On This Day - April 26

1986 Radioactive material leaked from a damaged nuclear reactor at Chernobyl in Ukraine. 1995 A row broke out over the National Lottery paying £12.5 million for the pre-war papers of Winston Churchill

1986 Radioactive material leaked from a damaged nuclear reactor at Chernobyl in Ukraine. 1995 A row broke out over the National Lottery paying £12.5 million for the pre-war papers of Winston Churchill