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Immigration archive: Ugandan Asians in Leicester (1972)
In 1972, Idi Amin expelled Uganda’s Asians, many of whom were British citizens and settled in the UK. At the time, ITN visited Leicester to find out how immigrants were coping.
Olympic archive: equestrian Princess Anne (1972)
Having already won gold in the 1971 European eventing championships, Princess Anne was training hard for the Munich summer Olympics when ITN sent Gerald Seymour to Windsor in March 1972.
Women’s football in 1972 – the ‘powder puff’ players?
Everyone’s hailing Sunday’s international game at Wembley, as the “coming of age” moment for women’s football. But it drew crowds in the past even before the ban. Ian Searcey delves into the archives.
Dallas reacts to the JFK assassination – ITN archive (1963)
In the days following the assassination of President John F Kennedy on the 22 November, Dallas became the unwelcome focus of world attention, writes Ian Searcey.
Great Train Robbery 50 years on: watch the video
Half a century after Britain’s infamous Great Train Robbery, labelled the “crime of the century”, Channel 4 News Picture Researcher Ian Searcey delves into the ITN archives to find the news report.
Britain’s Polaris deterrent – ITN archive (1967/8)
As the government reviews renewal of the Trident nuclear deterrent, Ian Searcey dives into the ITN archives and pulls up two items from the beginnings of the Royal Navy’s atomic programme.
‘In France, it’s a big thing…’ Tour de France (1963)
As the Tour de France prepares for its 100th race, Channel 4 News Picture Researcher Ian Searcey delves into the archive to reveal how ITN broadcast the race fifty years ago to a bemused Britain.
Did you get a Valentine’s card? Video
How has Valentine’s day evolved over the years? Channel 4 News Researcher Ian Searcey delves into the ITN archives to find two news reports from 14 February 1959 and 1986.
New year resolutions (in black and white)
As many of us pledge to make 2013 a year of change, Channel 4 News Picture Researcher Ian Searcey delves into the ITN archives to find out what new year resolutions we were making in the 1950s.
The Beatles: Love Me Do 50 years on
Fifty years ago, the Beatles released their first single, Love Me Do. As Channel 4 News archivist Ian Searcey explains, an ITN interview from the time captures the band in bemused mood.
Glimpse of rare Beatles film, 30 years since Lennon died
As Beatles fans remember John Lennon 30 years since he was shot in New York, Channel 4 News archive researcher Ian Searcey unearths a rare ITN interview with the band from their US tour of 1966.
Keane’s abusive tirade against ‘not Irish’ McCarthy (2002)
Roy Keane vows never to play for his country again under Mick McCarthy after walking out on the Irish squad before the 2002 World Cup in South Korea and Japan. Ireland made it through to the last 16.
‘Soccer, the game? I’ve never heard of that’ (1994)
Despite heavy corporate sponsorship, many Chicagoans interviewed for Channel 4 News on the eve of the 1994 football World Cup in the US had no knowledge of the game or the tournament.
When Roy Hodgson was ‘a kind of god’ (1994)
Managing England is not the easiest job in the world, as Roy Hodgson knows. But in 1994, having led the Swiss to their first World Cup finals in 28 years, Hodgson was a popular man in Switzerland.
Bobby Moore and the Bogota bracelet (1970)
Days before England began their defence of the World Cup in Mexico, their captain was arrested in Colombia on suspicion of stealing a bracelet. ITN’s Gerald Seymour spoke to him after his release.