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.
A dive into the archives shows that pets developed a special place in Victorians' hearts.
In an act of 'mummy-shaming' to rival anything today’s internet has to offer, Queen Victoria is thought to have named a cow in the royal dairy after her daughter, who had decided to breastfeed.
As early as the 1860s the twin diseases of modernity – overwork and sleeplessness – became the focus of cultural anxieties.
Victorian Britain laid the foundations for today's overconsumptive meat industry. Might it also show us a way out?
The desire to treat all those in poverty via one policy stems from the same impulses that led to reform of poor laws in the 19th century.
Screen time wasn't a issue in the 19th century but that didn't stop concerns over how new developments might damage eyesight
Although it has ballooned in recent years, the market for men’s cosmetics isn’t just a modern phenomenon.