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UK defence tug at sea 1976: Iceland and Britain clash at sea

A British naval frigate is involved in another collision with an Icelandic gunboat in the Atlantic.

1990: Leaning Tower of Pisa closed to public
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is closed to the public for the first time in its history amid safety fears.

Successful Indira Gandhi's election campaign poster 1980: Gandhi returned by landslide vote
Indians vote Indira Gandhi back into power - less than three years after rejecting her "emergency dictatorship".

Ronnie and Reggie Kray 1965: Krays in custody over menace charge
Identical twin brothers Ronald and Reginald Kray are in custody charged in connection with running a protection racket.

Jonathan Aitken with prison gate behind him 2000: Aitken freed from prison early
Former Cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken is released from jail after serving less than half of his 18-month sentence.

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