This is a selection of some key newspaper front pages and their headlines during the 1980s. A further selection will be added later. Some key events covered by these newspaper headlines are the Great Storm of 1987, first articles mentioning global warming, IRA Brighton Hotel bomb in 1984, Romanian Revolution 1989, Lockerbie PanAm plane terrorist bombing, Chernobyl nuclear accident headlines showing crisis developing in April/May 1985, Black Monday share crash in 1987, Herald of Free enterprise ferry disaster, INF Arms treaty signing, Poll tax riots, PW Botha South Africa clampdown

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