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The campaign group Women Against State Pension Inequality argue that discrimination against a generation of women has taken place. Hugh Pemberton suggests this may be a distraction from the deeper and broader problems with the pension system.
The first official history of GCHQ - Britain's most secretive secret service - will be published in 2019. Dan Lomas and Chris Murphy examine the context for the decision and the consequences for historiography.
Louise Jackson places Cressida Dick's recent appointment in the context of the history of women policing over the last hundred years.
Nigel Fletcher shows that this is not the first time a US President's proposed visit to the UK has become deeply controversial
Erika Tominaga suggests that the advent of Donald Trump could be very good news for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Matthew Grant assesses Theresa May's Philadelphia speech - what does it show us about her inadequate grasp of the history of British international affairs?
Helene von Bismarck argues that British Prime Ministers have fundamentally misunderstood what the European project means to Germany
David Vincent asks whether the so-called 'Snooper's Charter' is really unprecedented in the history of surveillance and security legislation
Lucy Delap argues that inquiries into recent historical events are vital for full understanding, lesson learning and public trust.
Hormone Pregnancy Test (HPT) drugs are currently the subject of a government inquiry. Jesse Olszynko-Gryn suggest that consideration of the historical context is vital for a full understanding.
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