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- Charlie Hebdo has gone soft on extremists

- Charlie Hebdo has gone soft on extremists

One of Charlie Hebdo's most outspoken journalists said she is quitting the French satirical magazine because it has gone soft on Islamist extremism.

A Viking Christmas was characterized by alcohol

A Viking Christmas was characterized by alcohol

Before Christmas became known as the celebration of the birth of Christ, the festival of Jól was the Vikings' main party. They sacrificed people and animals, decorated with blood, drank strong beer and over ate on pork in honour of the gods.

Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel prize in literature

Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel prize in literature

The Nobel Prize in literature 2016 goes to none other than artist and songwriter, Bob Dylan (75).

Three new Harry Potter books to come

Three new Harry Potter books to come

Harry Potter fans can look forward to new books, as J K Rowling is launching new short-form content about the Harry Potter world, called Pottermore Presents.

Tutankhamun had knife from space

Tutankhamun had knife from space

The origin of its unrusted iron blade has baffled scientists.

This drawing stops popular children's book

This drawing stops popular children's book

The pictures of Omar and his Arab pirates have become too harsh for the Swedes.

Thomas Knarvik - The artist who got his book destroyed by his publisher

Thomas Knarvik - The artist who got his book destroyed by his publisher

After his publisher had printed 2,500 copies of the book, the artist was told that his book would not be published anyway, and that all copies would be burned and destroyed.

Swedish Radio introduces Arabic talk show

Swedish Radio introduces Arabic talk show

A talk show in Arabic is to be broadcasted on the national radio station P2.

Turkey's first lady praises the Ottoman harem
Pope Francis: - It's an Arab invasion of Europe

Pope Francis: - It's an Arab invasion of Europe

Pope Francis now describes the immigration to Europe as an "Arab invasion", which he both warns against and welcomes.

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