On 6 April 1917, politicians across the Allied nations celebrated the news that many despaired of ever hearing – the United States had declared war on Germany
Britain is, of course, not the only nation paying tribute to the millions who lost their lives 100 years ago
On 31 May 1916, Walter Yeo was manning the guns of HMS Warspite during the battle of Jutland when the ship came under fire
Liftoff of the last lunar mission, Apollo 17, December 1972, courtesy of Breese
A new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, opens today celebrating the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare
The rabbits have been in Land's End for over a year © MikeLane45
Archaeology had an interesting development this week as burrowing rabbits discovered ancient treasures
Thousands of men had signed up for the British Army by the end of 1914, but before they could be packed off to the front, they had to be fitted out in uniform
Speed skater © Karl Weatherly
The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics begins today amidst controversy and criticism
Battle of Waterloo, 18 June 1815 © Getty Images
In 1815, the Duke of Wellington's Allied troops defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo, much to the nation's joy and relief
Mr Selfridge returned to TV screens on Sunday - image ITV
The hit ITV drama based following the larger-than-life Harry Selfridge has been going from strength to strength
The rear of the Manor House, and Mount Grace Priory in North Yorkshire - © Redey
A Charterhouse was the English term for a Carthusian priory or abbey
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