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Monica Lewinsky (PA) 1998: Clinton's Grand Jury testimony released

Bill Clinton's testimony about his relationship with a young female assistant is released to the United States public.

Harrier jump jet (PA) 1979: Harrier crash kills three
An RAF plane crashes onto houses in a Cambridgeshire town, killing two men and a young boy.

The four men on Rockall 1955: Britain claims Rockall
Britain has annexed a rocky islet 300 miles west of Scotland to stop the Soviets spying on missile tests, the Admiralty announces.

1984: Maltby picket sparks violence
Police and miners clash at a pit in South Yorkshire in one of the biggest pickets since the strike began.

144 Piccadilly 1969: Police storm squat in Piccadilly
Police raid a 100-room mansion in Piccadilly and evict squatters who have occupied the building for the last six days.

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Top Story 1985: Mexico suffers devastating earthquake
Top Story 1984: US embassy blast kills 20
Top Story 1980: War breaks out between Iran and Iraq
Top Story 2000: Redgrave wins fifth Olympic gold
Top Story 1975: First Britons conquer Everest
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