As they consider the case of Pep Guardiola, who won his first medal in English football at Wembley on Sunday while semi-surreptitiously sporting a yel(...)

British politician Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley (1896 - 1980) inspects members of his British Union of Fascists in Royal Mint Street, London. Their presence sparked a riot which became known as the Battle of Cable Street. Photograph: Central Press/Getty Images

The Battle of Cable Street in 1936 was a seminal moment in the history of the Jewish community in England, and for British socialism. It was a genuin(...)

Al Gore attends the UK premiere of  ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’ at  Somerset House in London earlier this month.  Photograph:  Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

Just over 10 years ago, An Inconvenient Truth, featuring former US vice-president Al Gore, opened in cinemas. Jollied along by Gore’s now well-travell(...)

A full-scale replica of Adolf Hitler’s office inside the so-called Führerbunker.  Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images

Johanna Ruf is the last survivor of Hitler’s bunker, although a dirty blouse prevented her from meeting the Nazi dictator personally. Now aged 88, Ms(...)

The Hiller Girls dance troupe, which performed around Germany and Europe for decades.

Sitting in her tidy Munich apartment, as snowflakes swirl outside, Jenny Hiller is far away as she watches her younger self dance on screen. With str(...)

Brunhilde Pomsel – Born: January 11th, 1911 – Died: January 27th, 2017. Photograph: AFP
Obituary: Brunhilde Pomsel
  • People
  • January 30, 2017, 23:46

Brunhilde Pomsel, the personal stenographer of the Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels during the last three years of World War II and one of the(...)

Brunhilde Pomsel, former secretary of propaganda minister Goebbels, has died. She was 106. Photograph: Matthias Balk/dpa via AP

Brunhilde Pomsel, a former secretary of Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels, has died aged 106. Ms Pomsel lived most of her life in relative o(...)

Donald Trump’s new campaign chief Steve Bannon during a roundtable discussion on security at Trump Tower in Manhattan on Wednesday. Under Bannon, the  Breitbart news site has espoused the anti-establishment stance that propelled Trump to victory in the Republican primary race. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

In turning to Steve Bannon to right his campaign, Donald Trump is embracing a man who former employees and associates describe as a more intense versi(...)

Boris Johnson: There’s also the issue of expectations. We hold buffoons to much lower standards. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Surely not! Not him! Not her! When buffoons gain traction, most notably now in the form of hapless Boris and bullish Trump, many of us can only exclai(...)

Former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner: Due in court over sale of dollar future contracts. Photograph: Eitan Abramovich AFP/Getty Images

These are difficult days for South American presidents, with both serving and former members of this select group snarled up in a series of corruption(...)

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