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Team GB’s women have already secured a bronze at Sochi 2014 and the men go for gold later today. Here are 10 things about the sport that will help you cheer on the curlers…
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Hussar regiments have been a part of many armies around the world over the last 500 years
Was Haig an incompetent monster who sent thousands of brave Tommies to their deaths, or a brilliant military strategist who won the First World War?
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New research into the rocks used to make the ancient monument may answer one of the many unknowns surrounding its mysterious history
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The English Civil War invokes images of elaborately dressed Cavaliers against the practically armoured Roundheads. But is this accurate?
Since Education Secretary Michael Gove's outspoken criticisms of Blackadder and the show's treatment of World War I, more people are asking if our views of the conflict need revising
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Quick-witted and brutally honest, Mark Twain is regarded as one of America’s most loved authors
Bartholdi's design patent for the Statue of Liberty, 1879
One of the world’s most famous monuments, the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of freedom, opportunity and new life since its dedication in 1886
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