Our big story…
We investigate the story of Robin Hood, a legendary bandit whose myth has inspired countless TV and film adaptations. But was there any truth behind the story? Was there a real-life vigilante, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor? Come and find out!
Also in the issue…
TOP TEN LOST TREASURES
Ever dreamed of finding your own chest filled with gold, silver and jewels? Well, maybe you can! See our guide to help you locate the world’s most precious missing booty.
A genius with a hot temper and grouchy personality, the inventor of calculus and the three laws of motion didn’t have an easy upbringing, and although his legacy lives on, he was a controversial and almost unpopular figure in his heyday.
ATHENS, BIRTHPLACE OF DEMOCRACY
What was life in the ancient Agora like? Ancient Athens is renowned for being the birthplace of democracy, but what gave rise to this revolutionary new form of government?
Why did we used to eat whale vomit? Readers’ questions answered in Q&A
The US Exploring Expedition, this month’s Great Adventures
Ada Lovelace, the world’s first computer programmer, daughter of Lord Byron
Villers-Bocage, Normandy: the iconic WW2 tank battle
… and much more!