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Canada unveils its first US Civil War monument

Canada unveils its first US Civil War monument 18 September 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption Members of the Grays and Blues pose in front of the monument Canada has unveiled its first monument to the US Civil War, honouring the 40,000 Canadians who fought during America’s bloodiest conflict. The monument in Cornwall, Ontario, was championed by a Civil War re-enactment group who raised almost almost C$44,000 ($36,000, £27,000) to build it. About 7,000 Canadians died in the war, which claimed almost 620,000 US lives. Although Canada was part of Britain until 1867...

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Ryanair to publish full list of cancellations

Ryanair to publish full list of cancellations 18 September 2017 From the section Business Ryanair customers whose flights are being cancelled, will receive an email by this evening informing them, chief executive Michael O’Leary has said. The budget airline plans to cancel 40-50 flights every day for the next six weeks, after it admitted it had “messed up” the planning of pilot holidays. The details of all the cancelled flights will be on the Ryanair website over the next 24 hours, the firm said. Mr O’Leary said most people would still be able to fly on the same day....

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