Rare Roman coin found during roadworks

Image copyright Highways England Image caption Only one other Ulpius Cornelius Laelianus coin has been discovered in England, archaeologists said An "incredibly rare" Roman coin minted for an ill-fated emperor has been found during work…

Germany to compensate Chile sect victims

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Colonia Dignidad was built to resemble a Bavarian village but the reality was very different Germany will pay compensation of up to €10,000 (£8,700; $11,000) to victims of a…

William reveals mental health pressures

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Duke of Cambridge says he felt "pain like no other pain" after the loss of Princess DianaThe Duke of Cambridge has said he felt "pain like…

Ex-CIA agent jailed for spying for China

Image copyright ALEXANDRIA SHERIFF'S OFFICE Image caption Kevin Mallory, 62, was convicted under the Espionage Act A former CIA officer has been jailed for 20 years for disclosing military secrets to a Chinese agent, the…

The Brown Babies who were left behind

Image copyright Lesley York Image caption Many of the babies were put in children's homes, such as Holnicote House in Somerset When Babs Gibson-Ward was born in 1944, her mother's navy officer husband did not…

Prescribing deer dung and pigeon slippers

Image copyright Wellcome Collection Image caption Simon Forman courted public attention with his mix of medicine, magic and astrology What would you do if you thought your children had turned into "rats and mice"? Or…