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IAN WALKER visits the remarkable Polish town which stands testament to both a failed ideology and proud people.

You can’t discuss Richard Nixon without mentioning his downfall. But on the 50th anniversary of his inauguration, IAN WALKER considers his other legacy, as the man who fired the first shots of America’s culture wars.

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

Mysterious billboards celebrating the UK and Russia’s “Brexit collaboration” have been erected across London.

Comparing the careers of Bette Davis and Joan Crawford with those of later generations of female stars shows how cinema is changing, says Bonnie Greer.

Paul Connew looks at whether Donald Trump fatally wounded his presidency after his meeting with Vladimir Putin.

Donald Trump’s attacks on CNN and NBC alongside the protests surrounding Stephen Yaxley-Lennon are warning signs for a renewal of fascism, writes Alastair Campbell.

It is a familiar brand in the UK but almost unheard of in the US, where it is tainted with accusations of Chinese espionage. CHARLES TURNER reports.

The new age of political hand holding and cheek kissing on display between world leaders

As France nears the 50th anniversary of the May 1968 protests amid unmistakable echoes of those events, JASON WALSH asks which direction the country will go in this time around

Paul Connew writes a special report on the chaos within Trump’s United States

“If you thought the Ides of March have been bad enough, beware the Ides of May” – the private words of one senior Trump-sceptic Republican senator with a passion for Shakespeare and a profound fear that all is not destined to end well.

PAUL CONNEW on the war of the words taking place in Capitol Hill and the chaotic world of Trump’s presidency

Paul Connew takes a look at Donald Trump’s deranged Twitter feed and finds defiant denial, factual error and self-absorbed self-defence.

Why POTUS’ attempts to evade questions on the special counsel and the Russian Connection investigation are futile.

There was no more brutal expression of the divisions of the Cold War than the Berlin Wall. IAN WALKER looks back at the moment the barrier went up, and how the world reacted.

As Trump scraps tax reform and Alabama shocks the world PAUL CONNEW looks at the two sides of a nation divided.

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un are playing a very dangerous game of nuclear poker, argues Paul Connew. But does either leader have the cards that could avoid destruction?

One of France’s most powerful political figures wasn’t on the ballot paper – he was more than 1,500 miles away, at home in the Kremlin

The opening days of the Trump presidency have been part black comedy, part political thriller and part pure farce

Theresa May’s version of Brexit is the opposite of what she and her allies were seeking just a few months ago

Few US presidents have entered the White House amid such extraordinary tumult. Former Fleet Street editor Paul Connew describes the start of what will be a unpredictable four years for the world

In the age of cyber-hacking and fake news, main stream media must fight back against the post truth dark side

In 2013 Labour’s Mary Creagh voted with her party in opposing intervention against President Bashar al-Assad’s brutal clampdown

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