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

Letters: Increase in demand for special educational needs

Rising numbers of disabled children need education

Travel By Numbers: Christmas markets

Ben Ross calculates the appeal of traditional festive shopping in Europe

The Traveller's Guide to: Christmas markets

Cathy Packe advises on where to shop for presents in the open air. Revised for Yuletide 2009 by James Crichton-Smith

Broken hand won't hinder defence insists Haye

Newly crowned world heavyweight champion David Haye is confident a broken hand won't endanger his first defence against John Ruiz.

Leading article: Little and large

There is something that intrigues us about a mismatch. The imagery of the little guy vs the big guy appeals to our imaginations. You see it recurring time and again in history and legend: David and Goliath, George and the Dragon, Tom and Jerry.

Boxing: Haye promises to be Valuev's best prepared opponent

David Haye has insisted that he will not add his name to the long list of heavyweight challengers from the past five years who have lost and then claimed that they had no idea the champion was so tall.

Big game hunter: The search for the next Monopoly

Want to know what we'll be playing on Boxing Day 2010? The inventors and obsessives who get together each year for the world's biggest board game fair have all the answers. Tim Walker reports

We can’t have any ‘Nuremberg’ trials here, say loyalists

A loyalist who had a prominent role in the 1994 ceasefire has warned against “Nuremberg-style trials” examining Northern Ireland’s past.

Hull give trial to Glauber

Hull are to give a trial to former Manchester City defender Glauber Berti.

Haunted City: Nuremberg and the Nazi past, By Neil Gregor Yale

How the citizens of the city that was synonymous with Nazism shook off Hitler's toxic embrace

Hollyweird: Curse of the Oscars

Kate Winslet should perhaps curb her excitement for a moment to take note of the Oscars curse. An Oscar win may be the pinnacle of a career, but winners such as F Murray Abraham, Brenda Fricker, Linda Hunt, Marlee Matlin and Louise Fletcher are hardly household names today.

Hans Beck: Inventor of Playmobil children's toys

Hans Beck's invention, Playmobil, transformed a small, little-known toy firm into one of the leading brands worldwide, and brought great pleasure to generations of children.

Robert Fisk: War reporters used to prefer morality over impartiality

I wonder whether we show the same power and passion as the earlier generations

Searching for Schindler, By Thomas Keneally

Clichéd chronicle of the novelist and his famous tale of a heroic saviour
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Russell Brand was in typically combative form during his promotional interview with Newsnight's Evan Davis
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The Doctor finds himself in a forest version of London in Doctor Who episode 'In the Forest of the Night'
TVReview: Is the Doctor ever going stop frowning? Apparently not.
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Voluminous silk drawers were worn by Queen Victoria
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Candidates with surnames that start with an A have an electoral advantage
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Isis with Lord Grantham (Hugh Bonneville)
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Wilko Johnson, now the bad news: musician splits with manager after police investigate assault claims

Wilko Johnson, now the bad news

Former Dr Feelgood splits with manager after police investigate assault claims
Mark Udall: The Democrat Senator with a fight on his hands ahead of the US midterm elections

Mark Udall: The Democrat Senator with a fight on his hands

The Senator for Colorado is for gay rights, for abortion rights – and in the Republicans’ sights as they threaten to take control of the Senate next month
New discoveries show more contact between far-flung prehistoric humans than had been thought

New discoveries show more contact between far-flung prehistoric humans than had been thought

Evidence found of contact between Easter Islanders and South America
Cerys Matthews reveals how her uncle taped 150 interviews for a biography of Dylan Thomas

Cerys Matthews on Dylan Thomas

The singer reveals how her uncle taped 150 interviews for a biography of the famous Welsh poet
DIY is not fun and we've finally realised this as a nation

Homebase closures: 'DIY is not fun'

Homebase has announced the closure of one in four of its stores. Nick Harding, who never did know his awl from his elbow, is glad to see the back of DIY
The Battle of the Five Armies: Air New Zealand releases new Hobbit-inspired in-flight video

Air New Zealand's wizard in-flight video

The airline has released a new Hobbit-inspired clip dubbed "The most epic safety video ever made"
Pumpkin spice is the flavour of the month - but can you stomach the sweetness?

Pumpkin spice is the flavour of the month

The combination of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg (and no actual pumpkin), now flavours everything from lattes to cream cheese in the US
11 best sonic skincare brushes

11 best sonic skincare brushes

Forget the flannel - take skincare to the next level by using your favourite cleanser with a sonic facial brush
Paul Scholes column: I'm not worried about Manchester United's defence - Chelsea test can be the making of Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo

Paul Scholes column

I'm not worried about Manchester United's defence - Chelsea test can be the making of Jones and Rojo
Frank Warren: Boxing has its problems but in all my time I've never seen a crooked fight

Frank Warren: Boxing has its problems but in all my time I've never seen a crooked fight

While other sports are stalked by corruption, we are an easy target for the critics
Jamie Roberts exclusive interview: 'I'm a man of my word – I'll stay in Paris'

Jamie Roberts: 'I'm a man of my word – I'll stay in Paris'

Wales centre says he’s not coming home but is looking to establish himself at Racing Métro
How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?

A crime that reveals London's dark heart

How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?