This Afghan refugee purchased a plywood shelter, painted it with blue hearts and green flowers, and stocked it with basic supplies from cheap supermarkets. The police have just destroyed his makeshift shop.
As Britain contemplates leaving the EU, we need culture to erode the borders and stereotypes that divide and isolate.
The risk for the Leave campaign is that financial fears trump immigration concerns.
From air pollution to climate change, the big environmental challenges faced by Britain in the 21st century are best tackled inside the EU.
As a third-generation Muscovite, the author Grigory Chkhartishvili – also known by his pen name, Boris Akunin – didn’t feel very Georgian. But Vladimir Putin changed all that…
As Europe faces the aftermath of another terrorist attack, anti-Islam rhetoric amplifies. Muslims in France share how it feels to be persecuted.
He’s a maverick who knows how to handle an over-mighty federation of monsters.
Hypocrite in hypocrisy shock.
Winifred Carney was one of two female candidates for Sinn Fein at the 1918 election, finishing third at Belfast Victoria behind Labour Unionist and Labour candidates.
Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson will stay on as leader of the Progressive party.
Almost all of the recent terror attacks in Europe were carried out by our own people. So how can we stop another?
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