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23 Feb
1959: Macmillan and Khrushchev talk peace

20 May
1973: Royal Navy moves to protect trawlers

19 Jan
1973: Super tug to defend fishing fleet

11 Dec
1975: Attack on British vessels heightens Cod War

07 Jan
1976: Iceland and Britain clash at sea

19 Jul
1976: Fight for fishing rights in Europe

06 Jan
1983: Danes raid British fishing grounds

03 Dec
1984: Hundreds die in Bhopal chemical accident

01 Feb
1994: MPs condemn sale of Rover

08 Oct
1990: Britain's first full day in ERM

15 Feb
1996: Arms-to-Iraq report published

03 Nov
1997: Angry truckers blockade French ports

26 May
1998: Veterans reject Japanese 'sorrow'

03 May
2000: Leading stock exchanges plan merger

21 Feb
2001: Ban follows foot-and-mouth outbreak

01 Jan
2002: Celebrations as euro hits the streets

04 Dec
2003: US pulls back from steel trade war


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