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Issue: #5

Oct-Dec 2011

Recounting the end of 2011, when Muammar Gaddafi was killed in Sirte in Libya, Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito were acquitted of murder and the United States formally declared an end to the Iraq War. It also saw the deaths of Kim Jong-il and Steve Jobs.

  • Cover by Eelus
  • Covers Oct-Dec 2011
  • Published March 2012


  • The death of Kim Jong-il and the Londoners who loved him
  • The world’s worst football team wins at last
  • How paradise was lost on a Californian campus
  • Rwanda’s extraordinary paralympic volleyball squad
  • A Booker Prize infographic

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