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France in 1984 bomb plot to test UK security

British police found explosives stashed in the grounds of French ambassador's residence ahead of visit by president François Mitterrand.

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France had a bomb planted at its ambassador's London residence in an attempt to test British security arrangements, newly-released files show, reports Sky News.

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