‘Him’: waxwork Hitler by Maurizio Cattelan goes to auction on May 8th at Christie’s in New York

A waxwork figure of Hitler is the unlikely highlight of a Christie’s auction of Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art in New York on May 8th. Made (...)

Viktor Orban: out on a political limb over attitude to Hungary’s war record and its interpretation. Photograph: Reuters

Viktor Orban’s brand of conservative nationalism, and what some EU partners fear are his questionable democratic values, have put Hungary’s prime mini(...)

A 10-million mark note from 1923 at the height of the hyper-inflation days of the Weimar Republic. Photograph: iStockphoto

Every euro area government has framed the ongoing crisis to suit its own political and economic concerns. Many have chosen austerity, war(...)