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Nations mark 75th anniversary of Battle of the Bulge

By Raf Casert and Mark Carlson, Associated Press
Second World War allies and former enemy Germany have gathered to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, which stopped Adolf Hitler's last-ditch offensive to turn the tide of the war.

China to suspend US Navy visits to Hong Kong

Associated Press
China has said it will suspend US navy visits to Hong Kong and sanction several American pro-democracy organisations in retaliation for the signing into law of legislation supporting human rights in the semi-autonomous territory.

Bodies of Essex lorry death victims arrive in Vietnam

Yves Dam Van, Associated Press
The bodies of 16 of the 39 Vietnamese who died when human traffickers carried them by lorry to the UK last month were repatriated to their homeland today and have been taken to their families.