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International Awareness of City’s Slavery Role

Pick of the News There is growing international awareness of London’s past, and deep, connections with the slave trade. For example, this week we noticed: Aljazeera: ‘Shameful’: Lloyd’s of London apologises for role in slave trade Bloomberg: The City of London Has a Slavery Problem Barbados Today: ‘Sorry is not enough’: Caribbean states say of British slavery apologies South …

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Apologies for Past Slavery Links

Pick of the News Slavery: DM: Church and Bank of England apologize over historic links to slave trade, Guardian: Bank praised by Boris Johnson had slavery links, data shows, Some U.K. companies plan to pay reparations for ties to slavery, In wake of global anti-racism protests, two major UK firms vow to compensate for slavery links, Why we need to …

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Suffering Slavers

Pick of the News CIty condemns statues of slave traders. Eg Museum of London removes Milligan statue City Corporation statement on Black Lives Matter General News Tower Hamlets councillor calls for statue of slave trader to be removed from London’s Docklands, Museum of London recognises that Milligan statue white-washes history, Museum of London removes Milligan statue, East London …

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First Virtual Freeman

Pick of the News First virtual freedom of City, given to Captain Tom Moore City Corp announced its architectural plans for Billingsgate, New Spitalfields and Smithfield markets at Dagenham Dock Unusually, various respected bodies publicly expressed their strong disapproval of the killing of George Floyd by a US policeman General News LM’s Appeal condemns George …

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Massive coverage of London Bridge attack

Pick of the News London Bridge: a history of disaster at the iconic Thames crossing London’s Alleys: Tokenhouse Yard, EC2 General News London Bridge attack … Vigils held for victims of London Bridge attack, Bishop leads minute’s silence at Guildhall for London Bridge victims, Bravery, teamwork, tragedy: the effort to stop the London Bridge attack, London Bridge: a history of disaster at the iconic Thames …

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Layers of London-Fascinating Digital Maps

Pick of the News Layers of London-Fascinating Digital Maps Photos of The Forgotten Corners Of Old London General News London Bridge could be closed to drivers, Cars and lorries could be banned from London Bridge next year Queen opens the new headquarters of the Royal Philatelic Society, Queen set to open Royal Philatelic Society’s new building UK ‘tree deserts’ where 2 per cent …

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