German troops marching in Paris after the Nazi occupation of France.

Seventy years after they fought, spied, sabotaged and – in some cases – died for France, 50 Irish men and women who worked for the French Resistance w(...)

French World War two veteran Leon Gautier of the Kiieffer commando (left) and German veteran paratrooper Johannes Borner embrace as a sign of reconciliation during an international ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the Allied landings on D-Day on Sword Beach in Ouistreham, in Normandy, France, yesterday. Photograph: EPA/Ian Langsdon

It was a day of conflicting emotions, when world leaders celebrated immutable bonds while struggling to overcome the tensions of the moment. In(...)

Director Volker Schlöndorff and actors André Dussolier (as Swedish consul Raoul Nordling) and Niels Arestrup (as Gen Dietrich von Choltitz) on the set of Diplomatie.

As Paris prepares to celebrate the 70th anniversary of its liberation from Nazi Germany on August 25th, the German film director Volker Schlönd(...)