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#50 Years On

# 50-years-on - Thursday 22 December, 2016

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.

# 50-years-on - Friday 19 December, 2014

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.

# 50-years-on - Sunday 8 June, 2014

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?)

# 50-years-on - Saturday 8 February, 2014

"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.