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1990: Tearful farewell from Iron Lady
Margaret Thatcher formally tenders her resignation to the Queen and leaves Downing Street for the last time.

1994: Norway votes 'no' to Europe
Norway has for a second time rejected membership of the European Union in a referendum after a closely-fought campaign.

1999: Nude swordsman attacks churchgoers
Eleven people are injured in a sword attack at a church in south London after a naked man wielding a Samurai sword bursts in during Sunday Mass.

1967: Racing is latest victim of foot-and-mouth
All horse racing in Britain is suspended indefinitely to help prevent the spread of foot-and-mouth disease.

1971: Farmer cracks 'major smuggling ring'
Police say an English farmer may have uncovered a major immigrant smuggling operation.


Around this Day

25 November
Top Story: 1963: John F Kennedy is laid to rest

26 November
Top Story: 1983: 25m gold heist at Heathrow

27 November
Top Story: 1975: TV presenter Ross McWhirter shot dead

29 November
Top Story: 1963: Canadian air disaster kills 118

30 November
Top Story: 1995: Clinton kindles hope in Northern Ireland

1 December
Top Story: 1955: Black woman challenges race law


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