Strictly speaking the Crown still owns all English land, though in practice it directly controls 'only' around 1.4 percent of it.
The shortest war ever was fought between Britain and Zanzibar and lasted 38 minutes.
The best advice for young people's health and wellbeing is an alcohol-free childhood.
As warden of the Royal Mint, Newton found a new calling. He attempted to make Britain's currency the most stable in the world.
Abandoned NHS IT system has cost £10bn so far.
Once verified you will receive €2,540 (approx. £2,000) and a congratulatory letter on your 100th birthday.
The Queen of the UK is the legal owner of one-sixth of the Earth's land surface.
Using all the coins from the 1p to the 50p and fitting them together like a jig-saw, the complete shield is revealed.
Who knew there were so many uses for a phone box?
The finest, most batshit city in Scotland really outdid itself this year.
Consider this a musical education from your ancestors.
Forget flowers, wedding bouquets used to have garlic in them.
Knowing that you won’t move into a certain place before you even see it because you’ve had to take two trains and a bus just to get there.
When you tell your man the tea because he's your best friend too.
Me at 18: i'm gonna move to New York and go on so many dates!
Me at 26: if I put my phone in a ziploc bag I can go on Twitter in the shower.
Because sometimes we need reminding of these internet gems.