War heroine statue

A statue commemorating Britain's only female Muslim war heroine will become the first stand-alone memorial to an Asian woman in the UK when it is unveiled today.

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Princess Spy honoured after 70 years

There has been an honour for a woman who fought fascism.

Noor Inayat Khan was a British spy during World War Two and was sent to work in France in 1943.

But she was captured and killed by the Germans. She was just 30 years old.

Today she became the first Muslim woman in Britain to have a statue of her unveiled by Princess Anne.

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