In parts of London last night there were bigger celebrations for Algeria making the finals of a football tournament, than there were for England winning the cricket World Cup.
1766The official opening of the 137 mile long Grand Union Canal (Britain's longest canal) that links London to Birmingham.
We are amazed at how this one otherwise unknown woman surfaces to disrupt parliament whenever there's a chance that democracy might prevail.
1174William I of Scotland, a key rebel in the Revolt of 1173–1174, was captured at Alnwick by forces loyal to Henry II of England.
Front-line officers and staff feel stressed, depressed and are having to work under "constant pressure", a survey by the Office for National Statistics report conducted for the Home Office's Front Line review has found