After more years than I care to remember, I still recall the elbow in the ribs. ‘Get up, son. Give the lady your seat.’ When I became less a callow youth, I would volunteer my bus seat without a poke in the ribs. It was and still is my second nature to keep open a door for an approaching lady.
EXCLUSIVE: Early in the morning of May 1, 1945, the last chief of staff of the ground forces of Nazi Germany, General Hans Krebs, presented the commander of the 8th Guards Army, General Vasily Ivanovich Chuikov, with Adolf Hitler’s political testament, in which he appointed members of the new German government headed by Admiral Karl Dönitz. Krebs announced Hitler’s self-martyrdom and was authorised by the new Chancellor Joseph Goebbels to negotiate a truce with the Soviet side. The Soviet side recognized only unconditional surrender.
EXCLUSIVE First Time Published in the West: On the eve of the battle for Berlin, the SMERSH military counterintelligence agencies were tasked with finding and arresting German Chancellor Adolf Hitler and other leaders of National Socialist Germany.
There are two things certain in life so it is said; death and taxes. To this might be added regrets and who better to ask what these might be than the angels of mercy, those nurses in palliative care. What are deathbed laments of regret?
The Brotherhood of the Rosary Virgin is the herald of the Resurrection of Christ celebration with a procession, the “Meeting”, which is the oldest in Almoradí and which becomes the perfect closing of our Holy Week. The origin is certainly in the birth of the Brotherhood in the seventeenth century. The Virgin, covered with a thin tulle veil, in mourning for the death of her Son, is carried in a run by her brothers and, after three reverences, she stops next to the Custody of the Blessed Sacrament, carried under a pallium in the center of the square.
Echoing a theme found in multicultural and multiracial cities seen across the Western powers, White Europeans are running pell-mell from racial diversity in the Parisian school system.
Doctors bowed their heads in front of 11-year-old Yaawi Liang, who died of brain cancer. After learning about the disease, he volunteered to donate his organs to several people, thus saving their lives. Shortly before his death, he told his mother: ‘There are so many beautiful people in the world, doing good every day. I want to be one of them.’
The international press loudly proclaimed that Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán would face his ‘toughest’ election fight ever, polls pointed to his potential defeat, and the EU withheld much-needed recovery funds from Hungary in the run-up to the election. Yet, Orbán not only prevailed but did so in a fashion that has left many in the Western media and political establishment in shock once again. Now, as the dust settles, what lessons can we take away from his historic win?
A Transylvanian Franciscan monk of Hungarian ethnicity, Csaba Böjte, has been nominated by Hungary for the Nobel Peace Prize for his three decades of work in creating a network of orphanages in neighbouring Romania, Minister of Human Capacities Miklós Kásler announced on Thursday.
The armed forces of the Russian Federation broke through the enemy defences in a number of areas in Ukraine and continued to clean up settlements from nationalist formations. This was stated in the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation. According to the agency, the Ukrainian national battalions are suffering serious losses. Due to the disruption of transport communications, their ability to replenish is blocked, the ministry noted.