Five things to know about Dante on the 700th anniversary of his death
Italy

Five things to know about Dante on the 700th anniversary of his death

Dante Alighieri is chiefly remembered as the author of the Divine Comedy and as the father of the Italian language. On the 700th anniversary of his death in the night between September 13 to 14th, 1321, here are five things to know about the titan of world literature.

Sex, strikes and surrender: The most commonly asked questions about France and the French
France

Sex, strikes and surrender: The most commonly asked questions about France and the French

How Hamburg recovered after the catastrophic flood of 1962
Germany

How Hamburg recovered after the catastrophic flood of 1962

The 14 best books about the Spanish Civil War
Spain

The 14 best books about the Spanish Civil War

‘Il Canto degli Italiani’: What the Italian national anthem means – and how to sing it
Italy

‘Il Canto degli Italiani’: What the Italian national anthem means – and how to sing it

Frenchman jailed for 30 years for killing in-laws over ‘Nazi gold hoard’
France

Frenchman jailed for 30 years for killing in-laws over ‘Nazi gold hoard’

Italian researchers discover 14 descendants of Leonardo Da Vinci living in Tuscany
Italy

Italian researchers discover 14 descendants of Leonardo Da Vinci living in Tuscany

La Marseillaise: All you need to know about the French national anthem
France

La Marseillaise: All you need to know about the French national anthem

Five political crises in Sweden’s history and how they were resolved
Sweden

Five political crises in Sweden’s history and how they were resolved

Why is Sweden called Sweden? The Local answers Google’s questions
Sweden

Why is Sweden called Sweden? The Local answers Google’s questions

Rome’s Colosseum fully opens underground labyrinth to the public
Italy

Rome’s Colosseum fully opens underground labyrinth to the public

Italian ‘art squad’ police recover 800 illegally-excavated archaeological finds
Italy

Italian ‘art squad’ police recover 800 illegally-excavated archaeological finds

How a new Berlin museum is carefully exploring Germany’s wartime suffering
Germany

How a new Berlin museum is carefully exploring Germany’s wartime suffering

Why Germany’s most famous wine tour has such a problematic past
Germany

Why Germany’s most famous wine tour has such a problematic past

Ditching the monarchy or a day at the beach: What exactly is Italy celebrating on Republic Day?
Italy

Ditching the monarchy or a day at the beach: What exactly is Italy celebrating on Republic Day?

‘Damn Spaniards’: Eight memorable quotes by historical figures who hated or loved Spain
Spain

‘Damn Spaniards’: Eight memorable quotes by historical figures who hated or loved Spain

Why doesn’t Sweden have any decent village pubs?
Sweden

Why doesn’t Sweden have any decent village pubs?

Napoleon fans outraged by horse memorial
France

Napoleon fans outraged by horse memorial

Remains of nine Neanderthals found in Italian cave
Italy

Remains of nine Neanderthals found in Italian cave

Alarm as German anti-maskers co-opt Nazi resister Sophie Scholl
Germany

Alarm as German anti-maskers co-opt Nazi resister Sophie Scholl

How France will mark VE day on May 8th
France

How France will mark VE day on May 8th

Ancient Roman home and mosaics unearthed during Italian apartment renovation
Italy

Ancient Roman home and mosaics unearthed during Italian apartment renovation

Hero or villain: Why France is divided over Napoleon
France

Hero or villain: Why France is divided over Napoleon

Macron to defy ‘cancel culture’ and lay wreath for Napoleon commemoration
France

Macron to defy ‘cancel culture’ and lay wreath for Napoleon commemoration

EXPLAINED: Why is May 1st a holiday in Germany?
Germany

EXPLAINED: Why is May 1st a holiday in Germany?

Why does Italy celebrate Liberation Day on April 25th?
Italy

Why does Italy celebrate Liberation Day on April 25th?

Why Switzerland celebrates its national day on August 1st
Switzerland

Why Switzerland celebrates its national day on August 1st

Why Rome celebrates its birthday on April 21st
Italy

Why Rome celebrates its birthday on April 21st

Boogie noches: how erotic cinema boom in 1970s helped shape modern Spain
Spain

Boogie noches: how erotic cinema boom in 1970s helped shape modern Spain

Sweden’s anti-commercial music movement that took on politics and Eurovision

Sweden’s anti-commercial music movement that took on politics and Eurovision

The mayor of Nice explains why his is the ‘most British’ town in France
France

The mayor of Nice explains why his is the ‘most British’ town in France

VIDEO: Watch Prince Philip making a speech in French (with a ‘frog’ joke)
France

VIDEO: Watch Prince Philip making a speech in French (with a ‘frog’ joke)

Basque population’s ‘genetic singularity’ confirmed in largest-ever study

Basque population’s ‘genetic singularity’ confirmed in largest-ever study

Germany closes case against deported ex-Nazi guard, 95
Germany

Germany closes case against deported ex-Nazi guard, 95

Dante Day: How Italy is celebrating its national poet

Dante Day: How Italy is celebrating its national poet

16 surprising facts about Venice to mark 16 centuries of the lagoon city
Italy

16 surprising facts about Venice to mark 16 centuries of the lagoon city

Dante’s last laugh: Why Italy’s national poet isn’t buried where you think he is

Dante’s last laugh: Why Italy’s national poet isn’t buried where you think he is

Commemoration begins of the bloody weeks of the Paris Commune of 1871
France

Commemoration begins of the bloody weeks of the Paris Commune of 1871

10 iconic phrases that map out each era of German history
Germany

10 iconic phrases that map out each era of German history

Did you know? The Scandinavians never spoke of themselves as Vikings
Sweden

Did you know? The Scandinavians never spoke of themselves as Vikings

Italian lawyers seek justice for Dante – 700 years after his death
Italy

Italian lawyers seek justice for Dante – 700 years after his death

Six lesser-known sites that tell the story of Paris’ black history
France

Six lesser-known sites that tell the story of Paris’ black history

IN PHOTOS: Italy reopens ‘forgotten’ mausoleum of Roman emperor Augustus
Italy

IN PHOTOS: Italy reopens ‘forgotten’ mausoleum of Roman emperor Augustus

French forces tortured and murdered Algerian freedom fighter in 1950s, admits Macron
France

French forces tortured and murdered Algerian freedom fighter in 1950s, admits Macron

How a Viking king inspired one of our best-known modern technologies

How a Viking king inspired one of our best-known modern technologies

Roman chariot unearthed ‘almost intact’ near Pompeii
Italy

Roman chariot unearthed ‘almost intact’ near Pompeii

‘Everybody freeze!’: How a failed coup 40 years ago reshaped Spain’s military
Spain

‘Everybody freeze!’: How a failed coup 40 years ago reshaped Spain’s military

Ancient Jewish settlement to be brought back to life in Cologne
Germany

Ancient Jewish settlement to be brought back to life in Cologne

US deports 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to Germany
Germany

US deports 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to Germany

The forgotten story of an Irish dancer who brought down the king of Bavaria
Germany

The forgotten story of an Irish dancer who brought down the king of Bavaria

What happened during Germany’s ‘catastrophic winter’ of 78/79?
Germany

What happened during Germany’s ‘catastrophic winter’ of 78/79?

VIDEO: Meet the archaeologists protecting Sweden’s historic shipwrecks from looters
Sweden

VIDEO: Meet the archaeologists protecting Sweden’s historic shipwrecks from looters

French village inherits fortune from Austrian who fled Nazis

French village inherits fortune from Austrian who fled Nazis

IN PHOTOS: Pompeii’s treasures go on display at reopened Antiquarium museum
Italy

IN PHOTOS: Pompeii’s treasures go on display at reopened Antiquarium museum

Stumble stones: How Rome’s smallest monuments honour Holocaust victims
Italy

Stumble stones: How Rome’s smallest monuments honour Holocaust victims

Vatican to open archives of Pius XII, the WW2 pope accused of silence on the Holocaust
Italy

Vatican to open archives of Pius XII, the WW2 pope accused of silence on the Holocaust

Remorseful thief returns 200 stolen ancient coins to Italian museum
Italy

Remorseful thief returns 200 stolen ancient coins to Italian museum

Italian researchers unearth ancient fast food joint in Pompeii
Italy

Italian researchers unearth ancient fast food joint in Pompeii

US soldier traces the Italian children he almost shot during second world war
Italy

US soldier traces the Italian children he almost shot during second world war

Spain finally evicts Franco family from late dictator’s summer palace
Spain

Spain finally evicts Franco family from late dictator’s summer palace

Sweden: the world’s most equal country?
Sweden

Sweden: the world’s most equal country?

‘Prisencolinensinainciusol’: Here’s what the nonsensical ‘English’ song actually means in Italy
Italy

‘Prisencolinensinainciusol’: Here’s what the nonsensical ‘English’ song actually means in Italy

‘I represent the nobodies’: How Maradona became the hero of Naples
Italy

‘I represent the nobodies’: How Maradona became the hero of Naples

Forget the pilgrims: Spaniards were the first to celebrate Thanksgiving
Spain

Forget the pilgrims: Spaniards were the first to celebrate Thanksgiving

40 years on, why the Irpinia earthquake is remembered as Italy’s ‘worst catastrophe’
Italy

40 years on, why the Irpinia earthquake is remembered as Italy’s ‘worst catastrophe’

Today in history: Nuremberg Trials open 75 years ago
Germany

Today in history: Nuremberg Trials open 75 years ago

How Spain usually celebrates its National Day (and why not everyone is happy about it)
Spain

How Spain usually celebrates its National Day (and why not everyone is happy about it)

Berlin Wall fall: The unbelievable moment that changed the world forever
Germany

Berlin Wall fall: The unbelievable moment that changed the world forever

How a tip-off revealed Holocaust horrors to Swedish diplomat
Sweden

How a tip-off revealed Holocaust horrors to Swedish diplomat

Why November 9th is a fateful day in German history
Germany

Why November 9th is a fateful day in German history

Tyrant or reformer? The Danish king behind the ‘Stockholm Bloodbath’
Sweden

Tyrant or reformer? The Danish king behind the ‘Stockholm Bloodbath’

What unites and divides the Nordic countries?

What unites and divides the Nordic countries?

Why November 4th is a holiday in Italy (even if you don’t get a day off)
Italy

Why November 4th is a holiday in Italy (even if you don’t get a day off)

Paris plans first statue of black woman for anti-slavery heroine
France

Paris plans first statue of black woman for anti-slavery heroine

Shakespeare’s last play discovered hidden in archives in Spain
Spain

Shakespeare’s last play discovered hidden in archives in Spain

Confusion over Spain’s plans to grant citizenship for descendants of International Brigades
Spain

Confusion over Spain’s plans to grant citizenship for descendants of International Brigades

Swedish archaeologists uncover remains of 8,400-year-old dog
Sweden

Swedish archaeologists uncover remains of 8,400-year-old dog

Berlin and Ruhr Area: The fascinating history that unites two very different parts of Germany
Germany

Berlin and Ruhr Area: The fascinating history that unites two very different parts of Germany

Italy launches international search for new Pompeii site director
Italy

Italy launches international search for new Pompeii site director

Spain pledges to ramp up search for Franco victim graves
Spain

Spain pledges to ramp up search for Franco victim graves

How the Germans went crazy for witch hunts
Germany

How the Germans went crazy for witch hunts

How Italian art experts solved the mystery of Raphael’s tomb – by reconstructing his face
Italy

How Italian art experts solved the mystery of Raphael’s tomb – by reconstructing his face

‘Paradise inhabited by devils’: How Naples captured the world’s imagination
Italy

‘Paradise inhabited by devils’: How Naples captured the world’s imagination

Anti-racism activists tear down statue of wife of French emperor Napoleon
France

Anti-racism activists tear down statue of wife of French emperor Napoleon

It wasn’t the sex: bloodletting fatal for Raphael, Italian study claims
Italy

It wasn’t the sex: bloodletting fatal for Raphael, Italian study claims

Travel: Five stunning UNESCO sites that tell Germany’s history
Germany

Travel: Five stunning UNESCO sites that tell Germany’s history

Vennbahn: How a historic German train line became a popular cycling path
Germany

Vennbahn: How a historic German train line became a popular cycling path

Denmark’s German refugees remember forgotten WW2 chapter

Denmark’s German refugees remember forgotten WW2 chapter

Why this tiny town is seeking independence from Italy
Italy

Why this tiny town is seeking independence from Italy

Weekend Wanderlust: Why the town of Blaubeuren has Germany’s bluest water
Germany

Weekend Wanderlust: Why the town of Blaubeuren has Germany’s bluest water

INTERVIEW: Sweden’s anti-racism protests aren’t just about what’s happening in other countries
Sweden

INTERVIEW: Sweden’s anti-racism protests aren’t just about what’s happening in other countries

Five things to know about Checkpoint Charlie on the 30th anniversary of its removal
Germany

Five things to know about Checkpoint Charlie on the 30th anniversary of its removal

Lenin statue to be unveiled in west Germany after legal battle
Germany

Lenin statue to be unveiled in west Germany after legal battle

Five things you never knew about France’s Charles de Gaulle
France

Five things you never knew about France’s Charles de Gaulle

Fisherman finds priceless medieval religious icon on Spanish riverbed
Spain

Fisherman finds priceless medieval religious icon on Spanish riverbed

The little-known role Sweden played in the colonial slave trade
Sweden

The little-known role Sweden played in the colonial slave trade

As statues tumble across the world Bordeaux opts for info plaques on slaver street names
France

As statues tumble across the world Bordeaux opts for info plaques on slaver street names

Scientists reveal buried Roman city in Italy using radar gun
Italy

Scientists reveal buried Roman city in Italy using radar gun

How Italian doctors first used contact tracing 500 years ago
Italy

How Italian doctors first used contact tracing 500 years ago

Could 400-year-old mystery of Irish rebel chief lie in Spanish chapel?
Spain

Could 400-year-old mystery of Irish rebel chief lie in Spanish chapel?

IN PHOTOS: Rome’s Colosseum reopens to visitors after three-month shutdown
Italy

IN PHOTOS: Rome’s Colosseum reopens to visitors after three-month shutdown

Ancient Roman mosaic floor discovered under vineyard in Italy
Italy

Ancient Roman mosaic floor discovered under vineyard in Italy

Swiss history: What’s the real story behind Toblerone’s chocolate pyramids?
Switzerland

Swiss history: What’s the real story behind Toblerone’s chocolate pyramids?

New Nietzsche book aims to save his reputation
Germany

New Nietzsche book aims to save his reputation

Nazi resistance widow Moltke dies at 98
Germany

Nazi resistance widow Moltke dies at 98

Egyptian Nefertiti bust is rightfully ours, Germany says
Germany

Egyptian Nefertiti bust is rightfully ours, Germany says

Anger simmers in Demjanjuk’s home village
Germany

Anger simmers in Demjanjuk’s home village

Egypt demands return of Nefertiti bust from Germany
Germany

Egypt demands return of Nefertiti bust from Germany

Exhibition shows how the Nazis stole Christmas
Germany

Exhibition shows how the Nazis stole Christmas

Allied Museum angles for space at Tempelhof Airport
Germany

Allied Museum angles for space at Tempelhof Airport

Stralsund restores rare Baroque celestial globe
Germany

Stralsund restores rare Baroque celestial globe

Google Earth adds WWII aerial shots of Berlin
Germany

Google Earth adds WWII aerial shots of Berlin

Death certificate of WWI ace the Red Baron found in Poland
Germany

Death certificate of WWI ace the Red Baron found in Poland

Germany still paying off WWI reparations
Germany

Germany still paying off WWI reparations

Germany criticised for Nazi trial double standards
Germany

Germany criticised for Nazi trial double standards

Demjanjuk faces court in last big Nazi trial
Germany

Demjanjuk faces court in last big Nazi trial

Antique car dealer finds Hitler’s Mercedes
Germany

Antique car dealer finds Hitler’s Mercedes

France finds lost spy file on young Hitler
Germany

France finds lost spy file on young Hitler

Online database of Soviet WWII prisoners opens to public
Germany

Online database of Soviet WWII prisoners opens to public

How did Sweden tackle the Spanish flu a century ago?
Sweden

How did Sweden tackle the Spanish flu a century ago?

‘We just didn’t realise’: What it was like growing up in post-Nazi Dachau
Germany

‘We just didn’t realise’: What it was like growing up in post-Nazi Dachau

Watch: Who were the 1.3 million Swedes who once emigrated to the US?
Sweden

Watch: Who were the 1.3 million Swedes who once emigrated to the US?

Analysis: How neutral was Sweden really in World War Two?
Sweden

Analysis: How neutral was Sweden really in World War Two?

Black Death to Spanish Flu – how diseases have shaped French history
France

Black Death to Spanish Flu – how diseases have shaped French history

Worried about coronavirus? Italy has a long history of fighting disease outbreaks
Italy

Worried about coronavirus? Italy has a long history of fighting disease outbreaks

Will ‘secret’ archives reveal why WW2 pope stayed quiet on Holocaust?
Italy

Will ‘secret’ archives reveal why WW2 pope stayed quiet on Holocaust?

Swiss history: How the Swiss army refused to decommission its pigeons
Switzerland

Swiss history: How the Swiss army refused to decommission its pigeons

Rome is about to reveal an ancient tomb thought to belong to founder Romulus
Italy

Rome is about to reveal an ancient tomb thought to belong to founder Romulus

IN PHOTOS: The treasures unearthed during Pompeii’s six-year restoration
Italy

IN PHOTOS: The treasures unearthed during Pompeii’s six-year restoration

In Pictures: Stockholm’s iconic Vasa warship up close
Sweden

In Pictures: Stockholm’s iconic Vasa warship up close

Remembering the Battle of Jarama and the role of the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War
Spain

Remembering the Battle of Jarama and the role of the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War

Nine surprising facts about Rome in honour of the capital’s birthday
Italy

Nine surprising facts about Rome in honour of the capital’s birthday

Mysterious ‘rock’ from Vesuvius eruption found to be piece of exploded brain
Italy

Mysterious ‘rock’ from Vesuvius eruption found to be piece of exploded brain

Ex-Italian diplomat sentenced for smuggling Egyptian artefacts
Italy

Ex-Italian diplomat sentenced for smuggling Egyptian artefacts

80-year-old gets finders’ fee decades after pulling ancient sword from Swedish lake
Sweden

80-year-old gets finders’ fee decades after pulling ancient sword from Swedish lake

Italian far-right extremist sentenced to life for deadly Bologna bombing
Italy

Italian far-right extremist sentenced to life for deadly Bologna bombing

Did Vikings erect this runestone in fear of another climate crisis?
Sweden

Did Vikings erect this runestone in fear of another climate crisis?

The Danish king who was heavily tattooed – and how his ink was recreated
Denmark

The Danish king who was heavily tattooed – and how his ink was recreated

Medieval Danish Queen’s cellar is one of 2019’s top ten archaeological finds
Denmark

Medieval Danish Queen’s cellar is one of 2019’s top ten archaeological finds

Norwegian World War 2 hero dies aged 99
Norway

Norwegian World War 2 hero dies aged 99

#AdventCalendar: The story behind Sweden’s most bizarre piece of taxidermy
Sweden

#AdventCalendar: The story behind Sweden’s most bizarre piece of taxidermy

Ancient necropolis discovered during roadworks in Sicily
Italy

Ancient necropolis discovered during roadworks in Sicily

‘The myth of Venice’: How the Venetian brand helps the city survive
Italy

‘The myth of Venice’: How the Venetian brand helps the city survive

Pompeii: Grand thermal baths and ‘erotic’ fresco unveiled to the public
Italy

Pompeii: Grand thermal baths and ‘erotic’ fresco unveiled to the public

1,000-year-old ship found underneath ground on Norwegian island
Norway

1,000-year-old ship found underneath ground on Norwegian island

Descendants of Spanish dictator Franco to sell off family jewels at London auction
Spain

Descendants of Spanish dictator Franco to sell off family jewels at London auction

Denmark and Iceland clash over priceless medieval manuscripts
Denmark

Denmark and Iceland clash over priceless medieval manuscripts

Is this wreck the missing sister ship of Sweden’s most iconic warship?
Sweden

Is this wreck the missing sister ship of Sweden’s most iconic warship?

Berlin Wall fall: ‘It was like Easter, Christmas and NYE rolled into one’
Germany

Berlin Wall fall: ‘It was like Easter, Christmas and NYE rolled into one’

Ancient Romans had ‘overwhelming’ genetic diversity, study finds
Italy

Ancient Romans had ‘overwhelming’ genetic diversity, study finds

‘Freedom is the most precious possession’: How Berlin Wall’s fall sparked joy and upended lives
Germany

‘Freedom is the most precious possession’: How Berlin Wall’s fall sparked joy and upended lives

‘There was a human tide moving’: Berliner remembers crossing the Wall
Germany

‘There was a human tide moving’: Berliner remembers crossing the Wall

Zeitzeugen: Meet the Scottish artist who left her mark on the Berlin Wall
Germany

Zeitzeugen: Meet the Scottish artist who left her mark on the Berlin Wall

IN PHOTOS: Remembering the great flood of Florence
Italy

IN PHOTOS: Remembering the great flood of Florence

‘Spirit of optimism is gone’: Sombre mood as Germany marks 30 years of Berlin Wall fall
Germany

‘Spirit of optimism is gone’: Sombre mood as Germany marks 30 years of Berlin Wall fall

Members’ quiz: How well do you know Swedish history?
Sweden

Members’ quiz: How well do you know Swedish history?

OPINION: Franco’s gone, now it’s time to bury his ideas too
Spain

OPINION: Franco’s gone, now it’s time to bury his ideas too

What next for the Valley of the Fallen?
Spain

What next for the Valley of the Fallen?

IN PICTURES: Franco exhumed, transported by helicopter, and reburied as Spain takes ‘step towards reconciliation’
Spain

IN PICTURES: Franco exhumed, transported by helicopter, and reburied as Spain takes ‘step towards reconciliation’

October 24th: Spain sets date for Franco exhumation
Spain

October 24th: Spain sets date for Franco exhumation

Aria that cost Marie-Antoinette her head is sung again at Versailles
France

Aria that cost Marie-Antoinette her head is sung again at Versailles

Grisly gladiator fresco discovered in tavern at Pompeii
Italy

Grisly gladiator fresco discovered in tavern at Pompeii

Spain’s Supreme Court approves immediate exhumation of Franco
Spain

Spain’s Supreme Court approves immediate exhumation of Franco

Spain’s Catholic Church says it will not oppose Franco exhumation
Spain

Spain’s Catholic Church says it will not oppose Franco exhumation

EXPLAINED: Why Spain is on the verge of digging up General Franco
Spain

EXPLAINED: Why Spain is on the verge of digging up General Franco

Five films that shaped the GDR’s legacy – and what east Germans think of them today
Germany

Five films that shaped the GDR’s legacy – and what east Germans think of them today

Politician calls for Austria’s Voralberg to become Switzerland newest canton

Politician calls for Austria’s Voralberg to become Switzerland newest canton

Spain celebrates 500 year anniversary of explorers who made first round-world trip
Spain

Spain celebrates 500 year anniversary of explorers who made first round-world trip

Danish Viking fortress to be reconstructed after project given approval
Denmark

Danish Viking fortress to be reconstructed after project given approval

Ancient skeletons buried hand in hand in Italy belonged to two men, researchers find
Italy

Ancient skeletons buried hand in hand in Italy belonged to two men, researchers find

Today in history: How did Germans inflict Rome’s most devastating defeat?
Germany

Today in history: How did Germans inflict Rome’s most devastating defeat?

Thousands of monuments set to open to the public across Germany
Germany

Thousands of monuments set to open to the public across Germany

IN PHOTOS: Italy’s annual chimney sweep festival
Italy

IN PHOTOS: Italy’s annual chimney sweep festival

Drought reveals long lost ‘Spanish Stonehenge’ in Extremadura reservoir
Spain

Drought reveals long lost ‘Spanish Stonehenge’ in Extremadura reservoir

285 unemployed people and 2 ‘invasions’: The numbers that tell the story of Liechtenstein
Switzerland

285 unemployed people and 2 ‘invasions’: The numbers that tell the story of Liechtenstein

The bloody and chaotic weeks that led to the liberation of Paris
France

The bloody and chaotic weeks that led to the liberation of Paris

Photo confiscated by Nazi prison guards returned to Spanish daughter, 80 years later
Spain

Photo confiscated by Nazi prison guards returned to Spanish daughter, 80 years later

Meet the medieval German warlord with a message for modern politicians
Germany

Meet the medieval German warlord with a message for modern politicians

Austria court ends legal battle over Hitler’s birth house
Austria

Austria court ends legal battle over Hitler’s birth house

In pictures: Denmark during World War Two and today
Denmark

In pictures: Denmark during World War Two and today

Four places to remember the Holocaust in Italy
Italy

Four places to remember the Holocaust in Italy

Book review: ‘The Green Silk Shawl describes a poorer and tougher Switzerland’
Switzerland

Book review: ‘The Green Silk Shawl describes a poorer and tougher Switzerland’

In photos: Denmark in the 1990s, and the same places today
Denmark

In photos: Denmark in the 1990s, and the same places today

Denmark in the 1980s in pictures – and the same locations today
Denmark

Denmark in the 1980s in pictures – and the same locations today

Photos of Denmark in the 1970s – and how the same places look today
Denmark

Photos of Denmark in the 1970s – and how the same places look today

10 photos of Denmark in the 1950s and 1960s – and the same spots today
Denmark

10 photos of Denmark in the 1950s and 1960s – and the same spots today

Explained: What sparked the protest culture of modern Germany?
Germany

Explained: What sparked the protest culture of modern Germany?

Spain sues Franco family to return dictator’s summer palace to the people
Spain

Spain sues Franco family to return dictator’s summer palace to the people

From persecution to pride: The history of LGBTQ+ rights in Germany
Germany

From persecution to pride: The history of LGBTQ+ rights in Germany

Two rare burial ships uncovered in Sweden
Sweden

Two rare burial ships uncovered in Sweden

Spain complains over Vatican ‘interference’ in Franco exhumation plan
Spain

Spain complains over Vatican ‘interference’ in Franco exhumation plan

Germany returns Ancient Roman bust to Italy
Italy

Germany returns Ancient Roman bust to Italy

Door of iconic Berlin techno club Tresor moves to new museum
Germany

Door of iconic Berlin techno club Tresor moves to new museum

Collision sinks historic German ship after months-long costly renovation
Germany

Collision sinks historic German ship after months-long costly renovation

Gucci to restore ancient cliff Romans used to throw traitors off
Italy

Gucci to restore ancient cliff Romans used to throw traitors off

France ramps up bid to return artwork stolen from Jewish families during WWII
France

France ramps up bid to return artwork stolen from Jewish families during WWII

Franco’s exhumation suspended by Spain’s Supreme Court
Spain

Franco’s exhumation suspended by Spain’s Supreme Court

How an American spy helped liberate Rome, 75 years ago
Italy

How an American spy helped liberate Rome, 75 years ago

Travelling back in time: Five of the best old Italian travel books
Italy

Travelling back in time: Five of the best old Italian travel books

On the trail of the Italian Resistance in Milan
Italy

On the trail of the Italian Resistance in Milan

New Italian TV show to tell story of Rome’s birth… in Latin
Italy

New Italian TV show to tell story of Rome’s birth… in Latin

New mayor’s first job: Rid Spanish town of Francoist name
Spain

New mayor’s first job: Rid Spanish town of Francoist name

How women’s rights became human rights in Sweden
Sweden

How women’s rights became human rights in Sweden

Ancient marble head of god Dionysus discovered under Rome
Italy

Ancient marble head of god Dionysus discovered under Rome

The ships that carried Swedish emigrants to North America
Sweden

The ships that carried Swedish emigrants to North America

In pics: Historic photos taken by US bombers show changing face of Switzerland
Switzerland

In pics: Historic photos taken by US bombers show changing face of Switzerland

The unusual way Sweden once solved its housing crisis and boosted living conditions
Sweden

The unusual way Sweden once solved its housing crisis and boosted living conditions

Mussolini’s great-grandson defends Italy’s Fascist era
Italy

Mussolini’s great-grandson defends Italy’s Fascist era

How Leonardo Da Vinci designed an ideal Italian city centuries ahead of its time
Italy

How Leonardo Da Vinci designed an ideal Italian city centuries ahead of its time

The controversy that brought US-Swedish relations to the brink
Sweden

The controversy that brought US-Swedish relations to the brink

What is ‘Dos de Mayo’ and why does Madrid celebrate it?
Spain

What is ‘Dos de Mayo’ and why does Madrid celebrate it?

Are you ready for Walpurgisnacht, Germany’s night of witches?
Germany

Are you ready for Walpurgisnacht, Germany’s night of witches?

Experts to DNA test ‘Leonardo da Vinci’s hair’ found in the US
Italy

Experts to DNA test ‘Leonardo da Vinci’s hair’ found in the US

Woman struck by cannon ball at celebration of German emperor’s death
Germany

Woman struck by cannon ball at celebration of German emperor’s death

Eight things you might not know about Leonardo Da Vinci
Italy

Eight things you might not know about Leonardo Da Vinci

Klaus Störtebeker: Infamous German pirate and ‘Robin Hood’ of the high seas
Germany

Klaus Störtebeker: Infamous German pirate and ‘Robin Hood’ of the high seas

Lazio opens up 80 historic Italian homes to visitors
Italy

Lazio opens up 80 historic Italian homes to visitors

The year Sweden organized the Olympics and defied expectations
Sweden

The year Sweden organized the Olympics and defied expectations

The Swedish expedition that rescued thousands from Nazi concentration camps
Sweden

The Swedish expedition that rescued thousands from Nazi concentration camps

Could this fire-ravaged Stockholm church offer hope to Notre-Dame?
Sweden

Could this fire-ravaged Stockholm church offer hope to Notre-Dame?

Nero’s palace reopens to the public in Rome
Italy

Nero’s palace reopens to the public in Rome

Switzerland’s and world’s oldest surviving architecture plan from Middle Ages goes on public display
Switzerland

Switzerland’s and world’s oldest surviving architecture plan from Middle Ages goes on public display

It’s official: Leonardo Da Vinci was ambidextrous, Italian art experts say
Italy

It’s official: Leonardo Da Vinci was ambidextrous, Italian art experts say

The day a naked Swedish footballer caused an unexpected scandal
Sweden

The day a naked Swedish footballer caused an unexpected scandal

IN PHOTOS: Why Rome is even more beautiful by night
Italy

IN PHOTOS: Why Rome is even more beautiful by night

What Germany’s Red Army Faction can tell the world about terror
Germany

What Germany’s Red Army Faction can tell the world about terror

The day Sweden’s trolls and fairies wept
Sweden

The day Sweden’s trolls and fairies wept

Eight books that tell hidden stories from Sweden’s history
Sweden

Eight books that tell hidden stories from Sweden’s history

Extremely rare baby boot from Middle Ages found in Switzerland
Switzerland

Extremely rare baby boot from Middle Ages found in Switzerland

Who was Conquistador Hernán Cortés?
Spain

Who was Conquistador Hernán Cortés?

Shakespeare was from Sicily, say makers of new Italian TV show
Italy

Shakespeare was from Sicily, say makers of new Italian TV show

IN PICS: Map of bombed Madrid reveals a city secretly scarred
Spain

IN PICS: Map of bombed Madrid reveals a city secretly scarred

The Swedish farm girl who smashed records and gender barriers
Sweden

The Swedish farm girl who smashed records and gender barriers

German billionaire family admits to Nazi past
Germany

German billionaire family admits to Nazi past

Venice had its own ‘Airbnb problem’ during the Renaissance – here’s how it coped
Italy

Venice had its own ‘Airbnb problem’ during the Renaissance – here’s how it coped

The scandal that made Charles Lindbergh’s grandfather flee Sweden
Sweden

The scandal that made Charles Lindbergh’s grandfather flee Sweden

Why some of Spain’s Civil War survivors are still waiting to recover lost relatives
Spain

Why some of Spain’s Civil War survivors are still waiting to recover lost relatives

‘Mussolini did some positive things’: Italian head of European parliament
Italy

‘Mussolini did some positive things’: Italian head of European parliament

The tree that was there when Sweden changed for good
Sweden

The tree that was there when Sweden changed for good

German WW2 pension payments going to former Waffen-SS members in Sweden

German WW2 pension payments going to former Waffen-SS members in Sweden

The little-known story of the First World War soldiers buried in Copenhagen
Denmark

The little-known story of the First World War soldiers buried in Copenhagen

Meet three of Rome’s wildest women
Italy

Meet three of Rome’s wildest women

The Swedish beach that was the Ibiza of the early 1900s
Sweden

The Swedish beach that was the Ibiza of the early 1900s

The history behind Sweden’s town and city names
Sweden

The history behind Sweden’s town and city names

Fifteen in Sweden receive German WW2 pension
Sweden

Fifteen in Sweden receive German WW2 pension

VIDEO: When Concorde first took to the skies above France 50 years ago
France

VIDEO: When Concorde first took to the skies above France 50 years ago

In depth: What are the histories behind German city names?
Germany

In depth: What are the histories behind German city names?

The celebrity wedding that rocked the world in 1960
Sweden

The celebrity wedding that rocked the world in 1960

New Austria row over Hitler’s birth house
Austria

New Austria row over Hitler’s birth house

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France

The Armleder Persecutions: When anti-Semitism boiled over in France… 700 years ago

The day Stockholm was bombed by the Soviet Union
Sweden

The day Stockholm was bombed by the Soviet Union

Slovenia accuses Italy of WW2 ‘revisionism’
Italy

Slovenia accuses Italy of WW2 ‘revisionism’

Italy marks 150th anniversary of the death of philosopher Carlo Cattaneo
Italy

Italy marks 150th anniversary of the death of philosopher Carlo Cattaneo

Meet the mad monk of Florence, the man behind Italy’s Bonfire of the Vanities
Italy

Meet the mad monk of Florence, the man behind Italy’s Bonfire of the Vanities

Spanish councils ordered to remove Franco symbols once and for all
Spain

Spanish councils ordered to remove Franco symbols once and for all

Why Sweden marks Sami National Day today
Sweden

Why Sweden marks Sami National Day today

From football to tiramisu: A look at Italy’s deepest rivalries
Italy

From football to tiramisu: A look at Italy’s deepest rivalries

Excavations for Copenhagen Metro dig up evidence of interglacial period
Denmark

Excavations for Copenhagen Metro dig up evidence of interglacial period

Happy birthday Turin: How researchers discovered the exact day the city was founded
Italy

Happy birthday Turin: How researchers discovered the exact day the city was founded

How Charlemagne was the original fighter for European unity
Germany

How Charlemagne was the original fighter for European unity

Merkel warns against nationalism in Fulbright Prize acceptance speech
Germany

Merkel warns against nationalism in Fulbright Prize acceptance speech

Germany earmarks funds for Russian siege survivors
Germany

Germany earmarks funds for Russian siege survivors

How Stockholm is restoring dignity to the neglected graves of 100 Holocaust victims
Sweden

How Stockholm is restoring dignity to the neglected graves of 100 Holocaust victims

‘Indiana Jones of art’ finds stolen Spanish carvings in English garden
Spain

‘Indiana Jones of art’ finds stolen Spanish carvings in English garden

Skeleton found in basement may be from a Swedish war 400 years ago
Sweden

Skeleton found in basement may be from a Swedish war 400 years ago

After 600 years, night watchman still keeps vigil over Lausanne
Switzerland

After 600 years, night watchman still keeps vigil over Lausanne

Battisti capture revives memories of Italy’s ‘Years of Lead’
Italy

Battisti capture revives memories of Italy’s ‘Years of Lead’

Twenty images that show Malmö through the ages
Sweden

Twenty images that show Malmö through the ages

Gloomy German left remembers murdered Rosa Luxemburg
Germany

Gloomy German left remembers murdered Rosa Luxemburg

Thousands download newly-published list of Danish WW2 Nazis
Denmark

Thousands download newly-published list of Danish WW2 Nazis

Ancient strain of plague found in Sweden – and it could rewrite history
Sweden

Ancient strain of plague found in Sweden – and it could rewrite history

#SwedishChristmas: The foreign traditions embedded in Swedish Christmas
Sweden

#SwedishChristmas: The foreign traditions embedded in Swedish Christmas

#SwedishChristmas: A Christmas candy with an unfortunate name
Sweden

#SwedishChristmas: A Christmas candy with an unfortunate name

Hundreds of 17th century cannonballs unearthed in Stockholm
Sweden

Hundreds of 17th century cannonballs unearthed in Stockholm

Swedish fisherman finds centuries-old human jawbone
Sweden

Swedish fisherman finds centuries-old human jawbone

#SwedishChristmas: Julmust, the festive drink that outsells Coca-Cola every winter
Sweden

#SwedishChristmas: Julmust, the festive drink that outsells Coca-Cola every winter

#SwedishChristmas: How a folklore tomte became Sweden’s Santa
Sweden

#SwedishChristmas: How a folklore tomte became Sweden’s Santa

Relic found in Denmark belonged to influential 14th-century woman
Denmark

Relic found in Denmark belonged to influential 14th-century woman

Gigantic prehistoric reptile discovered by Swedish researchers
Sweden

Gigantic prehistoric reptile discovered by Swedish researchers

QUIZ: How well do you know these key dates in Swiss history?
Switzerland

QUIZ: How well do you know these key dates in Swiss history?

Italian film tells uncomfortable story of partisan WWII massacres
Italy

Italian film tells uncomfortable story of partisan WWII massacres

Study finds 2,000-year-old brain cells of man killed in Vesuvius eruption
Italy

Study finds 2,000-year-old brain cells of man killed in Vesuvius eruption

Rome Reborn: take a virtual reality tour of Ancient Rome
Italy

Rome Reborn: take a virtual reality tour of Ancient Rome

‘Erotic’ fresco of Leda and the Swan unearthed at Pompeii
Italy

‘Erotic’ fresco of Leda and the Swan unearthed at Pompeii

Divers find 18th-century Danish warship
Denmark

Divers find 18th-century Danish warship

France cancels homage to Nazi-collaborator Petain after outcry
France

France cancels homage to Nazi-collaborator Petain after outcry

Macron provokes anger over tribute to France’s Nazi collaborator Pétain
France

Macron provokes anger over tribute to France’s Nazi collaborator Pétain

The people and stories behind some of Sweden’s common street names
Sweden

The people and stories behind some of Sweden’s common street names

The story of the biggest fire disaster in Swedish history
Sweden

The story of the biggest fire disaster in Swedish history

100 years on, German far right seeks to rehabilitate Empire
Germany

100 years on, German far right seeks to rehabilitate Empire

Ten historic pictures that show life in Sweden in the early 1900s
Sweden

Ten historic pictures that show life in Sweden in the early 1900s

‘Viking treasure’ of 252 silver coins found in Denmark
Denmark

‘Viking treasure’ of 252 silver coins found in Denmark

The long trading history that turned Frankfurt into a financial powerhouse
Germany

The long trading history that turned Frankfurt into a financial powerhouse

Archaeologists find medieval ship and German ceramics in Enköping
Sweden

Archaeologists find medieval ship and German ceramics in Enköping

Swedish 10-year-olds find 17th century coin in sandpit
Sweden

Swedish 10-year-olds find 17th century coin in sandpit

How Italians helped Allied prisoners escape during WWII
Italy

How Italians helped Allied prisoners escape during WWII

A new discovery at Verona University could change the story of Dante’s life
Italy

A new discovery at Verona University could change the story of Dante’s life

Italy remembers the Nazi raid on the Rome Ghetto
Italy

Italy remembers the Nazi raid on the Rome Ghetto

Was Pompeii destroyed two months later than we thought?
Italy

Was Pompeii destroyed two months later than we thought?

‘Very rare’ runestone found in Sweden
Sweden

‘Very rare’ runestone found in Sweden

Danish Jews recall desperate escape from Nazis, 75 years on
Denmark

Danish Jews recall desperate escape from Nazis, 75 years on

Italy opens 700 hidden cultural treasures to the public this weekend
Italy

Italy opens 700 hidden cultural treasures to the public this weekend

IN PICTURES: The Vajont Dam disaster, Italy’s deadly tsunami
Italy

IN PICTURES: The Vajont Dam disaster, Italy’s deadly tsunami

IN PHOTOS: ‘Enchanted garden’ discovered at Pompeii
Italy

IN PHOTOS: ‘Enchanted garden’ discovered at Pompeii

Sword finder Saga hailed as ‘new ruler of the earth’
Sweden

Sword finder Saga hailed as ‘new ruler of the earth’

Eight-year-old Swedish-American girl pulls pre-Viking era sword from lake
Sweden

Eight-year-old Swedish-American girl pulls pre-Viking era sword from lake

5 GDR monuments which still have a part to play in today’s Berlin
Germany

5 GDR monuments which still have a part to play in today’s Berlin

Archaeologists celebrate spectacular discovery of Danish Iron Age treasure
Denmark

Archaeologists celebrate spectacular discovery of Danish Iron Age treasure

Archaeologists find medieval seal on Swedish island
Sweden

Archaeologists find medieval seal on Swedish island

How to understand Berlin through its landmarks with quirky nicknames
Germany

How to understand Berlin through its landmarks with quirky nicknames

Amateur Danish archaeologist finds 1,500 year-old treasure
Denmark

Amateur Danish archaeologist finds 1,500 year-old treasure

Thousands of objects discovered in Scandinavia’s first Viking city
Denmark

Thousands of objects discovered in Scandinavia’s first Viking city

Artemisia Gentileschi, an Italian Baroque heroine for our time
Italy

Artemisia Gentileschi, an Italian Baroque heroine for our time

Four civilizations in Italy that pre-date the Roman Empire
Italy

Four civilizations in Italy that pre-date the Roman Empire

Roman gold coins discovered in Italian theatre
Italy

Roman gold coins discovered in Italian theatre

Wreckage of German WW2 ship found in seas north of Denmark
Denmark

Wreckage of German WW2 ship found in seas north of Denmark

Richly-decorated Roman mosaic uncovered during Swiss building works
Switzerland

Richly-decorated Roman mosaic uncovered during Swiss building works

Zurich residents evacuated after gardeners find WW2 bomb
Switzerland

Zurich residents evacuated after gardeners find WW2 bomb

Unique medieval Venetian coin found in abandoned Swedish port
Sweden

Unique medieval Venetian coin found in abandoned Swedish port

Eleven years jail sought for doctor in ‘stolen babies’ trial
Spain

Eleven years jail sought for doctor in ‘stolen babies’ trial

‘Zeitzeuge’: what the world can learn from how Germany presents the past
Germany

‘Zeitzeuge’: what the world can learn from how Germany presents the past

Why the Spanish Civil War continues to haunt Gothic literature
Spain

Why the Spanish Civil War continues to haunt Gothic literature

The French children forgotten in the Soviet Union
France

The French children forgotten in the Soviet Union

Six lesser-known World War II sites to visit in Italy
Italy

Six lesser-known World War II sites to visit in Italy

How Swedish women won the right to vote
Sweden

How Swedish women won the right to vote

Italian historian locates WW2 steamer below bed of Po river
Italy

Italian historian locates WW2 steamer below bed of Po river

Spain just passed a decree allowing exhumation of Franco
Spain

Spain just passed a decree allowing exhumation of Franco

Broadcaster can’t be forced to apologize for ‘Polish death camps’ gaffe, high court rules
Germany

Broadcaster can’t be forced to apologize for ‘Polish death camps’ gaffe, high court rules

Rush to visit Franco’s tomb before his remains are moved
Spain

Rush to visit Franco’s tomb before his remains are moved

New section of Berlin Wall discovered by accident in inner-city park
Germany

New section of Berlin Wall discovered by accident in inner-city park

How and why was the Berlin Wall built?
Germany

How and why was the Berlin Wall built?

Bologna massacre: 40 years on, questions remain over Italy’s deadliest postwar terror attack
Italy

Bologna massacre: 40 years on, questions remain over Italy’s deadliest postwar terror attack

Digging up Franco: why Spain still can’t decide what to do with the dictator’s body
Spain

Digging up Franco: why Spain still can’t decide what to do with the dictator’s body

How Sweden tried to see off McDonald’s with a state-owned burger chain
Sweden

How Sweden tried to see off McDonald’s with a state-owned burger chain

Are Danish cities older than previously thought?
Denmark

Are Danish cities older than previously thought?

The life and death of Sicilian anti-mafia judge Paolo Borsellino
Italy

The life and death of Sicilian anti-mafia judge Paolo Borsellino

Danish archaeologists find 14,000 year-old bread in Jordan
Denmark

Danish archaeologists find 14,000 year-old bread in Jordan

The unexpected things cemeteries can teach you about Germany
Germany

The unexpected things cemeteries can teach you about Germany

‘Archaeological enigma’ accidentally uncovered in Rome during routine works
Italy

‘Archaeological enigma’ accidentally uncovered in Rome during routine works

At Franco’s tomb, protesters rally against moving his body
Spain

At Franco’s tomb, protesters rally against moving his body

Five spectacular World Heritage Sites within reach of Stockholm
Sweden

Five spectacular World Heritage Sites within reach of Stockholm

Ancient Roman fridge discovered near Basel keeps beer cool for months
Switzerland

Ancient Roman fridge discovered near Basel keeps beer cool for months

‘Folkhemmet’ – how a revolutionary political idea changed Sweden for good
Sweden

‘Folkhemmet’ – how a revolutionary political idea changed Sweden for good

Migrants have crossed the Mediterranean for centuries – but they used to go from north to south
Italy

Migrants have crossed the Mediterranean for centuries – but they used to go from north to south

Once upon a time, when coffee was illegal in Sweden… say what now?
Sweden

Once upon a time, when coffee was illegal in Sweden… say what now?

Panthéon burial honours French rights icon Simone Veil
France

Panthéon burial honours French rights icon Simone Veil

5,000-year-old dolmen discovered during construction of Swiss garage
Switzerland

5,000-year-old dolmen discovered during construction of Swiss garage

Swiss hi-tech spear helps explains Neanderthal hunting tactics
Switzerland

Swiss hi-tech spear helps explains Neanderthal hunting tactics

Here’s how to view a Google map of Oslo in the 1700s
Norway

Here’s how to view a Google map of Oslo in the 1700s

Why an early Italian drawing of a cockatoo rewrites what we know about trade routes
Italy

Why an early Italian drawing of a cockatoo rewrites what we know about trade routes

Berlin museum returns Nazi-looted treasure to heirs of Jewish owners
Germany

Berlin museum returns Nazi-looted treasure to heirs of Jewish owners

Why Swedish-American culture can help build bridges for new immigrants
Sweden

Why Swedish-American culture can help build bridges for new immigrants

Here’s how to decorate like a Viking
Denmark

Here’s how to decorate like a Viking

Is a pessimistic political mood affecting the German national team?
Germany

Is a pessimistic political mood affecting the German national team?

When occupiers became friends: 70 years on from the Berlin airlift
Germany

When occupiers became friends: 70 years on from the Berlin airlift

How to be a Viking in Stockholm: Where to go and what to do
Sweden

How to be a Viking in Stockholm: Where to go and what to do

Spain’s new government vows to exhume Franco
Spain

Spain’s new government vows to exhume Franco

The immigrants you’ve probably never heard of who made Swedish history
Sweden

The immigrants you’ve probably never heard of who made Swedish history

‘Think like a vagabond’: Tales from the world’s northernmost pilgrimage

‘Think like a vagabond’: Tales from the world’s northernmost pilgrimage

US returns stolen ‘Columbus Letter’ to Vatican Library
Italy

US returns stolen ‘Columbus Letter’ to Vatican Library

Ten historic pictures that show life in Denmark decades ago
Denmark

Ten historic pictures that show life in Denmark decades ago

US returns stolen copy of Christopher Columbus letter to Spain
Spain

US returns stolen copy of Christopher Columbus letter to Spain

One of Florence’s greatest spectacles is about to begin
Italy

One of Florence’s greatest spectacles is about to begin

From strict to starry: discovering the original meaning of my German name
Germany

From strict to starry: discovering the original meaning of my German name

The oldest known lizard has been discovered in the Italian Alps
Italy

The oldest known lizard has been discovered in the Italian Alps

IN PICTURES: Ten historic images of Swedes on vacation over the years
Sweden

IN PICTURES: Ten historic images of Swedes on vacation over the years

The long road to legal abortion in Italy – and why many women are still denied it
Italy

The long road to legal abortion in Italy – and why many women are still denied it

How Sweden got some of the most liberal abortion laws in the world
Sweden

How Sweden got some of the most liberal abortion laws in the world

IN PICTURES: Spectacular house with colourful animal frescoes discovered in Pompeii
Italy

IN PICTURES: Spectacular house with colourful animal frescoes discovered in Pompeii

The window plunge that led to the death of a third of all Germans
Germany

The window plunge that led to the death of a third of all Germans

The Italian inventor of the violin wanted to imitate human voices: study
Italy

The Italian inventor of the violin wanted to imitate human voices: study

Bone trove in Denmark tells story of ‘Barbarian’ battle
Denmark

Bone trove in Denmark tells story of ‘Barbarian’ battle

‘Stop all the conspiracy theories about Hitler’: French researchers confirm death
France

‘Stop all the conspiracy theories about Hitler’: French researchers confirm death

Hitler definitely died in 1945 according to new study of his teeth
Germany

Hitler definitely died in 1945 according to new study of his teeth

‘Alley of balconies’ uncovered at Pompeii in rare find
Italy

‘Alley of balconies’ uncovered at Pompeii in rare find

Nerve agent handed to Germany in 1990s could prove key in UK spy attack case
Germany

Nerve agent handed to Germany in 1990s could prove key in UK spy attack case

‘Insurance against forgetting’: Auschwitz trial files classed Unesco heritage
Germany

‘Insurance against forgetting’: Auschwitz trial files classed Unesco heritage

The party that tried to bring back Nazism – and had one stunning success
Germany

The party that tried to bring back Nazism – and had one stunning success

Ten historic pictures that show what life was like in Stockholm decades ago
Sweden

Ten historic pictures that show what life was like in Stockholm decades ago

Ancient remains of horse discovered at Pompeii
Italy

Ancient remains of horse discovered at Pompeii

From ancient Egypt to tourist attraction: the epic journey of Rome’s Flaminian Obelisk
Italy

From ancient Egypt to tourist attraction: the epic journey of Rome’s Flaminian Obelisk

Archaeologists think they have found Copenhagen’s oldest church
Denmark

Archaeologists think they have found Copenhagen’s oldest church

‘Fates we will never know’: search for WWII missing drawing to a sombre close
Germany

‘Fates we will never know’: search for WWII missing drawing to a sombre close

The gruesome story of a radical Isis-like movement that once ruled Münster
Germany

The gruesome story of a radical Isis-like movement that once ruled Münster

Outcry after Italian antifascists hang a Mussolini piñata
Italy

Outcry after Italian antifascists hang a Mussolini piñata

‘Exceptional discovery’ at Pompeii: child’s skeleton unearthed
Italy

‘Exceptional discovery’ at Pompeii: child’s skeleton unearthed

Spain begins to exhume bodies from Valley of the Fallen
Spain

Spain begins to exhume bodies from Valley of the Fallen

Prosecutors charge 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard
Germany

Prosecutors charge 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard

Who stole the Queen of France’s priceless heart of gold?
France

Who stole the Queen of France’s priceless heart of gold?

German WW2 submarine wreckage found in seas off Denmark

German WW2 submarine wreckage found in seas off Denmark

Ten must-watch films about the Spanish Civil War
Spain

Ten must-watch films about the Spanish Civil War

Berlin to change street names which honour brutal colonial past
Germany

Berlin to change street names which honour brutal colonial past

How Norwegian trees have revealed the story of Germany’s biggest WWII battleship

How Norwegian trees have revealed the story of Germany’s biggest WWII battleship

Three gunshots 50 years ago that led to revolt on the streets of Germany
Germany

Three gunshots 50 years ago that led to revolt on the streets of Germany

The story behind this ominous viral Stockholm image
Sweden

The story behind this ominous viral Stockholm image

Ancient onion reveals Roman links with ‘Sweden’s Pompeii’
Sweden

Ancient onion reveals Roman links with ‘Sweden’s Pompeii’

New series on Spanish Civil War planned by creators of ‘The Wire’
Spain

New series on Spanish Civil War planned by creators of ‘The Wire’

Swiss researchers try to get ancient Roman fridge working (again)
Switzerland

Swiss researchers try to get ancient Roman fridge working (again)

Sweden pays millions for 450-year-old account of infamous ‘Stockholm Bloodbath’ massacre
Sweden

Sweden pays millions for 450-year-old account of infamous ‘Stockholm Bloodbath’ massacre

American tourist damaged Pompeii mosaic by shifting tiles ‘to get a good photo’
Italy

American tourist damaged Pompeii mosaic by shifting tiles ‘to get a good photo’

Italy’s new memorial to Aldo Moro vandalized after less than a week
Italy

Italy’s new memorial to Aldo Moro vandalized after less than a week

Remains of ancient port discovered under Naples seafront
Italy

Remains of ancient port discovered under Naples seafront

Remembering Aldo Moro, the former prime minister killed by terrorists during Italy’s ‘Years of Lead’
Italy

Remembering Aldo Moro, the former prime minister killed by terrorists during Italy’s ‘Years of Lead’

TV series to tell story of Scandinavian Star disaster

TV series to tell story of Scandinavian Star disaster

‘Hitler didn’t intend to annex Austria so quickly, then the joyful crowds changed his mind’
Germany

‘Hitler didn’t intend to annex Austria so quickly, then the joyful crowds changed his mind’

How women weeding Italy’s rice fields took on fascism and became heroines of the left
Italy

How women weeding Italy’s rice fields took on fascism and became heroines of the left

New online database raises visibility of vital women role models in Swedish history
Sweden

New online database raises visibility of vital women role models in Swedish history

France to relaunch search for storied 16th-century shipwrecks
France

France to relaunch search for storied 16th-century shipwrecks

German message in bottle takes 132 years to be found, smashing world record
Germany

German message in bottle takes 132 years to be found, smashing world record

Storm hits Cadiz and destroys cars, boats and buildings. But reveals long lost Roman ruins
Spain

Storm hits Cadiz and destroys cars, boats and buildings. But reveals long lost Roman ruins

How do young people in Denmark view the Second World War?
Denmark

How do young people in Denmark view the Second World War?

FOR SALE: General Franco’s summer palace
Spain

FOR SALE: General Franco’s summer palace

Village in southwest Germany votes to keep ‘Hitler bell’ as memorial
Germany

Village in southwest Germany votes to keep ‘Hitler bell’ as memorial

Who are those people on your Swedish banknotes?
Sweden

Who are those people on your Swedish banknotes?

Iberian cave paintings reveal Neanderthals were world’s first artists
Spain

Iberian cave paintings reveal Neanderthals were world’s first artists

Nine famous Swiss people you’ve (probably) never heard of
Switzerland

Nine famous Swiss people you’ve (probably) never heard of

Why were these 8,000-year-old Swedish skulls mounted on stakes?
Sweden

Why were these 8,000-year-old Swedish skulls mounted on stakes?

Swiss museum dedicated to ‘last witch in Europe’ handed one million-franc donation
Switzerland

Swiss museum dedicated to ‘last witch in Europe’ handed one million-franc donation

How the discovery of prehistoric wine in Italian caves made us rethink ancient Sicilian culture
Italy

How the discovery of prehistoric wine in Italian caves made us rethink ancient Sicilian culture

Then and now: how Valentine’s Day has blossomed in Germany
Germany

Then and now: how Valentine’s Day has blossomed in Germany

Denmark’s Eurovision entry is a sign of our Viking-loving times
Denmark

Denmark’s Eurovision entry is a sign of our Viking-loving times

English mass grave contains remains of Danish Viking army
Denmark

English mass grave contains remains of Danish Viking army

The REAL reasons why Switzerland is the best country in the world
Switzerland

The REAL reasons why Switzerland is the best country in the world

Preserved in time: WWII bunker hidden under Paris train station
France

Preserved in time: WWII bunker hidden under Paris train station

Danish former Stasi collaborator sues historian for libel

Danish former Stasi collaborator sues historian for libel

Italy stages show trial of fascist-era king Vittorio Emanuele III
Italy

Italy stages show trial of fascist-era king Vittorio Emanuele III

Divers find two centuries-old shipwrecks in the Baltic Sea
Sweden

Divers find two centuries-old shipwrecks in the Baltic Sea

Local historian discovers forgotten 80-metre section of Berlin Wall in woods
Germany

Local historian discovers forgotten 80-metre section of Berlin Wall in woods

‘No longer able to clarify fates’: 1.3 million Germans still missing after WWII
Germany

‘No longer able to clarify fates’: 1.3 million Germans still missing after WWII

Five of Sweden’s most impressive castles
Sweden

Five of Sweden’s most impressive castles

New project set to clear up mystery of how many castles Germany has
Germany

New project set to clear up mystery of how many castles Germany has

40 years since final VW Beetle rolled off production lines in Germany
Germany

40 years since final VW Beetle rolled off production lines in Germany

In cold and claustrophobic 1980’s West Berlin, you paid a high price for freedom
Germany

In cold and claustrophobic 1980’s West Berlin, you paid a high price for freedom

Mysterious Stone Age rock shows up on Danish island
Denmark

Mysterious Stone Age rock shows up on Danish island

Who were the first Scandinavians? Ancient DNA sheds light on mysterious origins

Who were the first Scandinavians? Ancient DNA sheds light on mysterious origins

99 years since Rosa Luxemburg was murdered and dumped in a Berlin canal
Germany

99 years since Rosa Luxemburg was murdered and dumped in a Berlin canal

Rome revokes ancient poet Ovid’s exile – 2,000 years on
Italy

Rome revokes ancient poet Ovid’s exile – 2,000 years on

Is Spain still living under Francoism?
Spain

Is Spain still living under Francoism?

The grim reality of the brothels of Pompeii
Italy

The grim reality of the brothels of Pompeii

‘Colonial Paris’: The controversial street names campaigners want changed
France

‘Colonial Paris’: The controversial street names campaigners want changed

Adventurer who was Thor Heyerdahl’s ‘last crewmate’ dies aged 89
Norway

Adventurer who was Thor Heyerdahl’s ‘last crewmate’ dies aged 89

6,500 strangers club together to save crumbling French castle
France

6,500 strangers club together to save crumbling French castle

Italian ham company to fund restoration of Naples catacombs fresco
Italy

Italian ham company to fund restoration of Naples catacombs fresco

Activists taunt AfD politician with mini Holocaust memorial outside his house
Germany

Activists taunt AfD politician with mini Holocaust memorial outside his house

Lost medieval village discovered in Denmark
Denmark

Lost medieval village discovered in Denmark

Giant swastika made of concrete excavated on Hamburg sports field
Germany

Giant swastika made of concrete excavated on Hamburg sports field

IN PICTURES: 12,000-year-old giant woolly mammoth skeleton to go on sale in France
France

IN PICTURES: 12,000-year-old giant woolly mammoth skeleton to go on sale in France

Protests and tears: how black musicians perplexed Germans before WWII
Germany

Protests and tears: how black musicians perplexed Germans before WWII

Italy finally has an official national anthem
Italy

Italy finally has an official national anthem

‘Exceptional’ medieval treasure trove unearthed at abbey in France
France

‘Exceptional’ medieval treasure trove unearthed at abbey in France

Italian mayor, councillors jailed over monument to fascist general
Italy

Italian mayor, councillors jailed over monument to fascist general

Key things to know about German war reparations and Poland
Germany

Key things to know about German war reparations and Poland

‘The opposite of our modern technical world’: The Trabi turns 60
Germany

‘The opposite of our modern technical world’: The Trabi turns 60

Swedish research reveals why most mammoth fossils are male
Sweden

Swedish research reveals why most mammoth fossils are male

Protestants, Catholics mark 500 years since Reformation in Wittenberg service
Germany

Protestants, Catholics mark 500 years since Reformation in Wittenberg service

Dual German, Swiss exhibitions lift veil on Nazi-era art hoard

Dual German, Swiss exhibitions lift veil on Nazi-era art hoard

Controversy, as Deutsche Bahn plans to name train after Anne Frank
Germany

Controversy, as Deutsche Bahn plans to name train after Anne Frank

Ten surprising pasta facts in honour of Italy’s favourite food
Italy

Ten surprising pasta facts in honour of Italy’s favourite food

Here’s what Sweden’s banknotes looked like 100 years ago
Sweden

Here’s what Sweden’s banknotes looked like 100 years ago

Built by Caligula and smuggled to the US, a long-lost Roman mosaic finally returns to Italy
Italy

Built by Caligula and smuggled to the US, a long-lost Roman mosaic finally returns to Italy

A 4.5 billion-year-old Swedish meteorite is going up for auction
Sweden

A 4.5 billion-year-old Swedish meteorite is going up for auction

Swedish university launches digital archive of Nazi concentration camp survivor testimonies
Sweden

Swedish university launches digital archive of Nazi concentration camp survivor testimonies

Gold coin sheds new light on 5th-century Swedish island massacre
Sweden

Gold coin sheds new light on 5th-century Swedish island massacre

From erotic dancer in Paris to double agent: The story of Mata Hari 100 years after her death
France

From erotic dancer in Paris to double agent: The story of Mata Hari 100 years after her death

Researchers try to work out origins of 1,000 human skulls from colonial Rwanda
Germany

Researchers try to work out origins of 1,000 human skulls from colonial Rwanda

Cancer was common in Renaissance Italy, studies of Naples mummies show
Italy

Cancer was common in Renaissance Italy, studies of Naples mummies show

For the first time in decades, Rome’s Colosseum opens its top levels to the public
Italy

For the first time in decades, Rome’s Colosseum opens its top levels to the public

10 fascinating things you probably didn’t know about Stuttgart
Germany

10 fascinating things you probably didn’t know about Stuttgart

Four in ten German school kids don’t know what Auschwitz was, survey finds
Germany

Four in ten German school kids don’t know what Auschwitz was, survey finds

10 facts you probably didn’t know about Frankfurt (even if you live there)
Germany

10 facts you probably didn’t know about Frankfurt (even if you live there)

Why Florence is the perfect setting for Theresa May’s big Brexit speech
Italy

Why Florence is the perfect setting for Theresa May’s big Brexit speech

Italian navy divers find and detonate two American Second World War bombs
Italy

Italian navy divers find and detonate two American Second World War bombs

Paintings of Hitler found in Austrian parliament
Austria

Paintings of Hitler found in Austrian parliament

Five international architectural masterpieces by Danish design icon Arne Jacobsen
Denmark

Five international architectural masterpieces by Danish design icon Arne Jacobsen

Viking warrior found in Sweden was a woman, researchers confirm
Sweden

Viking warrior found in Sweden was a woman, researchers confirm

Swedish King’s ‘forgotten’ 17th-century warship found in central Stockholm
Sweden

Swedish King’s ‘forgotten’ 17th-century warship found in central Stockholm

Israel missed capture of Nazi doctor Josef Mengele twice, documents reveal
Germany

Israel missed capture of Nazi doctor Josef Mengele twice, documents reveal

This map shows Ancient Roman roads as a subway network
Italy

This map shows Ancient Roman roads as a subway network

Inside the world’s oldest tattoo shop
Denmark

Inside the world’s oldest tattoo shop

Mussolini’s granddaughter to visit ‘fascist forest’ burned down by wildfire
Italy

Mussolini’s granddaughter to visit ‘fascist forest’ burned down by wildfire

In Pictures: This Swedish farmhouse has been standing since 1738
Sweden

In Pictures: This Swedish farmhouse has been standing since 1738

New clue could solve the 230-year-old mystery of French explorer’s disappearance
France

New clue could solve the 230-year-old mystery of French explorer’s disappearance

The forgotten feminist history of the French fairy tale
France

The forgotten feminist history of the French fairy tale

The raid on Dieppe that provided vital lessons for D-Day
France

The raid on Dieppe that provided vital lessons for D-Day

Discover Fetsund Timber Booms and the Øyeren River Delta
Norway

Discover Fetsund Timber Booms and the Øyeren River Delta

Medieval church and skeletons unearthed in Lucerne city centre
Switzerland

Medieval church and skeletons unearthed in Lucerne city centre

‘Frondeurs’ and fake news: how misinformation ruled in 17th-century France
France

‘Frondeurs’ and fake news: how misinformation ruled in 17th-century France

Scientists uncover secrets of 12 Christian relics in Paris
France

Scientists uncover secrets of 12 Christian relics in Paris

Polish parliament mulls demand for Germany to pay WWII reparations
Germany

Polish parliament mulls demand for Germany to pay WWII reparations

Franco’s summer palace to offer guided tours that ‘glorify the dictator’
Spain

Franco’s summer palace to offer guided tours that ‘glorify the dictator’

Bergen for first-timers… and return visitors
Norway

Bergen for first-timers… and return visitors

Swiss National Day: 20 key dates in Switzerland’s history
Switzerland

Swiss National Day: 20 key dates in Switzerland’s history

Nolan’s Dunkirk film accused of ‘rudely’ ignoring France’s crucial role in saving British
France

Nolan’s Dunkirk film accused of ‘rudely’ ignoring France’s crucial role in saving British

‘Graffiti in Pompeii and Herculaneum give insight into groups marginalized by history books’
Italy

‘Graffiti in Pompeii and Herculaneum give insight into groups marginalized by history books’

Treasure hunters wanted: to retrieve sunken gold from 18thC Spanish galleon
Spain

Treasure hunters wanted: to retrieve sunken gold from 18thC Spanish galleon

‘I became a politician because of Auschwitz’: meet Germany’s justice minister
Germany

‘I became a politician because of Auschwitz’: meet Germany’s justice minister

Italy just got two new Unesco World Heritage sites
Italy

Italy just got two new Unesco World Heritage sites

Ten words you (maybe) didn’t know came from the Vikings
Sweden

Ten words you (maybe) didn’t know came from the Vikings

Traces of new dinosaur discovered during construction of Swiss motorway
Switzerland

Traces of new dinosaur discovered during construction of Swiss motorway

Archaeologists find 7,000-year-old human remains in Swiss city
Switzerland

Archaeologists find 7,000-year-old human remains in Swiss city

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