Have you ever wondered where the two minutes' silence originated? Has the practice stayed unchanged since 1919? Find...
25 Sep 2018
Were the British people as jubilant as some newspapers depict on the day of the Armistice in 1918? Vincent...
24 Sep 2018
How are celebration, silence and ambiguity used to depict the armistice in A Man Could Stand Up - ...
19 Sep 2018
Track the key events in Hitler's life, from his childhood in Austria to his suicide in the bunker in Berlin.
20 Aug 2018
By Alan Shipman
While austerity isn’t over, governments have stopped trying to scare us about the scale of their debts – thanks to a...
08 Aug 2018
How did women (including suffragettes) help wounded soldiers in the First World War? Dr Sara Haslam explores...
05 Feb 2018
The war may have ended in November, but some men who had been captured were still facing a Christmas in the...
22 Dec 2017
In a weary editorial, the Daily Mirror frets that humanity's capacity for creating destruction might have wiped out...
21 Dec 2017
Percival Philips scours France for good cheer - but it's hard to ignore the plight of those bombed out of their homes.
20 Dec 2017
The Financial Times struggles to see a brighter future, but hopes that at least city traders will no longer be seen...
19 Dec 2017