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1991
03 Jan Britain expels Iraqi diplomats

08 Jan One dead as train crashes into buffers

10 Jan Last ditch efforts to avoid Gulf War

12 Jan US Congress votes for war in Iraq

13 Jan Bloodshed at Lithuanian TV station

17 Jan 'Mother of all Battles' begins

18 Jan Iraqi Scud missiles hit Israel

30 Jan US Marines killed at Al Khafji

22 Feb Bush threatens Iraq with land war

13 Feb US bombers strike civilians in Baghdad

26 Feb Iraqi troops flee Kuwait City

28 Feb Jubilation follows Gulf War ceasefire

25 Feb Birmingham Six on verge of freedom

02 Mar Sri Lankan hardliner among 19 killed in blast

14 Mar Birmingham Six freed after 16 years

23 Mar Tories launch 'citizen charter'

28 Mar Family anger at Hillsborough verdict

04 Apr Orkney 'abuse' children go home

14 May Mandela's wife jailed for kidnaps

18 May Sharman becomes first Briton in space

21 May Bomb kills India's former leader Rajiv Gandhi

03 Jun IRA men shot dead by British army

04 Jun UK army spending to be cut

13 Jun Yeltsin wins first Russian elections

14 Jun Iraqi Kurds fear US troop withdrawal

21 Jun Anger over chairman's 66% pay rise

27 Jun Yugoslav troops move against Slovenia

28 Jun Thatcher to retire from Commons

05 Jul International bank closed in fraud scandal

09 Jul Bank collapse costs taxpayers millions

11 Jul Anti-poll tax MP jailed

14 Jul UK forces withdraw from Kurdish haven

22 Jul Citizen's charter promises better services

30 Jul Pavarotti sings in the British rain

31 Jul Superpowers to cut nuclear warheads

08 Aug Beirut hostage John McCarthy freed

13 Aug Prince quits in museum design row

19 Aug Hardliners stage coup against Gorbachev

23 Aug Gorbachev punishes coup plotters

09 Oct Sumos size up Royal Albert Hall

30 Oct Bush opens historic Mid East peace conference

05 Nov Publisher Robert Maxwell dies at sea

18 Nov Church envoy Waite freed in Beirut

24 Nov Giant of rock dies

25 Nov Silcott not guilty of PC's murder

04 Dec Last US hostage freed

05 Dec Maxwell business empire faces bankruptcy

25 Dec Gorbachev resigns as Soviet Union breaks up
 
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