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Persida Caldaras, a Roma woman who came to Ireland in 2002. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Persida Caldaras was heavily pregnant when she started selling the Big Issue on the streets of Dublin. She also sold flowers in nightclubs on Harcourt(...)

Holocaust survivor Salo Muller, commission chairman Job Cohen  and NS chief executive Roger van Boxtel: “People lost mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters . . . They feel it every day. It is tragic,” says Mr Muller. Photograph: Koen Van Weel

Dutch state railway operator NS has said it will pay “tens of millions of euro” to Holocaust victims and their families for transporting almost 100,00(...)

Sunset: Juli Jakab in László Nemes’s film

The last time I saw László Nemes in the flesh he was holding an Academy Award. The Hungarian film-maker had just received the best foreign film Oscar (...)

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(...)

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