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US tanks, one in a ditch, other passing on road 1944: Germany counter-attacks in Ardennes

German tanks, aircraft and paratroops cross the Luxembourg and Belgian borders in massive counter-offensive.

Ian Huntley 2003: Ian Huntley guilty of Soham murders
Former school caretaker Ian Huntley is convicted of the murders of 10-year-olds Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman.

Mary Bell 1968: Mary Bell found guilty of double killing
An 11-year-old girl is sentenced to life in detention at Newcastle Assizes for killing two small boys.

Bomb victim 1983: Harrods bomb blast kills six
Three police officers and three members of the public are killed and many others injured after a car bomb attack near Harrods.

Foreign Minister Anthony Eden 1942: Britain condemns massacre of Jews
Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden condemns the persecution of Jews in Eastern Europe.

1996: Aid workers killed in Chechnya
Six Red Cross workers are shot dead as they sleep in a hospital in Chechnya.

1976: Opec members split over prices
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates reject Opec's recommended 15% oil price increase and choose to impose a lower price rise.
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