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Anti-Semitism row ‘damaging Labour’

Anti-Semitism row ‘damaging Labour’ – Sadiq Khan 1 May 2016 From the section UK Politics Image copyright Getty Images Labour’s candidate for Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has warned that the anti-Semitism row engulfing his party has harmed his chances … Continue reading

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Fall in food safety checks ‘risks health’

‘Health risk’ warning over fall in food safety checks By Ruth Evans 5 live Investigates 1 May 2016 From the section UK Food hygiene inspections in the UK have fallen by 15% since 2003, research shows – with experts warning … Continue reading

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US aims to de-escalate Syria fighting

Syria conflict: US seeks to de-escalate fighting 1 May 2016 From the section Middle East Image copyright Reuters Image caption The US says it is deeply concerned about the deteriorating situation in Aleppo The United States says it is working … Continue reading

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10 High Street stores of 1976 that have disappeared

10 High Street stores of 1976 that have disappeared By Justin Parkinson BBC News Magazine 1 May 2016 From the section Magazine Image copyright Alamy The futures of Austin Reed and British Home Stores are under threat. But what other … Continue reading

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MPs invite Green to answer BHS questions

MPs invite Sir Philip Green to answer BHS questions 1 May 2016 From the section UK Image copyright PA Former BHS owner Sir Philip Green has been invited to appear before two parliamentary committees to answer questions about the high … Continue reading

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Venezuelans lose sleep to save power

Venezuelans lose sleep to save electricity 1 May 2016 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Reuters Image caption Venezuelans face acute shortages of such basics as toilet paper and have to spend hours queuing. Venezuelans lost half … Continue reading

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Challenging the ‘white saviour complex’

Barbie challenges the ‘white saviour complex’ By Damian Zane BBC News 1 May 2016 From the section Africa Image copyright Barbie Savior Image caption “Who needs a formal education to teach in Africa? Not me! All I need is some … Continue reading

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BBC hits ‘crackdown’ and Labour ‘in denial’

Newspaper headlines: BBC scheduling ‘crackdown’ and Labour ‘in denial’ By Stephen Robb BBC News 1 May 2016 Image copyright Sunday Telegraph Image caption The Sunday Telegraph reports that government plans for the BBC’s next royal charter will see the corporation … Continue reading

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What are US university ‘honour codes’?

What are US university ‘honour codes’? By Jasmine Taylor-Coleman BBC News, Washington DC 1 May 2016 From the section Magazine Image copyright KUTV When a young American woman told police she had been raped, her university started to investigate whether … Continue reading

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Iraq protesters camp outside parliament

Iraq Shia protesters camp out in Green Zone after storming 1 May 2016 From the section Middle East Image copyright AFP Image caption Protesters sat on the ground inside the Green Zone as darkness fell Supporters of a powerful Shia … Continue reading

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