Germany

Ahead of its centenary year DANIEL PEMBREY travels to Germany to tour its key locations.

Bonnie Greer’s touching tribute to the Second World War pilot who became an iconic social justice campaigner.

Anti-Brexit campaigner David Lammy delivered one of the best speeches in the first day of the Brexit debate in the Commons.

Theresa May’s begging letter to the nation appealing for unity on Brexit did not go well, with many ridiculing her call for us all to “come together as one”.

Brexit is only one chapter in the story of Britain’s retreat from influence, says JOHN KAMPFNER. We now face a marathon journey back to our rightful place

A new exhibition shows why the works of Anni Albers rank alongside the output of the greatest abstract expressionists. Claudia Pritchard reports

David Davis takes it upon himself to try to negotiate a free trade deal in US, Paul Dacre now wants a peerage for services to Brexit, and why Sky’s Sophy Ridge no longer sees Andrew Marr as serious competition.

French writer, Marion Van Renterghem, talks to Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon about nationalism, Brexit and whether her country can ‘take back control’ from Westminster

The EU is the glue that holds superpowers together and UK’s failure to understand is a tragedy, says BONNIE GREER

Three members of campaign group Veterans for Europe highlight different fears over the adverse impact of Brexit on the military.

Italy’s dire economic situation has reached a critical moment, says PAUL KNOTT. And it presents the EU with a great opportunity.

While we drown in the chaos of our domestic ineptitude, let’s not let the European Union off the hook.

Let’s not forget, peace in Europe is not a natural state. We have to fight for it, says MITCH BENN

The Conservative party is failing workers and business with its focus on Brexit, the UK boss of a German industrial giant has warned.

The Russian ruler’s strategy is short-termist, simple and successful, says John Kampfner. But it is ultimately hollow

They be only modest, but let’s take them while we can, says MICHAEL WHITE

The United Kingdom is already falling behind Europe economically and it is going to get a lot worse, according to new forecasts.

A dominant, if unconventional, Irving Berlin was confounding the critics, as music took its first tentative steps towards ‘pop’. SOPHIA DEBOICK reports

Being loud and brash can go too far, but it is necessary when you’re pushing against established beliefs, writes ALASTAIR CAMPBELL.

As a leader, the German chancellor provided the moral compass for a continent, says ZOE WILLIAMS. We will all miss her

MICHAEL WHITE on a counter-factual ‘what-if?’ moment that could have stopped Brexit at birth.

Germany led in Europe on the back of British guidance while the UK faltered as it distanced itself from the continent, writes Andrew Adonis.

Johann Sebastian Bach’s trek through Germany to Lubeck is a little known chapter in an extraordinary life. CHARLIE CONNELLY learns more.

In the most unlikely place, PATRICK SAWER finds a poignant family link to Italy’s fascist past and a reminder that this dark chapter of the country’s history is not yet closed.

Andrew Adonis explains how Europe has gone back in time.

Documentary-maker Michael Moore’s new film paints a disturbing picture of the US, by looking back at a 1980s book which predicted how the country could fall victim to a form of fascism. BENJAMIN IVRY reports

Britain’s declining influence has put global security in peril. And it is entirely self-inflicted, says James P. Rubin, a former aide to Bill Clinton

As Estonia celebrates its 100th anniversary, SI HAWKINS finds an unusual national symbol at the centre of commemorations, which chronicles every twist of the country’s exceptionally eventful century

Former prime minister Sir John Major has attacked Brexiteers who told “vote-gathering fantasies” during the referendum campaign.

BELLA FRIMPONG says the UK has benefited hugely from the freedom of movement. Here she gives a personal account of how it has helped her family.

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