One of the most brutal battles of the Second World War was the Nazi offensive against Stalingrad where atrocities were committed on both sides and the soldiers also had to contend with starvation and freezing conditions during a lengthy siege.
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Saturday 14 December 2013
From Berlin's boutique Bikini to winter walks and Posh Phuket
Friday 13 December 2013
Chef A chef, by definition, is not a cook. Our job involves quite a few qualities that, in the days of “the power of introverts” books, have fallen a little out of fashion.
Sunday 08 December 2013
After a trip to Berlin's Bauhaus Archive Museum of Design, the photographer Nicky Walsh and food stylist Max Faber, both 34, came up with the idea of capturing food in a way that paid homage to the German art movement.
Saturday 07 December 2013
You can dance all night at the German capital's legendary clubs, then retreat to the River Spree, says James Litston
Friday 06 December 2013
London has moved ahead of New York as one of the world hubs for hi-tech companies, the Government’s technology tsar has claimed.
Friday 06 December 2013
Olivier, National Theatre
Monday 02 December 2013
Saturday 30 November 2013
Adrian Mourby takes in Christmas markets with a gulp of glühwein and a dash of history
Friday 29 November 2013
Saturday 23 November 2013
Where are you now and what can you see? I’m at home in North London and looking out of the back, I can see the backs of shops.
John Hawk: US Army sergeant who was awarded the Medal of Honor
for his bravery during the Normandy campaign
Friday 22 November 2013
John “Bud” Hawk was a US Army sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for his heroism during the Normandy campaign during the Second World War. On 20 August 1944 he was manning a light machine-gun near Chambois, a critical point in the encirclement of Germans that became known as the Falaise Pocket.
Wednesday 20 November 2013
Thursday 14 November 2013
November is a difficult month for Germany.
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Foreign minister summons ambassador to provide explanation after report in The Independent
Monday 14 October 2013
Which constituency does the great temple beneath the arch serve?
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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