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
Accepting the misdeeds of their past can be difficult for any country. Now, a provocative new book is asking Italians some hard questions about their countrymen’s role in the Holocaust. BENJAMIN IVRY reports
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.