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Statue of General Robert E Lee comes down in former Confederate capital of Virginia
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Statue of General Robert E Lee comes down in former Confederate capital of Virginia

The removal marked a major victory for civil rights activists, whose previous calls to dismantle the statues had been steadfastly rebuked by city and state officials alike

Unwanted statues of a defeated general? Taiwan has the answer
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Unwanted statues of a defeated general? Taiwan has the answer

As the United States wrestles with the problem of what to do with monuments to a divisive history, Taiwan has found a solution — a park dedicated to unwanted statues of a controversial figure from its past.

Communities across US unsure of what to do with Confederate monuments after removing them
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Communities across US unsure of what to do with Confederate monuments after removing them

As communities across the US remove Confederate monuments from public spaces, city leaders now face another conundrum: what to do with the statues.

Charlottesville violence: Germany's foreign minister says Donald Trump's far-right defence is 'a huge mistake'
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Charlottesville violence: Germany's foreign minister says Donald Trump's far-right defence is 'a huge mistake'

Germany's foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel said Donald Trump had made "a huge mistake" by failing to clearly condemn the white supremacist rally at Charlottesville

Despite Charlottesville violence, leaders across US promise to remove Confederate monuments
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Despite Charlottesville violence, leaders across US promise to remove Confederate monuments

State and city leaders across various US southern states said this week that they would step up efforts to remove such monuments from public spaces.

After Charlottesville violence, protesters topple statue of North Carolina Confederate soldier
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After Charlottesville violence, protesters topple statue of North Carolina Confederate soldier

Protesters in North Carolina have toppled a long-standing statue of a Confederate soldier.

HBO responds to criticism over upcoming show Confederate, themed on slavery in the US
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HBO responds to criticism over upcoming show Confederate, themed on slavery in the US

HBO responds to the critics after being hit with a barrage of anti-slavery criticism that followed after it announced its show Confederate which deals with an alternate history where slavery is still prevalent in America.

Motorcycle design director, Pierre Terblanche quits Royal Enfield
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Motorcycle design director, Pierre Terblanche quits Royal Enfield

The designer who was responsible for many important motorcycle projects before his stint with Royal Enfield has stepped out of the company's office in the UK.