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 UK Confidential Monday, 6 January, 2003, 11:28 GMT
 Secrets of 1970 revealed
Documents seen for the first time reveal how in 1970 the UK Government negotiated with a Palestinian terror group.
Leila Khaled Black September: Tough negotiations
Documents show how the UK negotiated with Palestinian guerrillas in 1970, King Hussein appealed for Israeli help and London fell out with Washington.
Edward Heath winning the 1970 General Election UK downplayed sovereignty in Euro talks
UK officials and ministers downplayed the implications of joining the EEC in 1970 - including the future possibility of monetary union.
Harold Wilson Wilson's economic gamble
Documents disclosed for the first time appear to show that Prime Minister Harold Wilson considered some unexpected political tactics in 1970.
Peter Hain in 1970 Hain faced prosecution
The government considered prosecuting Peter Hain, the 1970 leader of the UK's anti-apartheid movement amid mounting panic over his actions.
Bobby Moore London pressure over Moore arrest
When Bobby Moore was arrested in Bogota days before the 1970 World Cup, London did all it could to get officials to "stretch" Colombia's law.
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