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
The name Valentine is now synonymous with love and romance. Every year, billions are spent around the world, from the standard dozen roses to diamond rings, in the name of St Valentine, but who was he and where did Valentine’s Day come from?
Why do we eat pancakes on Shrove Tuesday?
The prominent British suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst faced derision, beatings and prison, all to win women the right to vote, as Jonny Wilkes explains
Tracing the successes of Alexander the Great, the tragic tale of the man behind The Beatles, Terracotta Warriors, the Polish woman who saved 2,000 Jewish children from the Nazis, Top 10 secret societies, the most historically accurate film and much more! 
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