Is Germany’s leader so soft on Russia because he’s an ex-Marxist, asks historian DR HUBERTUS KNABE 

Dr Hubertus Knabe says that when he first wrote about Scholz’s youthful collaboration with leading GDR functionaries, several German media outlets refused to publish the revelations Senior politicians from all over the Western world have visited Ukraine in recent weeks. Boris Johnson took part in one of the most memorable foreign visits of his prime … Read more

Scott Morrison defends Warringah candidate Katherine Deves in heated press conference

An irritated Scott Morrison told reporters to not interrupt him as he defended controversial Liberal candidate Katherine Deves during a heated press conference.  The prime minister stood by his decision to select Ms Deves as the candidate for Warringah, a key electorate on Sydney’s northern beaches.   Ms Deves has come under fire for her comments about transgender … Read more

German army reserve charged with SPYING for Russia by handing over details for army bosses

German army reserve is charged with SPYING for Russia by handing over contact details for ‘high ranking’ army bosses and figures from the business world Reserve officer with ties to business community accused of being Russian spy  He gave personal data for high-ranking German generals and business leaders  ‘Ralph G’ is accused of giving dirt … Read more

Timo Werner admits to feeling more ‘comfortable’ playing for Germany than Chelsea

Timo Werner admits he feels more comfortable playing for Germany than Chelsea and claims the set-up gives him ‘more scoring chances’ than he gets under Thomas Tuchel – as he says ‘things aren’t going the way I’d like’ at the Blues Werner says there is a difference in the style between England and Germany The … Read more

Davis Cup: GB to play at home after Glasgow is chosen to host four nations in new group stage

Britain’s Davis Cup side will play on home soil after Glasgow is chosen to host four nations in competition’s new group stage… with Spain, Germany and Italy also winning venue bidders Britain will be one of four nations playing at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena The LTA joined Spain, Germany and Italy as winning bidders for group … Read more

Incredible entries in the open competition of the 2022 Sony World Photography Awards

The category winners and shortlisted entries for the open competition of the 2022 Sony World Photography Awards have been revealed – and they are absolutely stunning.   There’s a huge variety of themes and locations in this year’s selection, from the hauntingly beautiful shot of the World War I tracks in the Pasubio Mountains in Italy to a … Read more

Bradford is transformed into Moscow as Netflix recreate the Crown

Bradford’s Little Germany district has been transformed into Moscow by Netflix producers as the streaming service has recreated the Queen and Prince Philip’s 1994 visit to Russia.  The series, which will return to small screens in November next year, appears to be recreating the historic trip the Queen and Prince Philip took to Russia in … Read more

England 3-1 Germany: Lionesses crowned Arnold Cup champions thanks to White, Bright and Kirby

England got their first ever victory over Germany on home soil as late goals from Millie Bright and Fran Kirby saw them crowned Arnold Clark Cup champions. Ellen White had put the Lionesses ahead in the 15th minute before Lina Magull levelled with a stunning free-kick just before half-time.  But Bright, who has become an … Read more

Cargo ship carrying Porsches VWs catches fire Atlantic and goes adrift rescue ship rushes to save it

Cargo ship heading for the US with up to 4,000 Porsches and Volkswagens catches fire in the middle of the Atlantic: Greek tanker rushes to save the crew of 22 from lifeboats who abandoned ship and were later airlifted by Portuguese Navy The cargo ship Felicity Ace which was carrying vehicles from Emden, Germany, to … Read more

Winter Olympics: Team GB look set to end their skeleton medal streak after disappointing runs

Team GB look set to end their skeleton medal streak at the Winter Olympics after both Matt Weston and Marcus Wyatt deliver disappointing first-round runs – with Britain making the podium in each of the last FIVE Games Team GB have two athletes competing in the skeleton event at the Olympics  However, both Matt Weston … Read more