Daily Archive: November 20, 2017

Nov
20

Holocaust survivor, 102, meets nephew after thinking all family died in war – video

Eliahu Pietruszka escaped from Poland at the beginning of the second world war thinking his entire family had perished. But two weeks ago he discovered that a younger brother had also survived and that his brother’s son, 66-year-old Alexandre, was flying from Russia to see him.

The reunion was made possible by a comprehensive online database of victims created by Yad Vashem, Israel’s official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.

Given the dwindling number of survivors and their advanced ages, the event seemed likely to be among the last of its kind

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Nov
20

China’s investment in Europe offers opportunities — and threats

Beijing must know that the system of free and fair trade will be protected from abuse

Nov
20

The flaws in trying to compensate globalisation’s losers

Calls for an expansion of the EU’s scheme should be treated with caution

Nov
20

Swedish housing slowdown poses ‘some risk’ but banks should be safe – Moody’s

Nov
20

Daily briefing: Germany’s crisis, $500bn opioid cost, Queen’s anniversary

Attempts to form a new government have collapsed and a fresh election is possible

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