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How fascism works

“Fascism” is a word that gets tossed around pretty loosely these days, usually as an epithet to discredit someone else’s politics. One consequence is that...

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The biggest lie we still teach in American history classes

One of my favorite writers, Gore Vidal, once described his country as the United States of Amnesia. “We learn nothing because we remember nothing,”...

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Tourists face €500 fine for sitting down in Venice

Visitors in Venice could be fined up to €500 (£445) for sitting in undesignated spots, as the city continues to struggle with overwhelming tourism...

Blanket of spider webs appears in Greek town

A huge blanket of cobwebs has cloaked a lagoon-side area in the western Greek town of Aitoliko. ...

Summer love and belly out: Nine European words English needs

As rich a language as English may be, there can often be scenarios where there are no words to explain exactly how you feel. ...

Major airline spells own name wrong on plane

A major airline had to send a plane "back to the shop" after spelling its own name wrong. ...

Coach taps Michael B. Jordan to be first face of men’s...

He continued: “Few people realize that Coach started as a men’s business in the Forties. Over the years, our men’s collection developed a leadership...

Macron-mania: £300k of presidential memorabilia sold in days

He may be slipping in the opinion polls, but Emmanuel Macron is still riding high with one important constituency - online shoppers. ...