The 6 Nations Rugby Championship begins…

The 6 Nations Rugby Championship kicks off tonight and will provide the rugby world with thrilling, sporting entertainment for the next six weeks. This year’s championship is seen as a precursor to the Rugby World Cup, however, the tournament has a long, colourful history and has witnessed some of the
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History in My Back Yard

Vast new audiences – journalists, historians, teachers and bloggers – have been actively mining the British Pathé archive since it went online in 2008. Chris Holme, of the History Company, describes how one clip has shed completely fresh light on his own backyard: At first glance, it looks as dull
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