Reflections on Dresden

Justin Welby | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK
Justin Welby

What a sadness then that late in the evening someone showed me a headline in the Daily Mail saying that I had apologised for the RAF bombing the Nazis. No honest reading of what I said in the church and on the BBC afterwards could come anywhere near such an idea.

Extraordinary Before And After Photos Show How Obliterated Dresden Was Finally Rebuilt

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Jack Sommers | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK

Today marks 70 years since what was arguably Europe's most beautiful city was bombed into oblivion by the Allies during the Second World War. In Fe...

Topless German Activist Calls For 'Bomber Harris' To Flatten Dresden

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Politics

A former German politician has protested the rise of the Dresden-based anti-Muslim movement Pegida by tweeting a nude picture of herself with the word...

Muslims, Immigrants and the Perception Gap

Steven Vertovec | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Politics
Steven Vertovec

How can we understand the local-national perception gap that allows individuals to override their own everyday knowledge and experience?

A Muslim's Response to the 25,000 Anti-Islam Protesters in Germany

Rabah Kherbane | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Rabah Kherbane

I hear you marched in your thousands against my religion. Last week, and last month. You marched against immigrants, foreigners, and anyone a shade darker. I will not draw comparisons to Nazi Germany. I will not call you bigots, I will not insult you, and I will not label you. But we do have a problem.

Huge Anti-Islam Demonstration Cancelled After 'Terrorist Threat'

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK

The group that has attracted tens of thousands to its anti-Islam rallies has called off the latest one because of an alleged terrorist threat against ...

The Far-Right Marched In Record Numbers Through Dresden On Monday Night

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK

A record number of right-wing protesters stormed through the eastern German city of Dresden for the latest in a series of anti-Islam demonstrations th...

Germany's 'Anti-Islam' Marches Have Become A Terrifying Weekly Occurrence

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK

German extremists converged on Monday night for one of the biggest far-right rallies the country has seen in years, with so-called "anti-Islam" marche...

Where Are the World's Best Hotels?

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Destinations are ranked according to the reputation of their hotels, based on over 82 million hotel reviews and ratings aggregated from over 200 online booking sites. Included in the list are destinations with at least 130 hotels and 60 reviews.

German Tour Week One: The Osnabrück Experience

Josephine | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

One week ago yesterday we started our tour across Germany with Ryan Sheridan and his band. The time has gone so fast, and there are still two full weeks to go. The highlight of the tour so far has to be the two days we spent in Osnabrück.

Alternative Oktoberfest: 10 German Destinations

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

For many, Autumn in Germany means Oktoberfest: Munich's 16-day celebration of beer, welcoming over six million visitors each year. However, Germany has much more to offer than beer, pretzels, lederhosen and dirndls.

Pictures Of The Day: From Vikings To Christmas Magic In Germany

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK

As ancient artifacts come to life as items from the Silverdale Viking Hoard dating back to 900 AD are put on display at the British Museum, we take a ...

Pictures Of The Day: From Imogen Thomas To The Nutcracker

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK

Imogen Thomas shows off her modelling skills with a wistful gaze to the cameras outside the High Court in London as she continues her legal battle ove...

Deaths in the North African desert.... Deaths in Dresden.... So it goes.

John Fleming | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK
John Fleming

I still cry every time I see the movie of Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five. In his book, every time someone dies, Vonnegut writes: So It Goes. He ...

Informing the Community

Gary Graham | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK
Gary Graham

Local news media performs numerous functions in society. It scrutinises and holds to account local authorities and individual institutions.