John Henley

Germany’s populist ‘rag’ has a soul

The tabloid's explicit use of a drowned boy underscores its baffling welcome to the refugees.

Sauna diplomacy in the hot seat

Olli Rehn, the commissioner in charge of the eurozone debt crisis, has been accused of sexism after holding towel-clad briefings for male journalists.

The last days of paradise

The president of the Maldives wants to buy a new home for his people to save them from rising sea levels. But where could they go?

France plans a winemaking revolution

French wine producers are planning to create a premier league of wines as part of revolutionary changes designed to haul the country's most emblematic industry out of its deepest crisis in nearly 150 years. The elite wines will be given the mark AOCE (appellation d'origine controlee), for AOC d'excellence.

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