Raymond Searson

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How the Nazi Nuremberg Laws of 1935 were reported by The Daily Telegraph

<i>On 15 September 1935, the Nazi government introduced the Nuremberg Laws, legislation which defined German society and state in fascist and racial terms, and strengthened the legal oppression of Jews. This was how the Telegraph's correspondent in Nuremberg reported the laws.</i><p>The first of the three …

Merkel tells Turks in Germany to ‘develop a high level of loyalty’ | Financial Times

Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned Germany’s Turkish population to “develop a high level of loyalty” to their new homeland, in the latest sign of …

Fascism in the USA: Pictures of American Nazi Organization Rally at Madison Square Garden, New York City in February, 1939

American Nazi organization rally at Madison Square Garden, 1939.<p>On February 20, 1939, the eve of World War II, American Nazis and fascist …

George Washington

What We Got Wrong About Nazis And Terrorists

<i>"Terrorism, the Skorzeny Syndrome, is flourishing in the modern world, a reminder that Hitler and Nazism are still taking their toll more than three decades after the Third Reich collapsed."</i><p>-- Glenn B. Infield, biographer of Nazi commander Otto Skorzeny<p>On November 28, 1941, Adolf Hitler and Arab …

German man wins right to walk naked in his garden

It is a German’s inalienable right to walk to their own sauna naked, regardless of who might bear witness, the courts have found. A 42-year-old German man, named only as Robert B under German privacy laws, installed a private sauna in his garden in Dortmund.<p>Robert B liked to take his sauna naked, …

The inside story of how Amazon created Echo, the next billion-dollar business no one saw coming

"This is going to be hard," Limp recalls thinking. "It foretold a magical experience. But it would require a lot of inventions."<p>The reaction was understandable given the lofty goals outlined in the Echo's original plan: It envisioned an intelligent, voice-controlled household appliance that could …

Jeff Bezos

Islamic State urges attacks on German chancellery, Bonn airport: SITE group

BERLIN (Reuters) - Islamic State posted pictures on the Internet calling on German Muslims to carry out Brussels-style attacks in Germany, singling out Chancellor Angela Merkel’s offices and the Cologne-Bonn airport as targets, the SITE intelligence group reported.<p>An aerial picture shows the Konrad …

Angela Merkel

Meet the 93-Year-Old Who Grew Up In Nazi Germany then Became the 'Human Google'

We tiptoed around stacks of files on the Kray twins and Kardashians, in Edda Tasiemka's massive personal archive of newspaper clippings.<p>When Edda Tasiemka was about 10 years old, she was interrogated by the Gestapo. She's fairly matter-of-fact about it now. "My oldest brother's been in a …

Frauke Petry: meet the smiling new face of Germany's far-right

She has been dubbed the “smiling face” of Germany’s newly resurgent Right and sure enough, as Frauke Petry folds herself neatly into a well-upholstered armchair in a luxury Leipzig hotel, she is indeed smiling.<p>It is a smile that plays permanently across the face of the 40-year-old leader of …

Why The New Year’s Attacks On Women In Germany Weren’t Even A Crime

Feminists and conservatives, liberals and racists all say they want nothing more than to protect women’s rights. But right now even German law doesn’t do that. BuzzFeed News’ Jina Moore reports from Cologne.<p>COLOGNE, Germany — It took time, too much time, for the truth to come out. When it did, …

Why smart people are better off with fewer friends

Hell might actually be other people -- at least if you're really smart.<p>That's the implication of fascinating new research published last month in the …

German far-right party sends death threats to MEPs

Several former members of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party received threatening letters from a group calling itself the “AfD Army Faction”<p>Fears of a resurgent far-right in Germany grew on Sunday after a group calling itself the armed wing of the country’s new anti-migrant party sent death …

The Ex Factor: Most Irish women fantasise about sleeping with their ex

Most Irish women still think about sleeping with their exes.<p>A new survey, measuring heterosexual relationships, shows that the majority of Irish …

Germany's AfD needs to learn history’s lessons all over again

Party leader says border police should be able to shoot at refugees trying to enter country illegally<p>Have you heard much about Frauke Petry? No, neither have I. But this might be about to change as Reading University acquires a famous chemistry graduate and David Cameron an awkward new star in the …

How Merkel Has Gambled Away Her EU Power

With her refugee policies, Chancellor Merkel has isolated Germany to a greater degree than any of her predecessors. The Balkan Route has been closed …

Refugee in Germany helps rescue plane passengers

An Iraqi migrant ran to a private plane shortly after it crashed on take-off and pulled passengers out<p>An Iraqi migrant living in a refugee shelter in Germany helped rescue passengers from a burning private plane when it crashed shortly after take-off.<p>Hassanien Salman, a 34-year-old Iraqi …

Operation Shamrock: how a German girl became an Irish woman

Elizabeth was one of 1,000 children brought to Ireland as part of resettlement initiative<p>Sun, Mar 6, 2016, 12:14 Updated: Sun, Mar 6, 2016, …