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B. 01-18 47 dead as storm batters Europe London
03-23 Iran seizes 15 British sailors Persian Gulf, Iran
D. 06-27 Brown: Let work of change begin London
4. 06-30 Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport Glasgow Airport, Scotland
5. 07-03 BBC reporter Alan Johnston freed Gaza
G. 07-20 Fans receive final Potter book London
H. 07-23 UK fights worst floods in 60 years England
8. 11-29 UK teacher jailed over teddy row Sudan

Summary.     Click for More > Power deal marks 'new era' British captives shown on Iranian TV Ahmadinejad frees UK sailors Lugovoi charged with spy poisoning Five Britons seized Rushdie knighted in honours list   Brown: Let work of change begin   Gordon Brown is the UK's new prime minister after replacing the outgoing Tony Blair, following an audience with Queen Elizabeth II 2 explosive-laden cars linked Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport   Jeep Cherokee being driven at speed towards the main terminal building with flames coming out from underneath BBC reporter Alan Johnston freed  Johnston, kidnapped March 12 by a group calling itself the Army of Islam, was wearing blue jeans and looking gaunt UK expels four Russian diplomats Fans receive final Potter book   The seventh book in the series went on sale across the world. JK Rowling read excerpts to 500 devotees at Natural History Museum UK fights worst floods in 60 years Farm infected with foot-and-mouth British leave Basra base Police 'suspect Madeleine mother' Jury retraces Diana's fatal path Police guilty in 'bomber' case UK teacher jailed over teddy row Canoe man's sons fear 'huge scam' British troops return Basra to Iraqis
47 dead as storm batters Europe   Iran seizes 15 British sailors Map of Persian Gulf Iran
Jan.18   London
Mar.23   Iran
  The naval patrol seized sailors who had boarded a vessel suspected of smuggling cars off the coast of Iraq.    The Royal Marines and naval officers were have been apprehended by up to 6 ships from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy. The British government demanded the safe ret...
Mar.26   Northern Ireland
Mar.28   Iran
Apr.4   Iran
May.22   London
May.29   Baghdad
Jun.15   London
Jun.27   London
Jun.29   London
Jun.30   Scotland
Jul.3   Gaza
Jul.16   London
Jul.20   London
Jul.23   England
Aug.3   England
Sep.2   Basra
Sep.7   Portugal
Oct.8   Paris
Nov.1   London
Nov.29   Sudan
Dec.6   England
Dec.16   Basra





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Bollywood fury at 'Big Brother' 47 dead as storm batters Europe   Gale force winds and heavy downpours hammered northern Europe, disrupting travel for tens of thousands 'Beheading plot' behind terror raid   Iran seizes 15 British sailors Map of Persian Gulf Iran


January 2007 ... more > Top ^
Jan.11  Los Angeles  Beckham agrees to LA Galaxy move
Jan.15  London  Six accused of bomb plot
Jan.17   London
Jan.18   London  
Jan.31   England


February 2007 ... more > Top ^
Feb.3  England  Bird flu virus is Asian strain


March 2007 ... more > Top ^
Mar.19  Pakistan  Cricket mourns death of Woolmer
Mar.22  Northern England  Three held over 7 July bombings
Mar.23   Iran  
  The naval patrol seized sailors who had boarded a vessel suspected of smuggling cars off the coast of Iraq
 The Royal Marines and naval officers were have been apprehended by up to 6 ships from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy. The British government demanded the safe return of its troops and summoned Tehran's ambassador to explain the incident. Iran had asked Britain's ambassador to explain why the personnel had crossed into Iranian territory
Mar.26   Northern Ireland   Power deal marks 'new era'   Major Protestant and Catholic parties have hailed a deal to form a government as a 'new era of politics' Mar.27  London  Blair warns Iran of 'different phase'  Iran  Iran: Inquiry first, access second Mar.28   Iran     British captives shown on Iranian TV   The female British sailor detained by Iran in the Persian Gulf said her crew 'trespassed' in Iranian waters Mar.30  Iran  Video shows detainee 'apology'

April 2007 ... more > Top ^
Apr.1  Tehran  Protest at UK embassy Apr.4   Iran     Ahmadinejad frees UK sailors   Iranian President has met with some of the 15 personnel held in Iranian custody, after pardoning the group  Tehran  Britons leave Tehran for home Apr.5   London Blair welcomes sailors from Iran
Apr.6   London UK sailors 'were in Iraqi waters' Apr.7  Tehran  Iran urges UK goodwill on sailors  London  Naval captives can sell stories Apr.15  London  BBC calls claim of reporter's death 'rumor' Apr.22  London  Ex-PM barred from homebound plane Apr.23  Japan  Obara acquitted over Lucie death Apr.26  London  UK prince may be kept out of Iraq Apr.30   London British bomb plotters jailed for life  London  Pressure mounting for MI5 inquiry

May 2007 ... more > Top ^
May.2  Milan  Milan thrash United to reach final May.7   Washington Queen attends White House dinner
May.8   Northern Ireland Power sharing begins May.10   Northern England Blair: My political journey is over May.11  London  Blair backs Brown as next PM May.16   London Prince Harry will not go to Iraq  Scotland  Sevilla retain UEFA Cup on penalties May.19  Southern Iraq  Blair's tribute to troops in Iraq May.20   London Fire rips through Cutty Sark May.22   London     Lugovoi charged with spy poisoning   Russian prosecutors refuse to extradite Andrei Lugovoi, charged by Britain in the poisoning death of Alexander Litvinenko May.29   Baghdad   Five Britons seized   4 bodyguards and a finance expert have been kidnapped from Iraq's finance ministry. The kidnappers wore police uniforms May.31  Moscow  Ex-KGB spy: UK tried to recruit me

June 2007 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1   Gaza Video released of BBC's Johnston
Jun.6  Saudi Arabia  Saudi prince 'received arms cash' Jun.14  Portugal  Police search wasteland for missing girl Jun.15  London  UK jails 7 'dirty bomb' plotters   London   Rushdie knighted in honours list  Author who went into hiding under threat of death after an Iranian fatwa, has been knighted by the Queen Jun.19  Iran  Rushdie diplomatic row escalates Jun.20  London  Bush 'in envoy talks with Blair' Jun.24   Gaza BBC reporter in suicide vest video Jun.26  Jerusalem  Mid-East group debates Blair role Jun.27   London     Brown: Let work of change begin
  Gordon Brown is the UK's new prime minister after replacing the outgoing Tony Blair, following an audience with Queen Elizabeth II
 The man who has been Blair's chancellor for the past 10 years. Blair had earlier received an emotional and unprecedented standing ovation from MPs as he left Parliament
 Gaza  Hamas criticises Blair envoy move Jun.28  Scotland  Lockerbie bomber allowed appeal Jun.29  London  Bomb 'packed with nails'   London   2 explosive-laden cars linked   A vehicle containing fuel, gas canisters and nails found near Trafalgar Square is clearly linked to another explosives-packed car  London  Police hunting car bombers Jun.30   Scotland   Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport
Map of Glasgow Airport United Kingdom
  Jeep Cherokee being driven at speed towards the main terminal building with flames coming out from underneath.    2 Asian men, one of whom was on fire, had been in the car. 2 people had been arrested and detained...
 London  UK on highest terror alert    Four held amid terror alerts

July 2007 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1   Hong Kong Hong Kong marks handover anniversary
 London  Police confident in bombers hunt    Car bombings suspect 'on the run' Jul.2  Scotland  Two more held over bomb attacks  Queensland  Australia detains man in terror probe Jul.3    Terror suspects all linked to Health Service   Gaza   BBC reporter Alan Johnston freed
  Johnston, kidnapped March 12 by a group calling itself the Army of Islam, was wearing blue jeans and looking gaunt.    TV pictures showed Johnston, 45, leaving a building and entering a car, acc...
Jul.4  Jerusalem  BBC man: I felt buried alive Jul.5   Nigeria Delta Three-year-old seized
 Nigeria  'Threat to kill' missing UK girl Jul.6  London  Suspect charged in bomb attempts Jul.7  London  Venus Williams romps to her fourth title Jul.8   London Federer wins historic fifth title Jul.9   London Three guilty over 21/7 bomb plot  Nigeria  Girl recovers after kidnap Jul.13  Australia  UK terror plot suspect charged Jul.14  London  Man charged over failed attacks Jul.15  Chile  Blast near UK, Israeli embassies Jul.16   London     UK expels four Russian diplomats   The UK is to expel 4 diplomats from the Russian embassy after Moscow refused to extradite the suspect in the murder of Litvinenko  Moscow  Russia warns UK over expulsions Jul.19  Moscow  Russia expels 4 British diplomats  Moscow  New UK PM blamed for Russia row Jul.20   London   Fans receive final Potter book
  The seventh book in the series went on sale across the world. JK Rowling read excerpts to 500 devotees at Natural History Museum
Jul.23   England   UK fights worst floods in 60 years
  150,000 homes were without drinking water after the floodwaters swamped large areas of western England. 50,000 homes are without electricity  Jerusalem  Envoy Blair on mission to Israel Jul.24  England  140,000 homes without water Jul.26  Australia  Australia drops terror charge Jul.28  Australia  Cleared doctor leaves Australia Jul.30  Washington  Iraq to dominate Bush-Brown talks  Washington  Bush and Brown vow co-operation

August 2007 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1  Washington  BA's price-fix fine reaches $550m Aug.3   England   Farm infected with foot-and-mouth   60 animals on the farm at a farm in Surrey have been found to be infected with foot-and-mouth disease Aug.10   London Central banks pour money into system Aug.15   London World markets continue to slide Aug.24   Afghanistan U.S. jet 'bombs British troops' Aug.30   London Sharif names Pakistan return date

September 2007 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1   London Bhutto announces Pakistan return
Sep.2   Basra   British leave Basra base Map of Basra Iraq  Five-hundred British troops began withdrawing from their base in the city, which has been hit daily by mortar attacks Sep.3  London  UK: Basra pullout was pre-planned Sep.7   Portugal   Police 'suspect Madeleine mother'   Portuguese police believe the mother of missing 4-year-old is involved in her death Sep.15  Darfur  Brown peacekeeping vow Sep.25  Morocco  Photo examined for Madeleine clue

October 2007 ... more > Top ^
Oct.3  London  Bhutto: Corruption charges remain Oct.4   London Bhutto upbeat over power-sharing
Oct.6   London Brown rules out autumn election Oct.7  Paris  Diana inquest heads to Paris Oct.8  London  Brown denies polls changed mind   Paris     Jury retraces Diana's fatal path  Jurors in a British inquest have begun tracing Princess' last moments before the car crash that killed her 10 years ago Oct.19   London Lab suspends DNA pioneer Watson Oct.28  Saudi Arabia  Saudi king chides UK on terrorism Oct.30   London Saudi king's royal meet draws fire

November 2007 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1   London   Police guilty in 'bomber' case   The Metropolitan Police has been found guilty of endangering the public over the shooting of a man officers mistook for a suicide bomber Nov.20  London  Bank data of 25 millions missing Nov.29   Sudan   UK teacher jailed over teddy row
  Gillian Gibbons, 54, has been found guilty in of insulting religion after she allowed her primary school class to name a teddy bear Muhammad Nov.30   Sudan Protesters: Execute teacher


December 2007 ... more > Top ^
Dec.3   Sudan Sudan frees Briton in teddy row
Dec.6   England   Canoe man's sons fear 'huge scam'  John Darwin, 57, was thought to have drowned at sea. His wife Anne had confessed to knowing her husband was alive Dec.7  Guantanamo  UK Guantanamo four to be released Dec.10  Afghanistan  Brown hails Afghan battle success Dec.12  London  Afghan battle 'being won' - Brown  London  UK welcomes world cash injection Dec.16   Basra   British troops return Basra to Iraqis
Map of Basra Iraq  British troops handed over responsibility for security in the province of Basra, a major milestone in the scaling-back of the military presence Dec.20  Northern Ireland  Man cleared of Omagh bombing


  Iran seizes 15 British sailors Map of Persian Gulf Iran




United Kingdom, 2007 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
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Mar.23   Iran
  The naval patrol seized sailors who had boarded a vessel suspected of smuggling cars off the coast of Iraq
 The Royal Marines and naval officers were have been apprehended by up to 6 ships from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy. The British government demanded the safe return of its troops and summoned Tehran's ambassador to explain the incident. Iran had asked Britain's ambassador to explain why the personnel had crossed into Iranian territory
Mar.27  Iran  Iran: Inquiry first, access second Mar.28   Iran   British captives shown on Iranian TV   The female British sailor detained by Iran in the Persian Gulf said her crew 'trespassed' in Iranian waters Mar.30  Iran  Video shows detainee 'apology' Apr.6   London UK sailors 'were in Iraqi waters' Apr.26  London  UK prince may be kept out of Iraq May.16   London Prince Harry will not go to Iraq May.19  Southern Iraq  Blair's tribute to troops in Iraq Aug.24   Afghanistan U.S. jet 'bombs British troops' Sep.2   Basra British leave Basra base
Map of Basra Iraq  Five-hundred British troops began withdrawing from their base in the city, which has been hit daily by mortar attacks Sep.3  London  UK: Basra pullout was pre-planned Sep.15  Darfur  Brown peacekeeping vow Dec.10  Afghanistan  Brown hails Afghan battle success Dec.12  London  Afghan battle 'being won' - Brown Dec.16   Basra British troops return Basra to Iraqis Map of Basra Iraq  British troops handed over responsibility for security in the province of Basra, a major milestone in the scaling-back of the military presence



United Kingdom, 2007 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.18   London 47 dead as storm batters Europe   Gale force winds and heavy downpours hammered northern Europe, disrupting travel for tens of thousands Feb.3  England  Bird flu virus is Asian strain May.20   London Fire rips through Cutty Sark
Jul.23   England UK fights worst floods in 60 years  150,000 homes were without drinking water after the floodwaters swamped large areas of western England. 50,000 homes are without electricity Jul.24  England  140,000 homes without water Aug.3   England Farm infected with foot-and-mouth   60 animals on the farm at a farm in Surrey have been found to be infected with foot-and-mouth disease



United Kingdom, 2007 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.17   London Bollywood fury at 'Big Brother'
Mar.28   Iran   British captives shown on Iranian TV   The female British sailor detained by Iran in the Persian Gulf said her crew 'trespassed' in Iranian waters Jun.6  Saudi Arabia  Saudi prince 'received arms cash' Jul.3    Terror suspects all linked to Health Service Jul.20   London Fans receive final Potter book
  The seventh book in the series went on sale across the world. JK Rowling read excerpts to 500 devotees at Natural History Museum
Aug.1  Washington  BA's price-fix fine reaches $550m Aug.10   London Central banks pour money into system
Aug.15   London World markets continue to slide Nov.20  London  Bank data of 25 millions missing Dec.12  London  UK welcomes world cash injection



United Kingdom, 2007 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.11  Los Angeles  Beckham agrees to LA Galaxy move Mar.19  Pakistan  Cricket mourns death of Woolmer May.2  Milan  Milan thrash United to reach final May.16  Scotland  Sevilla retain UEFA Cup on penalties Jul.7  London  Venus Williams romps to her fourth title Jul.8   London Federer wins historic fifth title




United Kingdom, 2007 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.15  London  Six accused of bomb plot Jan.31   England 'Beheading plot' behind terror raid
Mar.22  Northern England  Three held over 7 July bombings Apr.15  London  BBC calls claim of reporter's death 'rumor' Apr.23  Japan  Obara acquitted over Lucie death Apr.30   London British bomb plotters jailed for life May.22   London   Lugovoi charged with spy poisoning   Russian prosecutors refuse to extradite Andrei Lugovoi, charged by Britain in the poisoning death of Alexander Litvinenko May.29   Baghdad Five Britons seized   4 bodyguards and a finance expert have been kidnapped from Iraq's finance ministry. The kidnappers wore police uniforms May.31  Moscow  Ex-KGB spy: UK tried to recruit me Jun.1   Gaza Video released of BBC's Johnston Jun.6  Saudi Arabia  Saudi prince 'received arms cash' Jun.14  Portugal  Police search wasteland for missing girl Jun.15  London  UK jails 7 'dirty bomb' plotters Jun.24   Gaza BBC reporter in suicide vest video Jun.28  Scotland  Lockerbie bomber allowed appeal Jun.29  London  Bomb 'packed with nails' Jun.29   London 2 explosive-laden cars linked   A vehicle containing fuel, gas canisters and nails found near Trafalgar Square is clearly linked to another explosives-packed car Jun.29  London  Police hunting car bombers Jun.30   Scotland Blazing car crashes into Glasgow airport Map of Glasgow Airport United Kingdom
  Jeep Cherokee being driven at speed towards the main terminal building with flames coming out from underneath.    2 Asian men, one of whom was on fire, had been in the car. 2 people had been arrested and detained...
Jun.30  London  UK on highest terror alert Jun.30    Four held amid terror alerts Jul.1  London  Police confident in bombers hunt Jul.1    Car bombings suspect 'on the run' Jul.2  Scotland  Two more held over bomb attacks Jul.2  Queensland  Australia detains man in terror probe Jul.3    Terror suspects all linked to Health Service Jul.3   Gaza BBC reporter Alan Johnston freed
  Johnston, kidnapped March 12 by a group calling itself the Army of Islam, was wearing blue jeans and looking gaunt.    TV pictures showed Johnston, 45, leaving a building and entering a car, acc...
Jul.4  Jerusalem  BBC man: I felt buried alive Jul.5   Nigeria Delta Three-year-old seized
Jul.5  Nigeria  'Threat to kill' missing UK girl Jul.6  London  Suspect charged in bomb attempts Jul.9   London Three guilty over 21/7 bomb plot Jul.9  Nigeria  Girl recovers after kidnap Jul.13  Australia  UK terror plot suspect charged Jul.14  London  Man charged over failed attacks Jul.15  Chile  Blast near UK, Israeli embassies Jul.26  Australia  Australia drops terror charge Jul.28  Australia  Cleared doctor leaves Australia Sep.7   Portugal Police 'suspect Madeleine mother'   Portuguese police believe the mother of missing 4-year-old is involved in her death Sep.25  Morocco  Photo examined for Madeleine clue Oct.7  Paris  Diana inquest heads to Paris Oct.8   Paris   Jury retraces Diana's fatal path  Jurors in a British inquest have begun tracing Princess' last moments before the car crash that killed her 10 years ago Oct.28  Saudi Arabia  Saudi king chides UK on terrorism Nov.1   London Police guilty in 'bomber' case   The Metropolitan Police has been found guilty of endangering the public over the shooting of a man officers mistook for a suicide bomber Nov.29   Sudan UK teacher jailed over teddy row   Gillian Gibbons, 54, has been found guilty in of insulting religion after she allowed her primary school class to name a teddy bear Muhammad Dec.6   England Canoe man's sons fear 'huge scam'  John Darwin, 57, was thought to have drowned at sea. His wife Anne had confessed to knowing her husband was alive Dec.7  Guantanamo  UK Guantanamo four to be released Dec.20  Northern Ireland  Man cleared of Omagh bombing



United Kingdom, 2007 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2007 Jan.17   London Bollywood fury at 'Big Brother'
Mar.26   Northern Ireland Power deal marks 'new era'   Major Protestant and Catholic parties have hailed a deal to form a government as a 'new era of politics' Mar.27  London  Blair warns Iran of 'different phase' Mar.27  Iran  Iran: Inquiry first, access second Apr.1  Tehran  Protest at UK embassy Apr.4   Iran   Ahmadinejad frees UK sailors   Iranian President has met with some of the 15 personnel held in Iranian custody, after pardoning the group Apr.4  Tehran  Britons leave Tehran for home Apr.5   London Blair welcomes sailors from Iran Apr.6   London UK sailors 'were in Iraqi waters' Apr.7  Tehran  Iran urges UK goodwill on sailors Apr.7  London  Naval captives can sell stories Apr.15  London  BBC calls claim of reporter's death 'rumor' Apr.22  London  Ex-PM barred from homebound plane Apr.26  London  UK prince may be kept out of Iraq Apr.30  London  Pressure mounting for MI5 inquiry May.7   Washington Queen attends White House dinner May.8   Northern Ireland Power sharing begins May.10   Northern England Blair: My political journey is over May.11  London  Blair backs Brown as next PM May.16   London Prince Harry will not go to Iraq May.19  Southern Iraq  Blair's tribute to troops in Iraq Jun.1   Gaza Video released of BBC's Johnston Jun.15   London Rushdie knighted in honours list  Author who went into hiding under threat of death after an Iranian fatwa, has been knighted by the Queen Jun.19  Iran  Rushdie diplomatic row escalates Jun.20  London  Bush 'in envoy talks with Blair' Jun.26  Jerusalem  Mid-East group debates Blair role Jun.27   London   Brown: Let work of change begin
  Gordon Brown is the UK's new prime minister after replacing the outgoing Tony Blair, following an audience with Queen Elizabeth II
 The man who has been Blair's chancellor for the past 10 years. Blair had earlier received an emotional and unprecedented standing ovation from MPs as he left Parliament
Jun.27  Gaza  Hamas criticises Blair envoy move Jul.1   Hong Kong Hong Kong marks handover anniversary
Jul.1  London  Police confident in bombers hunt Jul.16   London   UK expels four Russian diplomats   The UK is to expel 4 diplomats from the Russian embassy after Moscow refused to extradite the suspect in the murder of Litvinenko Jul.16  Moscow  Russia warns UK over expulsions Jul.19  Moscow  Russia expels 4 British diplomats Jul.19  Moscow  New UK PM blamed for Russia row Jul.23  Jerusalem  Envoy Blair on mission to Israel Jul.28  Australia  Cleared doctor leaves Australia Jul.30  Washington  Iraq to dominate Bush-Brown talks Jul.30  Washington  Bush and Brown vow co-operation Aug.30   London Sharif names Pakistan return date Sep.1   London Bhutto announces Pakistan return Sep.3  London  UK: Basra pullout was pre-planned Sep.15  Darfur  Brown peacekeeping vow Oct.3  London  Bhutto: Corruption charges remain Oct.4   London Bhutto upbeat over power-sharing Oct.6   London Brown rules out autumn election Oct.8  London  Brown denies polls changed mind Oct.19   London Lab suspends DNA pioneer Watson Oct.28  Saudi Arabia  Saudi king chides UK on terrorism Oct.30   London Saudi king's royal meet draws fire Nov.29   Sudan UK teacher jailed over teddy row   Gillian Gibbons, 54, has been found guilty in of insulting religion after she allowed her primary school class to name a teddy bear Muhammad Nov.30   Sudan Protesters: Execute teacher Dec.3   Sudan Sudan frees Briton in teddy row Dec.10  Afghanistan  Brown hails Afghan battle success