from the Radnorshire Quarter Sessions, Michaelmas 1774.
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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.