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History & The Arts
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...
A meeting between the US ambassador and Stalin reveals what the Soviets felt about the bombing of Hiroshima - and Churchill's return to the Opposition benches.
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.
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.
The first international football match took place between England & Scotland in Glasgow, on November 30th 1872. Here's how it went.
In a weary editorial, the Daily Mirror frets that humanity's capacity for creating destruction might have wiped out all sense of fraternity - unless this really is the war to end all wars
Percival Philips scours France for good cheer - but it's hard to ignore the plight of those bombed out of their homes.
The Financial Times struggles to see a brighter future, but hopes that at least city traders will no longer be seen as driven purely by greed.
Small kindnesses for troops recovering from their injuries in Manchester - and a surfeit of pudding.
The Peers of Scotland gather to select their representatives for the new Parliament of 1880. It's not a smooth process.
Money & Business
The new electric lighting will never be more than a luxury product, stockholders in the Gas Light & Coke Company are reassured at the company's 1892 meeting.
Writing in 1840, Benjamin Disraeli shared his passion for the Bavarian capital.
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