888,246 ceramic poppies commemorate WWI at the Tower of London

How did the First World War start?

Talking Point Mon 4 Aug, AT 10:49

The causes of the First World War are murky and much disputed, but the passing of time has led to some clarity

Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen 'leads race for French presidency'

One-Minute Read Fri 1 Aug, AT 13:57

New poll suggests Front National leader Marine Le Pen would knock out socialists in first round

The Bild article 'describing' British holiday-makers

Big, burnt and boozy: German tabloid scoffs at Brits abroad

First Reaction Thu 31 Jul, AT 13:08

Bild reels off British holiday ailments, from 'underwear amnesia' to 'Prince Harry syndrome'

A column of Russian T-90 tanks rolls through Red Square

Nato 'unprepared' to repel Russian attack, MPs warn

One-Minute Read Thu 31 Jul, AT 11:04

UK defence watchdog says major overhaul is required to defend against cyber-warfare and 'irregular militias'

Two schoolgirls embrace and laugh

Women shouldn't laugh in public, says Turkey's deputy PM

One-Minute Read Wed 30 Jul, AT 14:08

Politician prompts online outcry with speech denouncing moral decay in Turkey

A missile launcher in Ukraine

US claims Russia fired rockets into Ukraine

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 10:06

US says Ukrainian army positions were targeted and that Russia plans to give heavy missiles to rebels

A couple kisses in front of a wall of roses

Where will you find Europe's sexiest men and women?

One-Minute Read Wed 23 Jul, AT 11:09

More than 50,000 men and women asked which nationality they would pick for a romantic night out

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