Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, the X-Men… Comic book superheroes are big business, they’ve been used as wartime propaganda and condemned for their “lurid, unsavoury, gruesome illustrations”, Sasha Simic reveals
Over the last five years a team of archeologists led by Yoram Haimi and Wojciech Mazurek have been excavating the Nazis’ death camp at Sobibor in Poland – now they have reached the remains of previously hidden gas chambers.
The powerhouse of that mighty Liverpool team was John Barnes, one of Britain’s greatest football players. But that day at West Ham, many supporters did not treat John Barnes with admiration or even grudging respect…
UPDATE Monday 15 September, 11am: We now have a confirmed breakdown of the seats in the Swedish parliament – and the fascist Sweden Democrats have 49 seats, up from 20 in 2010 when they entered parliament for the first time. They are now the third largest party.
“Their questions hit home, and I knew that I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed in the ghettos without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today — my own government.”