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Wednesday 14 November 2012
Operatives allowed themselves to be bullied by a murderous government
Wednesday 07 November 2012
Tottenham have defended their fans after the Society of Black Lawyers threatened to make a complaint to police over their claims anti-Semitic abuse is taking place at White Hart Lane.
A Train in Winter: A Story of Resistance, Friendship and Survival in Auschwitz, By Caroline Moorehead
Mrs Bridge, By Evan S Connell
The Man Who Wanted to be Happy, By Laurent Gounelle
A Force to be Reckoned With: A History of the Women’s Institute, By Jane Robinson
The Year After, By Martin Davies
Sunday 28 October 2012
Paperback reviews of the week
Friday 26 October 2012
A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in northern Afghanistan today, killing 36 people and wounding 23.
Thursday 25 October 2012
The 1936 Berlin Olympics gave the Nazis the “excuse” they needed. The authorities in the German capital decided that they wanted a “Gypsy free” city during the event. They set up a detention camp for Berlin's Roma population in Marzahn, an eastern Berlin suburb.
Monday 22 October 2012
Muslims have defeated a bid to put a Serb mayor in control of Srebrenica for the first time since the 1995 massacre of 8,000 Muslims there by Bosnian Serb forces. The Serb candidate represented a party that disputes a UN ruling that the mass slaughter of Muslim men and boys constituted genocide.
Sunday 21 October 2012
The Deputy Prime Minister returns from Auschwitz-Birkenau convinced of the moral value of an ambitious educational scheme
Sunday 21 October 2012
This is not the kind of thing a white man should say. But Jason Roberts seems to have got it wrong on racism. The black footballer has called for a boycott of this weekend's anti-racism Kick It Out protest. He feels it has not been vigorous enough in its response to abuse in the game.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic claimed he was a peace-lover as he addressed his trial for crimes against humanity today.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
The corpse of one of Mexico's most feared drug lords, Heriberto Lazcano, was stolen from a funeral home by an armed group a day after he was killed in a gunfight with marines. The body was being stored in northern Mexico following a shootout in the border state of Coahuila on Sunday.
Monday 08 October 2012
It was a gesture to prisoner welfare that's hard to imagine taking place in Britain: last week celebrated violinist Uto Ughi led his orchestra in a performance for 300 inmates at Rome's Rebibbia prison as part of government plans to promote better conditions in Italy's over-crowded jails.
Sunday 07 October 2012
It has been reported that a user on eBay tried to sell a James Holmes mask this week.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Nearly 70 years ago, Yosef Diamant had the number 157622 permanently inked on his arm by the Nazis at Auschwitz.
In a tribute to his suffering, his grandsdaughter Eli Sagir got the same tattoo on her arm - shortly followed by her mother and brother.
Sunday 30 September 2012
Glen Coe's turbulent history hovers over its ancient paths, woods and waterfalls. Mark Rowe falls under its spell
Friday 28 September 2012
Mexico's navy has captured of one of the country's most-wanted druglords, Iván Velázquez Caballero, alias "El Talibán", a leader of the ultra-violent Zetas cartel.
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
- 1 Double chins could be 'cured' without surgery or dieting using new injection
- 2 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 3 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 5 Thank heavens for Louise Mensch and her foul-mouthed tweets to world leaders