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When did tennis become so popular? As another Wimbledon Tennis championship begins, we explore the history of the summer sport

Announcing a new practical and theoretical watercolour course at the Royal Academy of Arts, 2-6 September 2019

The Victorian art critic and philanthropist John Ruskin sounded an early warning about unsustainable development. Is the world finally ready to listen?

The Sobraon was the largest composite ship ever made, sailing for 25 years between England and Australia until the modern age caught up with her

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A short introduction to the history of outdoor eating

As the Cricket World Cup gets underway, we look back at the origins of the game

Celebrating the Parisian cathedral after the fire of 15 April 2019

Into the unknown

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