1. Auschwitz: a short history of the largest mass murder site in human history
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-27 at 13:25:53

As survivors prepare to visit on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, here is a brief history of the largest mass murder at a single site  Continue reading...

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2. Court bans child being named Nutella
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-27 at 04:29:50

A French court stops parents from naming their baby girl Nutella after the hazelnut spread, ruling that it would make her the target of derision.

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3. Holocaust survivors call out ‘please keep the memory alive’, says chief rabbi
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-28 at 01:07:10

Victims of Nazi genocide remembered at Westminster service attended by guests including 200 Holocaust survivors Continue reading...

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7. Putin ordered Alexander Litvinenko murder, inquiry into death told
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-27 at 23:28:33

Opening day hears Russian president called a ‘common criminal’ as lawyers lay out case surrounding former spy’s deathVladimir Putin is a “common criminal dressed up as a head of state” who presides over a mafia regime and who personally authoris...

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8. Israeli rights group questions legality of targeting Gaza homes in war
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-28 at 11:30:31

B’Tselem says Hamas rocket fire did not provide moral or legal justification for policy that led to 606 deaths in 70 attacksSerious questions have been raised by the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem about the legality of Israel’s policy of target...

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9. Auschwitz 70 years on: a different place, yet memories of its horror endure
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-28 at 01:58:42

Survivors’ stories show they were members of infinitely varied human race – the stubborn fact Nazi death camp sought to denyThey had come back, some three hundred of them, but this was not the Planet Auschwitz they remembered. The Auschwitz of their m...

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10. Greek PM Alexis Tsipras unveils cabinet of mavericks and visionaries
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-27 at 23:51:56

New finance minister says debt negotiations will not continue with hated troika of technocrats representing foreign lendersGreece’s prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has lined up a formidable coterie of academics, human rights advocates, mavericks and vis...

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11. Auschwitz liberation ceremony will be the last for many survivors present
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-27 at 10:30:27

European leaders and royalty gather for 70th anniversary amid unprecedented security and rise in anti-semitism Continue reading...

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12. Missing group of students in Mexico are all dead, claim authorities
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-28 at 09:43:34

Mexican attorney general concludes the bodies of 43 students were incinerated on a huge pyre of tyres soaked in diesel  Continue reading...

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13. What happened at Auschwitz? – video
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-27 at 12:50:00

Tuesday 27 January is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and thus also the end of the deadliest act of mass murder in a single location in human history. As survivors prepare to visit the site of their agony, many for the last time, we pr...

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14. US admits snow forecast errors
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-28 at 15:05:20

The US National Weather Service says its forecasting is "subject to error", after predictions of a historic blizzard for New York City fell flat.

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15. Winchester hit by earthquake of 2.9 magnitude
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-28 at 02:44:02

Residents in Kingsworthy area felt something ‘like an explosion which shook their houses’, Hampshire police report Continue reading...

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16. Foreigners dead in Tripoli attack
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-28 at 12:05:44

Militants attack a hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli, killing at least nine people including five foreigners, officials say.

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17. N Korea leader ‘to visit Russia’
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-28 at 12:07:28

Russia says North Korea's leader has accepted an invitation to Moscow, South Korean media reports, but Kim Jong-un is not mentioned by name.

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18. European counter-terror plan involves blanket collection of passengers’ data
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-28 at 05:35:20

Exclusive: European commission plans to request 42 items of personal information about air passengersA new European commission counter-terror plan will require the blanket collection and storage for up to five years of personal data records of all passeng...

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19. Mormon church breaks silence to warn against intolerance of LGBT advocates
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-28 at 00:57:52

In rare public comments the Church of the Latter-Day Saints endorsed Utah anti-discrimination laws but said religious people had a right to views based on faith Continue reading...

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