The outgoing German ambassador describes the animosity between Blair and Schroder. Mary Riddell inte
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True fulfilment is found not in heaven, but in Munich's food markets
The area bombing of civilians by the Allies in the lead-up to 1945 went beyond the limits of a just
David Irving, facing trial in Austria, has been tolerated for far too long. He is not the sad oddbal
The Americans are seeking ways to cut themselves off from the Muslim world. For Europe that is not a
Special report - A pawn in a dangerous game that went right to the heart of Soviet power politics or
You have to feel sorry for Thomas Bay. The affable Danish consul and trade commissioner to Dubai has arguably one of the hardest jobs in the world at the moment: trying to persuade Muslim consumers in the emirate to start buying Danish again.
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If France's Socialists are to exploit their country's crisis and win back power, they need a message
Gourmets say "traditional" dishes are being bastardised, but they are missing the point
In Turkey, even assisting the state security forces comes at a price. Consider the case of Private C
When it comes to freedom of speech we are prepared to defend only those threatened ideas that we agr
Observations on Poland
Islamophobia is not a uniquely British disease: across Europe, liberals openly express prejudice aga
It is vital to the west and worth billions to BP, but will the 1,100-mile pipeline across the Caucas
Suburban Paris has been treated as if it were a far-flung colony to be easily ignored
They came in their hundreds of thousands from the crumbling Soviet Union, and they have brought chan
Documentary film - It has become fashionable to release quirky documentaries about social oddities.
Freed from doing official portraits of Communist grandees, contemporary artists in Russia have turne
Observations on Hungary
Whatever else its shortcomings, Turkey cannot be accused of a lack of patience. The country that straddles Europe and Asia first applied to join what was then the EEC in 1959.