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The legends and secrets behind the Knights Templar, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the RAF, the rituals behind royal births and so much more!
Great Explorers special edition
From the Vikings to the Space Race, the story of humankind is entwined with our search for what lies over the hills, across the sea or beyond the stars.
Many consider Saint Patrick’s Day as an excuse to have a Guinness or two and claim that our great, great, grandparents hailed from the Emerald Isle. But how much do you actually know about the saint himself?
Amelia Earhart
In May 1932, American aviator Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman – and first person since Charles Lindburgh – to fly non-stop across the Atlantic. She would continue to break records until 1937, when she vanished without a trace
Helen Keller
The story of Helen Keller’s rise as an educator and humanitarian, despite double disabilities, is an extraordinary one. 
Ada Lovelace
To contine our celebration of International Women's Day, we look at Ada Lovelace. A visionary whose brilliant mind identified the potential of computers a century before the digital age.  
Eleanor was a tough, capable and resourceful woman
From teenage duchess to elderly mother of kings, Eleanor of Aquitane sat at the heart of European politics for six decades, refusing to accept the traditional position of her gender in a medieval world.
Edith Cavell
To mark International Women's Day, we're looking at the lives of five extraordinary women starting with Edith Cavell. On 12 October 1915, Edith Cavell was shot by a German firing squad, but that didn’t end her impact on World War I
Welsh fan holding leek while celebrating winning a rugby match.
The leek has been a national symbol of Wales for thousands of years, but how did the connection begin? Learn the story behind one of Wales's most treasured emblems.
The controversies and conspiracies of the JFK assassination, the Irish Potato Famine, the tall tales (or were they?) of medieval traveller Sir John Mandeville, Imperial Rome's worst defeat, Tudor queen Elizabeth I's love rival, and much more
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