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Labour's Sadiq Khan elected 1st Muslim London mayor  Khan defeated Conservative rival Zac Goldsmith by more than 300,000 votes, after first- and second-preference votes were allocated   EU referendum: Cameron sets June date for UK vote   The UK will vote on whether to remain in the EU on Thursday 23 June, Prime Minister David Cameron has said President Putin 'probably' approved Litvinenko murder Tories closing in on a majority  David Cameron says he hopes to govern for all of the UK as a forecast gives the Tories 325 seats - enough to form a majority in the Commons Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to daughter   The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a girl, Kensington Palace has announced. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth UK MPs vote against Syria action Duchess gives birth to son Map of Paddington London United Kingdom


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Feb.19  EU deal gives UK special status, says PM
Feb.4  Syria civil war: Donors pledge billions in vital aid
Feb.3  Julian Assange 'will surrender' if UN rules against him


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May.8  Cameron mulls make-up of new cabinet
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Sep.8  Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting second child
Mar.14  No Ukraine accord in US-Russia talks
 Kerry, Lavrov hold last-ditch talks


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Aug.29
Jul.24  Royal baby prince named George
Jul.23  William and Kate present baby prince
Jul.22  Thousands celebrate royal baby at Buckingham Palace
 
  The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby boy, Kensington Palace has announced. The baby was delivered at 16:24 BST at St Mary's Hospital
 The Duke of Cambridge said in a statement the couple 'could not be happier'. He and the duchess will remain in the hospital overnight
 Kate Middleton in labour as world waits Apr.17  Last respects paid to Lady Thatcher Apr.8 Margaret Thatcher dead at 87   Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was a towering figure in postwar British and world politics and the only woman to become British prime... Mar.23  Russian tycoon Berezovsky dies Mar.3  Queen Elizabeth II hospitalized

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Dec.3  William and Kate expecting royal child Nov.10  BBC boss George Entwistle resigns Aug.16  Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange Jun.27  Queen makes history with ex-IRA leader handshake Jun.19  WikiLeakers founder seeks asylum in Ecuador Jun.3     Pomp, pouring rain for Diamond Jubilee   The Thames became a sea of red, white and blue Sunday, as tens of thousands celebrated the diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II May.15  Murdoch editor charged over hacking

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.30  UK to expel all Iranian diplomats Nov.2  Assange loses fight against extradition Oct.28  Daughters given equal rights to throne Aug.10  Cameron: 'Fightback is under way' Jul.20  Parliament grills combative Cameron Jul.19  UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor Jul.17  London police chief resigns amid scandal  Brooks arrested in hacking scandal Jul.15  Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign Jul.12  Murdoch summoned over phone hacking Jul.9  NoW goes to presses for last time Jul.7 Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing   The embattled tabloid News of the World, one of the oldest and best-selling newspapers in Britain, will shut down after Sunday's issue May.17  Queen honours Irish fighters Apr.29     Prince William married Catherine Middleton
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  Prince William of Wales slipped a gold ring onto the finger of Catherine Middleton, and the couple vowed to love, comfort, honor each other
 Bells pealed over London and flag-waving crowds roared in excitement as Middleton arrived at Westminster Abbey to marry the second in line to the British throne
Mar.30  Libyan foreign minister defects

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.9  Protesters attack Prince Charles' car Nov.16  Prince William announced engagement May.11 David Cameron named UK prime minister
May.6  Conservatives head for big gains

year 2009 Top ^

Jun.4  Minister quits, calls for Brown's resignation May.19  Speaker quits 'for sake of unity' Apr.2 G20 leaders seal $1tn global deal
Mar.28  Thousands join G-20 protest Mar.14  G20 leaders vow to restore growth

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Apr.7  Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed'

year 2007 Top ^

Jul.16  UK expels four Russian diplomats Jun.27 Brown: Let work of change begin
Jun.15  Rushdie knighted in honours list

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.14  Diana: No murder, no pregnancy Sep.7  Blair: I will resign within a year

year 2005 Top ^

Jun.11 G8 ministers back Africa debt deal
May.5  Blair heads for historic third term Apr.9  Prince Charles marries Camilla

year 2004 Top ^

Jan.28  Hutton clears Blair, faults BBC Jan.6  Diana crash investigation ordered

year 2003 Top ^

Nov.20  Mass anti-Bush protest Jun.16  Inquiry into WMD claims Feb.15 Millions in peace protests
. European Union

year 2002 Top ^

Mar.30  Queen Mother dies

year 2001 Top ^

Jun.7  Blair won by landslide
before year 2000
May. 3, 1979 Margaret Thatcher becomes prime minister
Map of 10 Downing Street London United Kingdom
  'Iron Lady' was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is the only woman to have held the office
Nov. 14, 1948     Prince Charles born   Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George born 14 November 1948), is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II Jan. 10, 1946 First United Nations General Assembly held in London Map of Methodist Central Hall Westminster United Kingdom
  The first session was convened on 10 January 1946 in the Westminster Central Hall in London and included representatives of 51 nations
May. 10, 1940   Winston Churchill becomes prime minister
  A meeting between Chamberlain, Halifax, Churchill and David Margesson, the government Chief Whip, led to the recommendation of Churchill
May. 28, 1937 Neville Chamberlain becomes prime minister
Dec. 10, 1936 King Edward VIII of England abdicates to marry Mrs. Simpson
  He caused a constitutional crisis by proposing marriage to an American who had divorced her first husband and was seeking a divorce from her second Apr. 21, 1926     Queen Elizabeth II born Map of 17 Bruton Street Mayfair United Kingdom  Was born in the reign of her paternal grandfather, King George V. Her father, Prince Albert, (later George VI), was the second son of the King Mar. 2, 1922 First woman member admitted to British House of Lords Jun. 10, 1921 Prince Philip born. Greece Dec. 1, 1919 Lady Astor first woman member of House of Commons Nov. 2, 1917 Balfour Declaration promises a Jewish homeland  A letter from the UK Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Walter Rothschild, a leader of the British Jewish community Apr. 8, 1904   Entente Cordiale signed by England and France  A series of agreements between the United Kingdom and France, marking the start of the alliance against Germany and Austria-Hungary Nov. 30, 1874 Winston Churchill born Map of Blenheim Palace United Kingdom  England: A British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955 Jan. 9, 1873 Emperor Louis Napoleon Bonaparte III died Apr. 10, 1848 Chartists present Petition to Parliament Jun. 20, 1837 Queen Victoria ascends throne  Victoria turned 18 and a regency was avoided. On 20 June 1837, William IV died at the age of 71, and Victoria became Queen of the United Kingdom Feb. 3, 1830 Greece declared independence May. 24, 1819 Queen Victoria born   Victoria's father was Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, the fourth son of the reigning King of the United Kingdom, George III Feb. 21, 1801 Cardinal Newman born Mar. 17, 1766 Parliament repeals Stamp Act Jun. 4, 1738 George III born Apr. 27, 1737 Edward Gibbon born Sep. 24, 1717 Horace Walpole born Aug. 1, 1714 George I proclaimed King May. 1, 1707   Union of England and Scotland as Great Britain  The Union with Scotland by the Parliament of England, and the Union with England Act by the Parliament of Scotland Mar. 11, 1702 First daily paper (Courant) appears in England Jun. 12, 1701 Act of Settlement of Succession to English Feb. 13, 1689 William and Mary proclaimed King and Queen of England Jun. 30, 1688  William of Orange invited to England May. 27, 1679  Habeas Corpus Act becomes law Feb. 6, 1665  Queen Anne born Mar. 16, 1660  Long Parliament dissolved Dec. 16, 1653   Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protector of the Commonwealth  An English military and political leader and later Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland Nov. 3, 1640  Long Parliament assembled May. 29, 1630  Charles II of England born Dec. 18, 1621  The Great Protestation of the House of Commons Mar. 24, 1603 Accession of King James I. Union of England and Scotland Nov. 17, 1558  Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England Jan. 28, 1547  Death of Henry VIII May. 15, 1536  Anne Boleyn beheaded Jul. 7, 1535     Sir Thomas More executed  An English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman and noted Renaissance humanist. He was also a councillor to Henry VIII, and Lord Ch... Jan. 15, 1535  Act of Supremacy Sep. 7, 1533  Queen Elizabeth I born Jun. 11, 1509  Henry VIII married Catherine of Aragon Sep. 30, 1399 Deposition of Richard II of England Jan. 20, 1265 First meeting of House of Commons Jan. 20, 1265  Burgesses summoned to Parliament Jun. 19, 1215 King John seals Magna Carta Jan. 5, 1066  King Edward the Confessor died


G8 ministers back Africa debt deal Labour's Sadiq Khan elected 1st Muslim London mayor  Khan defeated Conservative rival Zac Goldsmith by more than 300,000 votes, after first- and second-preference votes were allocated   EU referendum: Cameron sets June date for UK vote   The UK will vote on whether to remain in the EU on Thursday 23 June, Prime Minister David Cameron has said Tories closing in on a majority  David Cameron says he hopes to govern for all of the UK as a forecast gives the Tories 325 seats - enough to form a majority in the Commons Margaret Thatcher becomes prime minister Map of 10 Downing Street London United Kingdom




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Feb.4  Syria civil war: Donors pledge billions in vital aid
2005
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2005
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2001
Jun.7  Blair won by landslide
1979
May. 3, 1979
  'Iron Lady' was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is the only woman to have held the office




London, Politics Government Timeline ... See World Government timeline Top ^
2016 Feb.19  EU deal gives UK special status, says PM 2015 May.8  Cameron mulls make-up of new cabinet 2004 Jan.6  Diana crash investigation ordered



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1801 Feb. 21, 1801 Cardinal Newman born
1864 Jan. 15, 1535  Act of Supremacy



London, Politics Media Politics Timeline ... See World Media Politics timeline Top ^
2012 May.15  Murdoch editor charged over hacking 2011 Jul.17  Brooks arrested in hacking scandal Jul.15  Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign Jul.12  Murdoch summoned over phone hacking Jul.9  NoW goes to presses for last time Jul.7 Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing   The embattled tabloid News of the World, one of the oldest and best-selling newspapers in Britain, will shut down after Sunday's issue 2004 Jan.28  Hutton clears Blair, faults BBC 1881 Mar. 11, 1702 First daily paper (Courant) appears in England




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1848 Apr. 10, 1848 Chartists present Petition to Parliament




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2009 Mar.14  G20 leaders vow to restore growth



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2016 May. 12  EU mission 'failing' to disrupt Mediterranean people-smugglers 2012 Aug.16  Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange 2011 Nov.2  Assange loses fight against extradition



London, Politics Political Probe Timeline ... See World Political Probe timeline Top ^
2016 Jan.21 President Putin 'probably' approved Litvinenko murder
2011 Jul.20  Parliament grills combative Cameron



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2009 Apr.2 G20 leaders seal $1tn global deal
1904 tr> Apr. 8, 1904 Entente Cordiale signed by England and France  A series of agreements between the United Kingdom and France, marking the start of the alliance against Germany and Austria-Hungary 1881 May. 1, 1707 Union of England and Scotland as Great Britain  The Union with Scotland by the Parliament of England, and the Union with England Act by the Parliament of Scotland



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2016 Apr.22  Barack Obama visit: Stick with EU, US president urges UK



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2007 Jun.15  Rushdie knighted in honours list 1873 Dec. 18, 1621  The Great Protestation of the House of Commons 1832 Jun. 19, 1215 King John seals Magna Carta




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2012 Jun.19  WikiLeakers founder seeks asylum in Ecuador 2011 Nov.30  UK to expel all Iranian diplomats 2007 Jul.16  UK expels four Russian diplomats



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2014 Mar.14  No Ukraine accord in US-Russia talks Mar.14  Kerry, Lavrov hold last-ditch talks



London, Politics Political Leaders Timeline ... See World Political Leaders timeline Top ^
2016 Feb.3  Julian Assange 'will surrender' if UN rules against him 2012 Nov.10  BBC boss George Entwistle resigns 2011 Jul.17  London police chief resigns amid scandal Mar.30  Libyan foreign minister defects 2010 May.11 David Cameron named UK prime minister
2009 Jun.4  Minister quits, calls for Brown's resignation May.19  Speaker quits 'for sake of unity' 2007 Jun.27 Brown: Let work of change begin 2006 Sep.7  Blair: I will resign within a year 1940 May. 10, 1940   Winston Churchill becomes prime minister
  A meeting between Chamberlain, Halifax, Churchill and David Margesson, the government Chief Whip, led to the recommendation of Churchill
1937 May. 28, 1937 Neville Chamberlain becomes prime minister
1874 Nov. 30, 1874 Winston Churchill born Map of Blenheim Palace United Kingdom  England: A British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955 1884 Apr. 27, 1737 Edward Gibbon born 1876 Dec. 16, 1653 Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protector of the Commonwealth  An English military and political leader and later Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland



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2015 May.2 Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to daughter   The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a girl, Kensington Palace has announced. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth 2014 Sep.8  Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting second child 2013 Jul.24  Royal baby prince named George Jul.23  William and Kate present baby prince Jul.22  Thousands celebrate royal baby at Buckingham Palace Jul.22 Duchess gives birth to son
Map of Paddington London United Kingdom
  The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby boy, Kensington Palace has announced. The baby was delivered at 16:24 BST at St Mary's Hospital
 The Duke of Cambridge said in a statement the couple 'could not be happier'. He and the duchess will remain in the hospital overnight
Jul.22  Kate Middleton in labour as world waits Mar.3  Queen Elizabeth II hospitalized 2012 Dec.3  William and Kate expecting royal child Jun.27  Queen makes history with ex-IRA leader handshake Jun.3   Pomp, pouring rain for Diamond Jubilee   The Thames became a sea of red, white and blue Sunday, as tens of thousands celebrated the diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II 2011 Oct.28  Daughters given equal rights to throne May.17  Queen honours Irish fighters Apr.29   Prince William married Catherine Middleton Map of Westminster United Kingdom
  Prince William of Wales slipped a gold ring onto the finger of Catherine Middleton, and the couple vowed to love, comfort, honor each other
 Bells pealed over London and flag-waving crowds roared in excitement as Middleton arrived at Westminster Abbey to marry the second in line to the British throne
2010 Nov.16  Prince William announced engagement 2008 Apr.7  Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed' 2006 Dec.14  Diana: No murder, no pregnancy 2005 Apr.9  Prince Charles marries Camilla 2002 Mar.30  Queen Mother dies 1948 Nov. 14, 1948   Prince Charles born   Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George born 14 November 1948), is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II 1936 Dec. 10, 1936 King Edward VIII of England abdicates to marry Mrs. Simpson  He caused a constitutional crisis by proposing marriage to an American who had divorced her first husband and was seeking a divorce from her second 1926 Apr. 21, 1926   Queen Elizabeth II born Map of 17 Bruton Street Mayfair United Kingdom  Was born in the reign of her paternal grandfather, King George V. Her father, Prince Albert, (later George VI), was the second son of the King 1921 Jun. 10, 1921 Prince Philip born. Greece 1837 Jun. 20, 1837 Queen Victoria ascends throne  Victoria turned 18 and a regency was avoided. On 20 June 1837, William IV died at the age of 71, and Victoria became Queen of the United Kingdom 1819 May. 24, 1819 Queen Victoria born   Victoria's father was Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, the fourth son of the reigning King of the United Kingdom, George III 1884 Jun. 4, 1738 George III born 1882 Aug. 1, 1714 George I proclaimed King 1879 Feb. 13, 1689 William and Mary proclaimed King and Queen of England Jun. 30, 1688  William of Orange invited to England 1877 Feb. 6, 1665  Queen Anne born 1873 May. 29, 1630  Charles II of England born 1871 Mar. 24, 1603 Accession of King James I. Union of England and Scotland 1866 Nov. 17, 1558  Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England 1864 May. 15, 1536  Anne Boleyn beheaded Sep. 7, 1533  Queen Elizabeth I born 1861 Jun. 11, 1509  Henry VIII married Catherine of Aragon 1850 Sep. 30, 1399 Deposition of Richard II of England 1817 Jan. 5, 1066  King Edward the Confessor died



London, Politics Protest Timeline ... See World Protest timeline Top ^
2010 Dec.9  Protesters attack Prince Charles' car 2009 Mar.28  Thousands join G-20 protest 2003 Nov.20  Mass anti-Bush protest Feb.15 Millions in peace protests
. European Union



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2011 Aug.10  Cameron: 'Fightback is under way'



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2003 Jun.16  Inquiry into WMD claims



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1922 Mar. 2, 1922 First woman member admitted to British House of Lords
1919 Dec. 1, 1919 Lady Astor first woman member of House of Commons



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2013 Apr.17  Last respects paid to Lady Thatcher Apr.8 Margaret Thatcher dead at 87   Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was a towering figure in postwar British and world politics and the only woman to become British prime... Mar.23  Russian tycoon Berezovsky dies 1873 Jan. 9, 1873 Emperor Louis Napoleon Bonaparte III died
1865 Jan. 28, 1547  Death of Henry VIII 1864 Jul. 7, 1535   Sir Thomas More executed  An English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman and noted Renaissance humanist. He was also a councillor to Henry VIII, and Lord Ch...



London, Politics Parliament Timeline ... See World Parliament timeline Top ^
2013 Aug.29 UK MPs vote against Syria action
2011 Jul.19  UK lawmakers grill Murdoch, ex-editor 1887 Mar. 17, 1766 Parliament repeals Stamp Act 1881 Jun. 12, 1701 Act of Settlement of Succession to English 1878 May. 27, 1679  Habeas Corpus Act becomes law 1876 Mar. 16, 1660  Long Parliament dissolved 1874 Nov. 3, 1640  Long Parliament assembled 1837 Jan. 20, 1265 First meeting of House of Commons Jan. 20, 1265  Burgesses summoned to Parliament