General Election 1997
2nd MAY : On this day in 1997 the Labour Party won a landslide victory over the Conservatives and Tony Blair became prime Minister. Tony Blair is greeted by hundreds of Union Jack-waving supporters as he arrives in Downing Street as Prime Minister for the first time . Labour won a landslide victory in yesterday's general election, ousting the Tories from 18 years in government.
Sailing - Francis Chichester Sails Around The World
Gipsy Moth IV pulls away from Greenwich pier as it begins the final part of its Around-the-World journey, travelling the short distance to Westminster, after Francis Chichester had been knighted by HM Queen Elizabeth II
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Soldiers march through York
Soldiers from The Yorkshire Regiment attend a church service inside York Minster after using their Regimental Freedom rights to march through the City of York with their newly presented Colours.
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