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

At the time, the Mafia looked like it had scored its biggest success with the Lufthansa Heist. Forty years on, the reality looks quite different. IAN WALKER reports.

James Ball on the “serial and erratic attention-seeker” Milo Yiannopoulos and his perilous debts.

Lord Michael Heseltine has warned his party that the Tories will be seen as responsible once again for lowering living standards if Parliament votes for Brexit.

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

The singer re-emerged in one of his most ebullient incarnations, while another star unveiled his own signature move. SOPHIA DEBOICK reports

Fifty years ago, with the Space Race still in the balance, a late twist gave the Soviets a shot at victory. MICK O’HARE looks back at a near miss, and considers what might have been

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

After a hammering in the Commons, Theresa May’s deal was dealt another blow form across the pond.

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

The next two weeks will come to define Britain’s future.

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.

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

Without the ghosts of the Iraq War haunting France, the country is taking a muscular approach with its military campaign in North Africa. But will it work? PAUL KNOTT reports

Theresa May’s letter pleading with the country to get behind her Brexit deal was met with a furious response from many.

For those who didn’t get a say in the original EU referendum they are hoping that there will be a People’s Vote so their voices can finally be heard.

The economic turmoil of the Great Depression produced plenty of downbeat realism but also escapist whimsy. SOPHIA DEBOICK reports

JASON SOLOMONS on a new film which explores the malaise of modern France, shorn of idealism and the certainties of the past.

The Jonestown massacre, 40 years ago this week, ranks as one of humanity’s darkest chapters. Is it best understood as an isolated tragedy, or as 
part of the pattern of the grisly history of the 20th century? IAN WALKER reports

Is the president unleashing a fierce anger within us all? Bonnie Greer investigates

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

Michael White on a week which brought both a people’s vote and a no-deal Brexit closer.

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.

ADAM BEHR assesses the White Album in its wider cultural context

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

It is that time of the week again – the podcast is live.

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

The Trump resistance has won an important battle but the search goes on for a new Obama, says ANDREW ADONIS

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

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Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of a series of important votes this year. Here is a list of the events organised across Britain in the coming weeks and months.

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