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Anne Frank, the young Jewish diarist who with her family hid from the Nazis in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, during the second World War. File photograph: AP/PA

A six-year cold-case investigation into the betrayal of Anne Frank has identified a surprising suspect in the mystery of how the Nazis found the hidin(...)

Oliver Sears holds a powder compact that was a courtship gift from his grandfather to his grandmother. Photograph: Laura Hutton

The first-time visitor to Auschwitz in Poland is often surprised by the richness of the natural surroundings – golden wheat fields and village gardens(...)

Irmgard Furchner, a former secretary for the SS commander of the Stutthof concentration camp,  in the courtroom at the start of her trial in Itzehoe, northern Germany. Photograph: Christian Charisius/AFP via Getty Images

A 96-year-old former secretary at a Nazi concentration camp has gone on trial in Germany for alleged complicity in the murder of more than 11,000 peop(...)

The main entrance at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz in Oswiecim, Poland. Photograph: AP Photo/Markus Schreiber

More than a million people follow the English-language Twitter account of the Auschwitz Memorial Centre, which helps preserve the site of the former N(...)

Fine Gael TD Ciarán Cannon was quick to assure us there ‘wasn't a scratch on the bike’ after his crash. File photograph: Eric Luke

A month ago we told you about Ciarán Cannon’s epic one-day cycle from Mizen Head to Malin Head. The Fine Gael TD for Galway East completed his 575.55(...)

Independent TD Mattie McGrath. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has been criticised by the Auschwitz Memorial for comparing the Government’s system of Covid-19 certificates to Nazi Ger(...)

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What was the series that you binged during lockdown? From zombies to racing cars to robots battling monsters; our writers reveal their pande(...)

A motorbike drives past the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S-21 prison) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 12 April 2021. Cambodian authorities called on US media group Vice and Irish artist Matt Loughrey to withdraw an article featured altered images of Khmer Rouge victims. The article was later removed from the Vice website. EPA/KITH SEREY

It’s not often that photo colourisation sparks an international incident, but this is precisely what’s occurred over the past few days, owing to a con(...)

A view of a gas chamber at the museum of the former Nazi camp Stutthof, in Sztutowo, Poland. File photograph: Wojtek Radwanski/AFP via Getty Images

Germany’s two latest alleged Nazi war criminals facing trial have never met and, between them, are 195 years old. On Friday a 95-year-old woman was f(...)

Jadzia Kaminska with her father Jan Kaminski:  ‘I’m really proud of who he was and how he managed to live his life’

In 2017, Jan Kaminski brought his three grown-up children to visit his birthplace in the Polish town of Bilgoraj for the first time*. The Dublin-base(...)

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