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Oleg Gordievsky 1985: USSR expels 25 in tit-for-tat spy row

Moscow retaliates two days after Britain expels 25 Soviet spies following the defection of KGB chief Oleg Gordievsky.

Princess Grace of Monaco in 1956 (PA) 1982: Hollywood princess dead
Princess Grace of Monaco dies of the injuries she sustained in a car crash near Monte Carlo yesterday.

Colonel Mobutu 1960: Violence follows army coup in Congo
The army says it is in control of the West African state of Congo after a day of heavy fighting which left up to 70 people dead.

17 year-old Marcus Sarjeant 1981: Queen's 'fantasy assassin' jailed
A teenage boy who fired blank shots at the Queen last June pleads guilty to a charge under the 1848 Treason Act.

Margaret Jagger and Gary Colley 1993: UK tourist shot dead in Florida
A British holidaymaker is murdered and his girlfriend injured during an attempted mugging in Florida.

1951: Refinery opens as oil row continues
Prime Minister Clement Attlee opens the largest oil refinery in Europe, at Fawley on Southampton Water.
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