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SS soldier inspects Jewish workers - April 1943 1943: Germans crush Jewish uprising

Jewish resistance in the Warsaw ghetto is over after a month of bloody fighting.


Ein El Helweh in ruins 1974: Dozens die as Israel retaliates for Ma'alot
Israeli planes bomb seven Palestinian refugee camps and villages in southern Lebanon.

David Wilkie 1985: Miners jailed for pit strike murder
Two South Wales miners are jailed for life for the murder of taxi driver David Wilkie during the miners' strike.

Ronan Point after the explosion 1968: Three die as tower block collapses
Two women and a man are killed after an entire corner of a new block of flats in London's East End collapses.

John Gummer and the beefburger 1990: Gummer enlists daughter in BSE fight
The government again attempts to reassure the public that British beef is safe despite growing fears over BSE.

2001: Prescott punches protester
Labour Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott punches a man who throws an egg at him during a visit to north Wales.
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