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Is this the end? Was that Theresa May’s last prime minister’s questions?

This week’s Question Time comes from Bishop’s Stortford - a town which voted to Leave by just 622 votes.

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

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

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

Anthea Bell, who died last month, deserves to be remembered as one of the continent’s literary greats, says CHARLIE CONNELLY

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

Germany led in Europe on the back of British guidance while the UK faltered as it distanced itself from the continent, writes Andrew Adonis.

In the most unlikely place, PATRICK SAWER finds a poignant family link to Italy’s fascist past and a reminder that this dark chapter of the country’s history is not yet closed.

Andrew Adonis explains how Europe has gone back in time.

MICHAEL WHITE on the looming conclusion for Brexit’s ring a ring o’roses and why we’re all about to fall down

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

Born December 31, 1908; died September 20, 2005. CHARLIE CONNELLY on the extraordinary life of Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal

Moderate MPs are using conference to send a defiant message to the hard-left of Labour: “We are going to stay and fight for our party.”

Seventy-five years after it was made (and 74 years after it was banned) one of cinema’s most controversial films has been re-released. ​JAMES OLIVER explains what all the fuss is about

Leading French journalist Marion Van Renterghem meets Tony Blair, one of Remain’s Don Quixotes suddenly realising their task might not be as futile as it first seemed.

Lili Elbe: December 28, 1882 – September 13, 1931

A new exhibition, Magic Realism, Art in Weimar Germany explores the stunningly creative period that took place in Germany between the wars.

Logic- and despots - might favour other systems, but, as Peter Trudgill explains, traditional units of measurements still endure.

On a week when more reminders of the past left us fearing for the future MICHAEL WHITE asks what would Winnie do?

A new exhibition seeks to reclaim Lee Miller’s legacy as an artist in her own right, rather than a muse for others. It does so rather well, says CLAUDIA PRITCHARD

Next month’s European Athletics Championships will take place at the scene of one of the sport’s most cherished chapters. But just how much of it is true? Mick O’Hare reports

Complacency’s about fascism’s return must end, says our editor-at-large.

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.

The Labour peer examines the impact of his party’s internal battle with anti-semitism on its primary job - opposition.

Editor-at-Large ALASTAIR CAMPBELL explains why comparing the public reaction surrounding the Iraq War with Brexit simply won’t work.

Bavarian resident IAN WALKER on how the normally serene state is squaring up to Merkel

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

Don’t be fooled by the urbane environment secretary, says ANDREW ADONIS. He is from a long line of zealots who have harmed our country.

Britain’s departure from the EU has sparked enough anger at home. But, as Alastair Campbell writes, Brexit is giving our foreign friends sleepless nights as well.

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