Free metro rides for Kiev poetry buffs

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright EPA Image caption Taras Shevchenko (centre) died in St Petersburg in 1861, after a long period of exile imposed by the Russian authorities Metro users in Ukraine’s capital city are being allowed to ride free of charge at some stations if they can recite a poem by Taras Shevchenko, the country’s national poet. [...]

Hitler painting on show for first time at Italy museum

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Museo della Follia Image caption The painting is among more than 200 works on display at the exhibition, which runs until 19 November An oil painting by Adolf Hitler is to go on display for the first time at a museum in northern Italy. The small untitled work has been lent by a [...]