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Why was the civil rights activist in a small industrial town in the Midlands?
Tory MPs join some 2,000 doctors in voicing concern, as Labour threatens to push for another vote.
It comes as a senior Conservative MP criticises leaders of NHS Test and Trace, urging 'decisive' change.
Freight industry body warns the lack of an agreement on tariffs could make things more expensive.
A petition is demanding an end to the ban on store sales of "non-essential" items such as clothes.
Boris Johnson's techno-optimism ignores the need for big societal changes, experts warn.
Mothers of babies with Down's syndrome reveal the pressure they felt to terminate their pregnancies.
Serious questions are being asked about the way the UK predicts - and prepares for - emergencies.
The Cubbington Pear is cut down, but saplings from it are being planted at schools and playgrounds.
Hugh Schofield looks for the truth behind Rumer Godden's The Greengage Summer in northern France.


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