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Palko Karasz
Digital Editor . I also write about life and arts in Eastern Europe: Previously: Budapest · Bucharest · Paris
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Jack Ewing Sep 15
I still say the evolution of the Beetle from Nazi propaganda project to counterculture phenomenon was the greatest rebranding in history
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The New York Times Sep 14
Over 6 years, protesters have built some 60 treehouses in a forest in Western Germany, hoping to stop the expansion of a coal mine. Now the police are moving in.
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Matthew Anderson Sep 14
Marion Maréchal (she's dropped the "Le Pen" these days) is opening an academy in Lyon to train a new far-right elite. Steve Bannon and his flunkies are on the board.
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Salisbury Cathedral Sep 13
Salisbury Cathedral’s spire is the tallest in Britain, reaching the impressive height of 123m! It is no wonder that it can be seen for miles around and plays such a significant part of the surrounding landscape. Photograph by Ash Mills
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Palko Karasz Sep 14
“It’s one thing to remove Franco’s bones,” said a Catalan historian. “It’s quite another to agree on what to do about the megalomaniac mausoleum that he built to his own victory and glory.”
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NYT Opinion Sep 5
The Times is taking the rare step of publishing an anonymous Op-Ed. We invite you to submit questions about the essay or the vetting process. NYT's will answer a selection of them.
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Jim Yardley Sep 5
Big breakthrough in the Skripal poisoning case.
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Palko Karasz Sep 5
We know from that rubber ducks are full of bacteria. What about airport security trays?
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Matthew Anderson Sep 5
There is more to Finland than Sibelius, sauna and reindeer. A new museum in Helsinki aims to put it on the map for fine art.
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Alex Marshall Sep 4
"Bears aren't idiots," said Mr. Putin's press secretary. "If they see Putin, they will behave properly"
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Patrick Kingsley Sep 4
Migration from Libya to Italy is at its lowest level since the start of the refugee crisis — yet the death rate is at its highest. Salvini's theatrics have barely seen a drop in arrivals, which were already low. But shipwrecks are up.
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Katrin Bennhold Sep 3
“People have been getting married under the swastika and they didn’t even know it,” Sigrid Peters said. In one German village a swastika on the church bell has split villagers on how to confront their country's Nazi past. My report:
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Palko Karasz Aug 31
She danced, Britain cringed, and then she danced again.
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Palko Karasz Aug 31
Replying to @andraswf @centralline
The "new" trains? They're OK. I personally like that they went back to the old voice for station announcements :)
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Palko Karasz Aug 31
Replying to @andraswf @centralline
But they made them sturdy
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Palko Karasz Aug 31
Replying to @andraswf @centralline
one more summer
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Palko Karasz Aug 31
Guess I'll have to stick to ye aulde then...
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Jeremy Cliffe Aug 30
The disintegration of Austria-Hungary teaches today's Europe a thing or two about centrifugal political forces. My column in this week's :
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Jeremy Cliffe Aug 31
In an interview with German TV, Juncker announces he wants to abolish daylight saving time (following poll in which 80% of EU citizens supported the move).
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Palko Karasz Aug 31
Replying to @MattAndersonNYT
What can I say, they’re the best
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