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Breaking News: Wellington defeats Napoleon at Waterloo article icon

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Breaking News: Wellington defeats Napoleon at Waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo on 18th June, 1815, is a key date in British history. But how was it reported at the time? As you'd expect, not impartially...

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Behind the camera

When you use film as a historical source, explains Douglas Allen, you must first understand the person behind the camera.

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The Industrial Revolution and Time

Alun C Davies explains how developments in timekeeping and the way people viewed time played an important part in making the industrial revolution possible.

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The Big Question: What inspired Marx?

His philosophy has outlived many States which claimed to be based on it, but what inspired Marx?

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Bridges and Buildings: The structures of the Industrial Revolution

Dr Peter Lewis takes a look at the impact that the industrial revolution had on bridge building.

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Queen Victoria on the Chartists

Queen Victoria and her advisors were alive to the possibility that some Chartists might try to attack her. These extracts from her personal journal show, during the years of Chartist activity, the risk was never far from her mind.

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Ada Lovelace Day

Marking the day celebrating Ada Lovelace, discover the intriguing story of her life, Charles Babbage, and their role in the 19th century development of the computer.

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London's 1818 public health crisis

200 years ago today, the Morning Post shared a report into a health crisis gripping London - and how public health solutions offered a way out of the mess.

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Match report: England v Scotland, 1872

The first international football match took place between England & Scotland in Glasgow, on November 30th 1872. Here's how it went.

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Inventing the record business

As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of the recording industry

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Election days: 1868 - Herring and mutton

Why did Liberals wave herring in the streets on polling day in 1868?

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Charles Dickens: Celebrity Author

Over 200 years since he was born Charles Dickens remains a literary icon. In fact, he was one of the first superstars - discover how he cultivated his work into a cult of personality.

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