Weekly feature in the award-winning The New European.
A 22-year-old from Frankfurt has become one of TikTok’s biggest stars. Sophia Deboick explains the simple charm behind his success… and what it says about his country.
Keith Floyd’s blend of charm and chaos turned him into a caricature when he should be remembered as a British culinary pioneer.
While ministerial sins make headlines here, ‘father of the EU’ Robert Schuman is on the path to canonisation.
A new exhibition in the city of culture celebrates fans of its 1980s 2 Tone scene, and a key moment in UK social history as races and genders united to dance.
Sophia Deboick on what might have happened if the attempt on Pope John Paul II’s life had been successful.
On the eve of an American poet’s 80th birthday, the places and people over here that broadened his horizons.
His Church is assailed on all sides, its role in the modern world in question like never before. Is Pope Francis the man to meet the challenge?
Sophia Deboick on the fascinating story of the star’s often self-destructive obsession with the US, 50 years after the release of the foreboding album which marked its beginning.
50 years ago, Black Sabbath released two albums that created a brand new sound.