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former holocaust survivor and prisoner at Auschwitz has admitted he made the story up.

A 91-year-old man who claimed for years that he was a former holocaust survivor and prisoner at Auschwitz has admitted he made the story up. 

Joseph Hirt from Pennsylvania had toured the U.S. lecturing schools and colleges about his experience at Auschwitz. However, a Hirt recently admitted in a letter to the LNP newspaper on Wednesday that his stories were a lie and that he never set foot in the Nazi death camp. reports: “I am writing today to apologise publicly for harm caused to anyone because of my inserting myself into the descriptions of life in Auschwitz,” Hirt wrote. “I was not a prisoner there. I did not intend to lessen or overshadow the events which truly happened thereby falsely claiming to have been personally involved.” Hirt’s admission came weeks after his story of escaping from Auschwitz was questioned by Andrew Reid, a history teacher in Turin, New York. Reid and several students attended an April presentation by Hirt and the educator concluded that many of th…

Invoke article 50 NOW

Jeremy Corbyn has said Article 50 must be invoked immediately and that a Leave vote prevailed because of anger against marginalisation and austerity. Labourlist reports: He said the result of the poll means the exit clause – Article 50, which would give a two year period for Britain to leave – must be observed as soon as possible in an interview with the BBC. “The British people have made their decision. We must respect that result and Article 50 has to be invoked now so that we negotiate an exit from the European Union. “Obviously, there has to be the strategy but the whole point of the referendum was that the public would be asked their opinion. They’ve given their opinion. It is up for parliament to now act on that opinion. “Quite clearly negotiations must take place. There must be the best deal possible in order to ensure strong industries in Britain stay strong and strong industries that have big export markets protect retain those export markets. But we are in some very difficult are…

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