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Thousands gather to remember Holocaust victims

Thousands of people worldwide gathered at events worldwide to remember the millions of people killed in the Holocaust - exactly 70 years after the liberation of the Nazis' Auschwitz death camp.

The UK Government announced it is to contribute £50 million towards a new Holocaust memorial and an education centre proposed by the Holocaust Commission.

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Sir John Hurt reads poem by Holocaust survivor

Actor Sir John Hurt read a poem by Holocaust survivor Primo Levi during a commemoration ceremony in Central Hall, Westminster today:

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