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British prime minister David Cameron and German chancellor Angela Merkel view a 1953 Volkswagen, during their visit to the British Museum to attend “Germany: Memories of a Nation”. Photograph: EPA

Wrapped well against the cold, queues of people lined the street outside the British Museum on Wednesday to see an exhibition that features a porce(...)

Gordon Ramsay’s newest addition to the dining landscape Heddon Street Kitchen opened on November 8th in Mayfair

New London openings London’s dining scene is welcoming a slew of new openings this winter. US TV chef Judy Joo opens her first European venture(...)

Joanne O’Donnell with Sam (4) and Ben Wallace (13) at home in Killaloe, Co Clare. Photograph: Brian Arthur/ Press 22

‘Would you go back?” It’s the definitive question in post-holiday conversations. To answer “no” suggests your holiday was far from perfect – although,(...)

German president Joachim Gauck (left) and French president Francois Hollande  lay the foundation stone for a German-French museum, during the memorial event for the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the first World War today.  Photograph: Christophe Keraba/EPA

French president Francois Hollande has commemorated the 100th anniversary of the first World War with an appeal to players in the Gaza conflict to put(...)

Adam. Eve. Branch. Tree. Apple. Penis. Mount of Venus. Cock. Vagina. Rose. Kiss. Sky.Words blaze across the screen. There are words on naked bodies (M(...)

Wounded soldiers arrive at Rheims station from the western front during the first World War. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

Joseph Zimet, director general of the Centenary Mission, has spent three years organising French and international commemorations of the beginning (...)

Registration of foreign aliens in Paris, August 1914, before their evacuation (Photo: Agence Rol Bibliothèque nationale de France, dpt. des Estampes et de la photographie)

The minarets of a Sarajevo mosque loom in the background. Men watching from balconies and in the street are coiffed with the red Ottoman fez. Gavrilo (...)

Philosopher Richard Kearney: “When a wound goes underground and isn’t spoken about, it’s acted out – very often through violence, through alcoholism, through depression, through suicide.”

Sitting in the university town of Strasbourg near the French-German border, philosopher Richard Kearney is preparing for the last in a series of Europ(...)

British soldiers in the trenches during the first World War. File Photograph: Getty Images

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the first World War and with it comes four years of commemorations. The war began with the assas(...)

 Strasbourg Christmas market
A taste of Christmas

The smell of cinnamon gusts across Place Kleber from buckets of mulled wine. Rich nostril-captivating aromas of roasting chestnuts and coconut, meltin(...)

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