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What to watch on TV this week: Louis Theroux meets Rita Ora, Alexander Skarsgard in The Northman and Netflix’s new Ghislaine Maxwell documentary

Irish Independent 25 Nov 2022
He was born on February 13, 1945, the night the bombing of Dresden began, and grew up part of a generation tasked with rebuilding Europe from the ashes of war.In this episode, the historian considers the stories of artists and writers who’ve fought for truth and democracy ... infuriated the Communist authorities, and was banned in the USSR ... .

Celtic gold coins worth 'millions' stolen from German museum

RTE 22 Nov 2022
A stash of Celtic coins worth several million euros was stolen from a German museum in a seemingly daring raid in the early hours of this morning ... "The museum is actually a high-security location ... Thieves took 21 pieces of jewellery and other valuables in a brazen night-time raid on the Green Vault museum in Dresden's Royal Palace in November 2019 ... .

VOX POPULI: Kurt Vonnegut’s ‘So it goes’ spirit is comforting in these trying days

Asahi News 14 Nov 2022
Characters perish one after another during the firebombing of a city and other situations ... A sense of nostalgia about the days when I was captivated by his novels led me to reread some of them, such as “Mother Night,” “Cat’s Cradle” and “Bluebeard.”. Vonnegut witnessed many citizens being killed in the Allied bombing of Dresden during World War II ... .

Germany women delight in atmosphere after friendly win over France

Marietta Daily Journal 08 Oct 2022
Dresden, Germany — An almost full stadium and a prime-time Friday night kick-off delighted the German women's national team which beat France 2-1 in their first home game since a strong run into the Euro 2022 final in July."The atmosphere ... .

Requiem for a Figurehead, by E. Michael Jones

The Unz Review 12 Sep 2022
Usury followed the Reformation as night follows day ... Churchill responded by creating a sequel known as World War II, during which he engaged in the systematic bombing of civilians, killing 300,000 in one night alone during the firebombing of Dresden ... The fire-bombing of Dresden was ...

David McWilliams: My encounter with Gorbachev — charming, warm and smiling, yet serious

The Irish Times 03 Sep 2022
I witnessed the whole Soviet world collapsing from the inside with Gorbachev’s children. David McWilliams ... Photograph. David Longstreath/AP. David McWilliams. Sat Sep 3 2022 - 05.00 ... That night, thanks to Thin Lizzy, I ended up with a Dresden-based biker gang whose most prized Western contraband was smuggled copies of Jailbreak ... Mikael Gorbachev ... .

Tours from Europe bases

Stars and Stripes 21 Jul 2022
July 26, late-night climbing, with day pass; July 30, Dresden, $65 adults, $50 children ages 3-12, $20 children ages 2 and under; July 31, Europa Park, $130 adults, $120 children ages 3-12, $20 children ages 2 and under ... 9, 23 night kayak and Sancti Petri castle tour; Aug.

Pipeline uncertainty leaves Germany with energy jitters

Urdu Point 08 Jul 2022
The Bavarian city of Augsburg has turned off its fountains, dimmed the facades of public buildings at night and is debating switching off some under-used traffic lights. - Chilly nights - A housing cooperative in the eastern city of Dresden made national headlines when it announced it would limit hot water to certain times of day.

German court gives 101-year-old ex Nazi guard five years in jail

Manila Standard 29 Jun 2022
Defendant (L and R) cover their faces with files while sitting next to their lawyers in a courtroom in Dresden, eastern Germany on June 28, 2022 prior to the continuation of the trial over a jewellery heist on the Green Vault Museum (Gruenes Gewoelbe) in Dresden’s Royal Palace in November 2019.

Moran and Stricker drive to IRON-MAN Racing Series Atomic 100 weekend opener victories at Atomic Speedway

News Watchman 28 Jun 2022
WAVERLY, OHIO (June 24, 2022)– The Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Northern Series and the Brucebilt Performance Parts Iron-Man Open Wheel Modified Northern Series was in action at Atomic Speedway in Waverly on Friday evening for the opening night of the Atomic 100 weekend ... Devin Moran-Dresden, Oh.

FROM PAGES PAST: 1922: The Yates County Home burned

The Chronicle-Express 16 Jun 2022
You can access them at the free site ... Wednesday night the fire was still burning, and Supt ... Mr ... Tuesday night, at the Community House in Dresden, was Marcus Whitman night ... Mr ... Wisewell, of Canandaigua, September 14, 1913, entitled “The Story of Marcus Whitman.” Portions of this were read Tuesday night by Hon ... D ... .

Why did the USSR return Raphael’s paintings and other Dresden masterpieces to Germany?

Russia Beyond 31 May 2022
On May 2, 1955, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow opened an exhibition of masterpieces taken by Soviet troops from the Dresden Gallery after the Nazi’s defeat ... On the night of February 13, 1945, in the closing months of World War II, one of the most devastating aerial bombings in history occurred ... Portrait of a Young Man Dresden Art Gallery.

European sleeper trains are waking up

Resilience 18 May 2022
In 2020, the discontinued night train between Brussels and Vienna returned to service after nearly two decades, with the rail route emitting ten times less CO2 than the same journey by air ... A new night service has begun running this year between Brussels and Prague, stopping at Amsterdam, Berlin and Dresden, with tickets as low as €60 one way.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, third right, listens to Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin, left, as he visits the Crimean Bridge connecting Russian mainland and Crimean peninsula over the Kerch Strait, which was damaged by a truck bomb attack in October, after restoration works, not far from Kerch, Crimea, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022.
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