2013 – the bits that might have slipped through your internet

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2013 has been quite a year.  Lots of big stuff has happened.  Sports champions; royal babies; new church leaders;  Arabs springing up; terrifying typhoons; fierce fights for cyber-space and secrets; Scots getting grumpy; North Koreans getting nasty; and everybody wanting to be China’s new best friend.

Here are some of the smaller bits you might have forgotten or missed altogether.

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Two leaders have gone and the world is left wondering

Two world leaders exited our lives this month – one smothered in global affection – the other dispatched into silence for crimes “dissolute and depraved”.  A few thoughts on how it looks from here in the UK.

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