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1974: Greek military rule gives in to democracy
The military government in Greece collapses and the former prime minister Constantine Karamanlis is invited to return.

2005: Dozens killed in Egypt bomb blast
At least 88 people are killed in bomb attacks in the Egyptian resort of Sharm al-Sheikh, hospital staff say.

1986: Prince Andrew weds Sarah Ferguson
Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson marry at Westminster Abbey.

1984: Sellafield 'not linked' to cancer cluster
A government report finds a cancer cluster near the controversial nuclear plant at Sellafield in Cumbria - but says it may not be linked to the plant.

1995: British forces sent to Sarajevo
Britain sends 1,200 troops to relieve the besieged Bosnian capital, Sarajevo.

1957: Bus dispute turns violent
There have been violent scenes around Britain as the strike by busmen in the English regions enters its fourth day.


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25 July
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26 July
Top Story: 1956: Egypt seizes Suez Canal


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