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Will ethnic minority voters decide EU vote?

Will ethnic minority voters decide EU vote? By Katie Razzall Special correspondent, BBC Newsnight 28 May 2016 From the section EU Referendum Image caption Davinda Bal says the majority of Sikhs want to stay in the EU The headquarters of … Continue reading

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Becket bone relic taken to Canterbury

Thomas Becket bone fragment to be carried to Canterbury 28 May 2016 From the section England Image caption A stained glass window in Canterbury Cathedral commemorates Thomas Becket A bone fragment believed to come from the remains of St Thomas … Continue reading

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Verdun: France’s sacred symbol of healing

Verdun: France’s sacred symbol of healing By Hugh Schofield BBC News, Paris 28 May 2016 From the section Europe Image copyright Getty Images Image caption French troops faced sustained bombardment The British have the Somme. For the French it is … Continue reading

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Events mark Battle of Jutland centenary

Battle of Jutland centenary to be commemorated 28 May 2016 From the section Scotland Image copyright Getty Images Image caption HMS Lion (left) was shelled and HMS Queen Mary (right) was blown up by German shells during the Battle of … Continue reading

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What animals can swim up your toilet?

What animals can swim up your toilet? Who, What Why The Magazine answers the questions behind the news 28 May 2016 From the section Magazine Image copyright Geoff Jacobs A man in Thailand got a shock this week when he … Continue reading

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Dictionary for Dahl’s squishous words

Dahl’s squishous words get their own dictionary 28 May 2016 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright AP Image caption Dahl used word-play to great effect in his books Swashboggling and frobscottle are among thousands of Roald Dahl’s words … Continue reading

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Greek PM condemns Russia sanctions

Greece’s Tsipras condemns sanctions against Russia 28 May 2016 From the section Europe Image copyright AP Image caption Vladimir Putin (left) and Alexis Tsipras were speaking at a joint news conference in Athens The Greek prime minister has said sanctions … Continue reading

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Children ‘denied mental health support’

Children ‘denied mental health support’ By Hannah Richardson BBC News education reporter 28 May 2016 From the section Education & Family Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption One in 10 five-to-16 year-olds have a diagnosable mental health condition A total of … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Washington gets a mural makeover

Media playback is unsupported on your device Washington gets a mural makeover 28 May 2016 Last updated at 00:00 BST Washington is a city known for monuments and memorials, but now murals can be added to that list. Thanks to … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Russia will ‘respond if we see rockets’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Putin: Russia will ‘respond if we see rockets’ 27 May 2016 Last updated at 23:40 BST Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has said Russia might be forced to respond to US moves in Europe, … Continue reading

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