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21 Africans receive Queen Elizabeth's 'Young Leaders Award'

A total of 21 young Africans were awarded by Queen Elizabeth II as part of the second edition of the Queen's ''Young Leaders Award.''

A total of 21 young Africans were awarded by Queen Elizabeth II as part of the second edition of the Queen's ''Young Leaders Award.''

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How British expats can vote in the UK EU referendum

The UK’s EU referendum – 3 things An estimated 5.6 million British citizens overseas Since 1985, anyone over 18 who has lived abroad for less than

The UK’s EU referendum – 3 things An estimated 5.6 million British citizens overseas Since 1985, anyone over 18 who has lived abroad for less than

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Happy memories: Queen Elizabeth opens Commonwealth summit in Malta

Her trips abroad are increasingly rare. But Britain’s 89-year-old Queen Elizabeth is in Malta where she formally opened a summit of Commonwealth

Her trips abroad are increasingly rare. But Britain’s 89-year-old Queen Elizabeth is in Malta where she formally opened a summit of Commonwealth

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Durban to make history with 2022 Commonwealth Games

Durban has been awarded the 2022 Commonwealth Games. In doing so it will become the first African city to host the Games since the multi-sport

Durban has been awarded the 2022 Commonwealth Games. In doing so it will become the first African city to host the Games since the multi-sport

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Where do YOU rank on the world's wealth scale?

The growing divide On current trends, by next year the richest 1 percent of the world’s population will own more than the other 99 percent combined

The growing divide On current trends, by next year the richest 1 percent of the world’s population will own more than the other 99 percent combined

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Bolt rejects Commonwealth criticism claims

Usain Bolt has denied a British newspaper report that he attacked the Commonwealth Games. The Times is standing by its story which claims the

Usain Bolt has denied a British newspaper report that he attacked the Commonwealth Games. The Times is standing by its story which claims the

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Commonwealth Games: Welsh hurdler Williams fails dope test

Welsh 400 metres hurdler Rhys Williams has been pulled out of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after failing a drugs test at a Grand Prix meeting in

Welsh 400 metres hurdler Rhys Williams has been pulled out of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after failing a drugs test at a Grand Prix meeting in

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Olympic gold medallist Farah out of the Commonwealth Games

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah is out of the Commonwealth Games. The Team England athlete was forced to withdraw after failing to recover

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah is out of the Commonwealth Games. The Team England athlete was forced to withdraw after failing to recover

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Cameron's car mobbed at Commonwealth Summit

The troubled Commonwealth Summit in Sri Lanka again saw angry protests on Friday when the motorcade of the British Prime Minister was briefly mobbed

The troubled Commonwealth Summit in Sri Lanka again saw angry protests on Friday when the motorcade of the British Prime Minister was briefly mobbed

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G4S bids for Commonwealth Games contracts after Olympics "shambles"

G4S, the world’s largest security services firm, who admitted its handling of the London Olympics was a “humiliating shambles”, has reportedly bid

G4S, the world’s largest security services firm, who admitted its handling of the London Olympics was a “humiliating shambles”, has reportedly bid

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London's Boxing Day bargain hunters out in force

Retailers in the UK capital have been reporting bumper takings on the biggest shopping day of the year. Leading London department store Selfridges

Retailers in the UK capital have been reporting bumper takings on the biggest shopping day of the year. Leading London department store Selfridges

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Queen's Baton Relay for 2010 Commonwealth Games

The Queen’s Baton for the 19th Commonwealth Games 2010 was carried to the famous National Rail Museum and St Columba’s School in host city New Delhi.

The Queen’s Baton for the 19th Commonwealth Games 2010 was carried to the famous National Rail Museum and St Columba’s School in host city New Delhi.

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Commonwealth shame

Government officials have joined organisers of the commonwealth games in their efforts to ease ever-increasing concerns over poor facilities and

Government officials have joined organisers of the commonwealth games in their efforts to ease ever-increasing concerns over poor facilities and

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WWI soldiers reburied in France

World War One soldiers have been reburied with full military honours in France. These are some of the 250 unknown British and Australian soldiers

World War One soldiers have been reburied with full military honours in France. These are some of the 250 unknown British and Australian soldiers

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Commonwealth supports climate fund

Climate change has dominated the biennial meeting of the Commonwealth. The 53-member group wrapped up its summit in Trinidad with a pledge to push

Climate change has dominated the biennial meeting of the Commonwealth. The 53-member group wrapped up its summit in Trinidad with a pledge to push

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New diplomatic push for UN climate deal

Despite doubts about the chances of a UN climate deal in Copenhagen next month, some world leaders have launched a new diplomatic effort to lobby for

Despite doubts about the chances of a UN climate deal in Copenhagen next month, some world leaders have launched a new diplomatic effort to lobby for

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Commonwealth "positive" ahead of Copenhagen

A deal for a climate treaty is within reach - that was the up-beat message as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth opened the Commonwealth’s biennial summit

A deal for a climate treaty is within reach - that was the up-beat message as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth opened the Commonwealth’s biennial summit