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17 May
1955: Eden takes to the airwaves

15 Sep
1964: The Sun newspaper is born

02 Jan
1969: Murdoch wins Fleet Street foothold

11 May
1971: Britain's oldest tabloid closes

11 Jul
1977: Gay paper guilty of blasphemy

01 Jan
1978: Newspaper editor flees South Africa

22 Jan
1981: Murdoch bids to take over Times

25 Apr
1983: 'Hitler diaries' published

24 Jul
1987: Archer wins record damages

31 Jul
1987: Newspaper caught in Spycatcher row

13 Oct
1988: Government loses Spycatcher battle

24 May
1989: Yorkshire Ripper's wife wins damages

24 Mar
1992: Punch ends 150 years of satire

13 Apr
1992: Labour's Neil Kinnock resigns

26 Feb
2000: UK Government moves to gag ex-spy


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