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French abortion rights champion, holocaust survivor Simone Veil dies, aged 89

Simone Veil, the concentration camp survivor who persuaded the French parliament to legalise abortion, has died at the age of 89. President Emmanuel Macron declared that she represented the "best of France" and hundreds of other tributes have been paid to her.
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