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Why Do British Pubs Have Illustrated Signs Outside?

The traditional British pub is part of the landscape of British life. At a recent count, there are around 50,000 of them in the UK, some of which claim to trace their lineage back as far as the 5th and 6th centuries...

History | History

New genetic map of the UK shows which invasions created Britain's DNA

Britain has a long history of invasions: over the past two millennia, various armies from the Romans to the Anglo-Saxons conquered the bulk of the British Isles. A new genetic analysis of the...

History | History

George III 'eccentric' drawing discovered hidden in British Library - Telegraph

An eccentric architectural plan thought to have been drawn by George III during his period of 'madness' was found hidden in a volume