Gaul
Gaul (Latin: Gallia) was a region of Western Europe during the Iron Age that was inhabited by Celtic tribes, encompassing present day France, Luxembourg, Belgium, most of Switzerland, parts of Norther...
Gaul - Wikipedia
Flying over Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland 4K
Drone video Lauterbrunnen, Swiss, Alps, Switzerland 4K Made with: DJI Mavic Air
Swiss shooting: Three wounded near Zurich Islamic centre
Three people are wounded in a gun attack near a Muslim prayer centre in the Swiss city of Zurich.
Switzerland Salez attack: Knifeman sets fire to Swiss train
A knifeman sets fire to a train in eastern Switzerland, leaving six people in hospital with stab wounds and burns, police say.
Switzerland 'rejects basic income', poll projections suggest
Projections from a referendum in Switzerland suggest voters have rejected a plan to introduce a guaranteed basic income for all.
BBC Travel - Where the world’s most expensive watches are made
It’s a small, hard-working Swiss mountain town – not the rich streets of Geneva – that’s home to the most exquisite and pricey timepieces on the globe.
The space shuttle made in Switzerland
A company led by Swiss engineer Pascal Jaussi is building a space shuttle by combining technologies from all over the world. Jaussi, an engineer and Swiss Air Force military pilot, founded the compan...
Boudicca, The Celtic Queen That Unleashed Fury On The Romans
"We British are used to women commanders in war; I am descended from mighty men! But I am not fighting for my kingdom and wealth now. I am fighting as an ordinary person for my lost freedom, my bruise...
Women To Be Fined Up To £6,500 For Wearing Burkas In Swiss Region
Wearing a burka or niqab in public has been banned in the Swiss region of Ticino, with offenders facing a fine of up to £6,500. The region's parliament approved the law on Monday, thereby banning full...
Sleeping with the enemy: Collaborator Girls
here are thousands upon thousands of joyful pictures of the liberation of France in 1944. But among the cheering images there are also shocking ones. These show the fate of women accused of “collabora...
Swiss Scientists Plug Hole In Cheese Knowledge
After about a century of research, scientists in Switzerland have finally solved the mystery of the holes in Swiss cheese. Despite what you may have been told as a child, the holes are not caused by m...
6 Things You Should Know About Napoleon Bonaparte
At the height of his power, Napoleon Bonaparte controlled a huge chunk of Europe, from the Iberian Peninsula in the west to present-day Poland in the east. But on April 11, 1814, after a series of mil...
The Most Unique Restaurants From Around the World
There's something to be said about good food. But when that good food is combined with the perfect...
Video: Thousands gather along English Channel to witness 'tide of the century' Mont Saint-Michel
A record spring tide cuts off the Normandy island of Mont Saint-Michel, with thousands flocking to view the once-in-a-lifetime spectacle. The exceptionally high spring tide, swollen by a “supermoon” e...
Solar Impulse 2 gears up for round-the-world solar-powered flight
Solar Impulse 2 is ready to start is round-the-world flight, and it won't need a drop of fuel to do it.
Prehistoric France
Prehistoric France is the period in the human occupation (including early hominins) of the geographical area covered by present-day France which extended through prehistory and ended in the Iron Age w...
Prehistoric France - Wikipedia
Gauls
The territories of some major Celtic tribes of the late La Tène period are labelled.The Gauls were Celtic peoples inhabiting Gaul in the Iron Age and the Roman period (roughly from the 5th centur...
Gauls - Wikipedia
Greeks in pre-Roman Gaul
The Greeks in pre-Roman Gaul have a significant history of settlement, trade, cultural influence, and armed conflict in the Celtic territory of Gaul (modern France), starting from the 6th century BC d...
Greeks in pre-Roman Gaul - Wikipedia
La Tène culture
The La Tène culture was a European Iron Age culture named after the archaeological site of La Tène on the north side of Lake Neuchâtel in Switzerland, where a rich cache of artifacts was discovered by...
La Tène culture - Wikipedia
Gallic Wars
The Gallic Wars were a series of military campaigns waged by the Roman proconsul Julius Caesar against several Gallic tribes. Rome's war against the Gallic tribes lasted from 58 BC to 50 BC and c...
Gallic Wars - Wikipedia
Roman Gaul
Roman Gaul consisted of an area of provincial rule in the Roman Empire, in modern-day France, Belgium, Luxembourg, western Switzerland and western Germany. Roman control of the area lasted for more th...
Roman Gaul - Wikipedia
Gallo-Roman culture
The term Gallo-Roman describes the Romanized culture of Gaul under the rule of the Roman Empire. This was characterized by the Gaulish adoption or adaptation of Roman morals and way of life in a uniqu...
Gallo-Roman culture - Wikipedia
Gaulish language
Gaulish is an ancient Celtic language that was spoken in parts of Europe as late as the Roman period. In the narrow sense, Gaulish was the language spoken by the Celtic inhabitants of Gaul (modern Fra...
Gaulish language - Wikipedia
Maria Theresa of Austria (1801-1855)
Maria Theresa of Austria (21 March 1801 – 12 January 1855) was born an Archduchess of Austria and Princess of Tuscany. In 1817 she married and became the Queen of Sardinia. She was the wife of K...
Maria Theresa of Austria (1801-1855) - Wikipedia
French Military Mission to Poland
The French Military Mission to Poland was an effort by France to aid the nascent Second Polish Republic after it achieved its independence in November, 1918, at the end of the First World War. The aim...
French Military Mission to Poland - Wikipedia
Sion, Switzerland
Sion (German: Sitten; Italian: Seduno; Latin Sedunum) is the capital of the Swiss canton of Valais. As of December 2013 it had a population of 32,797. On 17 January 1968 the former municipal...
Sion, Switzerland - Wikipedia
Siege of Château Gaillard
The Siege of Château Gaillard was a part of Philip II's campaign to conquer the king of England's continental properties. The French king besieged Château Gaillard, a Norman fortress, for six months. ...
Siege of Château Gaillard - Wikipedia