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London's statues from 'bygone' imperial past to be reviewed, mayor says

Reuters Tuesday, 9 June 2020
London mayor Sadiq Khan has ordered a review of the capital's statues and street names after the toppling of the statue of an English slave trader by anti-racism protesters triggered a debate about the demons of Britain's imperial past.
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