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# 50 Years On

Last year
SDLP's Colum Eastwood calls on Parachute Regiment to apologise for Bloody Sunday
This weekend marks; the 50th anniversary of the massacre.
All time
Dispelling the myths about the bombing of Nelson's Pillar
No, it wasn’t blown up by the IRA… And no – the Defence Forces didn’t make a hames of clearing the site.
Sex, drugs and spies: the Profumo Affair had it all
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the lie that toppled Harold Macmillan’s government in 1963.
16 unbelievable images of nature taking back a deserted New York City island
Yes, you read that. There is an abandoned island in NYC. (Wonder what the rents would be like?)
"The fans were pelting us with jellybeans": Here's what happened when The Beatles stormed Washington
John, Paul, George and Ringo conquered America 50 years ago this weekend — making their historic debut on ‘Ed Sullivan’, and playing their first US gig to 8,000 screaming fans.