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Summary.     Click for More > Writer Arthur C Clarke dies at 90 Delays, protests as Heathrow's T5 opens Duke 'did not order Diana death'   Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed'   The inquest jury: Diana and Dodi Al Fayed were unlawfully killed due to the gross negligence of driver Henri Paul and the paparazzi New mayor is eccentric, offensive United victorious after shoot-out drama More secret files found on train Bush and Brown in warning to Iran Fire breaks out in channel tunnel World markets continue to slide  In the first hour of trading on Wall Street, the Dow was down 41.85, or 0.38%, to 10,875.66. It fell as much as 175 in the opening minutes Barclays agrees $1.75B Lehman deal UK bank rescue package imminent  Chancellor Alistair Darling to announce details of a 50bn rescue package for the UK banking system World's central banks slash interest rates  The leading economies, led by the U.S. and the UK, slashed interest rates to tackle the global financial crisis after days of stock market l... European markets surge after crisis talks Brown in India for terror talks Banks face huge losses from $50B 'scam' UK troops to leave Iraq 'by July'
Russia warned over 'intimidation' Heathrow jet lands short of runway Rice and Miliband on Afghan trip Scotland Yard: 'Blast killed Bhutto' UK: CIA rendition flights used British soil Harry withdrawn from Afghanistan
Jan.16   London
Jan.17   London
Feb.6   Kabul
Feb.8   Pakistan
Feb.21   London
Feb.29   Afghanistan
  23-year-old Prince Harry is to be withdrawn from Afghanistan after news of his secret deployment leaked out
Mar.18   Sri Lanka
Mar.27   London
Mar.31   London
Apr.7   London
May.2   London
May.21   Moscow
Jun.14   London
Jun.16   London
Sep.11   France
Sep.16   New York
Sep.17  
Oct.7  
Oct.8   London
Oct.13   European Union
Dec.13   New Delhi
Dec.15   London
Dec.17   Baghdad





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Russia warned over 'intimidation'  British Council employees were interviewed by security services and a director was detained by police Heathrow jet lands short of runway Map of Heathrow United Kingdom  The pilot of a British Airways passenger jet that crash landed appeared to be struggling to bring the plane down safely   Rice and Miliband on Afghan trip  US Secretary of State and UK Foreign Secretary have arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit   Scotland Yard: 'Blast killed Bhutto'   Report: former Prime Minister died from a severe injury when a bomb blast slammed her head into into an escape hatch on her SUV UK: CIA rendition flights used British soil   British Foreign Secretary Miliband said that British territory was used to transport two suspects in the CIA's rendition program Harry withdrawn from Afghanistan


January 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jan.4  London  Hingis banned for doping offense
Jan.8  London  Bhutto's son: Democracy is revenge
Jan.10  London  Blair optimism on Mid-East peace
Jan.14  Moscow  Russia summons UK envoy over row
Jan.16   London  
Jan.17   London  
 London  Russia actions 'stain reputation'
 London  Heathrow crash probe to begin


February 2008 ... more > Top ^
Feb.6   Kabul  
Feb.8   Pakistan  
 London  PM rejects special laws for Muslims
Feb.18  London  Al Fayed: Diana's death was 'hot murder'
Feb.21   London  
Feb.28  Afghanistan  Army considers Harry deployment
Feb.29   Afghanistan  
  23-year-old Prince Harry is to be withdrawn from Afghanistan after news of his secret deployment leaked out


March 2008 ... more > Top ^
Mar.8  Northern England  Battle over Liverpool intensifies Mar.15  Wales  Wales romp to Grand Slam triumph Mar.17  London  Mills awarded 24.3m settlement Mar.18   Sri Lanka   Writer Arthur C Clarke dies at 90   British science fiction writer Sir Arthur C Clarke has died at the age of 90. His story The Sentinel was made into the film 2001: A Space Od... Mar.20  Russia  Brothers face spy charges Mar.26  London  Sarkozy begins state visit to UK Mar.27   London   Delays, protests as Heathrow's T5 opens
  A protest by campaigners opposed to the expansion of the airport and luggage delivery delays have overshadowed the opening of Terminal 5 Mar.31   London     Duke 'did not order Diana death'  The Coroner: There is 'not a shred of evidence' that the Duke of Edinburgh ordered Diana's death or that it was organised by MI6

April 2008 ... more > Top ^
Apr.6   London Angry protests as torch reaches London
Apr.7   London     Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed'
  The inquest jury: Diana and Dodi Al Fayed were unlawfully killed due to the gross negligence of driver Henri Paul and the paparazzi
 Paul's drink-driving and a lack of seatbelts contributed to their deaths. Al Fayed's father Mohamed has refused to accept the verdict
Apr.18   Zimbabwe Mugabe attacks opposition and UK  London  Bank 50bn mortgage rescue plan Apr.29  Northern England  Scholes fires United to Champions final Apr.30  London  Drogba, Lampard send Chelsea through

May 2008 ... more > Top ^
May.1   London Jury sees video of London bombings
  England Labour suffers big council losses May.2   London   New mayor is eccentric, offensive  London's new Mayor Boris Johnson is a maverick lawmaker loved for his eccentric wit but often maligned for his abrasive tongue May.11   Northern England United claim 10th Premier League title May.14   Northern England Zenit shuts out Rangers for UEFA Cup May.16   London Brown: Burma 'guilty of inhuman action' May.21   Moscow   United victorious after shoot-out drama  Manchester United have won the Champions League 6-5 on penalties over Chelsea after final finished 1-1 after a dramatic rainy night

June 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jun.8   Afghanistan British toll in Afghanistan climbs to 100
Jun.14   London   More secret files found on train  More government files, which cover fighting global terrorist funding, drugs trafficking were found on a commuter train earlier this week Jun.15   London Bush begins two-day visit to UK Jun.16   London     Bush and Brown in warning to Iran  Gordon Brown and George Bush have warned Iran to accept their 'offers of partnership' or face tough sanctions and international isolation Jun.20  Equatorial Guinea  Mercenary plays down role Jun.22  Jerusalem  Bishops criticise Anglican leader Jun.24  London  Monet water lily painting sets $80M record Jun.27  London  Mandela joins stars at gig

July 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jul.2  London  UK ban for Hezbollah military arm Jul.4  London  Nadal secures final spot against Federer   London Police arrest man in students' slaying
Jul.5   London Venus retains her title in straight sets Jul.6   London Nadal stuns Federer in Wimbledon final Jul.7   Equatorial Guinea British ex-soldier sentenced for plot  Bermuda  Hurricane Bertha gains strength Jul.8  Bermuda  Hurricane Bertha weakens Jul.9  London  Man charged with student murders    Half of UK forces 'ready to quit' Jul.12  Moscow  Russia blasts US, UK over Zimbabwe vote Jul.13  London  Protest disrupts bishop's sermon Jul.14  London  UK looks to EU for Zimbabwe sanctions  Bermuda  Bertha knocks out power in Bermuda Jul.19   Iraq Suicide claim over UK hostage Jul.20  Northern England  Brilliant Harrington retains Open  West Bank  Brown demands end to Israel settlements Jul.21   Portugal Madeleine case 'will be shelved' Jul.22  London  UK troops to start Iraq withdrawal by 2009 Jul.23   London UK move to fight online music piracy Jul.24  London  Mosley wins court case over orgy  Scotland  SNP stuns Labour in Glasgow East Jul.25  Helmand  UK, Danish soldiers killed  Moscow  UK warns of damage in TNK-BP row Jul.26  Germany  Women try to open door mid-flight Jul.28  California  Branson unveils space tourism jet Jul.29  Antigua & Barbuda  3 held in honeymoon murder case

August 2008 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1  London  Jury fails to reach verdict in bomb case Aug.14  London  BA seals alliance with American Aug.15  Northern Ireland  Omagh bombing remembered 10 years on Aug.26  Ukraine  Miliband seeks backing on Russia Aug.29  Monaco  Zenit see off United to claim Super Cup  London  Darling warns of economic crisis

September 2008 ... more > Top ^
Sep.2  Southern Afghanistan  UK troops in huge turbine mission  England  Tycoon killed family in mansion arson Sep.4  London  Icy fuel lines blamed for Heathrow crash Sep.6  London  Tutu: Church obsessed with gays Sep.7  New York  Murray stuns No. 1 Nadal Sep.11   France   Fire breaks out in channel tunnel
  Thousands of passengers and truckers are stranded in France and England after a fire broke out in the undersea tunnel linking the two countries Sep.16   New York   World markets continue to slide
  In the first hour of trading on Wall Street, the Dow was down 41.85, or 0.38%, to 10,875.66. It fell as much as 175 in the opening minutes.    UK's FTSE 100 shedding 3.2%. Central banks around the globe have pumped funds into the markets, including $5...
Sep.17     Barclays agrees $1.75B Lehman deal  British bank Barclays said it had reached a deal to purchase key units of U.S. investment bank, as global markets continued to worry Sep.20  London  George Michael arrested over drugs Sep.30  London  Ship blaze blamed on vacuum cleaner

October 2008 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1  London  UK: Diplomats' children to leave Pakistan Oct.3  London  Brown recruits shamed spinmaster Oct.4  Helmand  Afghan victory hopes played down Oct.5   Hong Kong Melamine in Cadbury products Oct.7     UK bank rescue package imminent
  Chancellor Alistair Darling to announce details of a 50bn rescue package for the UK banking system
Oct.8   London   World's central banks slash interest rates
  The leading economies, led by the U.S. and the UK, slashed interest rates to tackle the global financial crisis after days of stock market losses.    Six central banks cut interest ...
Oct.13   European Union   European markets surge after crisis talks  The markets have rallied in response to efforts by world leaders to end the recent financial turmoil

November 2008 ... more > Top ^
Nov.2  England  Lewis Hamilton wins the 2008 F1 Drivers Nov.6   London UK interest rates slashed to 3% Nov.10  England  QE2 liner runs aground near port Nov.12   Yemen British and Russia warships repel pirates Nov.13  London  'Extra UK troops' for Afghanistan Nov.17  Syria  UK minister set for Syria talks Nov.19   England Woman given windpipe created in lab   Congo UK, France push more UN troops in Congo Nov.20   London Jackson to appear at High Court Nov.21   West Pakistan UK militant 'killed in Pakistan' Nov.23  London  Jackson settles High Court case Nov.24   London Darling cuts VAT in pre-Budget Nov.26  Somalia  Western journalists kidnapped

December 2008 ... more > Top ^
Dec.2  Portugal  Ronaldo European Footballer of Year Dec.5   London PM urges Zimbabwe cholera action
Dec.9  London  UK Iraq withdrawal 'begins in March'    Miner Rio Tinto cuts 14,000 jobs Dec.13   New Delhi     Brown in India for terror talks  UK Prime Minister has travelled to India to discuss terrorism and try to calm relations with Pakistan following the Mumbai attacks Dec.15   London     Banks face huge losses from $50B 'scam'  Some of the biggest names in global finance have lost hundreds of millions of dollars in a 'pyramid scheme' by Bernard Madoff Dec.17   Baghdad   UK troops to leave Iraq 'by July'   Gordon Brown and Iraqi prime minister say UK forces will have 'completed their tasks' and leave the country by the end of July next year Dec.21   Scotland Lockerbie marks anniversary of bombing  Japan  Rooney wins Club World Cup for Man Utd  London  UK seeking ways to keep troops in Iraq Dec.25   London Playwright Harold Pinter dies Dec.28  Baghdad  Iraq allows British, other troops to stay Dec.29  London  Pound hits new low against euro


Harry withdrawn from Afghanistan




United Kingdom, 2008 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2008
Feb.28  Afghanistan  Army considers Harry deployment
Feb.29   Afghanistan
  23-year-old Prince Harry is to be withdrawn from Afghanistan after news of his secret deployment leaked out
Jun.8   Afghanistan British toll in Afghanistan climbs to 100
Jul.7   Equatorial Guinea British ex-soldier sentenced for plot Jul.9    Half of UK forces 'ready to quit' Jul.22  London  UK troops to start Iraq withdrawal by 2009 Jul.25  Helmand  UK, Danish soldiers killed Sep.2  Southern Afghanistan  UK troops in huge turbine mission Oct.4  Helmand  Afghan victory hopes played down Nov.12   Yemen British and Russia warships repel pirates Nov.13  London  'Extra UK troops' for Afghanistan Nov.19   Congo UK, France push more UN troops in Congo Nov.21   West Pakistan UK militant 'killed in Pakistan' Dec.9  London  UK Iraq withdrawal 'begins in March' Dec.17   Baghdad UK troops to leave Iraq 'by July'   Gordon Brown and Iraqi prime minister say UK forces will have 'completed their tasks' and leave the country by the end of July next year Dec.21  London  UK seeking ways to keep troops in Iraq Dec.28  Baghdad  Iraq allows British, other troops to stay



United Kingdom, 2008 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.17   London Heathrow jet lands short of runway
Map of Heathrow United Kingdom  The pilot of a British Airways passenger jet that crash landed appeared to be struggling to bring the plane down safely Jan.17  London  Heathrow crash probe to begin Apr.7   London   Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed'
  The inquest jury: Diana and Dodi Al Fayed were unlawfully killed due to the gross negligence of driver Henri Paul and the paparazzi
 Paul's drink-driving and a lack of seatbelts contributed to their deaths. Al Fayed's father Mohamed has refused to accept the verdict
Jul.7  Bermuda  Hurricane Bertha gains strength Jul.8  Bermuda  Hurricane Bertha weakens Jul.14  Bermuda  Bertha knocks out power in Bermuda Jul.26  Germany  Women try to open door mid-flight Sep.4  London  Icy fuel lines blamed for Heathrow crash Sep.11   France Fire breaks out in channel tunnel
  Thousands of passengers and truckers are stranded in France and England after a fire broke out in the undersea tunnel linking the two countries Sep.30  London  Ship blaze blamed on vacuum cleaner Oct.5   Hong Kong Melamine in Cadbury products Nov.10  England  QE2 liner runs aground near port Dec.5   London PM urges Zimbabwe cholera action



United Kingdom, 2008 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2008 Mar.17  London  Mills awarded 24.3m settlement Mar.27   London Delays, protests as Heathrow's T5 opens  A protest by campaigners opposed to the expansion of the airport and luggage delivery delays have overshadowed the opening of Terminal 5 Apr.18  London  Bank 50bn mortgage rescue plan Jun.24  London  Monet water lily painting sets $80M record Jun.27  London  Mandela joins stars at gig Jul.23   London UK move to fight online music piracy
Jul.24  London  Mosley wins court case over orgy Jul.25  Moscow  UK warns of damage in TNK-BP row Jul.28  California  Branson unveils space tourism jet Aug.14  London  BA seals alliance with American Aug.29  London  Darling warns of economic crisis Sep.16   New York World markets continue to slide
  In the first hour of trading on Wall Street, the Dow was down 41.85, or 0.38%, to 10,875.66. It fell as much as 175 in the opening minutes.    UK's FTSE 100 shedding 3.2%. Central banks around the globe have pumped funds into the markets, including $5...
Sep.17   Barclays agrees $1.75B Lehman deal  British bank Barclays said it had reached a deal to purchase key units of U.S. investment bank, as global markets continued to worry Sep.20  London  George Michael arrested over drugs Oct.5   Hong Kong Melamine in Cadbury products
Oct.7   UK bank rescue package imminent
  Chancellor Alistair Darling to announce details of a 50bn rescue package for the UK banking system
Oct.8   London World's central banks slash interest rates
  The leading economies, led by the U.S. and the UK, slashed interest rates to tackle the global financial crisis after days of stock market losses.    Six central banks cut interest ...
Oct.13   European Union European markets surge after crisis talks  The markets have rallied in response to efforts by world leaders to end the recent financial turmoil Nov.6   London UK interest rates slashed to 3% Nov.19   England Woman given windpipe created in lab Nov.20   London Jackson to appear at High Court Nov.23  London  Jackson settles High Court case Nov.24   London Darling cuts VAT in pre-Budget Dec.9    Miner Rio Tinto cuts 14,000 jobs Dec.15   London   Banks face huge losses from $50B 'scam'  Some of the biggest names in global finance have lost hundreds of millions of dollars in a 'pyramid scheme' by Bernard Madoff Dec.25   London Playwright Harold Pinter dies Dec.29  London  Pound hits new low against euro



United Kingdom, 2008 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.4  London  Hingis banned for doping offense Mar.8  Northern England  Battle over Liverpool intensifies Mar.15  Wales  Wales romp to Grand Slam triumph Apr.6   London Angry protests as torch reaches London
Apr.29  Northern England  Scholes fires United to Champions final Apr.30  London  Drogba, Lampard send Chelsea through May.11   Northern England United claim 10th Premier League title May.14   Northern England Zenit shuts out Rangers for UEFA Cup May.21   Moscow United victorious after shoot-out drama  Manchester United have won the Champions League 6-5 on penalties over Chelsea after final finished 1-1 after a dramatic rainy night Jul.4  London  Nadal secures final spot against Federer Jul.5   London Venus retains her title in straight sets Jul.6   London Nadal stuns Federer in Wimbledon final Jul.20  Northern England  Brilliant Harrington retains Open Jul.24  London  Mosley wins court case over orgy Aug.29  Monaco  Zenit see off United to claim Super Cup Sep.7  New York  Murray stuns No. 1 Nadal Nov.2  England  Lewis Hamilton wins the 2008 F1 Drivers Dec.2  Portugal  Ronaldo European Footballer of Year Dec.21  Japan  Rooney wins Club World Cup for Man Utd



United Kingdom, 2008 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.8   Pakistan   Scotland Yard: 'Blast killed Bhutto'   Report: former Prime Minister died from a severe injury when a bomb blast slammed her head into into an escape hatch on her SUV Mar.20  Russia  Brothers face spy charges Mar.31   London   Duke 'did not order Diana death'  The Coroner: There is 'not a shred of evidence' that the Duke of Edinburgh ordered Diana's death or that it was organised by MI6 Apr.7   London   Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed'
  The inquest jury: Diana and Dodi Al Fayed were unlawfully killed due to the gross negligence of driver Henri Paul and the paparazzi
 Paul's drink-driving and a lack of seatbelts contributed to their deaths. Al Fayed's father Mohamed has refused to accept the verdict
May.1   London Jury sees video of London bombings Jun.20  Equatorial Guinea  Mercenary plays down role Jul.2  London  UK ban for Hezbollah military arm Jul.4   London Police arrest man in students' slaying Jul.7   Equatorial Guinea British ex-soldier sentenced for plot Jul.9  London  Man charged with student murders Jul.19   Iraq Suicide claim over UK hostage Jul.21   Portugal Madeleine case 'will be shelved' Jul.23   London UK move to fight online music piracy Jul.26  Germany  Women try to open door mid-flight Jul.29  Antigua & Barbuda  3 held in honeymoon murder case Aug.1  London  Jury fails to reach verdict in bomb case Sep.2  England  Tycoon killed family in mansion arson Sep.20  London  George Michael arrested over drugs Oct.1  London  UK: Diplomats' children to leave Pakistan Nov.12   Yemen British and Russia warships repel pirates Nov.26  Somalia  Western journalists kidnapped Dec.13   New Delhi   Brown in India for terror talks  UK Prime Minister has travelled to India to discuss terrorism and try to calm relations with Pakistan following the Mumbai attacks Dec.15   London   Banks face huge losses from $50B 'scam'  Some of the biggest names in global finance have lost hundreds of millions of dollars in a 'pyramid scheme' by Bernard Madoff Dec.21   Scotland Lockerbie marks anniversary of bombing



United Kingdom, 2008 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.8  London  Bhutto's son: Democracy is revenge Jan.10  London  Blair optimism on Mid-East peace Jan.14  Moscow  Russia summons UK envoy over row Jan.16   London Russia warned over 'intimidation'  British Council employees were interviewed by security services and a director was detained by police Jan.17  London  Russia actions 'stain reputation' Feb.6   Kabul   Rice and Miliband on Afghan trip  US Secretary of State and UK Foreign Secretary have arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit Feb.8  London  PM rejects special laws for Muslims Feb.18  London  Al Fayed: Diana's death was 'hot murder' Feb.21   London UK: CIA rendition flights used British soil   British Foreign Secretary Miliband said that British territory was used to transport two suspects in the CIA's rendition program Feb.28  Afghanistan  Army considers Harry deployment Feb.29   Afghanistan Harry withdrawn from Afghanistan
  23-year-old Prince Harry is to be withdrawn from Afghanistan after news of his secret deployment leaked out
Mar.18   Sri Lanka Writer Arthur C Clarke dies at 90   British science fiction writer Sir Arthur C Clarke has died at the age of 90. His story The Sentinel was made into the film 2001: A Space Od... Mar.26  London  Sarkozy begins state visit to UK Mar.27   London Delays, protests as Heathrow's T5 opens
  A protest by campaigners opposed to the expansion of the airport and luggage delivery delays have overshadowed the opening of Terminal 5 Mar.31   London   Duke 'did not order Diana death'
  The Coroner: There is 'not a shred of evidence' that the Duke of Edinburgh ordered Diana's death or that it was organised by MI6 Apr.6   London Angry protests as torch reaches London Apr.7   London   Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed'
  The inquest jury: Diana and Dodi Al Fayed were unlawfully killed due to the gross negligence of driver Henri Paul and the paparazzi
 Paul's drink-driving and a lack of seatbelts contributed to their deaths. Al Fayed's father Mohamed has refused to accept the verdict
Apr.18   Zimbabwe Mugabe attacks opposition and UK May.1   England Labour suffers big council losses May.2   London New mayor is eccentric, offensive  London's new Mayor Boris Johnson is a maverick lawmaker loved for his eccentric wit but often maligned for his abrasive tongue May.16   London Brown: Burma 'guilty of inhuman action' Jun.14   London More secret files found on train  More government files, which cover fighting global terrorist funding, drugs trafficking were found on a commuter train earlier this week Jun.15   London Bush begins two-day visit to UK Jun.16   London   Bush and Brown in warning to Iran  Gordon Brown and George Bush have warned Iran to accept their 'offers of partnership' or face tough sanctions and international isolation Jun.22  Jerusalem  Bishops criticise Anglican leader Jun.27  London  Mandela joins stars at gig Jul.12  Moscow  Russia blasts US, UK over Zimbabwe vote Jul.13  London  Protest disrupts bishop's sermon Jul.14  London  UK looks to EU for Zimbabwe sanctions Jul.20  West Bank  Brown demands end to Israel settlements Jul.22  London  UK troops to start Iraq withdrawal by 2009 Jul.24  Scotland  SNP stuns Labour in Glasgow East Jul.25  Moscow  UK warns of damage in TNK-BP row Aug.15  Northern Ireland  Omagh bombing remembered 10 years on Aug.26  Ukraine  Miliband seeks backing on Russia Sep.6  London  Tutu: Church obsessed with gays Oct.1  London  UK: Diplomats' children to leave Pakistan Oct.3  London  Brown recruits shamed spinmaster Nov.13  London  'Extra UK troops' for Afghanistan Nov.17  Syria  UK minister set for Syria talks Nov.24   London Darling cuts VAT in pre-Budget Dec.5   London PM urges Zimbabwe cholera action Dec.13   New Delhi   Brown in India for terror talks  UK Prime Minister has travelled to India to discuss terrorism and try to calm relations with Pakistan following the Mumbai attacks Dec.21   Scotland Lockerbie marks anniversary of bombing Dec.21  London  UK seeking ways to keep troops in Iraq Dec.28  Baghdad  Iraq allows British, other troops to stay