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Photograph of train-robber Bruce Reynolds 1964: 'Great Train Robbers' get 300 years

Some of the longest sentences in British criminal history have been imposed on men involved in the so-called "Great Train Robbery".

Refugee convoy (copyright: AP) 1993: UN makes Srebrenica 'safe haven'
The United Nations Security Council votes to create a safe haven for Bosnian Muslims under siege in the town of Srebrenica.

an Paisley speaking to the Orange Lodge marchers at Knocknagoney, Belfast. 1970: Paisley victory rattles NI parliament
Protestant right-winger Ian Paisley has won a seat in Northern Ireland's parliament.

Harvey Proctor 1987: MP on gay sex charges
Conservative MP Harvey Proctor has appeared in court charged with indecency.

Royal yacht Britannia after launch 1953: Queen launches Royal Yacht Britannia
Thousands welcome the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh when they arrived in Scotland to launch the new royal yacht, Britannia.

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