Daylight Saving Time: a history

Who came up with daylight savings time, and why do we still have it today?
04 November 2020
Presented by Chris Smith
Production by Eva Higginbotham.


A close up of an open pocket watch


Were you waking up too early this week? Across Europe, we recently left summer Daylight Light Saving time and re-entered standard time. But where does this practice of changing the clocks come from, and is it still a good idea? Eva Higginbotham reports...


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