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Western diplomats also boycotted a big Russian Embassy party in London. In Paris, crowds set fire to the Communist Party headquarters and attacked the offices of a Communist newspaper. They broke down the HQ’s doors and threw furniture out of the windows.

35 years ago (1987)

An IRA bomb at a Remembrance Day service in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland killed 11 people and injured 63.

Many of the victims were elderly as crowds of people waited for a parade of veterans to pass the Cenotaph in the town.

Six years ago (2016)

Republican Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States after he defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Populist Trump was the first US president to hold office without prior military or government service.

His election triggered protests, while his presidency caused shockwaves through the American political system.

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