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2015 The remains of Richard III, King of England from 1483 to 1485, are escorted in a royal funeral procession; the remains were discovered in Leicester in 2012 and will be reburied at the Leicester Cathedral
2014 Mt. Gox, the Bitcoin exchange that filed for bankruptcy, announces that it has found 200,000 of the 800,000 missing bitcoins belonging to customers; the missing bitcoins were overlooked because they had been stored in an older format in a ‘wallet’ presumed to be empty
2014 The Brazilian government is auctioning part of the nation’s television bandwidth spectrum to mobile phone companies, providing much-needed capacity to meet wireless demand
2013 The British Food Standards Agency reports a discovery in Lancashire of 100kg of horse meat imported from Hungary labelled as beef
2013 France’s former President, Nicolas Sarkozy is investigated over claims of illegal donations made by Liliane Bettencourt of L’Oreal, the country’s richest woman
2012 In Montreal, Canada, over 200,000 people march to protest against post-secondary education tuition hikes
2012 In Portugal, trade unions hold a 24-hour strike to protest austerity measures
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