Victoria's meddling in the love lives of her grandchildren helped create—and destroy—modern Europe.
These striking images changed how rulers were seen—and not always for the better.
As rain poured down, conflicts between Mary Shelley and her fellow vacationers reached a boiling point.
The French emperor escaped his island prison in plain sight.
Known as the 'Cheddar Man,' the discovery of his skin color defied popular belief in Britain.
Scientists now believe the plague spread too fast for rats to be the culprits.
The Catholic and Protestant churches promoted themselves by persecuting witches, economists argue.
Inside the unhappy reign of Sisi, Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary.
The often-rocky relationship between Britain and the European Union stretches back nearly half a century.