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Barbara Blake Hannah: The first black reporter on British TV

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‘I hugged the man who murdered my father’

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‘We were students negotiating with armed guerrillas for my father’s life’

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Kayla Mueller’s parents: ‘We can’t let her down again’

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Dublin’s Henry Street traders get go-ahead to run Christmas stalls

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