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Ben Yehuda Walkway after the attacks 1997: Suicide bombings put peace visit in doubt

Eight people are killed and over 150 injured in a series of suicide bomb attacks in the centre of Jerusalem.


Flooded building 1978: Floods devastate northern India
At least two million people are made homeless as the worst floods in living memory hit northern India.

Sir John Wolfenden speaking to the BBC 1957: Homosexuality 'should not be a crime'
The Wolfenden Report suggests consenting sex between homosexual adults "in private" should no longer be a criminal offence in Britain.

Picture of the Titanic taken by unmanned submarine Argos (AP) 1985: Titanic wreck captured on film
The first pictures of the wreck of the Titanic are released 73 years after the liner sank with the loss of 1,500 lives.

Forth Road Bridge with commemorative plaque 1964: Forth Road Bridge opened
The Queen officially opens Europe's longest suspension bridge linking Edinburgh to Perth across the River Forth.

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