Anne Frank

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Anne Frank: researchers believe the hidden text reveals her first foray into trying to write in a more literary tone.

Anne Frank tried to cover up two pages of writing in her diary that contained dirty jokes and a description of what she referred to as “sexual matters(...)

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

Dutch museums on Tuesday published two pages of Anne Frank’s diary that had previously been hidden behind a layer of sticky brown paper. The Anne Fra(...)

Ahed Tamimi (17) arrives for the beginning of her trial in the Israeli military court at Ofer military prison in the West Bank village of Betunia on Tuesday. Photograph:  Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images

Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teenager filmed kicking and slapping Israeli soldiers in the West Bank, went on trial on Tuesday in an Israeli military c(...)

Out of the corner of her mouth, she goes, “I will never, ever forgive you for this, Ross.”

The old dear looks confused. She’s like, “Where are you taking me?” Or maybe she’s just hammered. There’s a hum off her breath that could put a hole (...)

Judith Jones: as a young editorial assistant at Doubleday in Paris she rescued The Diary of Anne Frank from a pile of rejects and persuaded her superiors to publish it in the United States.

Judith Jones, the editor who discovered Julia Child and advanced a generation of culinary writers that revolutionised cooking and tastes in American h(...)

 A rare handwritten poem by Anne Frank, penned shortly before she went into hiding from the Nazis, is seen at the auction house Bubb Kuyper in the Netherlands. Photograph: Koen Suyk/EPA

A rare handwritten poem by Anne Frank has sold at auction in the Netherlands for €140,000. In a sign of the enduring popularity of the Jewish diarist(...)

Bosnian war diarist Zlata Filipovic speaks to the Róisín Meets podcast about Europe’s migrant crisis and her own escape from conflict.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

“There are laws and conventions that we have all signed up to that are not being respected and quite simply these human lives are worth less to us un(...)

Eliezer (Elie) Wiesel:  September 30th, 1928-July 2nd, 2016. Photograph: Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo

With the death of the writer and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel at 87, the last of the three unforgettable voices of the tragedy of the Jewish people duri(...)

Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump: his allies dismiss the criticism as politically motivated and historically suspect. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The comparison was inflammatory, to say the least. William F Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts, equated Donald Trump’s immigration plan with Kr(...)

Zlata Filipovic  pictured in Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

On a day in April 1992 Zlata Filipovic’s life transformed forever. The siege on Sarajevo, which lasted 44 months and killed more than 10,000 civilia(...)

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