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Margaret Thatcher 1990: Tearful farewell from Iron Lady

Margaret Thatcher formally tenders her resignation to the Queen and leaves Downing Street for the last time.


Gro Harlem Brundtland (copyright: AP) 1994: Norway votes 'no' to Europe
Norway has for a second time rejected membership of the European Union in a referendum after a closely-fought campaign.

St Andrews Church in Croydon 1999: Nude swordsman attacks churchgoers
Eleven people are injured in a sword attack at a church in south London after a naked man wielding a Samurai sword bursts in during Sunday Mass.

Horse racing at Doncaster 1967: Racing is latest victim of foot-and-mouth
All horse racing in Britain is suspended indefinitely to help prevent the spread of foot-and-mouth disease.

Rammed plane 1971: Farmer cracks 'major smuggling ring'
Police say an English farmer may have uncovered a major immigrant smuggling operation.

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Top Story 1983: 25m gold heist at Heathrow
Top Story 1975: TV presenter Ross McWhirter shot dead
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Top Story 1955: Black woman challenges race law
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