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28 September 2018 09:58 Facebook Nazi meme deleted as YFG calls on Ógra Shinn Féin to apologise

Young Fine Gael and Ógra Shinn Féin are at odds after the later compare Fine Gael to the Nazis. SINN FÉIN HAS said it will not take “history lessons from Fine Gael” after one of its youth branches compared the government party to the Nazis. In a post on Facebook, Ógra Shinn Féin Dublin, highlighted “5 examples of successful rebranding”. The meme suggested 2

23 September 2018 09:22 Pope honours victims of Soviet and Nazi crimes in Lithuania

Pope Francis has paid tribute to Lithuanians who suffered and died during Soviet and Nazi occupations on the day the country remembers the near-extermination of its Jewish community during the Holocaust. Francis began his second day in the Baltics in Lithuania’s second city, Kaunas, where an estimated 3,000 Jews survived out of a community of 37,000 during 5

28 August 2018 08:38 Six injured during violent far-right protest in Germany

At least six people have been injured after bottles and fireworks were thrown during a far-right protest in the eastern German city of Chemnitz. Police in the city acknowledged it had not mobilised enough officers for the demonstration on Monday night, which erupted into clashes between neo-Nazis and left-wing counter-protesters, according to the dpa agency 1

18 August 2018 17:15 WATCH: Hundreds of neo-Nazis march through Berlin

Hundreds of neo-Nazis waving flags with the colours of the German Reich marched through central Berlin today, protected from counter-protesters by police in riot gear. Berlin police spokesman Thilo Cablitz said officers had to physically remove some left-wing demonstrators who had staged sit-down protests along the route of the march. He added that stones 11

12 February 2018 21:20 Heir donates estate of Hitler's filmmaker, Leni Riefenstahl, to cultural museum

Leni Riefenstahl always defended her work, saying she knew nothing of Nazi atrocities. A GERMAN CULTURAL foundation said it has been bequeathed photos, films, manuscripts, letters and files from the estate of Leni Riefenstahl, the legendary filmmaker best known for the propaganda movies she made for Nazi Germany. The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation 18

20 October 2017 23:02 The librarian who helped scupper the Nazis

The story of a Dublin librarian who cracked a Nazi code and altered the course of the Second World War has been recorded for an upcoming radio documentary. Richard Hayes, director of the National Library of Ireland, moonlighted as leader of a team of codebreakers as they worked feverishly on the infamous “Goertz Cipher” — a notoriously difficult Nazi code. After 3

16 October 2017 08:44 Far right set to enter coalition talks after Austrian election

Conservative leader Sebastian Kurz (31) on track to become chancellor but will need coalition partner Austrians shifted to the right in Sunday’s parliamentary elections, giving the far-right Freedom Party a mandate to enter coalition talks with young conservative victor Sebastian Kurz, who fell short of a parliamentary majority. Mr Kurz (31), the leader 17

29 September 2017 19:39 Ukip election of Bolton leaves Anne Marie Waters out in cold

New Ukip leader: ‘I absolutely abhor the rhetoric that says we are at war with Islam’ The cheer that went up around the Riviera conference centre when Henry Bolton was announced as Ukip’s new leader on Friday was as much an expression of relief as of celebration. A former policeman and soldier, Bolton is unknown outside his party and obscure within it. Many of the activists 1

18 August 2017 22:17 Steve Bannon to return to Breitbart News after being fired by the White House

It has been announced that Bannon will return as Executive Chairman of Breitbart News. Bannon was a force behind some of Trump's most contentious policies, including a travel ban on people from several Muslim-majority nations, and has fought with more moderate factions inside a White House riven with rivalries and back-stabbing. Trump, seven months into his term in office 5

18 August 2017 20:51 A political grim reaper who appealed to Trump’s worst instincts

Steve Bannon leaves behind an increasingly lonely president in a chaotic White House With the departure of Steve Bannon on Friday the court of Donald Trump lost its rumpled chief ideologue. Mr Bannon was a man who prized his image as a political grim reaper and his role policing a chaotic White House’s adherence to the nationalist promises that Mr Trump 22