The head of Greece’s extreme-right Golden Dawn party was jailed this morning in Athens, charged with running his party as a criminal organisation.
Nikos Michaloliakos and five of his party leaders were arrested on Saturday in a national crackdown that also saw 14 Golden Dawn party members and two police sympathisers targeted. Police say more arrests will follow.
The Simon Wiesenthal Centre has welcomed the prosecution of a 93-year-old man in Germany for being an accessory to murder at the Auschwitz death camp.
Hans Lipschis was arrested in May as part of Germany’s final drive to bring living Nazi war criminals to justice. He has been charged in connection with more than 10,000 deaths at Auschwitz between October 1941 and January 1945.
An early peak at the film adaptation of Markus Zusak's best selling novel, The Book Thief.
In the film, Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson play the central characters who hide a Jewish man from the Nazis during the Second World War.
Published in 2006, The Book Thief was listed on the The New York Times best seller list for over 230 weeks.