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Sunday, 1 July 2012





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Big Ben renamed Elizabeth Tower

30 June BBC

The clock tower widely known as Big Ben is to be renamed the Elizabeth Tower in honour of the Queen, the House of Commons has confirmed. It follows a campaign, backed by most MPs and the three main party leaders, to rename the tower in recognition of the Queen's 60 year reign.


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'Call us Myanmar', Burma tells Aung San Suu Kyi

30 June BBC

Burmese officials have told opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to call the country by its official name, Myanmar.The country was renamed Myanmar in 1989 by its then military rulers and the change has been widely adopted since.

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102-year-old Filipino man Becomes US citizen

30, June, ABC

Like many young immigrants, Joaquin Arciago Guzman came to the United States looking for the American dream. In 1928, at age 18, he left the Philippines for the Salinas Valley in California to harvest lettuce and cabbage for 40 cents an hour.Eighty-four years later, at the age of 102,

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