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President Emmanuel Macron’s legacy could yet include a brave reckoning with his country’s recent past.
In a new book, the historian Eric Rauchway argues the defence of American democracy requires permanent material gains for voters.
A survivor of the Somme, the man who invented Winnie-the-Pooh wrangled with his conscience in his non-fiction – trying to square his love of his country with his hatred of war.
The uprising, long mythologised by the far left, is increasingly becoming part of the national conversation, but not without controversy.
In his address at Fulton, Missouri, 75 years ago, Churchill played up the Soviet threat to bolster the case for Anglo-American cooperation, not the Cold War.
From Charles Dickens to the Dasgupta report, the story of the oyster holds gritty hope for conservation.
Europe has always had regions in which cultural and political spheres overlap, and finding lasting solutions for them has never been easy.
How the UK government’s failure to learn the lessons of history pushed the country deeper into crisis.
Boris Johnson bears more similarities to the Tudor King than he realises – and not for the reasons he would prefer.
How a death that sparked an uprising has come to represent ambiguous feelings about change.
The life of a lawyer and MP who helped secure Kenyan independence still contains lessons for today.