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An friend's experience of the American healthcare system showed BONNIE GREER the horror of a US-style NHS.

The author of Das Boot would have hated the new TV adaptation - but he hated most things. CHARLIE CONNELLY on the troubled mind which could never escape the terror of war beneath the waves.

The year when music came with a sense of optimism, Orientalism - and often surrealism - as pharaohs and fruit provided the inspiration.

Why does the death of a footballer produce such a particular and profound sense of pathos? asks CHARLIE CONNELLY

Rainer Werner Fassbiner's extreme behaviour means he left a challenging legacy. But, as a recent re-release of perhaps his finest project shows, he also left an impressive body of work. JAMES OLIVER reports.

Brexit will do nothing for the overlooked parts of the UK, says JOHN KAMPFNER. Instead, it will hurt them the most.

#83: Lola Montez, dancer and adventuress. February 17, 1821 - January 17, 1861

This week marks the centenary of the murder of Rosa Luxemburg. IAN WALKER pieces together the events which led up to it, and asks how her killing changed the course of the last century.

CHARLIE CONNELLY reflects on the work of iconic Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky.

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

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.

"To at least half the nation, a 2022 festival would celebrate national self-immolation."

ANDREW ADONIS on our Brexit sovereignty in action, and our moral withdrawal from Europe.

The 'Özil Affair' has melded together the two topics that have dominated Germany's lousy summer- football and immigration. IAN WALKER reports, from Munich, on where it could lead the country.

German culture's enduring and changing relationship with the mythical Dr Faustus and his deal with the devil has coloured how the country views itself, says Ian Walker.

PETER MILLAR reports from the region which could yet trigger Merkel's downfall

Steve Anglesey selects the worst Brexiteers of the week.

MICK O'HARE tells the story of a revolt that figures as no more than a footnote in the wider history of the Second World War. but arguuably led to the creation of a nation 50 years later.

We cannot abandon our continent and responsibility for its defence and properity says ANDREW ADONIS

Just how much blame for the disasters of the last two centuries can be placed at the feet of this overbearing gang?

In this week's diary column, Liam Fox longs for his drinking partner and Rebekah Brooks lets bygones be bygones

MICHAEL WHITE on those ludicrous spy stories . . . and why Labour's leader must come in from the cold over Brexit.

In 1972 Ziggy played guitar, Marc Bolan hit his stride and blokes across Britain made nervous moves towards their sister's make-up bag. Here SOPHIA DEBOICK rediscovers glam Britannia

Rubens got in among our basic desires and our raw physicality and he gave them form

A seamy, subversive, self confident city, Hamburg is also a symbol of an outward-looking Germany

The haunting image of a ruined city is nothing new. Here we examine the horrors of urban warfare from Stalingrad to Mosul

Among the most extraordinary works of art are the Black Pictures of Francisco Goya Here is their story...

Shortly after the outbreak of WW2, a polemic was published identifying the "guilty men" who had led Britain to such a moment of weakness and peril. Now, following Brexit, a new version has been released.

Few family histories better underline the complex relationship between Britain and Germany than Christian Lawrence's. Here he explains why his fellow countrymen are so sad to see the UK leave

The attack on Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament fits a pattern emerging across Europe: terrorism has gone low-tech, freelance and ever-harder to tackle

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