’Who Was Hitler’: New documentary lets people who knew him speak

Endless books, films and TV series have traced the life of Hitler. But filmmaker Hermann Pölking shines a new spotlight on the dictator via the frank testimony of Hitler’s contemporaries. Here’s what some said. http://ift.tt/2sgSTWe #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia #LifeStyle 3Novices Europe


Sparta signs 4-year deal with Israel forward Tal Ben Haim

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — Sparta Prague says it has signed Israel forward Tal Ben Haim to a four-year contract. Sparta and Maccabi Tel Aviv confirmed the move on Tuesday. The 27-year-old winger scored 19 goals in all competitions for Maccabi last season and 47 in four years. He has played 23 international games for Israel,…


Germany: Merkel’s challenger calls for vote on gay marriage

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s election challenger is calling for a vote on legalizing gay marriage after the German leader ditched her conservatives’ long-standing refusal to budge on the issue. Germany has allowed same-sex couples to enter civil partnerships since 2001. Other European countries have since allowed full gay marriage and most parties support it,…


France’s new lawmakers open first parliament session

PARIS — France’s newly elected lawmakers, most of them from President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist party, are attending their first parliament session. Macron’s 14-month-old Republic on the Move! party won 308 of the 577 seats in legislative elections earlier this month. His allies in Modem took 42 seats, giving the government a wide majority. After Macron…


Dutch sleuth hopes for breakthrough in biggest US art heist

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch art sleuth whose search for purloined paintings and sculptures has led to Ukrainian militiamen and Nazi memorabilia collectors has joined the hunt for what he calls the “Holy Grail”: A collection worth $500 million that represents the largest art heist in U.S. history. Arthur Brand thinks a decision last…


EU fines Google a record €2.42bn

It is for allegedly abusing its dominant position to manipulate search engine results for its own benefit. http://ift.tt/2sWfuZR #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia 3Novices


Portugal’s Siresp rescue network ‘failed forest fire victims’

Ten emergency calls in Portugal failed to get through as forest fires killed 64 people, reports say. http://ift.tt/2ucN7Gz #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia 3Novices Europe