Files reveal 1970s IRA 'targets'

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Police found a list of potential IRA bombing targets, including Buckingham Palace, during a raid in London in 1975, newly released files show.

Hundreds of names, including those of MPs and soldiers, was found in a flat used by the IRA's Balcombe Street gang.

The four-man unit carried out a series of bombings and murders in the 1970s.

National Archive files show that Prime Minister Harold Wilson was told about the police find, but he was told that it did not represent a "death list".

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