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Notting Hill Carnival 1976: Notting Hill Carnival ends in riot

More than 100 police officers are taken to hospital after clashes at the Notting Hill Carnival in west London.

Workers clapping 1980: Polish workers win trade union rights
Striking Polish workers win a sweeping victory in a battle with their Communist rulers for the right to independent trade unions and the right to strike.

Yasser Arafat says goodbye to a well-wisher 1982: PLO leader forced from Beirut
The leader of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) leaves his Beirut headquarters after more than a decade.

2001: Milosevic to face genocide charge
Former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic is to be charged with genocide - the most serious of all war crimes.

Princess Marina's coffin is carried from St George's Chapel 1968: Princess Marina laid to rest
Senior members of the Royal Family attend the funeral of Princess Marina, the Duchess of Kent, who died earlier this week.

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Top Story 1963: King's dream for racial harmony
Top Story 1965: Gemini V returns to Earth
Top Story 1997: Princess Diana dies in Paris crash
Top Story 1939: Germany invades Poland
Top Story 1945: Japan signs unconditional surrender
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