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98-year-old accused of overseeing murder of thousand of Jewish prisoners during Second World War
Tens of thousands of people forced to evacuate their homes as further dramatic rises in the levels of the swollen Elbe and Danube rivers continued to cause chaos
In the narrow streets of the ancient east German town of Halle, students, pensioners and housewives joined rescue workers battling furiously to fill hundreds of blue British Royal Mail sacks with sand, tons of which had been dumped in the city’s main market place.
19,000 people have been evacuated from the flooding in the Czech Republic
Fabian Cancellara powered to victory as he claimed his second Tour of Flanders title ahead of main rival Peter Sagan on a disappointing day for Team Sky in Belgium.
How does the Manchester City stopper compare to the West Brom man?
For 3-2-1, Parklife grabs one of this year's most exciting acts for five minutes and finds out what's taking their fancy right now
Chairman Dave Whelan celebrates club's first FA Cup semi-final thanks to three-goal blast
Film locations are always compelling destinations and New Zealand, the setting for The Hobbit will come back into focus in 2013.
Death and grief prompt searing scores, interpreted with pathos and passion
This intriguing city with Slovakian and Hungarian heritage is next year’s European Capital of Culture
Why go in 2013? Country of culture
Andy Murray reached the second round of the Japan Open with a straight-sets win over Ivo Karlovic in his first match since winning the US Open.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga had little explanation for his poor showing as he made his earliest grand slam exit in more than five years at the US Open today.
As Dai Greene crossed the finish line in the London 2012 centrepiece arena last night, he clasped his hands to his face and dropped to the ground. He remained there for a good while, a picture of despair – lying on his back, his hands clasped to his head. The captain of the British track and field team thought he had blown his big Olympic chance. Only the first two finishers in the three semi-finals of the 400m hurdles were guaranteed a place in tomorrow's final and Greene had crossed the line fourth in the opening race.
Team GB won a flurry of medals today, taking gold and silver in the men’s canoe slalom, gold in men’s double trap shooting and a gold for Chris Hoy and co in the men's team sprint.