History

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Feeling lucky punks? Well it is Friday the 13th

premium_icon Feeling lucky punks? Well it is Friday the 13th

If you have a fear of the number 13 and don't want to get out of bed on Friday the 13th, the Greeks have two very long words to describe you.

Tue 3 Sep 2019

Signs marking historical buildings part of town's future

premium_icon Signs marking historical buildings part of town's future

If you don't know your past, you're never going to know where you're going to go in the future

Sun 1 Sep 2019

Tragic women who glowed in the dark

Tragic women who glowed in the dark

It was the job hundreds of young women fought for — but while the work seemed glamorous, there was a dark side that quickly turned deadly.

Sun 25 Aug 2019

‘Critical error’: Captain Cook’s grisly end

‘Critical error’: Captain Cook’s grisly end

Exactly 251 years ago, explorer James Cook set off on a Pacific voyage that changed the world — but a critical error led to his undignified end.

Sat 17 Aug 2019

‘Wild west’: IVF tragedies spark lawsuits

‘Wild west’: IVF tragedies spark lawsuits

A family Christmas DNA test and an incident dubbed the “worst embroyo-related tragedy in history” are highlighting flaws in the $2bn IVF industry.

Thu 1 Aug 2019

PHOTOS: Lives lost in mine disaster never forgotten

premium_icon PHOTOS: Lives lost in mine disaster never forgotten

Those there during the explosion relived the horrific day in Ipswich's history

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