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What would Britain look like today if we’d chosen to follow the roads not taken? | Martin Kettle
An exhibition in Berlin explores 14 alternative histories for Germany. What a shame that we don’t do the same, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

31, May, 2023 @3:55 PM

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National Trust working on policy on return of colonial loot, chair says
René Olivieri tells Hay festival the charity is in process of deciding what to do about stolen objects in its properties

Lucy Knight

30, May, 2023 @6:44 PM

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Dame Rosemary Cramp obituary
Archaeologist who led excavations at the twin monastery of Monkwearmouth-Jarrow, home to the Venerable Bede

Mike Pitts

28, May, 2023 @4:40 PM

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Rod Kedward obituary
Historian who brought to light the important role of rural communities in the French resistance during the second world war

Hanna Diamond

22, May, 2023 @3:46 PM

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Readers reply: why do Americans use the term ‘Victorian’?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

21, May, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Farewell, racial stereotypes. Now we have the true tale of an Indian princess turned suffragette | Anjli Mohindra
South Asian actors are at last leaving behind terrorist roles for ones drawn from history

Anjli Mohindra

21, May, 2023 @8:32 AM

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Elain Harwood obituary
Architectural historian who championed the preservation of England’s postwar buildings and the brutalist style

Alan Powers

08, May, 2023 @4:40 PM

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Imperial War Museum to exhibit conflicting perspectives on Troubles
London museum will display array of testimonies and archive photographs collected over the years

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

30, Apr, 2023 @12:02 PM

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Our bronze age coronation rites seem to speak to a modern love of the sacred | Tom Holland
Rituals dating back millennia offer a weird mix of Christianity and the supernatural

Tom Holland

30, Apr, 2023 @8:01 AM

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Donald Hinds obituary
Writer, teacher and historian whose book Journey to an Illusion provided an insight into the lives of postwar Black immigrants

Nia Reynolds

23, Apr, 2023 @2:15 PM

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Bill Dusinberre obituary
Other lives: Reader in history at Warwick University who specialised in writing about American slavery

Michael Tadman

21, Apr, 2023 @4:03 PM

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Ross Kemp: Deep Sea Treasure Hunter review – soap star swims up to the mark in search of Tudor gems
Essentially submarine Detectorists, this travelogue has a winningly excitable Kemp ditching violent ganglands to trawl the depths of the Mary Rose

Stuart Jeffries

10, Apr, 2023 @9:00 PM

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