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The ‘untold’ story of British-Somalis in Manchester

Britain’s Somali community is rarely represented on screen and in public life. Two young British-Somali filmmakers, Mohamud Yusuf Mussa and Yasin Mohamed, have attempted to address this through their short documentary See My Dunya (See…

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‘Dozens’ of British troops diagnosed with Q fever

Image copyright Wayne Bass Image caption Wayne Bass says his life was ruined after contracting the disease At least 90 British military personnel have been diagnosed with Q fever after serving in Helmand, Afghanistan, a…


British soldier sues Army over Q fever chronic fatigue

Image copyright Wayne Bass Image caption Wayne Bass served in Helmand in 2011 A former soldier is suing the Ministry of Defence after contracting Q fever in Afghanistan. Wayne Bass claims his life has been…


British and Irish Lions 2021: Warren Gatland in head coach conversations for South Africa tour

All Blacks captain Kieran Read and Lions skipper Sam Warburton share the trophy after the drawn 2017 series Warren Gatland has held “informal conversations” over coaching the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour to South…


South Asian women who led a strike in a British factory

South Asian women workers led a strike against poor working conditions in a British factory in 1976. Lakshmi Patel was one of the women who picketed the Grunwick film-processing factory in North London for two…


Grace Millane: Man denies murdering British backpacker

Image copyright Lucie Blackman Trust Image caption Miss Millane had been travelling alone in New Zealand A 26-year-old man has denied murdering British backpacker Grace Millane in New Zealand. Miss Millane, 22, from Wickford, Essex,…


Elise Christie: British short track skater wins European silver on solo skating comeback

Elise Christie now has 18 European Championship medals, including two overall titles Britain’s Elise Christie won 1500m silver on her solo racing comeback at the European Short Track Championships in the Netherlands. It was the…


Brexit: British people have a right to vote on PM’s deal, says Lord Hattersley

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lord Hattersley has said that leaving the European Union would be a “disaster” Former Labour deputy leader Roy Hattersley has said he supports another Brexit referendum “very strongly”. The…


YouGov survey: British sarcasm ‘lost on Americans’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption “With the greatest respect…” Britons like to think they have a “special relationship” with the US, based on a common language and cultural, historical and political ties. But, according…


Two British soldiers injured in Islamic State attack in Syria

Image copyright AFP Image caption The two British soldiers are reported to have been attacked in the Deir al-Zour province in Eastern Syria Two British special forces soldiers have been seriously injured in an Islamic…


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