Sons of Polish navigator united with family who hid their father in Nazi-occupied France
The city of Katowice transitions to the future whilst remembering the past in this edition of Spotlight
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern attended commemorations ahead of the anniversary of the landing of British explorer James Cook 250 years ago.
Located around 200 kilometers from the UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi, on the eastern coast of Sir Bani Yas Island, lies the country’s oldest Christian site.
The location of Franco's tomb continues to fracture Spanish opinion with 43% in favour of the move and 32.5% against, according to a recent poll.
Josephine Baker, Mata Hari, and the Belgian king were a few of the celebrities that travelled on the luxury train.
The tapestry was made with the same material used to make the costumes for the show.
Visitors flock to Normandy each year to see for themselves the D-Day landing beaches and Bayeux tapestry. We mixed history with the high life.
Forget rollercoasters, the Spanish Reconquista is the big draw at this theme park
In the eastern states of Saxony and Brandenburg, three decades after the country's reunification, many voters still feel left behind – and the far-right Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) is invoking the spirit of the 1989 revolution to try to win them over.
An extraordinary drought has rescued from oblivion the Dolmen de Guadalperal — one of the major megalithic monuments of the Iberian Peninsula, which has been submerged in a swamp for nearly six decades.
America's first African slaves arrived in August 1619 - 400 years later and race still divides the U.S.
Archaeologists in northern Peru have unearthed an ancient mural from the lost Caral civilisation that is believed to be about 3,800 years old, officials reported.
Formed out of the bloodshed of World War One, Germany's first democratic experiment was overcome by Adolf Hitler's Nazis.
The 1969 extravaganza, which happened on a dairy farm in Bethel, New York, became one of the most significant counter-culture events in history.
The moon was celebrated with cultural events around the country, with local media reporting that museums and archaeological sites would stay open late.
The bicentenary of one of Britain’s bloodiest political rallies will be marked in Manchester with events in memory of the Peterloo Massacre.
It's 50 years since a three-decade-long sectarian conflict was sparked in Northern Ireland, which killed around 3,600 people.
Watch: A new footbridge will reunite the two halves of Tintagel Castle
A boat constructed of reeds will recreate ancient trade routes betweebn Egypt and the Black Sea that could predate the Greek Argonauts.
The "play and pray" initiative is aimed at attracting a younger audience.
If there is one historic Angolan figure every visitor to Angola should know it's Agostinho Neto, Angola's first president.
This femur is two metres long, bigger than the average human male!
Travelling to the French Riviera from London takes a matter of hours nowadays but it would have taken a minimum of 24 days around 2,000 years ago.
"As the father of computer science and artificial intelligence, as well as war hero, Alan Turing’s contributions were far-ranging and path-breaking. Turing is a giant on whose shoulders so many now stand,” the Bank of England's governor said on Monday.
14 July is full of fireworks and celebrations across France, but what is Bastille Day all about?