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Anxious mothers 1996: Massacre in Dunblane school gym

A lone gunman goes on a shooting spree at a school in Dunblane, Scotland, killing 16 children and their teacher.

Helen and Peter smiling and waving in back of van 1961: Five Britons accused of spying for Moscow
Three men and two women go on trial at the Old Bailey charged with plotting to pass secrets to the Russians.

Head shot of Joshua Nkomo 1983: Nkomo flees Zimbabwe 'death threats'
The Zimbabwe opposition leader flies into London as his country appears to be on the brink of civil war.

Sir Eric Gairy speaking into microphone 1979: Grenada leader ousted by coup
A coup in the Caribbean island of Grenada has toppled the country's controversial Prime Minister, Sir Eric Gairy.

An 18-year old girl emerges from a polling station at Bridgewater 1970: Conservative victory in first teen election
Tom King trebles the Tory majority in the first by-election in which 18-year-olds can vote.

1967: Protest over student suspensions
Hundreds of students at the London School of Economics are staging a sit-in over disciplinary action taken against two union officials.
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