BBC News: Stricken ship Aghios Georgios II remembered 50 years on
"Fifty years have passed since the Lebanese freight ship the Aghios Georgios II caught fire on the East Sussex coast. Hordes of spectators arrived to see the blaze, which broke out at Normans Bay near Eastbourne on 27 April, 1963. Ian Palmer spoke to eyewitness Ron Smith, historian Paul Hales, and resident Chris Barwick." (pictured)
Black Britain: Bristol bus boycott 1963
"A successful campaign, inspired by Martin Luther King, led by local black people, to demand equal treatment from the Bristol Omnibus Company. Footage taken from Black Britain 15 January 1991 and Windrush 6 June 1998."
Inside Out West: Bristol bus boycott 50 years on
"Fifty years after the Bristol bus boycott, BBC Inside Out looks back at the racist policies that stopped black people from working on the buses. In 1963 a young black man in Bristol was refused an interview for a job on the buses because of the colour of his skin. It sparked a protest which attracted national attention and ultimately led the way to the country's first ever race discrimination law. Within five years the Race Relations Act had banned all discrimination in the workplace. But for those who had been refused job interviews, there was never an apology from the Bristol Omnibus Company nor from the union preventing them getting work on the buses. Alastair McKee has been to meet some of the people involved in the boycott."