Berlin

Mancunian musician Mark Reeder arrived in Berlin in 1979 and never looked back.

The special relationship is alive and kicking. White Anglo-American establishments are always there for each other when times get rough, like that bridge over troubled waters.

As I think I’ve mentioned before, my wife Clara (who is in the process of becoming my ex-wife although we remain best of friends – a neat trick if you can pull it off and thus far we seem to be doing OK) grew up in Berlin both before and after the reunification of Germany.

Dukla Prague were one of
football’s giants of the Eastern Bloc. But, as NEIL FREDRIK JENSEN explains, the club’s cult status abroad is in contrast with how the former state side is regarded closer to home

‘We want tighter borders’ cried some in the media only to moan when Brits had to queue at passport control. Here Liz Gerard examines yet more media hypocrisy.

The dispute was an ominous warning of problems for our time over where ultimate power lies in the US

Old bigotries dissolve, but they are quickly replaced by new ones if the vacuum is only filled by economic failure and inequality, by uncertainty compounded by weak leadership.

Editor-at-Large Alistair Campbell has a suggestion: to anyone yet to book a holiday – try Albania

The epitaph for the Battle of Passchendaele – as with so much of our understanding of the First World War – came from a British war poet. But what of their German counterparts? We explore the poetry that emerged from the other side of no-man’s land

A burgeoning gay rights movement in Europe in the early decades of the 20th century was crushed by rising authoritarianism.

The new film Dunkirk is one of the greatest depictions of war on screen. But despite its anti-war message it also comes with some pretty heavy baggage

Emmanuel Macron has been lucky. But also courageous. Here’s how the combination has led to a remarkable turnaround in previously gloomy nation

It is no accident that Britain’s creative sector has grown as borders have become more open. Now, decades of progress are in peril, says one of the world’s leading architects

An ice cold San Miguel on a Spanish beach, or a glass of a Bordeaux in a Paris restaurant might seem like the ultimate in European drinks, but these ten classics are underrated examples of the continent’s cocktails, cordials and concentrates.

Everyone is buying Europe just when Britain is selling

How an emboldened Parliament can halt the descent to Brexit chaos

A victim of bad timing and Nazi disapproval meant the curiously-titled Schlump vanished into obscurity. But it has been recently re-evaluated and its anonymous author unmasked.

When American rock met European art - a bizarre chapter in rock history to which countless other acts, from David Bowie onwards, owe a debt of gratitude.

Has Sunderland changed its mind on Brexit? We visit the city which led the charge for Leave and finds its still-burning rage is directed at cuts, rather than Brussels

The Brexit vote has divided us in a new way between the Optimists and the Pessimists. Just to complicate things, both tendencies exist in both Remain and Leave.

You can’t have a negotiation when you have literally nothing the other side wants

The cracks within the cabinet are growing deeper by the day.

Mired in their own troubles, both Britain and the US have abandoned their duty to stand up to Russia

Margate is attracting a mass migration of millennials who are transforming the town

The general election has left the outcome of Brexit more uncertain than ever.

Suddenly he is everyone’s favourite Uncle Jeremy - a man on the threshhold of power. Next time he may be unlucky enough to win

May has somehow managed to deprive the country of the strong and stable government she claimed that only she could provide.

Overshadowed by the tragedy in Syria, the Arabian Peninsular and Horn of Africa is the second front in the geo-political clash between Saudi Arabia and Iran

Russia’s dangerous ruler has created a country that is a more unpredictable adversary than the Soviet Union ever was.

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