BOXING ROYALTY George Foreman believes Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder would be the biggest fight in heavyweight history. The former heavyweight champion believes a showdown between unified titlist Joshua, 29, and WBC king Wilder, 33, would eclipse
Queen Victoria had many encounters with the great and good of her age. Here, Ian Lloyd shares the stories behind six of these VIP meetings – and what these famous Victorian names made of the diminutive monarch in return…
On March 4 of this year the Vatican announced that it would finally open the papacy archives of Pius XII, the pope whose tenure from 1939 until 1958, covered the years of the Second World War. This step has been a long time coming and historians
Adam Brettle had a history of abusing and controlling women
UCD archaeologists plan to rebuild after thatched home destroyed in blaze
From wars in ancient Rome and medieval crusades to al Qaeda and ISIS, examples of extremist behaviour can be found almost as far back as our written histories extend. Here, expert JM Berger charts the history of extremism, and asks whether it’s
It is a tale of derring do which remains part of island folklore, but now deep pocketed whisky connoisseurs will have the chance to own a bottle from one of the most famous shipwrecks in Scottish history.
Visitors to the northern village of Haworth were transported back in time for a 1940s weekend featuring an explosive battle reenactment, dressed up locals and themed history exhibits.
The curious facts are unearthed in a new history of the city, which has taken 12 years to write
Millie Bull trawls the archives for the key events and notable deaths from this week in history
ANCIENT stone urns uncovered in Southeast Asia dubbed “jars of the dead” have perplexed archeologists.
The vintage 'clickers' were used by American paratroopers for a 24 hour period only during the conflict
The Kent City of London Fringe tiara has been in her family for several generations
The Holby City star will reprise her role as Faye Morton after nearly a decade for the show's 'gripping' 20th anniversary special
Koepka followed his course record of 63 on Thursday with a second round of 65 for a halfway total of 128, two shots better than the previous lowest in major history