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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 explores the absurd life and death of the Nobel Prize winning French author and philosopher Albert Camus

Stuck for something to do while the turkey cooks in the oven? Try The New European’s Christmas Quiz and share your score!

ALASTAIR SMART on the fate of one of the greatest ever collections of art, and a new exhibition which pieces it back together.

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

Stripped of the folklore that dogged her career, Marianne Faithfull’s latest work is her finest, says PIERS FORD.

The recent rioting in Paris might seem like just the latest outbreak of civil disorder which occasionally erupts across the Channel. But, says PAUL KNOTT, it should not be dismissed so lightly.

Theresa May has tried to convince us all she is just like batsman Geoffrey Boycott, but - as MICHAEL WHITE explains - on Tuesday her side lost three wickets.

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

#78 Alexandre Dumas, July 24, 1802 - December 5, 1870.

By choosing to focus his work on his mother, Edouard Vuillard found something that had escaped other artists. Florence Hallett reports on a quietly revolutionary painter

I am struck by the comments of Theresa May that her Brexit plan will stop EU migrants “jumping the queue” when it comes to working in the UK.

JASON SOLOMONS on a tale of two films of the same story, and their very different fates.

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

#76 Leo Tolstoy. September 9, 1828 - November 20, 1910

Ahead of the centenary of the end of the First World War. CHARLIE CONNELLY reconstructs the moving and momentous events of the very first Armistice Day, assembling personal accounts from diaries, newspaper and museum archives.

TIM WALKER reviews The Wipers Times, on at Arts Theatre, London, until December 1, in this week’s Stage Review.

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

A recent New European article suggested the sudden downfall of the Iranian regime could create more problems than it solves. Former MEP Struan Stevenson disagrees.

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

When ELLIE KIELLER was 4 years old she watched a Disney film and fell in love with Paris. Next month she will move there - but first she’ll be marching in London to make sure others can make their European dream a reality.

The threat from climate change is as immediate as that from Brexit and the two problems must be tackled together.

The royal family is a rock – and it has some pretty unsavoury things beneath it. But it is changing and the Duchess of Sussex is helping achieve that

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

As recovery from the war continued, a new era of individualism and hedonism was already on the horizon. SOPHIA DEBOICK reports

The life of ballet legend Rudolf Nureyev reads like a novel. As JASON SOLOMONS reports, every amazing chapter is captured in a new documentary film.

​He lived the archetypal life of a poet – intense, eventful and tragic. Yet Friedrich Hölderlin remains an obscure figure outside Germany. A newly-translated work, outlining a momentous existence, could change all that, says CHARLIE CONNELLY

In 1844 Strauss Senior, the first pop idol, soon found himself eclipsed by something rawer, says SOPHIA DEBOICK.

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