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In other news...

For obvious reasons, non-COVID-19-related news has been side-lined since mid-March. So in case you missed them, here are a few of the other things that have been happening as the world scrambled to tackle the pandemic.

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Women in Black

Vigil for Gaza held in run up to Christmas

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Walking the West Bank

Welsh witnesses to Israel's occupation

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Olive harvest in Palestine

From Wales to the West Bank

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Yemen

After one of the quietest months in the Yemen war, heavy fighting began again in late January, with the UK-backed, Saudi-led coalition resuming airstrikes and ground attacks, and the Houthi rebels

Western Sahara

The British government is taking action – the wrong action – on Western Sahara.

Lesbian capital of UK

During January, Hebden Bridge town hall in Yorkshire was home to an exhibition called ‘Our Greenham’.

We’re in the money

At the beginning of January, the national audit office declared that three projects needed to replace Britain’s Trident nuclear weapon system are currently forecast to cost £1.35bn more than origin

Just say ‘No’

84 percent of young adults around the world say that it is never acceptable to use nuclear weapons, according to a new poll carried out for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Witty placard required

The Peace Museum, Bradford, is the only British museum dedicated to the history of peace.