Strikes and Protests - Miners Dispute - Sheffield
NUM President, Arthur Scargill gives the results of the executive's meeting this morning over a loud-hailer to miners outide the union's Sheffield HQ today. A crucial vote was expected on whether to hold a national ballot over the continuing strike, Instead, Mr Scargill, flanked by Scottish miner's leader Mick McGahey (left) and the union General Secretary Peter Heathfield (right) and surrounded by police, announced a special delegate conference next Thursday would consider the union positions in the pay-and-pit closure dispute. Some 40 people were arrested during picketing there today.
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Entertainment - Playboy Bunny - London
Life can be a very tiring one for Bunnies so 18-year-old ANNA SCHOLES of Kentish town, took advantage of the opportunity for a rest while waiting in the coach at London Airport for Playboy Chief HUGH HEFNER. Fifty of the hundred London Bunnies went to the airport to greet Hefner, the 40-year-old Editor-Publisher of Playboy Magazine and President of the Playboy Clubs International, who arrived to attend the official opening of his first Playboy Club in Europe in London's Park Lane on June 30.
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Entertainment - Ken Dodd Swimming Lessons - Coventry
Comedian Ken Dodd, who is to appear in Bournemouth for the summer season this year, intends to go swimming in the sea (instead of having to make do with paddling) in his time off. So he has started to take lesson from an expert. He is pictured (nearer camera) having instruction from cross-channel swimmer Bill Pickering in Coventry, where Ken is in pantomime. Bill travels twice a week from his home at Walsall, Staffordshire, to give Ken his swimming lesson.
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