History Stories
The History Behind Brexit
March 29, 2017

The often-rocky relationship between Britain and the European Union stretches back nearly half a century. Read More

New DNA Research Sheds New Light on Ice Age Europe
May 5, 2016

A new study of the genetic codes of Ice Age Europeans has given scientists insight into some 40,000 years of prehistory. Read More

1,500-Year-Old “Little Ice Age” May Have Altered the Course of History
February 10, 2016

A new study has proposed a link between a 1,500-year-old global cooling event and a period of prolonged social strife that included plagues, famine and the collapse of empires. Read More

European Unions Throughout History
December 9, 2011

As a financial crisis destabilizes the European Union, explore past attempts to unify the continent. Read More