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Events to remember those who suffered in Holocaust

Events will be held across the region today to remember those who suffered in the Holocaust.

It is 70 years since the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by the Red Army.

A gas chamber at Auschwitz Credit: Rolf Vennenbernd/dpa/PA

People can pay their respects at the Guildhall in Northampton, the University of Leicester, the National Holocaust Centre near Ollerton in Nottinghamshire, the Cenotaph in Wolverhampton, Coventry University and at Warwick's War Memorial.

NFU stage dairy debate in Staffordshire

A debate on falling milk prices and the challenges faced by local dairy farmers will be held in Staffordshire today.

The price of milk has fallen to its lowest since 2007 Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

The event has been organised by the National Farmers Union which says the number of dairy farmers will continue to decrease unless market conditions improve.

Farmers have seen the price of milk fall to around 20p per litre - its lowest since 2007.

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Moeen Ali to be cover star of Wisden Almanack

Moeen Ali Credit: DAVE HUNT/AAP/Press Association Images

Worcestershire County Cricket Club's Moeen Ali is to be the cover star of this year's Wisden Almanack.

The 27-year-old played his first game of international cricket last February, but this shows an indication of the stirring impact Moeen made on English cricket in the past 12 months.

The book is published annually in the UK.

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