The Indian who became Britain’s first Asian MP

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‘I would scrub my skin to get rid of how dark I was’

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Fears for nursing home amid massive Japan floods

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India state’s dog-meat ban a ‘major turning point’

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Shock as man dies after ’18 hospitals turn him away’

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Sikh pilgrims in deadly Pakistan train crash

Image copyright AFP Image caption The van was taking Sikhs from a pilgrimage site back home…

China appoints hard-line Hong Kong security chief

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In 2011 Mr Zheng (far left) accused protesters in mainland…

Gas fumes blamed in deadly Sydney seaplane crash

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Woman behind Bollywood’s biggest dance numbers dies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Saroj Khan was 71 Saroj Khan, one of India’s most…