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A French ‘Windrush’? When French Caribbeans were treated as second-class citizens

The ongoing “Windrush” scandal continues to dominate the news in the UK. We have been scandalised by the appalling treatment of people from the Commonwealth Caribbean who were encouraged to come to Britain to help reduce labour shortages after World War II. They made Britain their home, but in recent years have faced deportation if they could not prove when they arrived.

IMF boss will not appeal court decision

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde says she will not appeal a decision by a French court to convict her for negligence.Lagarde was convicted for negligence in relation to her approving a multi million dollar payout to a businessman for the disputed sale of a firm.
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