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France signals softer stance on Assad

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Tax avoiders invited to take the pledge

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French embassy loses battle of the basement

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Photo London 2016...NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE CAN ONLY BE USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE PHOTO LONDON 2016 EVENT Undated handout photo of a scene from the Bogside in Derry in 1971 taken by Don McCullin that will feature feature in an international photography event. 80 of the world's top galleries will take part in Photo London 2016, displaying photos from all periods and genres. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday November 27, 2015. War photographer McCullin has been given the title of Master of Photography for the showcase which takes place next May at Somerset House and across the capital. See PA story ARTS Photography. Photo credit should read: Don McCullin/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
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