Once firm fixtures of the British High Street, some of the biggest names in retailing have vanished over the past 40 years.
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Disaster struck on July 25th, 2000, when a Concorde supersonic passenger jet crashed in France just minutes after take-off, killing all 109 people on board and four people on the ground.
Today sees the launch in British cinemas of what is widely predicted to be the biggest family movie of the year, "The BFG" (Big Friendly Giant).
July 22nd, 1934, marked the end of the road for America's "Public Enemy No. 1" – John H. Dillinger.
One of Acorn Stairlifts' factories is in Shipley, West Yorkshire, which encompasses the fascinating Victorian model village of Saltaire.