Saturday marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. The World's Alex Gallafent reports on the "Titanic" movie you probably haven't seen: a piece of Nazi propaganda from 1943, a film with a story as tragic as the original ocean liner's.
98-year-old James Benet left the United States in his 20s to fight on the Republican side of the Spanish Civil War. The Republicans were backed not only by foreigners, like Benet, but also by Mexico and the Soviet Union. After his side lost, Benet came back to a United States where he was immediately viewed as a communist.
Brits are known for having a certain stiff upper lip. Keep Calm and Carry On and such. But recently, that stiff lip has, well, slackened. Take Andy Murray, who cried his way into British hearts during Wimbledon.
70 years ago, Ella Weissberger stood on stage as a cat in the first performances of the children's opera Brundibar. The stage was in a Nazi concentration camp and she was a prisoner. Weissberger still attends performances and shared her story with The World's Nina Porzucki.
Bletchley Park, outside London, was one of the most important spying posts during World War II, and it was there that computer scientists cracked the supposedly unbreakable German communication codes, but now,
Handwriting can say a lot about a person. At least that's what the French think. Others say its overblown. But according to Philip Hensher in a new book, we all seem to agree that handwriting is something that's highly personal. And something we rarely do any more.