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The British Government will contribute £2.1 million towards the preservation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland, it was announced today.

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Book Of A Lifetime: Blessings, By Mary Craig

Suffering poses the toughest questions for religion. How can you believe in a loving God/gods when some people suffer so grievously and disproportionately? The glib answers of my Catholic childhood – that "God moves in mysterious ways", as my Christian Brother teachers would intone, or that "God sends the heaviest burden to those strong enough to bear it" – seemed only to mock my growing up with a mother with multiple sclerosis. The real landmarks of my childhood were not the usual ones – holidays, school exams, first kiss – but the stages of her long, bitterly-fought and ultimately failed battle to keep walking.

Sir Frank Lampl: Holocaust survivor who later became chairman of the construction company Bovis

Sir Frank Lampl, a Holocaust survivor and Cold War prisoner, went on to become chairman of Bovis, turning it into one of the world's leading construction companies. Lampl epitomised man's desire to survive and succeed in the face of adversity and earned a worldwide reputation as one of the industry's leading figures.

Austria: Nazi cake shop 'must be banned'

The owners of a pastry shop that showcases cakes decorated with Nazi themes should be prosecuted, a Holocaust awareness group said yesterday.

Leading article: Easy listening

What honour could be more satisfying than an appearance on Desert Island Discs? To be invited proves that you are a person of significance. And it panders to the strange hankering that has lurked in the British subconscious at least since the time of Daniel Defoe to get away from urban civilisation and to live alone in a tropical paradise. Plus it invites you to choose and hear your eight favourite tracks.

Shameful secrets in the fields of the Holocaust

A new book has outraged hardline Polish nationalists by exposing the widespread plundering of Jewish graves by their countrymen

Rabbis call on Fox News to 'sanction' Glenn Beck

Jewish leaders in the United States called on Rupert Murdoch yesterday to punish two key employees at Fox News for allegedly desecrating the memory of the Holocaust and trivialising the use of the word "Nazi". They made their plea in a full-page open letter placed as a paid advertisement in one of Mr Murdoch's own newspapers.

Thousands mark Holocaust Memorial Day

The victims and survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides are being remembered at hundreds of events across the UK today as part of Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2011.

Yad Vashem Holocaust archive now available online

Around 130,000 images from the world's largest Holocaust collection have been made available online for the first time in a bid to make them more accessible to people across the world.

'We want to keep our father's story alive': A new generation is taking Holocaust stories into classrooms

It was an accident that alerted Motek Grzmot's saviours to his presence. An accidental groan. Unconscious, slumped atop a cart, all but buried under a mound of corpses, Grzmot's battered body was destined to join a thousand others in the mass graves of postwar Europe. And then he groaned. Without realising it, he had saved himself. The Danish troops around him heard his cry and removed him from the pile – a pile headed directly for burial – before placing him on another vehicle, this one headed to a nearby hospital.

The History of History, By Ida Hattemer-Higgins

Genocide is no sanctuary for the slapdash

Former neo-Nazi jailed for Auschwitz sign theft

Two-year sentence for Swede who masterminded the crime

Stressed out? It could be in your genes

To their surprise, neuroscientists have discovered that stress can be passed down the generations – and even though it can be harmful, there is a logical biological reason.

Nazi admits theft of Auschwitz sign

Polish prosecutors have filed charges against a Swede with neo-Nazi ties and two Poles acting for profit, and said all three had confessed to the brazen theft of the notorious "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign from the gates of the Auschwitz death camp last year.

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