Anyone who grew up reading the Harry Potter books probably spent hours dreaming about becoming a real witch or wizard. But you don’t need to go to Hogwarts to learn how to use magic - you can do it in Dublin.
Despite being one of the five countries automatically allowed to take part in the Eurovision Song Contest, the United Kingdom has failed to make the Top 10 for seven consecutive years. And if this year’s contenders are anything to go by, the UK isn’t getting rid of that reputation any time soon. [OPINION]
We here at cafébabel love sharing cultures, but we know that assimilation can often be quite difficult. Thankfully, Berlin-based British author Adam Fletcher has written How to Be a German - a guide for anybody looking to embrace the Teutonic way of life. Our English and German editors have picked some of their favourite titbits.
The news that former UKIP leader and prominent Brexiteer Nigel Farage was to host his own radio show invited comparisons to Lord Haw Haw - the British broadcaster who sent out pro-German propaganda during the Second World War. But the first instalment of The Nigel Farage Show was a surprisingly calm affair. [OPINION]
Every year on Christmas Day, Queen Elizabeth II makes a speech to her subjects in the UK and across the British Commonwealth, in which she reflects on the previous 12 months. This year, cafébabel has been given an exclusive copy of the first draft of the speech...
3000 Nights is the story of Layal (Maisa Abd Elhadi), a Palestinian woman in the 1980s who is incarcerated in an Israeli prison - only to find out she's pregnant. We talked to director Mai Masri about balancing fact and fiction, working with children, and the challenges of shooting in a real prison...
Now that Nigel Farage has decided to move to the United States to become Donald Trump's ambassador to Britain and live-in butler, UKIP (the UK Independence Party) needs a new leader. Now the party has spoken, and determined that Paul Nuttall MEP will lead them. Here's a few things you should know about the man who hopes to "put the 'Great' back into 'Britain'..."
"This is what democracy looks like." Donald Trump's election will have huge implications both in the United States and across the sea on the Old Continent. We went to a protest in Paris to ask people about their reactions to the new commander-in-chief and what his election might mean for French politics.
In a year marked by empty promises on the side of big red buses and a President-elect whose own Twitter feed is awash in contradictory statements, it's no wonder that "post-truth" is the word on everyone's lips. Not even our dictionaries can be trusted anymore. [OPINION]