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Daily Telegraph
Enthralling photographs capture Afghanistan through the eyes of a touristto a country that were it stable, would surely be one of the most celebrated to
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
to a country that were it stable, would surely be one of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the world. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advises against all travel to the majority of Afghanistan, and all but essential travel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Britain Lifts Travel Restrictions On Ugandais contained in a foreign travel advisory by the UK government which is contain
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
is contained in a foreign travel advisory by the UK government which is contained in a statement on the government's Foreign and Commonwealth office website. "The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) no longer advises against all but... Read more
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International Business Times
UK tourist facing jail in Dubai for touching man's hip releases heartfelt video to supporters everything I've worked for, and my freedom," he said. "All of the support from
International Business Times / Posted 17 hours ago
everything I've worked for, and my freedom," he said. "All of the support from everyone back home has just made me feel so homesick. I miss my family so much." A Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesman said it is providing consular ass... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brit jailed in Dubai sends "heartfelt" message to loved onescharges under the cybercrime laws. She claims people are at "extreme risk beca
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 hours ago
charges under the cybercrime laws. She claims people are at "extreme risk because of their social media." And now the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has come under fire for not properly warning Brits about the risk of travelling to the... Read more
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metro
British man jailed for drinking in Dubai sends heartfelt video to loved ones back homeJamie has lost his job and is now in debt after having to spend around £32,000
metro / Posted 22 hours ago
Jamie has lost his job and is now in debt after having to spend around £32,000 while in Dubai. A spokesman from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said: ‘We have been in contact with a British man following his arrest in Dubai in July. We... Read more
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Scotsman
Parents face jail for visiting Scot charged in Dubaicharges under the cybercrime laws. She claims people are at “extreme risk beca
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
charges under the cybercrime laws. She claims people are at “extreme risk because of their social media.” And now the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has come under fire for not properly warning Brits about the risk of travelling to the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Parents of Scot who is facing jail in Dubai for touching man in a bar warned they could be arrested if they visit himcharges under the cybercrime laws. She claims people are at “extreme risk beca
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
charges under the cybercrime laws. She claims people are at “extreme risk because of their social media.” And now the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has come under fire for not properly warning Brits about the risk of travelling to the... Read more
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Daily Record
Parents of Scot facing jail in Dubai warned to stay away or face arrestof 'public indecency' (Image: SWNS) She claims people are at "extreme risk bec
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
of 'public indecency' (Image: SWNS) She claims people are at "extreme risk because of their social media." And now the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has come under fire for not properly warning Brits about the risk of travelling to the... Read more
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ABC News
Prince William, Princess Kate reveal 3rd child due in April 2018announced today that instead William will visit Finland alone in November, a tr
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
announced today that instead William will visit Finland alone in November, a trip he will make at the request of the U.K.'s Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Chris J. Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty ImagesBritain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Here's when Kate may have conceived - after furious photos with Williamwill give birth in April - nine months after the tour took place. William and
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
will give birth in April - nine months after the tour took place. William and Kate's trip, taken at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, was seen as another Brexit diplomacy, helping to maintain and strengthen the UK's relations... Read more
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E! Online
Kate Middleton Announces Due Date for Baby No. 3after Kensington Palace announced the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will go an
E! Online / Posted 2 days ago
after Kensington Palace announced the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will go an official visit to Norway and Sweden in early 2018, at the request of the United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office. It's unclear if their children will join... Read more
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International Business Times
How Kate Middleton's pregnancy will affect post-Brexit charm offensive tour of Norway and Sweden Duchess of Cambridge will be accompanied by Prince William on the overseas roya
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Duchess of Cambridge will be accompanied by Prince William on the overseas royal engagement, at the request of the FCO (Foreign and Commonwealth Office). Kate, who is mother to Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 2, is currently... Read more
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Canberra Times
Archbishop Fisher's views stop at church dooris extraordinary to read the words of Sir Michael Palliser, recently appointed
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
is extraordinary to read the words of Sir Michael Palliser, recently appointed permanent under-secretary of the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, who flew in to Canberra to meet with the Queen's representative in Australia,... Read more
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Herald Sun
Queen’s role in ‘scandalous’ interventionthe most critical moments in politics, it has emerged in “volcanic” material ar
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
the most critical moments in politics, it has emerged in “volcanic” material around the 1975 dismissal. An envoy from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office flew out to Canberra to meet the Governor-General just a month before the sensational... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Queen’s role in ‘scandalous’ interventionthe most critical moments in politics, it has emerged in “volcanic” material ar
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
the most critical moments in politics, it has emerged in “volcanic” material around the 1975 dismissal. An envoy from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office flew out to Canberra to meet the Governor-General just a month before the sensational... Read more
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The Age
Archbishop Fisher's views stop at church dooris extraordinary to read the words of Sir Michael Palliser, recently appointed
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
is extraordinary to read the words of Sir Michael Palliser, recently appointed permanent under-secretary of the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, who flew in to Canberra to meet with the Queen's representative in Australia,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Archbishop Fisher's views stop at church dooris extraordinary to read the words of Sir Michael Palliser, recently appointed
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
is extraordinary to read the words of Sir Michael Palliser, recently appointed permanent under-secretary of the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, who flew in to Canberra to meet with the Queen's representative in Australia,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
United Kingdom - Cooperation Ties Applauded"This year, 20 Cameroonians are in the United Kingdom on the ticket of the Chev
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
"This year, 20 Cameroonians are in the United Kingdom on the ticket of the Chevening Scholarship which is sponsored by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the UK," he added. Brain Olley, on his part, lauded the hospitality, unity in diversity... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Monarchists can't pretend the royals are just a symbol now archives, Professor Hocking describes how Sir Michael Palliser, who was the inc
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
archives, Professor Hocking describes how Sir Michael Palliser, who was the incoming permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, turned up in Canberra four weeks before the Dismissal to meet with Sir John Kerr and the... Read more
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The Age
Monarchists can't pretend the royals are just a symbol now archives, Professor Hocking describes how Sir Michael Palliser, who was the inc
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
archives, Professor Hocking describes how Sir Michael Palliser, who was the incoming permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, turned up in Canberra four weeks before the Dismissal to meet with Sir John Kerr and the... Read more
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The North West Star
Further evidence of Queen's involvement in the 1975 dismissal uncovereddiscovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newl
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
discovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newly appointed permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, arrived in Canberra a month before the dismissal and held a joint meeting with Sir John Kerr... Read more
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Daily Star
England fans in World Cup RIP-OFF as hotel prices SURGEwho will co-ordinate operations at the tournament, has warned England fans coul
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
who will co-ordinate operations at the tournament, has warned England fans could face an “extreme level of violence”. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has warned Black and Asian fans could face race attacks if they venture out at night. Some... Read more
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Western Advocate
Further evidence of Queen's involvement in the 1975 dismissal uncovereddiscovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newl
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
discovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newly appointed permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, arrived in Canberra a month before the dismissal and held a joint meeting with Sir John Kerr... Read more
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The Border Mail
Further evidence of Queen's involvement in the 1975 dismissal uncovereddiscovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newl
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
discovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newly appointed permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, arrived in Canberra a month before the dismissal and held a joint meeting with Sir John Kerr... Read more
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The Courier
Further evidence of Queen's involvement in the 1975 dismissal uncovereddiscovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newl
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
discovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newly appointed permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, arrived in Canberra a month before the dismissal and held a joint meeting with Sir John Kerr... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Further evidence of Queen's involvement in the 1975 dismissal uncovereddiscovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newl
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
discovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newly appointed permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, arrived in Canberra a month before the dismissal and held a joint meeting with Sir John Kerr... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Further evidence of Queen's involvement in the 1975 dismissal uncovereddiscovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newl
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
discovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newly appointed permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, arrived in Canberra a month before the dismissal and held a joint meeting with Sir John Kerr... Read more
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The Courier
Further evidence of Queen's involvement in the 1975 dismissal uncovereddiscovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newl
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
discovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newly appointed permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, arrived in Canberra a month before the dismissal and held a joint meeting with Sir John Kerr... Read more
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Western Advocate
Further evidence of Queen's involvement in the 1975 dismissal uncovereddiscovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newl
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
discovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newly appointed permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, arrived in Canberra a month before the dismissal and held a joint meeting with Sir John Kerr... Read more
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The North West Star
Further evidence of Queen's involvement in the 1975 dismissal uncovereddiscovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newl
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
discovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newly appointed permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, arrived in Canberra a month before the dismissal and held a joint meeting with Sir John Kerr... Read more
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Canberra Times
'Volcanic': Evidence of Queen's involvement in the 1975 dismissal uncovereddiscovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newl
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
discovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newly appointed permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, arrived in Canberra a month before the dismissal and held a joint meeting with Sir John Kerr... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Further evidence of Queen's involvement in the 1975 dismissal uncovereddiscovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newl
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
discovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newly appointed permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, arrived in Canberra a month before the dismissal and held a joint meeting with Sir John Kerr... Read more
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Manning River Times
Further evidence of Queen's involvement in the 1975 dismissal uncovereddiscovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newl
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
discovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newly appointed permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, arrived in Canberra a month before the dismissal and held a joint meeting with Sir John Kerr... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Volcanic': Evidence of Queen's involvement in the 1975 dismissal uncovereddiscovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newl
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
discovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newly appointed permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, arrived in Canberra a month before the dismissal and held a joint meeting with Sir John Kerr... Read more
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The Age
'Volcanic': Evidence of Queen's involvement in the 1975 dismissal uncovereddiscovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newl
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
discovered files in the British archives showing Sir Michael Palliser, the newly appointed permanent under-secretary of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, arrived in Canberra a month before the dismissal and held a joint meeting with Sir John Kerr... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruling Jubilee, Nasa Plot for Election Stormmanners to a foreign land. Hot on the heels of a meeting Mr Odinga had with th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
manners to a foreign land. Hot on the heels of a meeting Mr Odinga had with the UK minister for Africa Rory Stewart at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London, Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Monica Juma paid the British official a... Read more
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Breitbart
REVEALED: Iran Hacks 9,000 UK Parliament E-mails As Govt Opposes Trump Decertification of Iran Dealnot and would not “make this certification”, EU and UK sources began major spin
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
not and would not “make this certification”, EU and UK sources began major spin operations in Iran’s favor. Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) stated: “Our governments are committed to ensuring the [Joint Comprehensive Plan of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
World Cup organisers bring back Soviet era 'drunk tanks' for England supportersaround their backs after having all of their belongings taken from them. Advic
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
around their backs after having all of their belongings taken from them. Advice to travelling fans on the UK government’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office website added: “During the tournament, the sale of alcohol at events associated with the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Alison Rowat's week: Trump waltzing towards anniversarythe visit as a whole. One cannot imagine this going down well with the Preside
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
the visit as a whole. One cannot imagine this going down well with the President, however silkily it is presented by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. With little but headaches happening on the domestic front, Mr Trump needs to busy himself... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brit who died in mystery 'selfie' temple fall 'just thought he had a broken leg'had the motto "to die young as late as possible”, the couple's blog said (Image
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
had the motto "to die young as late as possible”, the couple's blog said (Image: @RogerStotesbury/Twitter)Read More A UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson told The Mirror: "We are providing assistance to the family of a British man... Read more
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Daily Record
British tourist plunges 30ft to his death 'while taking selfie' at Indian templeon Twitter: "This round-the-world trip is one of the best things I've ever done
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
on Twitter: "This round-the-world trip is one of the best things I've ever done." (Image: @RogerStotesbury/Twitter) A UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson told The Mirror: "We are providing assistance to the family of a British man... Read more
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birminghammail
Midlands tourist dies after falling 30ft 'while taking selfie'"Found a new DOP in Guangzhou, China.Read More "And looking forward to returni
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
"Found a new DOP in Guangzhou, China.Read More "And looking forward to returning to filmmaking in November." A UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson told The Mirror: "We are providing assistance to the family of a British man... Read more
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metro
British tourist dies after falling 30 ft from temple 'while taking a selfie'the front steps and entrance. He was taken to Ramraja Hospital for further tre
metro / Posted 5 days ago
the front steps and entrance. He was taken to Ramraja Hospital for further treatment but passed away soon after. A UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson told The Mirror: ‘We are providing assistance to the family of a British man... Read more
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Daily Mirror
British tourist dies after falling 30ft from Indian temple 'taking a selfie'have said. While the man's first name was reported as Roger, various surnames
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
have said. While the man's first name was reported as Roger, various surnames have been reported in local media. A UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson told The Mirror: "We are providing assistance to the family of a British man... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Queen attends Navy reception with Princess Anneof women serving in the Army from 1917 to the current day Instead she will wat
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
of women serving in the Army from 1917 to the current day Instead she will watch the ceremony from the balcony of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office building, along with her husband, Prince Philip. Buckingham Palace said she had asked Prince... Read more
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International Business Times
Brit tourist Jamie Harron jailed for one month after drinking alcohol in Dubai bar police arrested him." Tourists who consume alcoholic drinks at licensed venues
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
police arrested him." Tourists who consume alcoholic drinks at licensed venues in Dubai can still be arrested for being under the influence of alcohol. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it was providing consular assistance on Harron's... Read more
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birminghammail
Brit jailed in Dubai over rude gesture 'still in shock'his job and has spent more than £30,000 in expenses and legal fees, having alre
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
his job and has spent more than £30,000 in expenses and legal fees, having already been stuck there for three months. A Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesman said: "We have been in contact with a British man following his arrest in Dubai in... Read more
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birminghammail
This is why the Queen will NOT lay a wreath on Remembrance Sundayand other conflicts. So Charles' role in laying the wreath, on behalf of the h
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
and other conflicts. So Charles' role in laying the wreath, on behalf of the head of state who will be watching from a Foreign and Commonwealth Office balcony, will be a significant moment.Queen Elizabeth II (L) and Prince Charles, Prince of... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Formby dad fighting ISIS on Syria front line: 'I'm no terrorist'criminal or terrorist activity overseas, regardless of whether an individual ha
Liverpool Echo / Posted 7 days ago
criminal or terrorist activity overseas, regardless of whether an individual has joined or supports a proscribed group.” A Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson said: “The UK advises against all travel to Syria. “As all UK consular services... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Charles to lay Remembrance Sunday wreath as Queen watches from balconyand other conflicts. So Charles’ role in laying the wreath, on behalf of the h
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
and other conflicts. So Charles’ role in laying the wreath, on behalf of the head of state who will be watching from a Foreign and Commonwealth Office balcony, will be a significant moment. Buckingham Palace announced the change, which will be... Read more
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