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Second World War

Winston Churchill: greatest British hero or a warmongering villain?

Fri 23 Jan, AT 15:44

Historians continue to debate whether Winston Churchill, one of history's most complex figures, deserves a place in Britain's pantheon

Hitler's holiday resort to be turned into luxury flats, hotel and spa

First Reaction
Wed 17 Dec, AT 15:59

Critics say the redevelopment of Prora, a Nazi seaside 'paradise', affirms Hitler's vision

Crispin Black

Germany should have given up a province for the Jewish people

Thu 7 Aug, AT 08:59
Crispin Black

The Jews should have been offered a homeland in Franconia, with Jerusalem a place of pilgrimage


Queen must zip her lips for today's Cabinet meeting

Tue 18 Dec, AT 09:40
The Mole

She might be tempted to speak out on gay marriage and Leveson - but risks a constitutional crisis if she does

Crispin Black

David Petraeus: a personality cult with a zipper problem

Thu 15 Nov, AT 10:30
Crispin Black

Many saw Petraeus as a future president. But the truth is he was overrated – and not just by Paula Broadwell

Crispin Black

Dyson's brush with Bosch 'spy': Germans make lousy spooks

Fri 26 Oct, AT 08:21
Crispin Black

Right back to World War Two, Britain has always had a knack for catching Germany's intelligence efforts

Clive James

Clive James: 'I am getting near the end'

One-Minute Read
Thu 21 Jun, AT 14:55

Broadcaster says he is losing his fight against illness and won’t see Australia again

Barack Obama in Afghanistan

Colonial files: how UK officials nearly stopped Obama's birth

Wed 18 Apr, AT 12:56

Obama's dad, Nazi butterfly hunters and coconut workers - Foreign Office papers lift lid on end of Empire