Mar 16, 2016
Season two of Outlander starts next month. Maureen Younger caught up with season one and discovered protagonist Jamie Fraser might be the bravest romantic hero of all.
Nov 19, 2015
She started out as a physicist specialising in quantum chemistry in the communist DDR and went on to become the most successful politician in modern German history. Maureen Younger takes a look at how Angela Merkel did it.
May 22, 2015
With Eurovision about to waltz into Vienna, former resident Maureen Younger reflects on the city behind the sequins and statues. Three decades on, she finds a capital still alive with humour and friendship.
Apr 15, 2015
The UK lies in a poxy 70th place when it comes to the percentage of women in national parliaments. Maureen Younger chatted to Stand Up For Women director Dr Sasha Rakoff about how comedy might help address the imbalance.
Mar 23, 2015
In her series on great women thinkers, Maureen Younger looks at Emmy Noether, one of the 20th century’s greatest mathematical brains.
Jan 08, 2015
Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the birth of Simone de Beauvoir, one of feminism’s key thinkers. Maureen Younger explains why de Beauvoir is – unfortunately – still important.
Sep 26, 2014
September 26 was International Day of European Languages. Did you notice? Mais non? Then Maureen Younger wants a word with you.
Nov 07, 2014
Featuring 200 objects tracing history over the last 600 years, Germany: Memories of a Nation is an insightful look into the country’s past and present as Germanophile Maureen Younger discovered.
Feb 13, 2015
On the 70th anniversary of the destruction of Dresden by Allied bombing raids, Maureen Younger explains how the city represents a moral maze which remains with us today.
Feb 04, 2015
It’s National Storytelling Week, so Maureen Younger’s got some suggestions for you.