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Rudolf Hoess: the ‘plagued’ commander of Auschwitz

blogs.channel4.com — Rudolf Hoess: the 'plagued' commander of Auschwitz Rudolf Hoess, the commander of Auschwitz was a plagued man. And according to his testimony at the Nuremberg war crimes tribunal, what plagued him most were the stubborn pockets of inefficiency in the extermination process which he had tried so hard to perfect at Auschwitz.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @Channel4News: Holocaust survivors - staring down history's demons - watch @mattfrei bit.ly/1DeoFTw #c4news http://t.co/IEk8HxnBNb

Jan 27, 2015

Holocaust survivors - staring down history’s demons #c4news @mattfrei bit.ly/15Jb9Mc

Jan 27, 2015

Holocaust survivors - 'staring down history’s demons by being defiantly & irrepressibly alive.' #c4news @mattfrei bit.ly/15Jb9Mc

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Hung parliament predictions harden, coalition recedes

blogs.channel4.com — Hung parliament predictions harden, coalition recedes I hear that some senior advisers to Ed Miliband are reconciling themselves to the implausibility of a coalition even if there is a hung parliament. They are seriously pondering minority government and talking about the need for Ed Miliband to start planning for a second election as soon as September this year.
Jan 27, 2015

Sickening ... Desperate Labour ministers wooing Sinn Fein as possible coalition partners blogs.channel4.com/gary-gibbon-on…

Jan 27, 2015

Fascinating @GaryGibbonBlog on the distinct prospect of TWO general elections in UK in 2015: bit.ly/15GklRK #c4news

Jan 27, 2015

RT @AndrewSparrow: “@GaryGibbonBlog: Hung parliament predictions harden, coalition recedes bit.ly/15JBSIu #c4news” >Vg on where par…

Jan 27, 2015

@GaryGibbonBlog: Hung parliament predictions harden, coalition recedes bit.ly/15JBSIu #c4news” >Vg on where parties r re pacts etc

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Libyans hope for law and order as country is torn apart

blogs.channel4.com — Libyans hope for law and order as country is torn apart It tells you something about Tripoli today that few people took much notice when they heard shooting from the Corinthia Hotel this morning. "To be honest, the sound of shooting is so normal that I ignored it," said a woman who works in a tower block opposite.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @millerC4: Libyans hope for law & order as country is torn apart & Tripoli's top business hotel attacked #c4news @lindseyhilsum http://t…

Jan 27, 2015

Libyans hope for law & order as country is torn apart & Tripoli's top business hotel attacked #c4news @lindseyhilsum bit.ly/1ENIJNL

Jan 27, 2015

Attack on the #Corinthia hotel #Tripoli #Libya - my blog on a place where gunfire is so normal no one looks up. blogs.channel4.com/lindsey-hilsum…

FactCheck: are Muslims killing the great British pub?

blogs.channel4.com — "In my constituency, lots of pubs have closed, but it is usually because of demographic change." The background Stephen Williams, 26 January 2015 A government minister has become the latest parliamentarian to cause controversy by suggesting that the decline of the British pub is connected to immigration.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @NosheenIqbal: personally slaughtering at least 3 a wk “@Channel4News: Are Muslims killing the great British pub?, asks @FactCheck bit.ly/1zrLHc9

Jan 27, 2015

personally slaughtering at least 3 a wk “@Channel4News: Are Muslims killing the great British pub?, asks @FactCheck bit.ly/1zrLHc9

Will Syriza’s Greece go the same way as Chile under Allende?

blogs.channel4.com — Will Syriza's Greece go the same way as Chile under Allende? As I write, Alexis Tsipras is doling out ministerial roles. I'm told he plans to reduce the number of ministries in Greece by half, folding small ones into big ones.
Jan 27, 2015

@lginiger Maybe Delta Force, but apparently even significant reforms on the police are out of the question. blogs.channel4.com/paul-mason-blo…

Jan 27, 2015

Blog on the Cold War state and Tsipras ministerial carve up ; with correct link bit.ly/15HJs6z

Labour told to pick more BME candidates in winnable seats

blogs.channel4.com — Labour told to pick more BME candidates in winnable seats The experienced MP Keith Vaz says he today told the Labour Party National Executive that it was "deeply disappointing" that Labour hadn't picked more black and ethnic minority candidates in winnable seats.
Jan 27, 2015

Keith Vaz told Labour NEC today numbers of black & ethnic minority candidates in winnable seats "very disappointing" bit.ly/1zU26W9

Crime is changing, and technology is playing a major role

blogs.channel4.com — Crime is changing, and technology is playing a major role News last week that crime rates had fallen to a record low gives an indication as to how that shift is taking place. Yes, violent crime is on the rise, but the Office for National Statistics believes that's down to better recording by the police.

Boston in shutdown as New York enjoys a snow day

blogs.channel4.com — Boston in shutdown as New York enjoys a snow day While the blizzard predicted for NYC never arrived, it continues to affect other parts of the east coast, like Massachusetts, particularly the island of Nantucket, and in Boston itself. Logan airport is still closed - and much of the rest of the city is in shutdown.

The Three Day Nanny

channel4.com — Do their tantrums, fussy eating or bad behaviour drive you mad? In a new series of the successful Channel 4 TV show, Liberty Bell Productions are offering families the chance to work with Kathryn Mewes - a highly experienced parenting expert and author of 'The Three Day Nanny'.

Genocide: a term we use too often or not enough

blogs.channel4.com — Genocide: a term we use too often or not enough? Young, old, school uniforms and zimmer frames - they came. Muslms in veils and hijabs. Christians too, people no doubt of no faith and of course Jews. Jews like Solly Irving who survived a number of Nazi forced-labour camps like Buchenwald.

FactCheck: Labour's election pledge cards

channel4.com — Did things only get better since Labour came to power in 1997? In 1997, Tony Blair published a list of five pledges which summed up the key targets for Labour's first term in office. They even gave them out as handy little cards. It was judged enough of a success to be repeated in 2001 and 2005.

What Syriza’s Greek election victory means for Europe

blogs.channel4.com — What Syriza's Greek election victory means for Europe The far left Syriza party won 149 seats out of 300 in the Greek parliament, and must form a coalition to take power. This is close to a done deal, with the Independent Greeks' 13 MPs poised to approve a government headed by Alexis Tsipras within the hour.
Jan 26, 2015

Syriza 'soul of the Eurozone' & '1st true Left government in Europe since Spain in 1936,' @paulmasonnews hallucinates blogs.channel4.com/paul-mason-blo…

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Snow and a bitter wind to end the week

blogs.channel4.com — Snow and a bitter wind to end the week The weekend just gone offered some respite from the cold, icy weather that gripped much of the UK last week - especially in the north. However, winter is going to bite back in the coming days, with the wind eventually coming from a northerly direction.

Kurds 'take full control' of Kobani from Islamic State

channel4.com — The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said "trusted sources" had reported that the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), under the leadership of Mahmoud Barkhdan, had taken "full control" of Kobani.

Can Greece really walk away from its debts?

channel4.com — Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras could not have been clearer when he spoke to Channel 4 News on 7 January. "There cannot be a solution without writng off a large part of the debt," he told Economics Editor Paul Mason.
Jan 26, 2015

Our @Channel4News tv report from Berlin on Germany talking tough on Greece though quietly inclined to compromise: bit.ly/1uv7BUp

Jan 26, 2015

RT @Channel4News: Yanis Varoufakis tells #c4news wants Greece to be less of a burden to other European countries bit.ly/1uv7BUp

Jan 26, 2015

RT @Channel4News: Yanis Varoufakis tells #c4news it's not a question of who's going to blink first bit.ly/1uv7BUp

Can Syriza live up to the hype? - video

channel4.com — In the cold light of day - the morning after the night before - are Greek voters thinking more soberly about what the future now holds? Jon Snow speaks to people on the streets of Athens to find out.

Humanity at its most inhumane: Auschwitz remembered - video

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. On the eve of commemorations marking 70 years since the Auschwitz death camp was liberated, Matt Frei talks to survivors and the grandson of the camp commander.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @bendepear: "#Auschwitz will probably never be forgotten but as a deterrent or warning against genocide it has already failed" bit.ly/1thNLAx

Jan 27, 2015

"#Auschwitz will probably never be forgotten but as a deterrent or warning against genocide it has already failed" bit.ly/1thNLAx

'Not in the Bible!' - female bishop ordination interrupted

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. A protestor tried to disrupt the concecration of the Church of England's first female bishop. Libby Lane's ordination was interrupted by a protestor who shouted "it was not in the Bible!"
Jan 26, 2015

RT @Channel4News: VIDEO: 'It was not in the Bible!' - female bishop ordination interrupted bit.ly/1yVwuht #c4news pic.twitter.com/W0cp2N9ZvU