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Supporters' stand at Ibrox stadium 1971: Sixty-six die in Scottish football disaster

Sixty-six football supporters are killed following a clash between Celtic and Rangers at the Ibrox Park stadium in Glasgow.


Lord Owen holding up a map of Bosnia with Cyrus Vance 1993: Round table talks on peace for Bosnia
Leaders of the three warring factions in Bosnia are meeting to discuss a peace plan aimed at ending nine months of fighting in the country.

Steel worker in front of furnace 1980: Steel workers strike over pay
Steel workers are staging their first national strike for more than fifty years.

IFOR troops and APC patrol the streets of Sarajevo - 1 January 1996 1996: US peacekeepers pour into Bosnia
The first convoy of American combat troops arrives in Northern Bosnia to try to keep the peace between Bosnian Serbs and Muslims.

Smiling Rupert Murdoch 1969: Murdoch wins Fleet Street foothold
The Australian media magnate, Rupert Murdoch, beats off a rival bid to win control of the News of the World newspaper group. It is his first Fleet Street newspaper.

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