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National Archives papers released

National Archives papers released. Undated file photos of Margaret Thatcher and Robert Maxwell, as secret files have revealed how the media mogul entered a battle of wills with Mrs Thatcher over funding for the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh - and spectacularly lost out to the Iron Lady's steely determination. Issue date: Friday February 19, 2016. After scores of Commonwealth nations boycotted the games in protest over apartheid in South Africa the competition faced a major funding crisis and was in danger of falling through. See PA story RECORDS CommonwealthGames. Photo credit should read: PA Wire URN:25573108 (Press Association via AP Images)

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