‘Underwater Chernobyl’: Norway burying Nazi submarine in sand to stem leak of toxic chemicals

A Dutch firm has been commissioned by the Norwegian government to bury a sunken Nazi submarine in sand to stop the 1,800 barrels of toxic chemicals onboard from leaking into the sea. More than 60 years after the 2,400-ton U-boat was torpedoed by the British Navy off the coast of Norway, the vessel continues to […]

Youths stab German journalist, perform Nazi salute at the scene – report

Three German youths reportedly stabbed a local journalist in the eastern town of Naumburg, performing a Nazi salute after the incident. The reporter narrowly escaped death despite sustaining a 6cm-deep stab wound Klaus-Peter Kruemmling, a reporter working with Naumburger Tageblatt, found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time, his newspaper reported on Tuesday. […]

Germany lifts strict constitutional ban on Nazi symbols in video games

Germany has softened its longstanding and strict ban on swastikas and other Nazi symbols, to allow their inclusion in computer and video games, after a heated public debate over the Wolfenstein video game franchise. The lifting of the ban on Nazi symbols, if used in a “socially adequate” way, was announced by a German industry […]

Amazon removes Nazi and white supremacist listings

Amazon’s policy prohibits the sale of racist and ‘hatred-glorifying’ goods, but a couple of watchdog groups recently found Nazi and white supremacist products sold on the platform. Those products include jewelry adorned with Nazi swastikas and even a children’s book normalizing racist beliefs written by George Lincoln Rockwell, founder of the American Nazi Party. Now […]

‘This bigoted fool should get ZERO votes’: Ted Cruz backs Democrat over Nazi GOP in Illinois

Ted Cruz may have urged voters to choose a Democratic candidate instead of a self-confessed Nazi running for a congressional seat in Illinois, but the internet is giving him very little credit for speaking out. Cruz took to Twitter to condemn Arthur Jones, the Holocaust-denying Republican candidate for the third district of Illinois, ahead of […]

English fan gets football ban after giving Nazi salute in city of Stalingrad battle

One of the English fans that was filmed giving Nazi salutes and singing a Hitler song in a bar in the Russian city of Volgograd, the site of a major WWII battle, has been banned from attending games for five years by a UK court. British police and the Football Association launched a joint investigation […]

Sam Rockwell to Play a Nazi Captain in Taika Waititi’s ‘Jojo Rabbit’

Sam Rockwell won an Oscar earlier this year for his portrayal of a violent and racist cop in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, but the actor isn’t taking the usual post-Oscar path. Instead of using his newfound clout to take a starring role in another prestige picture, an action vehicle, or a superhero movie, his […]

‘Swing Kids’ Revisited: Does the Nazi Jitterbug Drama for Kids Still Hold Up?

(Welcome to Nostalgia Bomb, a series where we take a look back on beloved childhood favorites and discern whether or not they’re actually any good. In this edition: a look back at Swing Kids, the early ’90s drama about dancing in the face of Nazism starring a young Christian Bale). For about three months in 1998, everyone […]

Zakharova reminds Johnson of top-tier Brits at 1936 Nazi Olympics after Putin-Hitler innuendo

The Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has rebuked Boris Johnson’s comparison between the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany – with a list of British dignitaries that attended the 1936 event. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson earlier agreed with an MP who said that “Putin is going to use […]