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Hans Holbein the Younger's portrait of King Henry VIII, made by the artist's studio

The Tudor era covers the Renaissance and Henry VIII to the Golden Age and Elizabeth I - via Shakespeare and the Spanish Armada A much-copied (yet lost) portrait of...

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan

From where to find the best bacon sandwich to a pie shop that uses 19th-century recipes, we asked Londoners for their favourite cafes and...

Queen Elizabeth II turns 90 years old today and, to mark the milestone, The British Monarchy has released three new portraits of HM The Queen photographed by Annie Leibovitz.

The studio of one of Britain’s most celebrated 19th-century artists will be open to the public for the first time from 26 January with...

As Remembrance Day approaches, a new book tells the stories of soldiers awarded the Victoria Cross for valour

No-one can know what William Shakespeare would say if he were to revisit his birthplace today, but we can safely assume he wouldn’t say:...

Thanks to a recent flurry of films and television programmes featuring the fictional sleuth, Sherlock Holmes is currently enjoying something of a resurgence. But...

Nuffield Place, Oxfordshire. The house was designed by Oswald Partridge Milne, a pupil of Lutyens, and built in 1914. Nuffield Place was the home of William Morris, Lord Nuffield, motor manufacturer, from 1933 until his death in 1963.

Nuffield Place was home of one of the 20th century’s greatest industrialists, William Morris Words: Claire Masset There is another William Morris. Not the William Morris of...