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Swat team at Columbine High School 1999: Students 'kill dozens' at Denver school

A shooting spree by two American high school students is feared to have left up to 25 people dead.


Enoch Powell 1968: Powell slates immigration policy
The Conservative right-winger Enoch Powell has made a hard-hitting speech attacking the government's immigration policy.

Body of James Murphy dumped on a roadside 1974: 'Troubles' death toll hits 1,000
The conflict in Northern Ireland has claimed its 1,000th victim, a petrol station owner from County Fermanagh.

Kaesong 1953: UN and Korea begin prisoner exchange
The US and Korea swap sick and wounded prisoners of war at Panmunjon.

Moon rover (copyright: Nasa) 1972: Apollo 16 safely on Moon after engine crisis
The Apollo 16 manned mission to the Moon lands after a seven-hour crisis which nearly aborts the mission.

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Top Story 1945: Red Army enters outskirts of Berlin
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Top Story 1979: Teacher dies in Southall race riots
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