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Enniskillen in the wake of the bomb 1987: Bomb kills 11 at Enniskillen

Eleven people are killed after a bomb explodes during a Remembrance Day service at Enniskillen in County Fermanagh.


1974: Police hunt Lord Lucan after murder
Detectives are searching for British aristocrat Lord Lucan following the death of his children's nanny last night.

Al Gore and running mate Joe Lieberman 2000: Bush and Gore fight to the finish
The result of the American presidential election is still hanging in the balance hours after the polls officially closed.

Sellafield nuclear reactor 1957: Inquiry publishes cause of nuclear fire
An report into the fire at Windscale nuclear power plant in Cumbria blames the accident on human error, poor management and faulty instruments.

1990: Ireland elects first woman president
Voters in the Republic of Ireland choose their first female president.

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Top Story 1952: Landslide victory for Eisenhower
Top Story 1956: Allied forces take control of Suez
Top Story 1956: Eisenhower re-elected with record vote
Top Story 1985: America welcomes Charles and Diana
Top Story 1995: Nigeria hangs human rights activists
Top Story 2004: Veteran leader Yasser Arafat is dead
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