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Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, 2010

Helmut Kohl was the chancellor who reunified Germany after the collapse of communism and was a key architect of the European Union.

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Peter Sallis

The veteran star of Last of the Summer wine, and the voice of Wallace in Wallace and Gromit, has died aged 96.

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Ian Brady

Notorious murderer who refused to show any remorse for his crimes dies at the age of 79 in hospital.

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Documentary explores the art of obituary writing

A new documentary, Obit, challenges the idea that there is something morbid about an obituary.