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1975: Gandhi found guilty of corruption
Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is barred from holding office for six years after she being found guilty of electoral corruption.

1964: Nelson Mandela jailed for life
The leader of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa, Nelson Mandela, is given a life sentence for sabotage.

1962: Three escape from Alcatraz
Three inmates convicted of bank robbery are missing from America's most notorious prison in California.

1997: Straw to reconsider Bulger killers' fate
Law lords rule former Home Secretary Michael Howard acted illegally when he raised the minimum sentence imposed on the Bulger killers.

1986: Labour expels Militant Hatton
Derek Hatton, the controversial deputy leader of Liverpool Council, is thrown out of the Labour Party for belonging to the leftwing Militant faction.


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9 June
Top Story: 1970: King Hussein escapes gunman's bullet

10 June
Top Story: 1967: Israel ends six-day war

11 June
Top Story: 1955: Le Mans disaster claims 77 lives

13 June
Top Story: 1967: Moscow calls for UN action against Israel

14 June
Top Story: 1940: German troops enter Paris

15 June
Top Story: 1996: Huge explosion rocks central Manchester


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