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Soldier coming home 1945

How the return of Britain's troops from WWII sparked emotional and sexual turmoil for women

It was the day millions of women had spent years yearning for... or dreading. As a new book reveals, when Britain's troops came home, their wives faced emotional and sexual battles.

Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers / Photos: Neil Kenlock / Young boys protesting.

The Amazing Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers

Neil Kenlock's photos give the Brixton-based group the profile they deserve.

London transport Gibson bus ticket machine as used from 1953 onwards through until Photo from collection.

London transport Gibson bus ticket machine. 1960's.

London transport Gibson bus ticket machine as used from 1953 onwards through until 1994. Photo from collection.

FEATURE: ‘Staying Power’ – The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the history of black British culture

High Street Kensington from the series On a Good Day | Vandenberg, Al | V&A Search the Collections

Photograph by Al Vandenberg, 'High Street Kensington' from the series On a Good Day, gelatin silver print, London, 1976, printed 2010. Museum Number E.432-2010.

Tom Jones with Christine Spooner and feline friend, on their way to open a new boutique in London’s Carnaby Street, 1965

Vintage photos of The Sex Pistols, Tom Jones and Paul Weller feature

Previously unseen pictures celebrating the musical heritage of Carnaby Street go on display

Beauty contests and Brixton fashion: black Britain in the – in pictures Black White, Black And White Pictures, Black Art, Black Girl Magic, Black Girls, British Black History, Vintage Black Glamour, Vintage Style, Vintage Fashion

Beauty contests and Brixton fashion: black Britain in the 1970s – in pictures

From the archive of arts agency Autograph, these photos depict the lives of black Britons, from sound systems to strident politics

In pictures: Wild weather hits Merseyside over the years – Winterbilder Liverpool City Centre, Liverpool Town, Liverpool History, London History, British History, Liverpool Images, Liverpool England, American History, Old Photos

In pictures: Wild weather hits Merseyside over the years

Looking back at extreme weather in the past

Teddy Girl wearing a pencil skirt and tight sweater. Teddy Boys on a London Street Pointed toe shoes named wink.

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“1954 - Notting Hill. Like much of the East End, not the trendy London address it is now... https://t.co/wEyaXwewb5”

Bert Hardy - Britain: Snapshot of a lost time - Liverpool Echo

Bert Hardy’s Britain: Snapshot of a lost time

Laura Davis reviews Colin Wilkinson's 'Bert Hardy’s Britain'

This vintage London photo captured the joy and spirit of its era. Cat Stevens outside the Lord John Boutique, Carnaby Street, Cat Stevens, Swinging London, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, The Ventures, Lord John, Carnaby Street, Old London, London Live

Vintage photos of The Sex Pistols, Tom Jones and Paul Weller feature

Previously unseen pictures celebrating the musical heritage of Carnaby Street go on display

The elephant Rosie was a former circus animal acquired by the zoo in she was very tame and gave rides on her howdah to thousands of children every year. She is seen here in the company of Tom Bartlett, the elephant keeper. Rosie died in . Bristol City Centre, Bristol Zoo, Bristol England, Bristol Fashion, Old Lorries, Elephant Ride, Great Buildings And Structures, Hill Station, Local History

Rosie, the elephant, Bristol Zoo 1950s

The elephant Rosie was a former circus animal acquired by the zoo in 1938; she was very tame and gave rides on her howdah to thousands of children every year. She is seen here in the company of Tom Bartlett, the elephant keeper. Rosie died in 1961. .

Opened in 1836 by the Bristol, Clifton and West of England Zoological Society, Bristol Zoo is the world's oldest provincial zoo. Bristol Zoo, City Of Bristol, Local History, British History, Clifton College, Zoological Garden, Old Lorries, Bristol England, Griffith Park

1950 Clifton Zoo Bristol BS8

View of Clifton Zoo 1950 Opened in 1836 by the Bristol, Clifton and West of England Zoological Society, Bristol Zoo is the world's oldest provincial zoo. It is a Victorian walled zoo located between Clifton Down and Clifton College, near Brunels Clifton Suspension Bridge; it covers a small area by modern standards, but with a considerable number of species. In the 1960s the zoo came to national prominence by appearing in the UK television series, Animal Magic, hosted by the comic animal…

Notting Hill Carnival: The Early Years: Group of teenagers sitting and standing on a wall, Notting Hill Carnival London, Photo: Richard Braine Notting Hill Carnival, London History, British History, Tudor History, Old London, West London, Youth Subcultures, Caribbean Carnival, London England

Notting Hill Carnival: the early years

In January 1959, a ‘Caribbean Carnival’ took place in St Pancras town hall, London. It was the precursor to the Notting Hill carnival, which has taken place every August bank holiday in west London for the past 50 years. Here, we take a look at the carnival in its earlier years

Ahead of Notting Hill Carnival, Vogue looks back at the best moments from the event over the years.

72 Joyous Photographs Of Notting Hill Carnival Through The Years

Ahead of Notting Hill Carnival, Vogue looks back at the best moments from the event over the years. First taking place in 1966 to promote cultural unity, Notting Hill Carnival is now a symbol of the capital’s rich multiculturalism.