World History

Scientists surveyed the genetic 'bar codes' of five million animals and 100,000 different species.

Every person was spawned from single pair of adults living up to 200,000 years ago, scientists claim.

1575 Winter Landscape with Snowfall near Antwerp by Lucas van Valckenborch.

Europe’s Little Ice Age : ‘All things which grew above the ground died and starved’

Tombstones at the World War One Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial near Verdun, France.

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month — 100 years ago

Science edges closer to Bible accounts of Adam and Eve.

Have archaeologists found Buddha’s remains?

The Hidden History of the Poppy.

The Russian Revolution, 100 Years On: Its Enduring Allure and Menace.

On this date, in AD732, Charles Martel led the Franks against Muslim invaders near the city of Tours and turned back the tide of Islamic advance at the Battle of Tours (sometimes called the Battle of Poitiers).