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A refugee soldier captured the man who ran Auschwitz. This act of homage follows the chase

Good to go: 10/11/2010

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Mark Steel: Did Obama forget he's in charge?

The easy view to adopt would be that we're back to normal, and Americans are just mental. Because the people leading the hatred of Obama are characters such as Glenn Beck, spokesman for the Tea Party. Beck hosts a TV show in which during the last 18 months he's likened Obama to Hitler 349 times.

Benjamin Kaplan: Judge who played a crucial role in preparations for the Nuremberg trials

Benjamin Kaplan was one of the principal architects of the international trial at Nuremberg of leading Nazi government, military and party officials at the end of the Second World War in 1945. With the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel Kaplan was working in procurement at the Pentagon when in May 1945 he was ordered to join Justice Robert H Jackson's staff in preparing the trial.

Matthew Norman: The zenith of our celebrity culture

Even BBC Radio 4, global flagship of high-minded reporting, could summon the strength to lead bulletins with the trial only once Campbell made her way to The Hague

Pink taken to hospital after stage fall

A spokesman for Pink's concerts in Germany says the singer fell off the stage after a stunt went wrong and she underwent a checkup at a hospital.

Suzanne von Paczensky: Campaigning journalist who fought for women's rights

Susanne von Paczensky was a journalist and women's rights activist. Trained by the US and British authorities, she was one of very few women journalists accredited to report on the Nuremberg trials. Aged 22, she was also the youngest.

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff<br/>Manon, Royal Opera House, London <br/>A Midsummer Night's Dream, Garsington, Oxfordshire

Welsh National Opera's light touch with a romantic comedy refreshingly ditches tradition and flirts with innovation

Americans take momentum into rematch

US v Ghana, Today, 7.30pm, ITV1, Rustenburg

Pelléas et Mélisande, Holland Park, London <br />The Pearl Fishers, Coliseum, London <br />Carmen, Holland Park, London

Thwarted love under canvas is both highly poetic and oddly provocative

Last Night's TV - Spartacus, Bravo; Stephen Fry on Wagner, BBC4

A gush of blood from their heads

Mexico delayed after bird hits windscreen

Mexico's World Cup squad endured a three-hour delay in Germany after a bird crashed into the windscreen of the plane due to take them to London for tonight's World Cup warm-up match against England.

Whitney Harris: Lawyer who assisted in the prosecution of high-ranking Nazis at the Nuremberg Trials

Whitney Harris was the last surviving member of the three-man US legal team that prosecuted high-ranking Nazi war criminals at the Nuremberg Trials in 1945, and he later became a significant voice in the founding of the International Criminal Court. The work carried out by Harris and his colleagues, through interrogations and evidence-gathering, helped to reveal much to the outside world of the atrocities carried out in Eastern Europe by the Einsatzgruppen, or death squads, and the origins of the Holocaust.

Peter Calvocoressi: Political writer who served at Bletchley Park and assisted at the Nuremberg trials

Peter Calvocoressi was a senior intelligence officer at Bletchley Park who was picked soon after the war to lead a team of experts on the German military at the Nuremberg war crimes trial.

So you call yourself Jewish?

The Supreme Court's rejection of a faith school's admissions policy has revived an ancient but fierce debate in the Jewish community about what it takes to be considered 'one of us'

Big Top, BBC1; Miranda, BBC2

What was the BBC thinking with this offensive 'comedy' throwback? Still, the tall lady rises to the occasion beautifully
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Whelks are healthy, versatile and sustainable - so why did we stop eating them in the UK?

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Siobhan-Marie O’Connor: Swimmer knows she needs Glasgow joy on road to Rio

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The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week

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New play by Oscar Wilde's grandson reveals what the Irish wit said at his trials

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Can scientists save the world's sea life from

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