Miracle cancer cure, moving Mao, and policeman given City of London honour: headlines from 40 years ago

An Italian girl being cured of cancer after shrine visits, Beijing bidding farewell to the face of Chairman Mao, and a London police officer being given the privilege to move sheep in central London.July 27, 1980● The two top officers of a supertanker that snapped in half at a Rotterdam pier that week admitted that they failed to adjust cargo into emptied tanks to balance the Liberian-registered ship, police said. Port authorities said the Hong Kong captain and Taiwanese first mate told…

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