Efraim Zuroff, director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Jerusalem: ‘When you get a result, it’s the most wonderful feeling in the world’. Photograph: Morris MacMatzen/Getty

He describes himself as “the only Jew who prays for the good health of Nazis”. As the last Nazi hunter tracking down the last surviving Nazis from the(...)

New UUP leader Stephen Aiken at the party’s  office in Ballyclare. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Politicians often use nautical terminology, though few of them know one end of a boat from the other. And then there is Steve Aiken, the new leader of(...)

Alannah Bradley; Lorna Barron; Denise Dowds and Marie Barr, Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana, Co Donegal. Photograph : Julian Behal

Twenty “inspirational” teachers from across Ireland have been shortlisted for a new initiative aimed at recognising the contribution of the teaching p(...)

Weronika Nowak, a student from Ballyfermot, who is studying law and social justice at UCD. “When I was in school, it was almost assumed that the majority wouldn’t go to college,” she says. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

On paper, at least, the odds were stacked against Weronika Nowak going to university. She arrived to Ireland from Poland at the age of 13 without a w(...)

In 2010, a Swedish man was jailed for organising the theft of the Arbeit Macht Frei (Work Makes You Free) sign from the entry gate of Auschwitz. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Two British teenagers on a school trip who were suspected of stealing items that belonged to prisoners at Auschwitz are likely to be fined and release(...)

Ukip leader Nigel Farage has admitted he made “a mistake” by setting up a trust fund in an off-shore tax haven. Mr Farage, who has previously spoken o(...)