Scotland is preparing to welcome the world and herald the beginning of a very special year. Find out what's in store for those of us with Scottish roots
Anthony Adolph explores the bizarre phenomenon of pedigrees claiming descent from God
In the early days of the railway accidents were common, and each year hundreds of people were killed or maimed. Simon Fowler shows you how to find out more about your ancestors who were involved
Robert Davies recalls the life and times of one of Britain's most celebrated bare-knuckle boxers
Extreme fashion is nothing new. Jayne Shrimpton explores the phenomenon of neck ruffs, which were all the rage among our 16th-century ancestors
New to genealogy? Follow our step-by-step guides to basic sources for researching your family tree
This month, fashion historian Jayne Shrimpton analyses the working dress of our ancestors who were tradespeople and industrial workers
An exhibition currently running at the British Library explores tactics of power and persuasion employed throughout history by states around the world
Nick Barratt says goodbye and gives his very Last Word.
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