Behind The Lines

Irish politics has always moved in rhythms different to the rest of Europe. Saturday’s election is no exception. (More…)

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It might as well have been a declaration of war. (More…)

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Located at the intersection of two channels emanating from the scenic Motława River, Gdánsk’s recently opened Museum of the Second World War has quickly become one of the city’s main tourist attractions. (More…)

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X left defeated by x far-right. It doesn’t matter where it is. It always happens, in every country.

It happens so regularly, in fact, you’d think it was preprogrammed. Conspiracy theory, anyone? (More…)

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Nobody remembers al-Baghdadi. The head of ISIS, who was killed by American commandos in a nighttime raid in Syria, in October, was nowhere to be found. (More…)

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Chaos reigned on the road between Musso and Dongo, two small towns north of Lake Como. (More…)

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America won the UK election. Not the Tories.  The only mandate the Conservatives were given is to put the final stamp on Britain’s merger with Washington. (More…)

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The kid was being followed. Walking up and down the aisles, speaking loudly on his iPhone in English, he was having trouble finding something he’d been sent to purchase. (More…)

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The UK election will be decided in marginal constituencies. One of those decisive areas is Kensington, where luxury apartments sit empty and the survivors of the Grenfell fire struggle to find housing.  (More…)

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