London’s most striking historical pubs, each a perfect spot to toast, including the place where Elizabeth I is rumoured to have danced around a cherry tree…
Got some time to kill? Can’t decide what to watch on Netflix? These documentaries tell football’s greatest stories.
Sometimes it feels like football only exists game to game, from pre-match interview to post-match tactical analysis…
On occassion of Churchill’s 50th funeral anniversary it seems a fine hour to analyse the connections between Churchill and the Catalan capital.
Catalans recall the words ‘I do not at all underrate the severity of the ordeal which lies before us; but I believe our countrymen will show themselves capable of standing up to it, like the brave men of Barcelona’…
A lot has been said and written about Winston Churchill this week, with Saturday marking the 50th anniversary of his death.
While Jeremy Paxman described him as “a chancer, an egotist and a charlatan“, others have pointed to his flaws as a leader and bigoted views of the world…
The UK is marking the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill. He is regarded by many as the greatest Briton ever, but for some he remains an intensely controversial figure…
London’s population has finally caught up with its 1939 peak population: from now on, it will be an all-time high. Has any other city in history bounced back from losing two and a quarter million people?
A video dispelling a commonly believed myth about Stonehenge.
And by the way, Stonehenge isn’t the only stone structure worth visiting in Britain
The Christmas Truce of 1914 is often celebrated as a symbolic moment of peace in an otherwise devastatingly violent war. First-hand testimonies help us get closer to what really happened.
CityMetric have decided to take a look at Manchester’s long and distinguished history of oh my god what is that thing my god it’s eating the mayor.
Catalunya Ràdio and the Barcelona city government have collaborated on a new free app for iPhone and Android that gives visitors an audio tour of key landmarks in the 1713-1714 siege of Barcelona.
Today in Catalonia young people grow up bilingual. It also occurs in other parts of Europe. But here a small miracle has taken place; a tradition and a culture that were in danger of being lost have been recovered.
Remember, remember the 5th of November: Guy Fawkes is one of Britain’s most infamous figures.
Who’s the man behind the mask made famous by V For Vendetta and the protest group Anonymous?
The best way to see London is, arguably, from a bridge on the River Thames. Waterloo or Westminster? London or Lambeth? The river crossings in the heart of the city offer panoramic views.
How business magnate Juan March played off the Allies and Germans in WWI to grow his empire.
A world war was a perfect opportunity to do business. Juan March Ordinas was 33 when the First World War broke out, but by then he was already a rich man.
Google has a new map for you to play with. The 1893-96 Ordnance Survey map of London has now been superimposed over a modern Google map…
Cricket and tennis compete for people’s attention in the summer. One Edwardian man had a dream of ending all this by merging the two sports.