AL JAZEERA ENGLISH: UK dream ending for undocumented migrants

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Migrants from India are trying to return home as job opportunities dry up and government regulations get tougher. Continue reading “AL JAZEERA ENGLISH: UK dream ending for undocumented migrants”

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BBC World Service: Gangs and the blues in the poorest town in America

Clarksdale, Mississippi is known as the home of the Delta blues. It is also the poorest town in the poorest state in America, and it’s facing a spate of gang violence. The local authorities, desperate to improve the situation, are turning to their music heritage to see whether it can help lift Clarksdale out of the doldrums.

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Cameron’s claim on Spitfire trove ignites a battle in Burma

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A very British row has broken out in Burma over plans to recover 20 buried Second World War Spitfires.

David Cundall, a farmer from Lincolnshire, says he was pressured into giving up his claim on the 67-year-old fighters by a millionaire property developer who was part of David Cameron’s business delegation to Burma two weeks ago.

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