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# World Trade Centre

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# 9/11
After the fall: How TV and film coped with the loss of the Twin Towers image
The fall of the WTC left many TV and film producers with difficult decisions: should they remove any images of them, or leave them intact?
# 9/11
Obama calls for national unity ahead of 9/11 remembrances
In his weekly address, a day before the 9/11 anniversary, Barack Obama pays tribute to how a “resilient nation” reacted.
# 9/11
9/11 conspiracy theories: the alternative accounts of September 11
No planes, controlled demolitions, holograms and missiles – just some of the theories surrounding 9/11.
Voices
Column: ‘The worst thing was the smell’ – an Irish man’s 9/11 experience
Bob Ó Mhurcú was asleep in New York when the first plane hit. Here he describes what happened next.
# 9-11
9/11 firefighters have higher risk of contracting cancer
A new study by British medical journal The Lancet shows that firefighters who worked at ground zero following the terrorist attacks are more likely than others to contract cancer.
# September 11
Gallery: Powerful new photos show aftermath of 9/11 attacks
Photographer Nicola McClean was in New York as the twin towers fell – and these previously unseen images show the devastation.
Voices
Column: Why conspiracy theories are still alive, ten years after 9/11
As the tenth anniversary of the attack approaches, Tamara Lush explores why many still believe it was an inside job.
# Death Row
Texas man executed despite shooting victim campaigning for his clemency
Mark Stroman was on death row following two murders in the aftermath of 9/11. One of those who survived his attacks campaigned for his release.
# Daily Fix
Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s Fix: the government promises no more public sector pay cuts; Serbian authorities arrest fugitive Goran Hadzic; and one blogger’s marriage advice – “when you marry, you should marry a Chinese woman”.
# 9/11
Survivors of 9/11 banned from memorial service to victims
A ceremony marking ten years since the attacks will be reserved for victims’ relatives only, survivors have been told.
# 9/11
Barack Obama to visit Ground Zero to remember 9/11 victims
The president will lay wreath at the the former site of the World Trade Centre but will not be making a speech. It comes as he announced that photos of Osama Bin Laden will not be released.
# In Numbers
In numbers: Bin Laden, September 11, and the War on Terror
3,520 days between the September 11 attacks and bin Laden’s death – with up to a million civilian deaths in between.
# 9/11
Unseen aerial footage emerges of 9/11 attacks
Video posted online shows aerial footage taken by the NYPD after planes struck the World Trade Centre in the infamous 11 September 2001 attacks.
# 9/11
Twin Towers memorial traps thousands of birds - video
Birds stunned by columns of light while flying above Manhattan.
# 9/11 Mosque
'Ground Zero mosque' protests get messy
Demonstrators round on a black passer-by assuming him to be a Muslim in favour of the mosque.
# 9/11 Mosque
'We don't want confrontation: we just want to pray'
How can an old coat factory cause so much conflict in one of the world’s biggest cities?
# 9/11 Mosque
Controversial Ground Zero mosque gets go-ahead
Commission dismisses claims that the building would be insensitive to 9/11 victims.