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European Union flags are seen waving in front of EU Commission Building in Brussels, Belgium. Photograph:  Dursun Aydemir/Getty

Jacques Delors, a former president of the European Commission, once famously quipped that you cannot fall in love with a Common Market. What’s good fo(...)

Chinese president Xi Jinping  during a welcome ceremony prior to a meeting with Prince Albert II of Monaco in Monte Carlo on Sunday.  Photograph: Sebastien Nogier/EPA

French president Emmanuel Macron is stretching his political philosophy of constructive ambiguity to the limit during the state visit of the Chinese p(...)

Auschwitz Concentration Camp in  Poland:  Stella Goldschlag aka ‘Blonde Poison’ prowled the streets of Berlin hunting down Jews for 300 reichmarks a head. Photograph: AP

In Nazi Berlin’s underground Jewish community, Stella Goldschlag was feared as “Blonde Poison”. Leave your hideaway to buy food or attend a funeral, (...)

The Kleinmann family in April 1938, taken in Vienna: Herta, Gustav, Kurt, Fritz, Tini and Edith. Photograph: Peter Patten

Holocaust memoirs are many. Kurt Kleinmann makes it his business to lay his hands on every last one of them: “I have a need to not forget,” he states (...)

Charlotte Knobloch, a Holocaust survivor, speaks at the Bavarian parliament in Munich, Germany. Photograph: Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP

Members of Germany’s far-right Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) walked out of the Bavarian parliament on Wednesday after a Holocaust survivor accused(...)

Agadir in Morocco is likely to feature very highly on many Irish traveller’s plans for 2019.

As the new year starts in earnest and memories of Christmas fade, it is time to look to brighter, sunnier times ahead and share all the travel trends,(...)

 Two original railway boxcars from the Westerbork transit camp at the memorial centre in Hooghalen, the Netherlands. Photograph: Siese Veenstra/EPA

The Dutch state-owned rail company has said it will pay compensation to survivors and relatives of those transported by their trains to the Nazi death(...)

The defendant during a session of his trial at the regional court in Münster, Germany on Tuesday. His face has been pixilated by court order. Photograph: Friedemann Vogel/EPA-EFE/Pool/Getty Images

A 94-year-old German appeared in court in a wheelchair on Tuesday accused of assisting in the murder of hundreds of people at a Nazi concentration ca(...)

Jews get off train in the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp. Photograph: Yad Vashem Archives/AFP/Getty

Irene Weiss remembers her 14th birthday vividly. She had entered the Auschwitz concentration camp a few months earlier. Now 87, Weiss is one of the m(...)

Kathleen Chada, whose sons Eoghan and Ruairí were murdered by their father, Sanjeev Chada, speaking at the Safe World Summit in the Mansion House, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

People need to be braver about confronting domestic abuse when they see it, the two sons of a man who murdered his wife and daughter have said. Luke (...)

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