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Rare Holocaust-era hideout preserved near Warsaw

Poland has very few well-preserved hiding places of Jews in the Holocaust, though thousands survived the war in them.<p>><br>• ><br>• ><p>Jewish prisoners of Gęsiowka, …

'Anti-Semitic' dolls sold in Polish souvenir shops

"Fortune dolls" or another sign of anti-Semitism in Europe?<p>Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and Twitter<p>Souvenir stores in Poland have been selling in …

Go Set A Watchman: read the first chapter - interactive

An exclusive extract from the new novel by Harper Lee, the author of To Kill A Mockingbird, published on 14 July<p>Read a text-only version here<p>Since Atlanta, she had looked out the dining-car window with a delight almost physical. Over her breakfast coffee, she watched the last of Georgia’s hills …

Literature

Best holiday reads 2015

From a portrait of modern-day Britain at work to New York in the 1940s, taking in the secret world of Fifa and tales of female friendships, authors, critics and other bookworms tell us which books they will be reading on the beach<p>To save up to 30% on all books in the summer reading list, go to …

Books

World Music: Top World Albums Chart

Albums Chart

10 Artists Inspired By The Late, Great Amy Winehouse

NME surveys the wide variety of artists who have been inspired by the late, great Amy Winehouse<p>Today (September 14), Amy Winehouse would have turned …

How I Shot The Iconic Cover To NWA’s ‘Straight Outta Compton’

<i>The cover to NWA’s ‘Straight Outta Compton’ helped set the tone for the most important, blistering and downright essential gangster rap album of all</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

19 Artists Who Went Out On A High With Insanely Great Final Albums

They say you have a lifetime to work on your debut, but what about your final album? Some bands split, others go on indefinite hiatus, while others …

Four Tet – ‘Morning/Evening’

A moving, hypnotic and dreamy eighth from eccentric producer Kieran Hebden<p>Since his 1999 debut ‘Dialogue’, Kieren Hebden has turned his hand to all …

The 24th Uncut Playlist Of 2015

18 key records played in the Uncut office this past week…<p>One of the several hundred things I didn’t manage to mention in my Grateful Dead feature …

Marin County

Dr Dre, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar to feature on soundtrack for NWA film ‘Straight Outta Compton’

The hip-hop biopic will be released in August<p>It has been revealed that new music from Dr Dre will feature on the soundtrack for upcoming NWA biopic …

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' could serve less than two years

Oskar Gröning, the 94-year-old former SS guard on trial as an accessory to the murder of 300,000 Jews, may end up only spending a year and eight months in prison if guilty because of delays<p>Prosecutors in the trial of Oskar Gröning have called for the “Bookkeeper of Auschwitz” to serve …

Century-old unseen British home movies released for first time

Never-before-seen footage of men motoring around the peaks of Ben Nevis in 1911, ladies parading in their bathing suits at a beauty contest in 1946, …

The Ennui of the Fitbit

Some people wear their fitness trackers regularly, relying on them to get, and stay, in shape. Many others, however, abandon them, consigning them to junk drawers, obliging relatives, and the junk drawers of obliging relatives.<p>Fitbit now features a Tory Burch-branded line of fitness trackers. The …

What have been the successes and failures of UN peacekeeping missions?

As the UN General Assembly opens on September 15, the Telegraph looks at where peacekeepers are deployed and where they have proved successful or failed<p>The UN General Assembly session opened on September 15. This year the organisation celebrates its 70th birthday but how has the UN had an impact on …

Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes

<b>(CNN) —</b> After Mexico's most notorious drug lord stepped into a shower and slipped into a tunnel to escape from a maximum-security prison, authorities vowed it wouldn't be long before the Sinaloa cartel chief was behind bars again.<p>Prison security cameras last recorded images of Joaquin "El Chapo" …

Mexico

World's most notorious drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes from Mexico prison

Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman, also known as "El Chapo" or "Shorty", has escaped from the high security Altiplano prison, authorities said.<p>The …

Jewish group honors Christian Poles who rescued Jews in WWII

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Jewish officials honored nearly 50 elderly Christian Poles who saved Jews during World War II, praising them as heroes during …

Heroism

5 can't-miss apps: SayWhat, Accelerator, 'Kosmo' and more

With recent chaos at Reddit and Facebook changing its News Feed settings and friends icon, you may have missed some of this week's best new …

Maybe You Should Re-Read 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Before You Read 'Go Set A Watchman'

Atticus Finch killed a mockingbird.<p>"Do you want Negroes by the carload in our schools and churches and theaters?" he said.<p>He surely doesn't: "The Negroes down here are still in their childhood as a people."<p>Atticus Finch, bigot?<p>Atticus Finch, racist?<p>In <i>Go Set a Watchman</i>, the novel Harper Lee wrote …

Literature

How To Be Mindful At Work

Shares 0<p><i>Samuel Gentoku McCee on how to limit distractions and keep on task at work.</i><p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project …

Mindfulness

7 Habits of People Who Don’t Stress Over the Little Things

8 Proven Ways To Overcome Work Stress

Do you feel like stress is preventing you from achieving your full potential in your work life?<p>When stress strikes, your brain enters ‘fight or …

Internet Marketing

Moscow creates taskforce to identify suspected remains of tsar's children

Remains have been in state archives for nearly a decade, since being discovered by a builder more than 40 miles away from the burial site of their family<p>Russia has launched a new drive to confirm the identity of and bury remains thought to be those of the last tsar’s daughter and only son, which …

Russia

Garrick club members at loggerheads over vote on admitting women

The benign atmosphere within the Garrick club’s dining rooms has been shattered this week by the fallout from the vote on whether to admit women members, which on Monday failed to win the necessary two-thirds majority required to change the club rules.<p>Members of the Garrick, one of London’s last …

United Kingdom

[Deal Alert] Grab The Album 'Nina Revisited: A Tribute To Nina Simone' For Free On The Google Play Store

Every so often the Google Play Store makes previously paid movies, TV shows, and music albums free for a limited time - add them to your account …