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Kate Connolly

Kate Connolly

    Mein Kampf: Strange tales of the world's most dangerous book
    Mein Kampf: Strange tales of the world's most dangerous book
    “I’ve tried the line ‘Do you want to read Mein Kampf with me?’, but I can tell you it doesn’t work,” said Alon Kraus, the son of Holocaust survivors and one of six protagonists...
    Auschwitz survivor: 'We had no rights but a fierce determination to survive'
    Auschwitz survivor: 'We had no rights but a fierce determination to survive'
    A survivor of Auschwitz who lost 119 members of her family in the Holocaust, has confronted Oskar Gröning, the former SS guard who is on...
    Touring Bowie's Berlin
    Touring Bowie's Berlin
    Thilo Schmied is lost in thought, mulling over the days when David Bowie fell in love with Berlin, and Berlin fell in love with him. "Whenever...
    Merkel: Chancellor who shops with the people
    Merkel: Chancellor who shops with the people
    It was, Angela Merkel reflects, the most galling mistake of her childhood. Not a lie or a betrayal, some malicious gossip or a fist fight but the...
    Markets rally after Germany's ruling on eurozone rescue fund
    Markets rally after Germany's ruling on eurozone rescue fund
    Markets rallied following the decision by the eight justices of the Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe to let Germany ratify a treaty to establish the...
    What it feels like to be old
    What it feels like to be old
    The Age Man Suit has ­ear protectors that stifle hearing and a yellow visor that blurs eyesight. It is nothing if not depressing. I drop a coin...
    Germany's Muslim, Jewish leaders team up to fight circumcision ruling
    Germany's Muslim, Jewish leaders team up to fight circumcision ruling
    This was after a judge deemed the religious practice amounted to bodily harm and contravenes right to choose religion in later life.
    The Führer's tentative return to Berlin
    The Führer's tentative return to Berlin
    A ground-breaking exhibition about Adolf Hitler opened in Berlin in October, the first time since the war that a major museum has explored the...
    Paul's death 'distinctly murky'
    Paul's death 'distinctly murky'
    No sooner had death's tentacles slackened their grip on Paul's squidgy body, when the first conspiracy theory concerning his demise emerged like a...
    Milking sleep-deprived
    Milking sleep-deprived
    Forget counting sheep: milking cows at night may hold the key to helping insomniacs fall asleep.
    Immigrants Germany loves to hate
    Immigrants Germany loves to hate
    Chancellor Angela Merkel has declared the death of multiculturalism in Germany, saying that it had "failed utterly", in what has been interpreted...
    Donate your organs ...for dinner
    Donate your organs ...for dinner
    Would you sacrifice your testicles, stomach fat or ears for high-class cuisine? A soon-to-open Berlin restaurant wants diners to do just that:...