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Weimar memories: walking Berlin … in a flâneur’s footsteps

Armed with Franz Hessel’s cult guidebook, Walking in Berlin, published in 1929, Vanessa Thorpe is transported back to the city’s decadent period Full swing … a candlelit party at the … Continue reading

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Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron face off for the soul of France

The two frontrunners in the French presidential election are poles apart: one stands for identity and culture; the other for globalism and free movement Marine Le Pen of the far-right … Continue reading

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Scene from „The Serpents egg (Das Schlangenei) (3)

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Terror charges for Tunisian man who tried to drive into Antwerp crowds

Belgian prosecutors announce charges against Tunisian suspect who was arrested while driving at high speed into crowded shopping area in port city A forensics expert stands next to a car … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brexit economy: UK faces squeeze on living standards

The latest monthly Guardian analysis finds signs of a slowdown as prices rise and real pay shrinks Rising prices for fruit and vegetables at UK supermarkets are just one sign … Continue reading

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Anger after head of eurozone finance ministers says southern Europe blew cash on ‘drinks and women’ (welcome to my life)

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the Dutch finance minister who is also head of eurozone finance ministers CREDIT: AFP Telegraph Reporters Telegraph 21 MARCH 2017  The head of the eurozone’s finance ministers has … Continue reading

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Anger as MPs bow to peers’ pressure and end 500-year old tradition of printing new laws on vellum

Vellum Christopher Hope, chief political correspondent Telegraph 21 MARCH 2017  The centuries-old tradition of printing new laws on vellum is to be abandoned after MPs bowed to pressure from peers … Continue reading

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Jesus’s tomb unveiled after $4m restoration

Wednesday’s ceremony will mark completion of nine-month renovation of most sacred monument in Christianity   Jesus’s tomb reopens after nine-month restoration Harriet Sherwood Religion correspondent Guardian, Tuesday 21 March 2017  … Continue reading

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UK must retain link with European Court of Justice, say MPs

Committee says role for ECJ in British legislation will be ‘price worth paying’ for effective cross-border justice after Brexit MPs say essential cooperation in commercial and family law will require … Continue reading

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Bank of England keeps UK interest rates on hold as it warns on inflation

Monetary policy committee is split 8-1 as members decide base rate of 0.25% is appropriate for post-referendum economy The Bank of England. The split in the MPC vote was the … Continue reading

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How the decadence and depravity of London’s 18th century elite was fuelled by hot chocolate

White’s Coffee House formed part of William Hogarth’s series The Rake’s ProgressCREDIT: 2005 GETTY IMAGES/HULTON ARCHIVE Dr Matthew Green Telegraph 11 MARCH 2017  One midsummer’s day in 1750, a man … Continue reading

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