More is more in #cluttercore, the new interior trend championed by the young maximalists of TikTok.
The Victorians are to blame for our conservative ideas about how a pregnant body should look
Marrying the husband of your deceased sister was legally considered incest, leaving women of all classes in ruinous circumstances.
‘Attention snacking’ may help keep us alert.
Despite arguments that young children have enjoyed Jane Eyre for 150 years, the Victorians were much more concerned about the novel’s influence than universities are today.
In an era before clinical trials, medical writers drew on the stories of explorers as evidence about the health effects of different foods and drinks.
Expanding railways and changes in labour practices meant that the Victorians had time for a proper holiday and many took to the British coast.
The Christmas holidays can sometimes feel a little unhealthy but the ingredients that makeup a Christmas pudding are pretty nutritious.
In Sherlock, domination is something to be revered, rather than challenged.
Penny dreadfuls told real stories of murder and mayhem to 19th-century audiences seeking escape from city life. True crime podcasts have a lot in common with them.
Environmental activists have been advocating for piecemeal legal change for decades. But a more fundamental rewrite of the law is needed.
These legends allow us to address our fears about the urban environment.
A survey conducted in April revealed more than half the participants flouted social distancing rules to go shopping for non-essential items, and visit friends or family.
PODCAST: An audio version of an in depth article on what newly discovered documents reveal about the burial of Charles Dickens, 150 years after his death.
Graveyards were important locations in Victorian life.
Grecian love is often idealised as an respectable model for queer love. However, there’s more pleasure and reality to be found in ancient Rome’s dirtier version
Considerations of whether children and young people are deserving of help are reminiscent of 19th-century approaches to child services.
For most of the Victorian era, people thought it was normal for men and women to be treated differently, and judged by different standards.
Sometimes the unknown is more appealing than the truth – and it has kept ghost hunters in business for generations.
Despite the millions used in the transatlantic slave trade and Britain benefitting from their forced labour, a national memorial is proving difficult.