15th December

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2004 David Blunkett resigns David Blunkett resigns amid accusations that he used his position as Home Secretary to fast track a visa application for his ex lover's nanny.
1994 Diane Modahl guilty of taking banned drug Former 800m Commonwealth gold medallist, Diane Modahl, is found guilty of taking a banned drug. She was cleared in March 1996.
1993 Northern Ireland declaration signed Prime ministers John Major and Albert Reynolds sign a historic declaration to bring peace to Northern Ireland. The declaration allows for Sinn Fein to join talks on the future of the province if the IRA renounces violence.
1982 Spain opens border with Gibraltar After 13 years Spain opens the border with Gibraltar.

 

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On This Day - 15th December