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Roger Domeneghetti

The darker side of Britain's golden summer

Images of Ian Botham with his bat aloft and the pageantry of the Royal Wedding have created a popular memory of 1981 as a summer of national pride for Britain. But the reality was quite different

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Remembering Muhammad Ali's oddest fight

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The moment the Cold War was lost?

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Get Carter at 50: The movie that transformed the North East

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The ultimate coin toss... the day Britain went decimal

Fifty years ago Britain underwent an overnight switch to decimal currency. Roger Domeneghetti reports on how it came about, and why its effects still echo in British and European relations.

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Flash Gordon: the saviour of sci-fi

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Could Brexit cause a Bosman counter-revolution for football?

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Villa’s visionary: The manager with the short spell and long legacy

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Rulers of the road: the story of Pat Moss and Ann Wisdom

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Happy 60th Birthday, Dr. Martens

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The man who wanted to drain the Med

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Why the first televised debates disappeared amid controversy

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Stieg Larsson and the murder mystery that haunts Sweden

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How ‘It’s A Knockout’ helped to unite Europe

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Horror film: Facism flourishes in the UK

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EUROFILE: Reclaiming the Italian Job

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Why England doesn’t have its own L’Equipe, Gazzetto dello Sport, or Marca

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The remarkable story of Burnley’s European debut

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The year the world switched on: how the 1966 World Cup kicked off football’s TV revolution

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