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    ‘Great Train Robber’ Bruce Reynolds dies at 81

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 11:35am by Associated Press in London

    ... Associated Press in London Bruce Reynolds, the mastermind of the “Great Train Robbery” in Britain that brought its perpetrators cash, incarceration and pop-culture fame, died on Thursday. He was 81. Reynolds was part of a gang that stole sacks containing 2.6 million pounds from a Glasgow-to-London mail train in August 1963. The haul would be worth more than US$60 million ...

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    Northern Ireland's Dr No who said 'yes' to peace

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 03:39am by Reuters

    ... an administration backed by London and Dublin. Paisley called it the "greatest betrayal ever foisted... on the unionist people". Yet in 2007, after years of haggling over power-sharing ...

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    Broadway legend Elaine Stritch dies aged 89

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 12:19am by AFP

    ... Emmys. Stritch's career began in the 1940s and despite film and television credits, she was most famous for starring on Broadway and London's West End in plays, musicals and solo ... of appearances in Woody Allen movies, including September and Small Time Crooks, as well as alongside Richard Gere in Autumn In New York. In 2002, she won further critical acclaim in New York and London ...

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    Discount supermarkets pioneer Karl Albrecht, co-founder of Aldi chain, dies

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:56pm by BLOOM

    ... retailer last year, according to London-based research company Planet Retail. "He had a strong belief that everyone should be able to consume high-quality food and beverages at the lowest ...

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    Gerry Conlon, one of the Guildford Four, dies at 60

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... As Gerry Conlon walked out of London's Old Bailey court in 1989, his fist raised triumphantly, he said: "I have been in prison for something I did not do. I am totally innocent." One of the so-called Guildford Four, Conlon was a free man- his conviction overturned after serving 14 years for a 1974 Irish Republican Army terrorist bombing of a pub in Guildford, near London, that killed ...

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    Rolling Stones’ money man Prince Rupert Loewenstein dies at age 80

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:15pm by AP

    ... viveur" who threw grand balls and parties at his home in the wealthy London suburb of Richmond. Loewenstein is survived by his wife, Josephine, two sons and a daughter. Associated Press ...

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    Former Soviet Union interpreter Viktor Sukhodrev dies, aged 81

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:27am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... to Russian media reports, the cause was cardiac arrest. Sukhodrev, who was born in Moscow, spent several years in London as a child and spoke English fluently. He put his linguistic skills to use ...

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    ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ filmmaker committed suicide, family confirms

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:37am by AP

    ... Bendjelloul only two weeks ago in London. “He was so full of life, hope and optimism and happiness, and looking forward to the future and future collabourations,” he said. “The idea that he ...

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    Obituary: Eva Ban, the bikini woman in photo with John F. Kennedy

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:11pm by NYT

    ... mother and an American father- grew up in Budapest. Fleeing the Nazis, she moved first to London and then the US. In mid-August 1962, Kennedy was relaxing by the pool at the beachside home of his ...

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    Tony Benn, former aristocrat who stayed loyal to the British left, dies aged 88

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:09pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in London British politician Tony Benn was an unwavering socialist who rejected the Labour Party's ideological shift to vote-winning centrist policies Left-wing ... an aristocratic title rather than leave the House of Commons, has died. He was 88. His family said in a statement that Benn died peacefully at his home in west London yesterday. It did not give a cause ...




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