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Children who were rescued from working as bonded labour stage a protest against slavery in New Delhi, India. EPA

Taking on modern slavery and the challenge of making it history

In the late 18th century, a small band of British Quakers and other humanitarian-minded folk began to build the case against the slave trade. Britain’s supremacy in maritime power and technology meant…
Five guys, One Direction, No talent. Ian West/PA

Music videos at the Brits were very late to the party

One Direction got lucky this year, taking two awards away from the Brits. One of these was in the new Best British video category, judged by the British public via a live vote over Twitter. And this was…

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