Rafi Eitan, who was a member of the Mossad team that captured Adolf Eichmann in Argentina in 1960. He was a legend in Israel because so many feats of espionage and international intrigue seemed to bear his fingerprints. Photograph: Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images

Rafi Eitan, the Israeli spymaster who commanded the Nazi-hunting team that captured Adolf Eichmann in Argentina, and many years later was unmasked as (...)

 Lily Thorup, Sarah Norris, Isabel McLoughlin and Jenny Lynch, students from Our Lady’s, Terenure at Áras an Uachtaráin to mark World Philosophy Day and launch the the Irish Young Philosopher Awards. Photo: Maxwells

Every Wednesday, teacher Elizabeth O’Brien takes a double-class which has no textbook and will lead to no exams. Over blocks of eight weeks, 30 stud(...)

Walkers amid snow on the outskirts of Armoy, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland, with more wintry weather expected. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

1. EU transport networks vulnerable to ‘devastating’ cyberattacks Transport networks across Europe, such as flights, trains and ferries, are becoming(...)

Alois Brunner: The Austrian Nazi, responsible for the deaths of an estimated 130,000 Jews, died locked up  in a squalid Damascus basement, a French magazine has reported. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A Nazi war criminal, believed responsible for the deaths of 130,000 European Jews during the second World War, died in a dungeon cell near the preside(...)

Hot in the kitchen: Jackie Lavin with her chefs on The Restaurant

All The Restaurant (TV3, Wednesday) is short of is that nice maitre d’ offering diners a 32-bit drill set and a good-value ski jacket to complete t(...)

Maximilian Schell, the ruggedly handsome Austrian-born actor who won an Academy Award for his role in Judgment at Nuremberg, died early last Saturday (...)

Hannah Arendt
Hannah Arendt

In its attempt to get to grips with the intricate mind of the great German-Jewish political theorist who helped refine thinking on the Holocaust, Marg(...)

Art Soapbox by Bob and Roberta Smith

Sometimes Bob and Roberta Smith – one artist despite the dual identity – seems in danger of talking himself out of a job. What he does is all about em(...)

Hungarian Laszlo Csatary  leaves the prosecution building in Budapest last year. Photograph: Reuters

Hungarian prosecutors today charged Laszlo Csatary (98) with war crimes committed during the second World War, saying he helped deport Jews to Auschwi(...)