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Aftermath of Bloody Sunday 1974: Compensation for Bloody Sunday victims

The Government says it will pay 42,000 compensation to relatives of the 13 men killed in the Bloody Sunday riots in Londonderry nearly three years ago.

Donald Dewar cuts a cake to celebrate the 'Yes' vote for political referendum 1997: Dawn of Scottish parliament
Scottish Secretary Donald Dewer unveils a blueprint for Scotland's new parliament.

Convicted drug trafficker Kevin Barlow 1985: Drug traffickers' appeal rejected
Two Australians are facing the death penalty after their appeal against a conviction for smuggling heroin was rejected by a Malaysian court.

Labour leader Neil Kinnock 1989: Labour's union U-turn
The Labour Party abandons its policy on trade union closed shops in line with European legislation.

Cover of Radio Times 1950: Radio Times hits Christmas deadline
The Christmas edition of the Radio Times returns after an industrial dispute in time for the festive season.

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