What happened to the Nazi gold train?

In 2015, the global media was abuzz with the reports of a purported discovery of a Nazi gold train believed to be buried in Poland.

Has the fate of Amelia Earhart finally been solved?

Deep Sea Vision, an underwater mapping and exploratory company, claims to have solved the fate of Amelia Earhart who went missing in 1937.

Study of Roman pottery reveals complex flavours of wine

Archaeologists have revealed new insights into the techniques used in the production of Roman wine, including how it looked, smelled and tasted.

Black Caesar the Pirate

Black Caesar gained infamy as a pirate and served on the Queen Anne’s Revenge, the flagship commanded by Edward Teach, more commonly known as Blackbeard.

Katherine Ferrers – The unfairly named “Wicked Lady”

Katherine Ferrers was an English gentlewoman and heiress, who allegedly resorted to highway robbery to settle her dwindling fortune, leading to her legendary name as the "Wicked Lady."

Shackleton’s Antarctica 100-year-old Whisky Brought To Life!

Whisky that laid buried for over 100 years next to Ernest Shackleton’s hut has been recreated.

Merchant Navy records reveal Britain’s ‘fourth service’

In commemoration of Merchant Navy Day, the National Archives have made available the records of over one million records contain details of Merchant Navy Seamen for the first time.

New exhibition exposes modern slavery in London

The Museum of London has launched a new exhibition to highlight the plight and realities of forced labour and slavery in London.

King Charles I in charge: Decisive Civil War battle recreated in audio form

Naseby Battlefield guide for visually impaired created as part of an educational outreach project. 

2012 marks a milestone! – 200 years of commercial railway locomotives

Britain is preparing for the Olympic games in 2012, but what many won't realise, is that the year also marks the bicentenary of the...

Railway Preservation – Students show the way

The growth of “Heritage” in Britain is due, says Jodie Lewis of Bangor University, to the British love of nostalgia and the underdog. Railway Preservation...

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