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Refugee fleeing Srebrenica 1995: Serbs overrun UN 'safe haven'

The Bosnian Serb army seizes control of the United Nations "safe area" of Srebrenica after Dutch peacekeepers are forced to withdraw.

Skylab I on launchpad 1979: Skylab tumbles back to Earth
The space laboratory, Skylab I, plunges to Earth scattering debris across the southern Indian Ocean and the sparsely populated Australian desert.

Photo of Liberal Democrat Evan Harris 2000: Britain pioneers HIV vaccine
The World Aids Conference in South Africa announces trials for a new HIV vaccine will begin in Britain.

Mary Whitehouse 1977: Gay paper guilty of blasphemy
The Gay News and its editor is found guilty of blasphemous libel in the first case of its kind for more than fifty years.

Photo of Terry Fields MP 1991: Anti-poll tax MP jailed
Labour MP Terry Fields is sentenced to 60 days in prison for refusing to pay his poll tax.

1987: Soldiers remember Passchendaele
Veterans return to the scene of the bloodiest battle of World War I to commemorate its 70th anniversary.
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