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Portraits of children and youths who survived the massacre on the island of Utoeya outside Oslo (Andrea Gjestvang)

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The architect Rick Mather is celebrated for renovations of British museums and galleries that amounted to re-founding them, because with subtlety, refinement and, above all, respect for their traditions and collections, he made historic spaces work as modern institutions. His great imaginative gift was to take a dark or enclosed space and let in light and air.

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Eurotunnel sees revenues rise 8%

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A picture of Stephen Lawrence is displayed inside St Martin-in-the-Fields Church ahead of a memorial service

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Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe promised Doreen Lawrence that his force would catch the racist killers who murdered her teenage son Stephen, while meeting her at a memorial service today.

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The world's most famous architect, Norman Foster, 77, designed the Carré d'Art in Nîmes, France, more than 20 years ago. Now he's about to curate his first art show in it, largely made up of works by the artists he collects.

Pancras International launches majestic new public artwork called 'Cloud : Meteoros' by Lucy & Jorge Orta for a new initiative called 'Terrace Wires'

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Clouds are gathering inside London's St Pancras International station. Luckily rain is not forecast, but the fluffy-looking arrivals are a piece of public artwork by British sculptor Lucy Orta and her husband Jorge.

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