David Bowie Prom in London 'gives his music a twist'

Musicians will take to the stage of London’s Royal Albert Hall on Friday to honour the life and work of David Bowie, who died six months ago from cancer. The audience at the David Bowie Prom will hear some of … Continue reading


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David Bowie Prom in London 'gives his music a twist'

Musicians will take to the stage of London’s Royal Albert Hall on Friday to honour the life and work of David Bowie, who died six months ago from cancer. The audience at the David Bowie Prom will hear some of … Continue reading


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Newspaper headlines: Nuclear power station, airport alcohol and Gobi the dog

The long-running deliberations over the Hinkley Point nuclear power station and suggestions of a crackdown on alcohol at airports make the… Continue Reading »


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Newspaper headlines: Nuclear power station, airport alcohol and Gobi the dog

The long-running deliberations over the Hinkley Point nuclear power station and suggestions of a crackdown on alcohol at airports make the… Continue Reading »


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Pope Francis to pray at former Auschwitz-Birkenau camp

Pope Francis is due to pray at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland. He will walk in silence around the concentration and extermination camp where 1.1m million people, mostly Jews, were killed during World War Two. On … Continue reading


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Pope Francis to pray at former Auschwitz-Birkenau camp

Pope Francis is due to pray at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland. He will walk in silence around the concentration and extermination camp where 1.1m million people, mostly Jews, were killed during World War Two. On … Continue reading


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Powerful forces threaten US – Clinton

Powerful forces threaten to pull the US apart, said Hillary Clinton as she accepted the Democratic presidential nomination. But she said the country was strong when people stood together, and added: “We will rise to the challenge, just as we … Continue reading


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Powerful forces threaten US – Clinton

Powerful forces threaten to pull the US apart, said Hillary Clinton as she accepted the Democratic presidential nomination. But she said the country was strong when people stood together, and added: “We will rise to the challenge, just as we … Continue reading


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Five key moments at the Democratic convention

Philadelphia (AFP) – The Democratic Party gathered in sweltering Philadelphia for four days this week to nominate Hillary Clinton as their presidential nominee and catapult themselves toward November’s election. Here are five key moments from the convention: – Living history … Continue reading


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Police, protesters at DNC praised for restraint, courtesy

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — They came. They protested. They got their message out. And now that they’re headed home, thousands of protesters who came to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention say they’re leaving in peace thanks to a hands-off approach … Continue reading


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Hillary Clinton: 10 important dates in her own words

Philadelphia (AFP) – Hillary Clinton, the first woman presidential nominee from a major US political party, has spent most of her life in the public eye. Here, in her own words, are 10 of the most important events leading up … Continue reading


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