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Aidan Radnedge
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"Surrounded by love" - Jo Cox's mission continues, two years after her murder...
Anger, despair and yet also hope are emotions driving the mourning sister of murdered MP Jo Cox as the second anniversary of her shocking killing looms this Saturday. Kim Leadbeater told Metro she and her family still feel ‘numb’, two years since far-right ...
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RIP Gena Turgel...
RIP Gena Turgel, who has died in London aged 95 - a Holocaust survivor who shared a concentration camp with and comforted Anne Frank, who herself was born 89 years ago today and was given her first diary 76 years ago today. A privilege to speak to lifelong ...
RIP Gena Turgel...
RIP Gena Turgel...
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"Our heroes in a crisis..."
Terror attacks and the Grenfell Tower
tragedy have made the past 12 months the British Red Cross’s busiest year since
the Second World War, for an army of emergency response volunteers. More than 1,000 recruits have been
called to the scenes of atrocities o...
"Our heroes in a crisis..."
"Our heroes in a crisis..."
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"Old songs lose young meanings - but new ones, they gain..."
“Old songs lose young meanings But new ones, they gain...” The lyric may come from a different song - his First Song, indeed - but the sentiments resonate here at least when it comes to Ralph McTell and his most famous masterpiece. Streets Of London has bee...
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Fall from grace - tyrant Mugabe finally toppled...
The downfall of Robert Mugabe - the Marxist teacher turned revolutionary pioneer turned globally-reviled tyrant - has been an agonisingly long time coming. He has ruled - and ruined - Zimbabwe for all of its 37 years since winning independence, a victory fo...
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"Well, I really don't mind the rain and a smile can hide all the pain..."
A lyric leapt to mind the moment it was finally confirmed tonight, as sadly long anticipated, that this world had lost Glen Campbell. No, not the wonderful ones everyone's sharing, about needing more than wanting and wanting for all time. Not here in this h...
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"Some come here who escaped but who want to talk about how they feel guilty somehow..."
Young child survivors and witnesses of the Grenfell Tower inferno are still turning up pleading for help in the nearby streets - while too frightened to fall asleep. Kids whose parents either hauled them to safety or who watched in horror in the surrounding...
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"Because they’re okay, they’re really strong - they have a lot of Jo’s spirit and vitality - that’s helped me cope..."
Jo Cox’s children have raised a fear ahead of the one-year anniversary of her murder by a far-right terrorist. That is, will the 10million people set to take part in nationwide events acclaiming her life this weekend all be turning up to and cramming around...
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"...and the Tottenham Hotspur will be there..."
"There...is a place...where I can go...when I feel low...when I feel blue..."   "There used to be a football club over there." So (supposedly) muttered a resigned Keith Burkinshaw, walking away towards Tottenham High Road in 1984, presumably looking forward...
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"...and the Tottenham Hotspur will be there..."
"There ... is a place ... where I can go ... when I feel low ... when I feel blue ..." "There used to be a football club over there." So (supposedly) muttered a resigned Keith Burkinshaw, walking away towards Tottenham High Road in 1984, presumably looking ...
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