1948 Olympics

When London staged the 1948 Olympic Games, the city was still pitted with bomb-sites, its inhabitants still short of food and clothing. But for high-jumper Dorothy Tyler it was two weeks of fun.

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Tue 27 Jul 2010 22:50 GMT

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

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