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Scene inside court 1945: Nuremberg trial of Nazis begins

Twenty of Germany's Nazi leaders go on trial in Nuremberg charged with war crimes.

Princess Diana 1995: Diana admits adultery in TV interview
Diana Princess of Wales speaks openly for the first time about her separation from the Prince of Wales in a frank interview for BBC Television.

General Francisco Franco 1975: Spanish dictator Franco dies
Hopes for democracy run high as Prince Juan Carlos prepares to take the reins of power following the death of General Franco.

Margaret Thatcher 1990: Thatcher fails to win party mandate
The Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, fails to win outright victory in her battle for the leadership of the Conservative Party.

1978: Liberal MP accused of murder plot
Former Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe is accused in court of plotting to kill his former homosexual lover.

1951: British families leave Egypt's Canal Zone
More than 1,000 families of British service men have begun moving out of the Canal Zone town of Ismailia.

1992: Blaze rages in Windsor Castle
A fierce blaze is raging through Windsor Castle in Berkshire, threatening one of the world's greatest collections of art.
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Top Story 2000: Hollywood meets Wales in 'wedding of year'
Top Story 1977: Egyptian leader's Israel trip makes history
Top Story 1974: Birmingham pub blasts kill 19
Top Story 1963: Kennedy shot dead in Dallas
Top Story 1996: Hijacked jet crashes into sea
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