Protesters carry a portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi, demanding release of the detained leader. Reuters
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You hardly need to think back to recall the extraordinary outpouring of grief after the death of the Queen. Her funeral was watched by many millions throughout the world, and the moment seemed to unite our fractious nation for a moment. The public are being invited to view her resting place in Windsor Castle, but at the moment
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