Edinburgh University to honour Britain’s first female students

The first women to be admitted on a degree programme at any British University have been commemorated with a plaque at the University of Edinburgh.

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New technology relives Livingstone’s harrowing accounts of slave trade atrocities.

In 1866, David Livingstone, the Victorian explorer, found himself travelling on the African slave route. Now, more than 100 years after his death, the stark words and sketches he used to describe the horror of the ‘slave grave’ have been published in their original format.

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