Buckingham braces for more Nazi-exposure

Buckingham Palace was last night braced for new embarrassment as turmoil continued over leaked footage showing the Queen performing a Nazi salute as a child.

An explosive Channel 4 documentary is set to reveal details of how Prince Philip’s sister … Read the rest

Black students rally in support of expelled Wits SRC president

Support is pouring in for the University of Witwatersrand’s expelled SRC president.

Mcebo Dlamini’s Facebook post that mentioned Hitler has sparked outrage from the South African Union of Jewish Students.

Students from the Rhodes Must Fall campaign and activist group, … Read the rest

Marine furious about Le Pen’s gas chamber remarks

France’s right-wing was plunged into disarray Wednesday as National Front leader Marine Le Pen openly split with her father and party founder after gas chamber comments she described as “political suicide”.

Jean-Marie Le Pen, the outspoken 86-year-old founder of the … Read the rest

Hitler photo delivers blow to Pegida

In Pegida’s first ever press conference in Dresden on Monday, Lutz Bachmann insisted that the group was not racist, and distanced themselves from footage during a lively television debate showing Pegida demonstrators delivering racist remarks.

Bachmann has been most keen … Read the rest

UK politicians urge Prince Charles to abdicate

Some UK politicians say Prince Charles should abdicate the throne and stand for an election if he wants to express his political views, local media reported.

Prince Charles’ remarks about Russian President Vladimir Putin have sparked great controversy both in … Read the rest

Queen Georgina and the Holocaust card

by Albert Brenner

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I must admit that I did not expect Georgina Guedes to do it. But then, maybe I underestimated the impact my column had on her. For her subsequent reaction speaks volumes about … Read the rest

Japan’s Aso won’t quit over Nazi comment

Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso refused on Friday to resign or apologise over remarks suggesting Japan should follow the Nazi example of how to change the country’s constitution stealthily and without public debate.

The ruling Liberal Democrats want to revise … Read the rest

Fashion designer John Galliano stripped of French award for ‘public racism’

ArtLyst reports that John Galliano 51, the former top British fashion designer, has been stripped of his French Legion d’Honneur award. Galiano was found guilty on a charge of “public racism” last year in September.

He was charged after verbally … Read the rest