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Kennedy in Berlin 1963: Kennedy: 'Ich bin ein Berliner'

President Kennedy inspires the people of West Germany with a morale-boosting speech of defiance to the Soviet Union.

Bernadette Devlin MP 1970: Violence flares as Devlin is arrested
Riots break out in Londonderry after it is revealed Bernadette Devlin has been arrested.

Tony Blair with Martti Ahtisaari (c) and Cyril Ramaphosa (r) 2000: IRA weapons dump inspected
International inspectors say they have seen a large number of IRA weapons "safely and adequately stored" in bunkers.

Richard Branson 1986: Branson on course for Blue Riband
Entrepreneur Richard Branson sets off on his second attempt to claim the transatlantic crossing record for Britain.

Royal Yacht Britannia 1959: Queen and Eisenhower open seaway
The Queen and President Eisenhower inaugurate the St Lawrence Seaway in Canada that connects the Great Lakes to the Atlantic.

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