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1974: Nixon 'must hand over Watergate tapes'
The US Supreme Court orders President Nixon to surrender tape recordings of White House conversations about the Watergate affair.

2000: Loyalist killer Michael Stone freed from Maze
Loyalist paramilitary hitman Michael Stone is released from the Maze prison in Northern Ireland.

1987: Archer wins record damages
Former deputy chair of the Conservative Party Jeffrey Archer is awarded record libel damages at the High Court.

1959: Khrushchev and Nixon have war of words
Russia's prime minister and America's vice-president fight a battle of words at an American exhibition in Moscow.

1969: Briton freed from Soviet prison
British lecturer Gerald Brooke is returned to London after four years in a Soviet jail.


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

27 July
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