Flogged Britons, trousers for horses and a burning woman: headlines from four decades ago

Published: 14/06/2018
Flogged Britons, trousers for horses and a burning woman: headlines from four decades ago
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

Angry British MPs protesting against the flogging of two Britons for making and selling alcohol in Saudi Arabia and a rule to put trousers on cab horses in Belgium were some of the news items making headlines four decades ago this week. June 11, 1978 ● A British parliamentary delegation offered to send a sample of the Harrier jump jet to China, which had shown interest in the plane. It sugge

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