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The Grand National, Syria and North Korea

for the week ending Sun 15 April 2012
  • The Grand National dominated the news, after two injured horses had to be put down, favourite Synchronised and According to Pete
  • A ceasefire in Syria, North Korea's attempts at launching a long-range rocket, and David Cameron visits Burma were covered lots
  • Tension in Sudan, Guido Fawkes' publication of Motorman files, and hacking allegations spread to the US were covered little

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Who wrote a lot about...the government plans to reform tax relief

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Journalists who have updated their profile

Louise Redvers is a freelance journalist who has contributed to the BBC World Service, Agence France Presse (AFP), the Economist and the Mail & Guardian, amongst others. Follow her on twitter @louiseredvers

Barbara Njau is a senior reporter at fDi magazine. She attended the University of Nottingham where she completed a BA in Politics and after leaving university she was an editorial researcher for This Is Africa. Follow her on twitter @Barbara_Njau

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(posted by Alistair Burns on Tue 17 April 2012)