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Harry Truman and the RAF Save East Berlin: Remembering the Airlift that Defied Communism

Philip White | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Politics
Philip White

The fight for freedom in Europe did not end with the defeat of Adolf Hitler's Germany at the end of World War 2. As Winston Churchill correctly stated...

Sporting Diplomacy: Did Rugby Almost Change the Face of Europe Before 1914?

Stephen Cooper | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Sport
Stephen Cooper

In the 19th century the very British game of rugby football was adopted successfully throughout her Dominions; by 1906, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa were regularly beating us at our own game. In the years preceding the First World War, rugby tried to conquer territories closer to home with expeditionary forays into Continental Europe.

Theatre Review: King Lear, National Theatre

Victoria Sadler | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

In this version of King Lear at the National Theatre, Sam Mendes and Simon Russell Beale have created a dark, violent depiction of the last days of a mad dictator.

Fears Grow For Missing Pussy Riot Member

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The family of one of the jailed members of the Pussy Riot protest band have revealed they are unaware of her location after she was moved to a new pri...

'Slave Labour, With Women Treated Like Cattle'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK

Pussy Riot's youngest member has described the "Stalinist" conditions in the Mordovia work camp where she is imprisoned, seeing other prisoners stripp...

Boris: Only Lefties Like Miliband And Stalin Would Shaft Their Own Brother

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Politics

The willingness to put career ahead of family is a character trait unique to left-wing people, Boris Johnson has said. In an interview with The Aus...

Artist Uses Odd Method To Mark Stalin Anniversary

Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

60 years ago today the world bid farewell to Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin, who died of a stroke aged 74. The anniversary has been marked by Jo...

What Has Obama Won For The Second Time?

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Politics

Barack Obama has been named Time magazine's 'Person of the Year', the second time the American president has taken the honour. Malala Yousafzai, th...

The 21st Century With its Not-So-Ironic Veneration of Tyrants

Daniel M. Swain | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel M. Swain

It's not acceptable to wear a t-shirt in general day-to-day wear that bears the name of a tyrannical regime that denied its people freedom for 80 years, and killed millions of its own and other countries citizens.

Understanding Katyn

Dr Rory Finnin | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK
Dr Rory Finnin

This week the National Archives of the United States released to the public a massive corpus of declassified documents related to Katyn, the massacre of nearly 22,000 unarmed Polish prisoners by Stalin's secret police in 1940.

The Banality of Evil and the Measuring Stick

Gary Kent | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

The Iraqi Kurds are trying to encourage the world to understand that a decades-long process of genocide killed hundreds of thousands of people and that it remains a living legacy that affected almost all people in a region just twice the size of Wales, or about the same size as Holland.

Orwell and Your Voice in the Wilderness

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 16.09.2012 | Home
Andrea Chalupa

There's a touching moment in the French classic film Amélie where the heroine, as a little girl, reflects the sunlight off her mirror from her window overlooking Paris, hoping someone out there sees her light. From a window across the city, another lonely child--the boy who will grow up to be the man she'll one day fall in love with--is doing the same reflector trick, waiting for a response with the hope that he's not alone.

Neo-Nazi Twins Turn 'Healers' Thanks To Marijuana (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK

The girls wear 'smiley' Hitler face T-shirts in 2005 They earned a dubious fame in 2003 with their white power band Prussian Blue, but twins Lam...

Gourlay/BBCSO; The Enchanted Island/Metropolitan Opera - review

Paul Guest | Posted 22.03.2012 | Home
Paul Guest

America seems to have a wealth of talented composers that are currently sailing over the waters and another composer sailed over this evening: 32 year...

Some Elementary Remarks on Freedom of Expression

Tom Stevenson | Posted 20.10.2011 | UK
Tom Stevenson

It is a sad day indeed when a writer wishes that his own work were not necessary. Unfortunately such days have been common over the past century