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The families that weren’t meant to live – BBC News

A group of Holocaust survivors and their families gather in Prague’s Old Town Square to recreate a photo that was taken in 1945, when the survivors had just been liberated from Nazi concentration camps. The survivors were part of a group of children flown to the UK to start new …

Italy stops UK tourist with Pompeii mosaic tiles – BBC News

Italian police have detained a British woman suspected of removing some small Roman tiles from a mosaic at Pompeii. Italian media say she was spotted cutting tiles – called tesserae – from a floor mosaic in the world-famous site’s House of the Anchor. She was with her father and sister at …