Halloween hockey fans take Belarusian police by surprise

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright HC Dinamo Minsk Image caption “When shall we three meet again?” A Halloween costume competition at a Belarusian ice hockey match nearly went wrong because the police weren’t warned that hordes of fans would turn up dressed as ghouls and witches, it’s reported. Ice hockey giants Dinamo Minsk were playing their Russian arch-rivals [...]

The mystical fascist who admired Hitler

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Savitri Devi Archive Savitri Devi, a mystical admirer of Hitler and a cat-loving devotee of the Aryan myth, seemed destined to fade into obscurity after her death 25 years ago. But thanks to the rise of the extreme right, her name and her image now crop up online more and more, writes Maria [...]