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France security law: Parliament votes through bill that curbs police images [Video]

France security law: Parliament votes through bill that curbs police images

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:38Published

Protesters in London demand free school meals for kids after Parliament votes against extension [Video]

Protesters in London demand free school meals for kids after Parliament votes against extension

A group of protesters gathered in London near Downing Street on Saturday (October 24) demanding the UK Government's free school meals scheme be extended over the holidays.

Credit: Newsflare STUDIO     Duration: 01:08Published

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