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News Review of 2012: March

British tourist Judith Tebbutt, 56, who was snatched by Somali gunmen from a resort island in Kenya and whose husband David Tebbutt was killed in the attack, is seen after being freed following more than six months in captivity in Adado, Somalia Wednesday, March 21, 2012. (AP Photo)

British tourist Judith Tebbutt, 56, who was snatched by Somali gunmen from a resort island in Kenya and whose husband David Tebbutt was killed in the attack, is seen after being freed following more than six months in captivity in Adado, Somalia Wednesday, March 21, 2012. (AP Photo)

In mid-March Olympic chiefs made a surprise u-turn and decided to allow Haverhill Paralympian Caroline Maclean to carry the Olympic torch through her home town on July 7.

Mr Tebbutt, 58, was shot dead by Somali pirates while on holiday in Kenya with his wife Judith, who was subsequently kidnapped and held for six months until being released in late March after a ransom was paid.

 

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