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1991: US accuses Libyans of Lockerbie bombing
America demands Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi hand over Libyan intelligence officers indicted over the Lockerbie bombing.

1973: IRA gang convicted of London bombings
Two women and six men are found guilty of exploding car bombs outside the Old Bailey and Scotland Yard.

1977: Firefighters strike over pay claim
Firefighters claim widespread support for their first national strike, over a 30% pay demand.

1973: Crowds cheer marriage of Princess Anne
The wedding of the Queen's only daughter, Princess Anne, takes place at Westminster Abbey.

2000: Fuel protesters rally for tax cut
Convoys of lorries and tractors have converged on London and Edinburgh to mark the 60-day deadline for government action to cut fuel tax.


Around this Day

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Top Story: 2004: Veteran leader Yasser Arafat is dead

12 November
Top Story: 1982: Solidarity leader Walesa released

13 November
Top Story: 1985: Volcano kills thousands in Colombia

15 November
Top Story: 1940: Germans bomb Coventry to destruction

16 November
Top Story: 1983: England fans rampage in Luxembourg

17 November
Top Story: 1997: Egyptian militants kill tourists at Luxor


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