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Skiers, some wearing  face masks, take to the slopes in the ski resort of Verbier in the Swiss Alps on November 15th. Photograph:  Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty

Europe’s Alpine region is facing a high-altitude stand-off after Austria dismissed proposals by Germany, France and Italy to postpone – or even cancel(...)

 The Austrian village of Ischgl has  many apres-ski bars. “They are a bit like discos for teenagers, but full of men in their 50s.”   Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

In the first week of March, Charlie Jackson had an argument with his wife. The 53-year-old recruitment agent from Pangbourne in Berkshire, southeast E(...)

 Children at the GuthsMuths elementary school in Berlin: hundreds of students and teachers in the city have had to quarantine due to infection rates.  Photograph: Maja Hitij/Getty

Coronavirus cases have been reported by at least 41 schools in Berlin, barely two weeks after the German capital’s 825 schools reopened. Cases are ri(...)

Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and  Emma Watson in  a scene from the first Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Photograph: Reuters/Warner Bros

In 1985, following riots in Brixton and Tottenham in London, the publishing house Collins decided that one novel on its forthcoming schedule was just (...)

Police stand guard outside a hotel  put under quarantine for coronavirus in the town of Adeje, Tenerife, on Tuesday.  Photograph: EPA

A number of Irish citizens in Tenerife have contacted the Department of Foreign Affairs after a hotel on the island was placed under quarantine when I(...)

 Donald Trump and Viktor Orban in the White House this week. The encounter was largely framed as a meeting of ideological allies but the agenda is likely to have been dominated by questions that put them at loggerheads. Photograph: Chris Kleponis/Pool via Bloomberg

For more than 20 years, Viktor Orban was shut out of the White House. His last visit was in 1998, deep into Clinton’s second term, when the Hungarian (...)

The great hall at Versailles was the site of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles which imposed swingeing terms on Germany and blamed it and Austria-Hungary for starting the first World War.

In mid-January 1919, amid revolutionary chaos in much of east-central Europe and a fierce civil war in Russia, the Paris Peace Conference convened to (...)

People putting  snow chains on their cars  during heavy snowfall near Untertauern, Austria. Photograph: . EPA/Christian Bruna

Europe’s Alpine regions are facing dangerous storms, avalanches and potential food shortages after days of snowfall have left Austrian and German town(...)

The famous ‘Weihnachtsmarkt’ (Christmas Market) in Salzburg. Photograph: Getty Images

“All is calm, all is bright”, as the first flakes of snow fall on Salzburg’s spires and fairy-tale rooftops. This year, heralding Advent and the lead-(...)

Resorts such as Aime La Plagne Club Med in France offers kids’ clubs and activities such as sledding to keep little ones amused. Photograph: Getty Images

Best for friends St Anton, Austria St Anton is famed for its snow conditions, off-piste, night skiing and its après scene. Skiing here can be challe(...)

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