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Demonstrators - some look as though they are throwing missiles 1968: Londonderry march ends in violence

Batons and water cannon have been used by police to break up a civil rights march in Londonderry.


Bodies from one of the Swiss fires 1994: Cult members die in 'mass suicide'
The bodies of 48 members of a religious cult are discovered by Swiss police after an apparent mass suicide.

Horse and Groom pub 1974: Four dead in Guildford bomb blasts
Four people are killed and more than 50 injured in explosions in southern England this evening.

firemen on the wreckage 1999: Death toll rising in Paddington crash
At least eight people are killed and 160 injured after two trains collide at Ladbroke Grove in west London.

Smoke rises from the Yugoslav federal parliament, 05/10/00 2000: Protesters storm Yugoslav parliament
Opposition supporters storm the Yugoslav parliament building and proclaim Vojislav Kostunica as the new president.

1984: Essex police make record drugs haul
Police and Customs in Essex seize Britain's biggest ever haul of cannabis made in a single raid.
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