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What are the ‘kill the bill’ protests in Britain all about?

The proposed legislation has come under intense criticism in recent weeks in the wake of the killing of Sarah Everard, a young woman who was murdered in London after walking home from a friend’s…

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The pandemic emptied Europe's cities. What will bring people back?

A study published earlier this month estimated that nearly 700,000 people left London in the last year, mostly foreign-born workers who may also have been reacting to Brexit

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A glimpse of a bygone life on Scottish islands, plucked from the trash

'My jaw hit the ground,' said Moar, a local history buff. 'Some of them were these amazing snapshots into island life, and other ones were just scenic photos,' he said

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Report gives glimpse into horrors of Ireland’s mother and baby homes

The report, the culmination of a six-year investigation, detailed some 9,000 deaths of children at 14 of the country’s so-called mother and baby homes and four county homes over several decades, a…

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As pandemic threatens Britain’s mental health, these ‘fishermen’ fight back

With the coronavirus pandemic devastating Britain and two national lockdowns leaving many feeling isolated, experts say there are rising concerns about the mental health and well-being of people…

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