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The Falklands war in the GNM Archive
A guide to researching the Falklands war using records from the Guardian and Observer’s archive

Richard Nelsson

16, May, 2024 @2:52 PM

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The day apartheid died: South Africa’s first free elections – archive, April 1994
In April 1994, the country held its first all-race, democratic elections. See how the Guardian reported events

compiled by Richard Nelsson

26, Apr, 2024 @4:30 AM

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Portugal’s Carnation Revolution – archive, April 1974
On 25 April 1974, an almost-bloodless coup brought down more than 40 years of dictatorship in Portugal and ended Europe’s longest-lasting dictatorship

compiled by Richard Nelsson

24, Apr, 2024 @10:28 AM

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The signing of the Entente Cordiale – archive, April 1904
On 8 April 1904, Britain and France signed a historic agreement heralding an end to centuries of bloody feuding. See how the Guardian reported events

compiled by Richard Nelsson

10, Apr, 2024 @10:44 AM

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Ramsay MacDonald forms Britain’s first Labour government – archive, January 1924
22 January 1924: MacDonald was asked by George V to form a government when Stanley Baldwin’s small Conservative majority proved ungovernable

compiled by Richard Nelsson

22, Jan, 2024 @5:30 AM

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The launch of the euro – archive, January 1999
On 1 January 1999, 11 of the 15 countries of the EU adopted the euro as their common currency

Compiled by Richard Nelsson

10, Jan, 2024 @10:32 AM

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What’s ahead in 2024: calendar of the year
Dozens of elections, Ukraine and Israel-Palestine, moon missions, the climate crisis and AI

Richard Nelsson

30, Dec, 2023 @12:00 PM

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The Berlin Wall is opened for Christmas – archive, December 1963
In December 1963, an agreement between East and West Germany allowed West Berliners to obtain one-day passes to visit relatives in East Berlin

compiled by Richard Nelsson

20, Dec, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Turkey switches from Arabic script to the Latin alphabet – archive, 1928
On 1 November 1928, a new Turkish alphabet law was passed making making the use of Latin letters compulsory in all public communications and the education system

Compiled by Richard Nelsson

25, Oct, 2023 @11:53 AM

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From the Guardian archive: some of John Vidal’s greatest pieces
Former environment editor, who has died aged 74, wrote for the Guardian for more than 30 years

compiled by Richard Nelsson

20, Oct, 2023 @8:15 AM

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Michael Frayn at 90: a miscellany of the satirical columnist’s finest moments
Playwright and novelist Frayn wrote for the Guardian since 1957. Here’s a selection of his writing from the past 65 years, covering everything from the arrival of saunas to the Lady Chatterley’s Lover trial

compiled by Richard Nelsson

08, Sep, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Spain holds first democratic election after death of Franco – archive, 1977
On 15 June 1977, the country voted in the first free election since 1936. The Union of the Democratic Centre, led by Adolfo Suárez, emerged as the largest party overall

Compiled by Richard Nelsson

26, Jul, 2023 @9:45 AM

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