The group of amateur archaeologists were mapping World War II bunkers when they made the surprising discovery
Diaries from 1938 show the depth of concern about the direction the world was taking. Are we facing similar dark prospects?
Margaret Thatcher's clothing is set to go on permanenant display at the Victoria and Albert museum in London, at a time when female politicians are still being criticised for what they wear
Weekends without a fry-up are unimaginable for many of us - but the dish wasn't always the nation's go-to comfort food
A team of researchers from the University of West of England are publishing the 45,000 most common last names
The road to independence was not a simple tale of civil disobedience
'We believe she survived heroically for a period of time, in terrible circumstances. History needs to tell her story right'
Archaeologists left surprised by unexpected results of radiocarbon dating anaylsis of remains
Indigo dye may be older — and more American — than previously assumed. In a study published Wednesday in Science Advances, researchers report scraps of indigo-dyed fabric found in Peru that dated back to 6,200 years ago. That makes these blue jean ancestors nearly 2,000 years older than the previous oldest example of the dye, which was made in Egypt.
One of the hunters said the weapon was 'just lying there on the ground, waiting to be picked up'
Find could be one of last remants of vanquished civilisation
The earliest of the three wrecks, known as the Axe Boat, was unrecorded before it emerged out of the mud on the west side of the Axe River in south Devon in 2001
Luke Irwin came across the well-preserved Roman villa dating back 1,400 years and which may have been home to an emperor
Officials have been locked in a dispute over renovations with the building's owner for years
'No one is saying while the Queen is alive the monarchy should be abolished. After that, it's a free-for-all,' says historian
Ahead of the release of a fifth film, here are the more accurate moments from the much-loved movies