Jean-Luc Melenchon, leader of the far-left France Unbowed, who wants the European  flag replaced with the flag of the United Nations. Photograph: Jean-Pierre Clatot/AFP/Getty Images

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Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers kick start a European tour in Dublin in 2012. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

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Al Gore attends the UK premiere of  ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’ at  Somerset House in London earlier this month.  Photograph:  Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

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Sam Shepard at rehearsals in 2016 for his play ‘Buried Child’, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1979. Shepard, the celebrated avant-garde playwright and Oscar-nominated actor, died in his Kentucky home on July 27, 2017, of complications from Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was 73. Photograph: Chad Batka/The New York Times

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Former Irish president Mary Robinson and Graça Machel, widow of former president Nelson Mandela, join a walk to commemorate what would have been Mandela’s 99th birthday in Cape Town, South Africa. Photograph: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

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