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The 20th century still looms large in Poland, and particularly in Nowa Huta. The eastern suburb of Krakow was built almost from scratch at Stalin’s behest by Poland’s communist government shortly after the Second world War, and is still home to more than 100,000 residents. The area – whose name means “New Steelworks” in Polish – was built as a sort of communised utopia for the city’s workers.

Depression linked to feeling regret

Do not look back in anger if you want a happy, healthy old age, say scientists who have discovered that the feeling of regret is linked with depression among the elderly.

Scientists have discovered that the feeling of regret is linked with depression among the elderly

Don't look back in anger, if you want to be happy in old age that is...

Feeling of regret is linked with depression among the elderly researchers find

Trevor Francis during his time in charge of Crystal Palace

Former England striker Trevor Francis discharged after heart attack scare

Trevor Francis has this afternoon been discharged from hospital after suffering a suspected heart attack on Friday.

German ship 'carrying Syria arms'

Germany's government said today that it is looking into a report that weapons bound for the Syrian regime were loaded onto a German-owned ship.

24-hour room service: 25hours Hotel, Vienna

Roll up, a chic circus is in town

Robert Lewandowski struck the winner on 77 minutes

Dortmund edge towards Bundesliga title after home win over Bayern Munich

Borussia Dortmund took a giant step towards defending their Bundesliga title with a 1-0 home win over closest challengers Bayern Munich tonight.

John Rees: Leader of educational cruises

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Jol defended his club's ambition

Martin Jol glad he spurned Manchester United chance

Fulham manager Martin Jol admires Manchester United counterpart Sir Alex Ferguson - but is relieved he did not take up the post as his assistant.

Two for the price of one: Van Gogh confirmed - with another underneath

Museum finds secret work - on canvas it thought was worthless

Wesley Sneijder has been struggling for form at Inter

Dutch masters threatened by the re-emergence of Germany

World Cup finalists need big stars back to their best to stand a chance at Euros. By Jack Pitt-Brooke

Wesley Sneijder has been struggling for form at Inter

Dutch masters threatened by re-emergence of Germany

World Cup finalists need Sneijder and Robben back to their best to stand any chance of Euro 2012 crown, reports Jack Pitt-Brooke

Jol defended his club's ambition

Martin Jol praises Fulham chairman Mohamed Al Fayed

Fulham manager Martin Jol does not think there is a better chairman in the business than Mohamed Al Fayed.

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Natural yawn finisher: Scoring is all too easy for Fulham’s Pavel Pogrebnyak

Fulham unearth gem as Pogrebnyak sinks Stoke

Fulham 2 Stoke City 1

JMW Turner's 'Snow Storm – Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth' (1842)

Turner: On the crest of a wave

Turner and the Elements is exhibiting in Margate. It shows perfectly the artist's genius for capturing the power of nature, says Adrian Hamilton

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Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project