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Cheap Shots: Lost countries

As we publish issue 42, the historic vote on the name of FYR Macedonia ...

The Beer World Cup

As football’s World Cup continues and absolutely definitely doesn’t whitewash Russia’s human rights record ...

Credit: Gage Skidmore CC by SA 2.0 Caption: Nigel Farage is a confusing hate figure according to your columnist

Breaking Bad 2: Things got worse

A few months ago, when last we checked in on what the world had ...

Cheap shots: Just what the doctor ordered

European politics is in a bit of a mess – here we offer our ...

Breaking bad

Sometimes it is hard to keep track of all of the terrible things happening ...

Cheap Shots: A European coffee guide

Some of us like a tall skinny dark one. Others a hip and innovatively ...

tabloidterror

How to report on terrorism: A media field guide

In the scary times we live in, it can be all too easy to ...