Hitler painting fetches €130 000

2014-11-23 13:55

A watercolour painted of the city hall in Munich by Adolf Hitler has been auctioned off for €130 000 to a buyer who wished to remain anonymous. View the painting.

Urgent hunt for tenants for Hitler house

2014-10-15 15:14

The Austrian interior ministry is desperately seeking to sublet Adolf Hitler's birthplace in Braunau, amid a debate over what should become of the building.

Nazi-themed restaurant sparks controversy

2013-07-19 12:05

Authorities in central Indonesia plan to ask a restaurant owner to explain his reasons for opening a Nazi-themed cafe that has sparked controversy among locals and tourists.

Hitler's taster feared death each meal

2013-07-01 22:29

Margot Woelk spent the last few years of WW2 eating lavish meals and fearing that every mouthful could mean death.

German TV pulls show after SS scandal

2013-05-02 18:40

German public broadcaster ZDF has said it would stop showing reruns of the television crime show Derrick after it emerged that its late star had belonged to Hitler's notorious Waffen SS.

Nkandla compared to Hitler's Berghof

2013-02-19 22:12

The expansion of President Jacob Zuma's homestead could be compared to that of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler's home in the 1930s, Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has suggested.

Hitler statue in Holocaust site slammed

2013-01-05 13:01

Poland's chief rabbi has voiced outrage over a statue of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler kneeling at a Holocaust site in Warsaw, part of an installation by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan.

Paranoid Hitler had 'messiah complex'

2012-05-04 11:06

Adolf Hitler had a "messiah complex" and became increasingly obsessed with the Jewish "enemy within" as World War II turned against Germany, according to a secret 1942 assessment.

Turkish Hitler shampoo ad outrage

2012-03-25 20:21

A Turkish shampoo commercial featuring Adolf Hitler has drawn outrage from Jewish groups worldwide and calls for it to be withdrawn immediately.

Bedtime with Hitler - linen for sale

2011-11-26 07:29

Two pieces of Adolf Hitler's personalised bed linen, complete with swastikas and the Nazi leader's initials, are together expected to fetch up to £3 000 at a sale in Britain.

Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini heritage talks

2011-09-20 21:21

Representatives from the birthplaces of Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini and Josef Stalin will meet at the weekend in Austria to discuss the heritage of their towns.

Tuks sorry over Nazi-related blog

2011-08-02 07:28

The University of Pretoria has apologised for a blog by its student radio station TuksFM that suggested people should pose like Nazis to create a new social media craze.

Hitler's birthplace withdraws honour

2011-07-08 20:18

Adolf Hitler is now formally persona non grata in the town of his birth after his honorary citizenship was withdrawn.

I sympathise with Hitler - Lars von Trier

2011-05-19 09:51

Controversial director Lars von Trier again caused a stir at Cannes when he joked about being a Nazi during a press conference at the film festival.

Adolf Hitler's routine revealed

2010-10-29 15:44

Newly released documents reveal that Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler liked to have bread and marmalade for breakfast and was described as mild-mannered during personal exchanges.

Obama, Hitler billboard removed

2010-07-15 12:24

A billboard created by a conservative US group comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler and Vladimir Lenin has been removed.

Hitler film angers India Jews

2010-06-17 19:19

Protests by India's small Jewish community have prompted a leading Bollywood actor to pull out of a film about the last days of Adolf Hitler.

Nazi 'centre of evil' opens

2010-05-03 17:06

Sixty-five years after the end of World War II, a new exhibition centre is opening on the site where the feared Gestapo, SS and other Nazi agencies ran Adolf Hitler's police state.

Russia bans Mein Kampf

2010-03-26 16:03

Russian prosecutors have banned Adolf Hitler's 1925 semi-autobiographical book Mein Kampf as extremist in an attempt to combat the growing allure of far-right politics.

Hitler sex ad stirs anger

2009-09-09 11:06

An Aids awareness group is under fire for posting a video that starts off with a couple having sex before revealing the male to be Hitler.


Expelled Nazis paid millions in social benefits

2014-10-20 13:06

Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards are collecting millions of dollars in US social security benefits after being forced out of the United States.

Museum acquires Bertrand Russell Nazi pacifist letter

2014-02-20 10:30

A museum has acquired a 1937 letter written by Bertrand Russell in which the Nobel Prize-winner says if the Nazi army invades England; Adolf Hitler should be invited to dinner.

Clashes before Bangladesh verdict

2013-07-15 10:09

Bangladesh police have fired rubber bullets at protesters, as violence erupted across the country ahead of the verdict on a top Islamist for allegedly masterminding 1971 atrocities.

Body 'shocked' by anti-Semitic naming

2013-05-30 20:51

Hungary's top Jewish organisation has urged the mayor of Budapest to revoke a "shocking" recent decision to name a street after an "openly anti-Semitic" author.

Member of Hitler assassination plot dies

2013-03-13 16:29

A former German army lieutenant who took part in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, has died at the age of 90, says a think tank he co-founded.

Germany marks anniversary of Hitler's rise

2013-01-30 14:01

Germany is marking the 80th anniversary of Adolf Hitler's rise to power with a solemn ceremony at a memorial site in what was the heart of Nazi Berlin.

Top Nazi war criminal dies at 90

2012-05-26 22:50

A Nazi war criminal who escaped from a Dutch jail after the war and evaded all attempts by the Netherlands to get him back has died at the age of 90 in Germany.

Gravestone of Hitler's parents removed

2012-03-30 21:06

The gravestone of Adolf Hitler's parents in the Austrian village where he lived as a child has been removed after it became a pilgrimage site for neo-Nazis, the local pastor tsays.

Painting by Hitler to be auctioned

2012-01-26 22:33

A painting by Adolf Hitler, done before he became Nazi Germany's dictator, has been put up for sale by a Slovak auctioning house, says its head.

Hitler lookalike key rings cause outrage

2011-09-26 19:05

A Hitler lookalike has appeared on key rings and magnets on sale at 7-Eleven stores in Taiwan, triggering a strong reaction from the de facto Israeli embassy.

Kanye West: I feel like Hitler

2011-08-08 12:24

Kanye West interrupted his set at the Big Chill music festival to rant about being misunderstood and underappreciated.

Remains removed, Hitler shrine razed

2011-07-21 17:40

The remains of Adolf Hitler's one-time deputy Rudolf Hess have been exhumed in Germany and his grave destroyed after it became a shrine for neo-Nazis.

Austrian city set to pull Hitler honour

2011-05-24 18:02

It's taken 66 years - but it looks like the Austrian city of Amstetten is about to strike Adolf Hitler's name from its list of honourary citizens.

Beatles set to top Hitler at auction

2010-11-09 11:06

A signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf will be going under the hammer in New Zealand, but it's estimated to fetch a pittance compared to other items.

Hitler costume: Aus school sorry

2010-08-27 11:31

An Australian school has issued an apology to parents after a young boy dressed as Adolf Hitler for a book week contest won a costume parade.

New info on Hitler's jail time

2010-06-23 19:10

A treasure trove of documents that have surfaced from the prison where Adolf Hitler was held in 1924 are to be auctioned in Germany.

Hitler ad angers Italians

2010-05-24 20:05

An ad for a clothing shop featuring a pink-clad Adolf Hitler has outraged citizens in Sicily.

Monument for Hitler bomber

2010-04-11 21:14

The German hometown of a man who narrowly failed to assassinate dictator Adolf Hitler has erected a monument to honour Georg Elser and his lonely courage.

UK kids: Hitler a soccer coach

2009-11-06 20:13

One in 20 Scottish children think Adolf Hitler was Germany's national football coach, a new poll ahead of Remembrance Day in Britain has revealed.

Signed Mein Kampf on auction

2009-08-11 23:49

A signed, early edition of Hitler's Mein Kampf is expected to sell for up to £20 000 when it goes under the hammer in Britain.

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