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Buried in the back garden: families priced out of decent burials

UK families have been forced to bury loved ones in their back gardens amid an upsurge in "paupers' funerals" caused by rising costs and grant cuts.

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Ukraine fascists turn against right-wing government

The demand by the Ukrainian far right that UPA be recognized as a patriotic force means the results of World War II would be officially reinterpreted in favor of the Axis.

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Ukraine: Knocking down the Lenin statues

For people in Ukraine, and not only in the East, who don't agree with the right wing policies of Kiev, the situation is still ominous.

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Scotland: In the wake of referendum "No" result

Scots voted No to independence by 55 per cent to 45 per cent, but the referendum debate energised a people determined to strike a blow against a pampered Westminster elite.

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Ukraine crisis the focus of NATO summit this week

A combination of regular Ukrainian military supplemented by private militias organized by right wing political groups had been bombarding the cities of Luhansk and Donetsk.

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Germany: sanctions and weapons deals, follow the money

In Germany today, references to Putin evoke all too sharply recollections of German language used against every Russian leader since the start of World War I.

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Fighting intensifies in Eastern Ukraine as Kiev acts against Communist Party

The crisis in Eastern Ukraine is coming to a head, with intensified fighting and mounting casualties, including many civilians.

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Education counter-revolution in England sounds awfully familiar

The Conservative-led coalition government in the UK has embarked on a "shock therapy" deregulatory binge across the English education sector.

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UE condemns U.S. role in Ukraine crisis

"On February 22, the elected president of Ukraine was overthrown in a coup which was supported by the Obama administration."

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Germany’s Ukraine policy aims for the impossible

Germany is having difficulty with its Ukraine policy.

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