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London Bomb Blasts: One Year On On Friday July 07 2006, Britons remembered the 52 people that lost their lives in the bomb blasts which hit the capital a year ago. 0800 (Friday July 07) BBC Breakfast Dermot Murnaghan and… Read more

British Bird Flu In April 2006, bird flu was discovered in Britain for the first time although this was an isolated case. British news networks covered the story in-depth. 1800 (Thursday April 06) BBC Six O’clock News George Alagiah in… Read more

Queen At 80 On Friday April 21 2006, The Queen celebrated her 80th birthday. British News channels covered the day’s celebrations in-depth. 0800 (Friday April 21) Sky News Sunrise Lorna Dunkley at Windsor Castle and Steve Gaisford in London present… Read more

Budget 2006 On Wednesday March 22 2006, Gordon Brown unveiled his tenth budget. British networks produced special programmes. 1215 (Wednesday March 22) BBC Two/News 24 Special David Dimbleby presents live coverage of the Budget on BBC Two. Coverage is simulcast… Read more

Death of Slobodan Milosevic On Saturday March 11 2006, the fomer Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic was found dead in his cell. All networks covered the story in-depth. 1600 (Saturday March 11) BBC News 24 Joanna Gosling and Tim Willcox presented… Read more

Oscar Nominations On Tuesday January 31 2006, the nominations for the 2006 Academy Awards were revealed. 1330 (Tuesday January 31) BBC News Special Maxine Mawhinney presented a BBC News Special to cover the nominations for viewers on BBC News 24… Read more

Charles Kennedy Resigns On Saturday January 07 2006, Charles Kennedy resigned from his position as leader of the Liberal Democrats. British news networks covered the story in-depth. 1650 (Saturday January 07) ITV Weekend News Leyla Daybelge presents a round up… Read more

Ariel Sharon suffers stroke On Thursday January 05 2006, it was announced that the Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon had suffered a stroke. News teams were deployed to the region to bring the latest developments. 1900 (Thursday January 05) The… Read more

On Sunday December 11, 2005, the Buncefield Oil Depot in Hertfordshire was hit by fire. All British networks covered the story in-depth. BBC News ITV News Sky News

On Saturday December 03 2005, the funeral was held of the former English footballer George Best. 1100 (Saturday December 03) BBC News Special Dermot Murnaghan presented a special programme on BBC News 24 and BBC World which broadcast live coverage… Read more

On Saturday April 09 2005, Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles married in a private ceremony in Windsor. 2210 (Saturday April 09) BBC Weekend News Darren Jordon presented a round up of the days celebrations