The Long Read: Florian Philippot is the strategist behind the rebranding of the far right Front National as a populist, anti-elite motion. But dont mistake him for a moderate On the night of the US election, Florian Philippot, the closest adviser to the French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, was watching the results from his […]
Since Estonias capital started free public transport for residents in 2013, it claims to have turned a 20 m a year earning each year. But has the strategy achieved its aspirations of reducing traffic and saving people money? In London a monthly travel card for the whole city costs almost 200. InCopenhagen, a city a […]
The Revenant actor who was described by the Russian president in 2010 as a real human says he sees the politician very, very, very interesting He has played drug-addled penny stock swindlers, paranoid FBI directors and sociopathic slave-owners on the big screen. But Leonardo DiCaprio has mooted the possibility of taking on his grandest role […]
Peter Dahlin spent 23 days in a black prison in Beijing, where he says he was deprived of sleep and questioned with a communication improvement machine. Here he tells the story of his incarceration and expulsion from the Peoples Republic Some nights Peter Dahlin says he tucks a big-ass knife under his bed in case […]
( CNN) British voters are heading to the polls to exercise their democratic rights — and their puppies. All over the UK, Britons have been playing up to their twin stereotypes of adoring dogs and having a quirky sense of humour, using the hashtag #DogsAtPollingStations to show off their pooches at the polls. LATEST UPDATES: […]
( CNN) Fifteen years ago, Chiara Sgambati’s family was given a goose egg. They already had plenty of chickens at their farm in northern Italy, so instead of feeing the egg, they put it under a hen and hatched it.
Grieving for my mother and unsettled at home, watching A Place in the Sun stimulated me decide to try life in Cyprus Avoid inducing significant life changes during the long grieving process. Thats the advice I maintained hearing when my mum died last year. Its advice I chose to ignore, which was either very wise […]
An official request for citizens to avoid tweeting anything that could inform terrorists what is going on resulted in their own nationals outbreak of pet pics When, on Sunday evening, Belgian police asked citizens not to tweet about the armed operations that were being carried out around the country, anyone could have been excused for […]