Barbers and deep-fried snacks

‘Women, beware of bicycle face!’

Cycling, feminist and independent travel

The Army Lives of WW1

A new Pinterest board

19 vintage photographs of the Tour de France

The world's most famous cycling race

Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Murder in Sarajevo and the First World War

The Centenary of World War 1

19 historical photographs from the conflict

World Cup mania

18 vintage football photographs

The sinking of the Lusitania

A decisive moment of World War One

Volkswagen Beetle

Birth of an industrial icon

Illustrated Maps

Reflecting society through cartography

The importance of songs during World War One

Songs were a key part of social life

Italian soldiers who fought and died in the Great War

Stories and testimonies from World War One

A portrait of The Hague

Take a virtual tour of the Dutch city

Walter Flex and a map with bullet hole

The death of an extraordinary man

Happy birthday to the British Museum

255 years ago today, the British Museum opened its doors

Jan van Goyen

Landscape painter and tulip dealer

Marco Polo - the man who brought China to Europe

Marco Polo's book of his travels introduced Europeans to China and Central Asia

From St Nicholas to Santa Claus
Double double, toil and trouble: witches and witchcraft
Lope de Vega - never short of a drama