European history

 Blood Countess: Tracking history's most prolific female mass murderer

Blood Countess: Tracking history's most prolific female mass murderer

Four hundred years after the death of Countess Elizabeth Bathory, her murderous exploits prove a grisly attraction
New Nazi Germany exhibit opens at former Gestapo HQ

New Nazi Germany exhibit opens at former Gestapo HQ

Berlin somberly commemorates 80 years since Hitler's rise to power
Gallery: 1,000 'Vikings' descend on Europe's biggest fire festival

Gallery: 1,000 'Vikings' descend on Europe's biggest fire festival

The Up Helly Aa celebration proves that where's there's smoke, there could be a horde of dressed up, torch-carrying Scots close behind
6 haunting battlefields of Scotland

6 haunting battlefields of Scotland

Mel Gibson's "Braveheart" renditions of Scotland's most famous battles are a sorry substitute; the real stories are far better and far bloodier
Antonio Ruggerino: Sydney's vintage poster king

Antonio Ruggerino: Sydney's vintage poster king

The art collector's search for pre-war European romance turned on a single chance encounter
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