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Footage proves suspected Nazi war criminal’s guilt

Lost film footage discovered in a Devon church has finally proved the guilt of a suspected Nazi war criminal responsible for thousands of deaths...

‘Hero’ German Luftwaffe pilot honoured by British community he saved

The 'hero' German Luftwaffe pilot who saved hundreds of lives by guiding his blazing bomber away from a British village before crashing has been...

Egyptian mummy revealed as a boy dressed in girl’s clothing

A 1,700-year-old Egyptian mummy has been revealed as a boy dressed in girl's clothing thanks to these incredible hospital scans. The child, who lived around...

Remarkable footage shows Brit helping Burmese refugees in WW2

This remarkable footage chronicles a British tea planter's mission to save refugees fleeing Burma in the second world war - using a herd of...

WW2 book reveals how MI6 spy snared Hitler’s deputy Rudolph Hess

A new book has solved one of the enduring mysteries of World War Two and revealed how an heroic British spy lured Hitler's deputy...

Spoof Facebook updates from Darwin, Newton and Franklin

Ever wondered what Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton and Benjamin Franklin would have shared with their friends on Facebook? Well, like many of the website’s 500...

Biggest-ever haul of Roman coins found in Somerset

An amateur metal detector enthusiast is celebrating after he unearthed Britain's biggest ever haul of Roman gold coins . Lucky Dave Crisp, 63, found the...

German tank ace ‘Black Baron’ was killed by a modest granddad...

A modest British granddad has finally been credited with killing dreaded German tank ace the 'Black Baron' - ending a mystery which has lasted...

First portrait of freed slave hit with export ban

The Government has banned the export of an historic artwork which features the first-ever portrait of a freed slave. Culture Minister Margaret Hodge slapped a...

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