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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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Homeless Veterans Christmas Appeal: Drifting and forgotten - turning lives around for ex-soldiers

Homeless Veterans Christmas Appeal: Turning lives around for ex-soldiers

Our partner charities help veterans on the brink – and get them back on their feet
Tove Jansson's Moominland: What was the inspiration for Finland's most famous family?

Escape to Moominland

What was the inspiration for Finland's most famous family?
Nightclubbing with Richard Young: The story behind his latest book of celebrity photographs

24-Hour party person

Photographer Richard Young has been snapping celebrities at play for 40 years. As his latest book is released, he reveals that it wasn’t all fun and games
Michelle Obama's school dinners: America’s children have a message for the First Lady

A taste for rebellion

US children have started an online protest against Michelle Obama’s drive for healthy school meals by posting photos of their lunches
Colouring books for adults: How the French are going crazy for Crayolas

Colouring books for adults

How the French are going crazy for Crayolas
Jack Thorne's play 'Hope': What would you do as a local politician faced with an impossible choice of cuts?

What would you do as a local politician faced with an impossible choice of cuts?

Playwright Jack Thorne's latest work 'Hope' poses the question to audiences
Ed Harcourt on Romeo Beckham and life as a court composer at Burberry

Call me Ed Mozart

Paloma Faith, Lana del Ray... Romeo Beckham. Ed Harcourt has proved that he can write for them all. But it took a personal crisis to turn him from indie star to writer-for-hire
10 best stocking fillers for foodies

Festive treats: 10 best stocking fillers for foodies

From boozy milk to wasabi, give the food-lover in your life some extra-special, unusual treats to wake up to on Christmas morning
'I have an age of attraction that starts as low as four': How do you deal with a paedophile who has never committed a crime?

'I am a paedophile'

Is our approach to sex offenders helping to create more victims?
How bad do you have to be to lose a Home Office contract?

How bad do you have to be to lose a Home Office contract?

Serco given Yarl’s Wood immigration contract despite ‘vast failings’
Green Party on the march in Bristol: From a lost deposit to victory

From a lost deposit to victory

Green Party on the march in Bristol
Putting the grot right into Santa's grotto

Winter blunderlands

Putting the grot into grotto
'It just came to us, why not do it naked?' London's first nude free runner captured in breathtaking images across capital

'It just came to us, why not do it naked?'

London's first nude free runner captured in breathtaking images across capital
In a world of Saudi bullying, right-wing Israeli ministers and the twilight of Obama, Iran is looking like a possible policeman of the Gulf

Iran is shifting from pariah to possible future policeman of the Gulf

Robert Fisk on our crisis with Iran
The young are the new poor: A third of young people pushed into poverty

The young are the new poor

Sharp increase in the number of under-25s living in poverty