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Marchioness in the River Thames 1989: Marchioness river crash 'kills 30'

At least 30 people die after a pleasure cruiser and a barge collided on the River Thames.


Duke and Duchess of York with Princess Beatrice 1992: Duchess of York in photos row
Intimate photographs of the Duchess of York and a Texan businessman are published in a tabloid newspaper.

El Al jet 1978: Two dead after El Al crew ambushed
Two people die during an attack on a bus carrying Israeli airline staff in central London.

Footballer Bobby Moore 1970: Bobby Moore cleared of stealing
The England soccer captain, Bobby Moore, is cleared of charges of stealing in a trial in Colombia.

Paul Ride 1992: Iraq jails 'lost' Briton
Iraq sentences a British man to seven years in jail for what it calls "illegal entry" into the country.

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