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Love's labour's lost and found

The Globe's season of foreign-language Shakespeare offers insight into different cultures, but there is still something missing, says Christina Patterson

Albanian torture suspect at large in UK

Police are searching for a former Albanian intelligence officer wanted for torture and kidnapping who jumped bail last week, failing to appear at his extradition hearing in London on 1 December.

Leka Zogu: Controversial 'king of the Albanians' who spent most of his

Leka of Albania was one of the most colourful and controversial characters on the 20th century Balkan scene, and one of the last links with the pre-Second World War Zogist monarchy. He was born in 1939 into a world of deep political crisis, with the government of his father, King Zog, Albania's first king, about to be snuffed out by Mussolini's forces. When Leka was one day old, his father held a great military parade in the capital, Tirana, a great provocation to the Duce in Rome.