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# strange fruit

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A third of fruit and veg 'too ugly' to sell
More than 50 million tonnes of fruits and vegetables are discarded each year in Europe.
Charlotte Church turns down offer to sing for 'tyrant' Trump
Meanwhile, Rebecca Ferguson has explained why she wanted to sing Strange Fruit at the inauguration.
PR firm forced to change 'racist' name after massive Twitter reaction
The company has deleted its social media accounts.
The bananas are flying in Serie A as AC Milan players targeted for racist abuse
Nigel de Jong and Kevin Constant were subjected to a barrage of abuse.
Supermarkets turn to crooked fruit and ugly vegetables to fight food waste
Blemished apples? Misshapen carrots? Some European supermarkets are starting to sell slightly bandy fruit and veg for less than the cost of their better-looking brethren.