Sandra Laville
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/ 22 May 2006

Lying low in the UK

Two Rwandans named in a list of the 100 most wanted suspects for the 1994 genocide are living freely in Britain despite demands that they return home to stand trial. Charles Munyaneza (48) and Celestin Ugirashebuja (55), local mayors accused of organising the genocide in their provinces of southern Rwanda, are leading ordinary lives with their families in south-east England.

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/ 31 October 2005

Who’s an icky polly then?

Britain recorded its first case of infection from the most virulent stain of the avian flu virus this week, as the disease continued its westward march through Europe. The death of a South American parrot at an exotic bird importing and retailing firm appears to have resulted from a failure of quarantine regulations.