The oldest surviving animated feature was not made by Walt Disney, but by a German puppeteer named Lotte Reiniger: The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926).
Mainland Europe has always been essential to Britain’s prosperity. When the relationship with Europe is poor, the lot of ordinary Briton is poorer for it.
Car-free Paris? It was already a dream in 1790 Le Pont-Neuf et la Pompe de la Samaritaine, vue du quai de la Mégisserie, painting by Nicolas Raguenet (circa 1750-1760). Musée Carnavalet Arnaud Exbalin, Université Paris
The Russian scholar, Andrei Fursov, explains in this video the reason why the British authorities insist to keep Rudolf Hess’s files classified until 2050.
Thomas Cook’s enormous 178-years heritage is about to be lost and a number of business historians are fighting to save it.
Clay vessels that have been found in Germany could have been used to supplement breast milk and wean children more than 5,000 years ago.
In 1965, Keith Richards had recorded a few snatches of Satisfaction and gone back to sleep, leaving the machine to record a long stretch of snoring.
In a newly discovered song ‘Old Man Trump’, Woody Guthrie assaults again Fred Trump over the rents charged at a public housing project.
Fifty years ago – in September 1968 – the legendary rock band Led Zeppelin first performed together, kicking off a Scandinavian tour billed as the New Yardbirds.
Eyewitness accounts video recording of Lincoln’s assassination.
In less than 48 hours, Suharto had roundly defeated the 30th September Movement. At about the same time, the abductees’ bodies were found in an old well in an area known as Lubang Buaya (Crocodile Hole) in east Jakarta.
Oswald had two interview on the New Orleans radio station WDSU. The first program took place on August 17, 1963. The second on August 21, 1963.
When allied troops stormed the beaches at Normandy on D-Day June 6, 1944, they were using a remarkable and entirely untested technology: artificial ports.
A Few Days With Lenin And Trotsky In 1920 By the American cartoonist Ellison Hoover.
The echoes of empire have continued to reverberate in British political life. These echoes had a strong influence on why people voted for Brexit.