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Nordic writers: a special way with words

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For long they’ve been leaving their mark in the literary world – way before the girl came along with her dragon tattoo.

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Botswana: founded on interracial love

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"The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world," Tanzania's Julius Nyerere has been quoted as saying. Watch their tale unfold on screen, and how it relates to Botswana's statehood, Monday at Regina Palast. Original photo of the couple used in the movie "A United Kingdom" and related publicity.

“The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world,” Julius Nyerere reportedly said. Watch their tale unfold – and how it relates to Botswana’s statehood – in “A United Kingdom,” playing at Leipzig cinemas.

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Libertines and the art of seduction

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What seduces you? Is it animal or intellectual?

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Keep calm and look up the Queen on Wikipedia

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The Queen’s portrait in the backstage area of Moritzbastei, Leipzig. Photo: Maximilian Georg

Everything you wanted to know about the Queen of England, the world’s oldest historical people, and politicians’ candy drawers but were afraid to ask.

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Australia Day? The debate continues

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As the celebrations start Down Under, Rachael Clugston remains torn.

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Edmund de Waal: personal history through objects

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A personal memoir with all the elements I like; family, travelogue and art manual.

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