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Did a lunatic try to kill a Prime Minister Robert Peel or was it all a cover story?

Most people know Sir Robert Peel as the man who founded the first modern police force in the world, London’s Metropolitan Police.  It must have been a good move as he went on to become Prime Minister, living in the … Continue reading

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Spencer Perceval – The only British Prime Minister to be killed in office

It is said that the more things change, the more they say the same.  This is perhaps never more true than in May 1812. Britain was in turmoil. Social and political unrest spread had spread across the country, as old … Continue reading

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50 years today John F. Kennedy was assassinated but do we know the whole truth?

Fifty years ago today on 22nd November 1963, President Kennedy was assassinated whilst driving in an open top car as part of a motorcade in Dallas, Texas. It’s a crime that still grips much of a nation if not much … Continue reading

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