Pope Francis has paid a sombre and largely silent visit to the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to the place where Adolf Hitler’s forces killed more than a million people.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
A 94-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz concentration camp is going on trial today on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, the first of up to four cases being brought to court this year in an 11th-hour push by German prosecutors to punish Nazi war crimes.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
The search for missing student Barry Davis Ryan will continue this morning; Irish Water contractors are not installing meters in the homes of protestors after striking secret deals; The tide is turning at Cork Airport after CityJet announced a high-frequency service to London City Airport.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
A former Auschwitz guard acknowledged he bears a share of the moral guilt for atrocities at the camp, but told judges at the opening of his trial that it is up to them to decide whether he deserves to be convicted as an accessory to murder.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2015