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Summary.     Click for More > World Cup draw Army officer jailed for treason Explosives feared on Paris flight  A plane to Miami made an emergency landing after a passenger attempted to light explosive in his shoes 500 refugees storm Channel Tunnel
Concorde tanks burst 6 times Immigrant boat aground Treaty of Nice Foot-and-mouth hits France UN warns of foot-mouth Socialists claim victory in Paris  Early results showed Delanoe had taken Paris, a bastion of the right. The left also took Lyon 8 potholers trapped Trapped cavers reach surface Kuerten won French Open France wins Confederations Cup Assembly approves EU treaty Chirac visits Putin   Armstrong wins Tour de France  Texan won his third straight Tour de France title. He was a leader for the last 7 stages French Concorde makes test flight Refugees attempt Channel walk Concorde cleared to fly Factory blast kills 17   250 people were injured at a huge explosion at a petrochemical plant Anger at Toulouse blast location Concorde back in business
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Nov.7
  Air France Concorde, with 92 passengers took off from Paris for the flight to New York
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  Concorde tanks burst 6 times  Fuel tanks were ruptured by tyres on 6 separate occasions before the fatal accident in July Frenchman sails to victory   Immigrant boat aground  A boat was carrying 1,000 illegal immigrants, mostly Iraqi Kurds. 100 people reached beach Treaty of Nice  Treaty establishes the direction of the European Union and paves the way for a further dozen countries to become members. Foot-and-mouth hits France  The first case of disease in mainland Europe has been confirmed   UN warns of foot-mouth  UN Food and Agriculture Organization warned that no country can consider itself safe due to increased international trade Socialists claim victory in Paris


January 2001 ... more > Top ^
Jan.5  
Jan.17  Greenpeace protesters arrested
Jan.18  Concorde flies again
Jan.24  Steamer rescue abandoned


February 2001 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2  Concorde completes safety tests
Feb.10
Feb.11  Yachtswoman sails to solo record
Feb.13  Talks amid dirty war claims
Feb.16  
Feb.17  Hunt for crew of grounded ship
Feb.18  Boat refugees spark French row
Feb.22  Chief ETA suspect arrested
Feb.26  


March 2001 ... more > Top ^
Mar.3  Foot-and-mouth suspected
Mar.5  Left bids for comeback
Mar.11  Socialists set to take Paris
Mar.13  
Mar.14  
Mar.18  
  Early results showed Delanoe had taken Paris, a bastion of the right. The left also took Lyon
Mar.23  Foot-and-mouth spreads in France Mar.24  Plane crash kills 20 Mar.25  Germany braced for protest  Rains worsen floods Mar.26  Police break up nuclear protest Mar.28  Chirac rejects court summons

April 2001 ... more > Top ^
Apr.3  French virus ban relaxed Apr.6  Concorde compensation deal Apr.17  Cult killing trial begins  Concorde tests new tyres Apr.25  France thrashes Portugal 4-0

May 2001 ... more > Top ^
May.5  Concorde compensation deal near May.14  Concorde compensation deal agreed May.17   8 potholers trapped  Underground water level suddenly rose. Several hundred rescuers joined the intensive search May.19   Trapped cavers reach surface  250 rescuers worked day and night. 8 Swiss tourists have emerged safe from a flooded cave where they were for 4 days May.29  Probe over Angola arms sale May.30  Confederations Cup Dumas jailed in corruption trial  Roddick ousted Chang May.31  Sampras swept out of French Open

June 2001 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1  Kuerten challenged Jun.2  Safin lost to Santoro Jun.3  Kuerten won over Russell Jun.4  Agassi beat Squillari Jun.5  Capriati conquers Serena Jun.8  Kuerten crushes Ferrero Jun.9 Capriati win French Open
Jun.10   Kuerten won French Open  Kuerten beat Corretja 6-7 (3), 7-5, 6-2, 6-0. Kuerten won his third French Open title   France wins Confederations Cup  France beat Japan 1-0. France held World Cup and European Championship Jun.13   Assembly approves EU treaty  National Assembly, France's lower house of parliament, has supported an EU enlargement treaty Jun.14 Bishop on trial over abuse case Jun.20 WWI mass grave Jun.21 France forbids human cloning Jun.28 Court backs Kopp extradition

July 2001 ... more > Top ^
Jul.2     Chirac visits Putin  France and Russia are discussing their opposition to National Missile Defense system, backed by Bush Jul.6 Sharon visit France
10 die in storm Jul.10  Zabel won Tour de France 3rd stage Jul.12 Extradition to U.S. postponed Jul.17  Armstrong won Tour de France stage Jul.19 Fugitive Einhorn heads for U.S. Jul.27  Armstrong extends T. de France lead Jul.29     Armstrong wins Tour de France
  Texan won his third straight Tour de France title. He was a leader for the last 7 stages


August 2001 ... more > Top ^
Aug.15 Air chiefs push for Concorde return Aug.17 Top Corsican nationalist killed Aug.24     French Concorde makes test flight
  Concorde took off from Paris and flew out over the Atlantic to verify technical systems Aug.26 Balloon disaster kills 6 Aug.27 GM protest Aug.28 Jospin outlines economic battle Aug.30   Refugees attempt Channel walk
  44 asylum seekers walked 7 miles along the Channel Tunnel. They were escorted back to France

September 2001 ... more > Top ^
Sep.3 New refugee centre proposed
Sep.5     Concorde cleared to fly  Concorde to resume commercial flights after modifications are carried on a plane-by-plane basis Sep.21   Factory blast kills 17 Map of Toulouse France
  250 people were injured at a huge explosion at a petrochemical plant
Sep.22   Anger at Toulouse blast location  The Mayor has called for all hazardous factories and plants to be relocated away Sep.29 Mass protest over factory blast

October 2001 ... more > Top ^
Oct.2 Bin Laden named in a plot
Oct.10 Taleban charge 3 with spying Oct.29 Several die in gun rampage

November 2001 ... more > Top ^
Nov.7     Concorde back in business
  Air France Concorde, with 92 passengers took off from Paris for the flight to New York
Nov.16 French troops head for Afghanistan
Nov.29 Daredevil painters to make over Eiffel  Rafter wins over Grosjean

December 2001 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1     World Cup draw  Champion France will face Senegal in the opening game. Argentina and England were drawn in toughest group Dec.12   Army officer jailed for treason
  Former major Pierre Bunel convicted for leaking NATO bombing plans to Belgrade Dec.13 French ban on UK beef unlawful
Dec.18 Corsica granted greater autonomy Dec.22   Explosives feared on Paris flight
  A plane to Miami made an emergency landing after a passenger attempted to light explosive in his shoes
Dec.23 Probe into plane bomb plot Dec.25 Mass attempt to breach tunnel Dec.26   500 refugees storm Channel Tunnel
  Refugees trying to get to Britain in two waves. 129 arrested


WWI mass grave French troops head for Afghanistan Army officer jailed for treason  Former major Pierre Bunel convicted for leaking NATO bombing plans to Belgrade   Concorde tanks burst 6 times  Fuel tanks were ruptured by tyres on 6 separate occasions before the fatal accident in July   Immigrant boat aground  A boat was carrying 1,000 illegal immigrants, mostly Iraqi Kurds. 100 people reached beach Foot-and-mouth hits France  The first case of disease in mainland Europe has been confirmed   UN warns of foot-mouth  UN Food and Agriculture Organization warned that no country can consider itself safe due to increased international trade 8 potholers trapped  Underground water level suddenly rose. Several hundred rescuers joined the intensive search Trapped cavers reach surface  250 rescuers worked day and night. 8 Swiss tourists have emerged safe from a flooded cave where they were for 4 days 10 die in storm Balloon disaster kills 6 Refugees attempt Channel walk  44 asylum seekers walked 7 miles along the Channel Tunnel. They were escorted back to France Factory blast kills 17 Map of Toulouse France




France, 2001 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
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Feb.13  Talks amid dirty war claims
Jun.20
Nov.16
Dec.12




France, 2001 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2001
Jan.5
Jan.24  Steamer rescue abandoned
Feb.16
Feb.17  Hunt for crew of grounded ship
Feb.18  Boat refugees spark French row
Mar.3  Foot-and-mouth suspected
Mar.13
Mar.14
Mar.23  Foot-and-mouth spreads in France
Mar.24  Plane crash kills 20
Mar.25  Rains worsen floods
Apr.3  French virus ban relaxed
Apr.6  Concorde compensation deal
May.5  Concorde compensation deal near
May.14  Concorde compensation deal agreed
May.17
May.19
Jul.6
Aug.26
Aug.30
Sep.21
  250 people were injured at a huge explosion at a petrochemical plant
Sep.22 Anger at Toulouse blast location
  The Mayor has called for all hazardous factories and plants to be relocated away



France, 2001 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2001 Feb.10 Frenchman sails to victory
Feb.11  Yachtswoman sails to solo record Apr.25  France thrashes Portugal 4-0 May.30  Confederations Cup May.30  Roddick ousted Chang May.31  Sampras swept out of French Open Jun.1  Kuerten challenged Jun.2  Safin lost to Santoro Jun.3  Kuerten won over Russell Jun.4  Agassi beat Squillari Jun.5  Capriati conquers Serena Jun.8  Kuerten crushes Ferrero Jun.9 Capriati win French Open Jun.10 Kuerten won French Open  Kuerten beat Corretja 6-7 (3), 7-5, 6-2, 6-0. Kuerten won his third French Open title Jun.10 France wins Confederations Cup  France beat Japan 1-0. France held World Cup and European Championship Jul.10  Zabel won Tour de France 3rd stage Jul.17  Armstrong won Tour de France stage Jul.27  Armstrong extends T. de France lead Jul.29   Armstrong wins Tour de France
  Texan won his third straight Tour de France title. He was a leader for the last 7 stages
Nov.29  Rafter wins over Grosjean Dec.1   World Cup draw  Champion France will face Senegal in the opening game. Argentina and England were drawn in toughest group



France, 2001 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2001 Jan.18  Concorde flies again Feb.2  Concorde completes safety tests Apr.17  Concorde tests new tyres Aug.15 Air chiefs push for Concorde return
Aug.24   French Concorde makes test flight  Concorde took off from Paris and flew out over the Atlantic to verify technical systems Aug.27 GM protest Aug.28 Jospin outlines economic battle Sep.5   Concorde cleared to fly  Concorde to resume commercial flights after modifications are carried on a plane-by-plane basis Nov.7   Concorde back in business
  Air France Concorde, with 92 passengers took off from Paris for the flight to New York
Nov.29 Daredevil painters to make over Eiffel
Dec.13 French ban on UK beef unlawful



France, 2001 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2001 Jan.17  Greenpeace protesters arrested Feb.17  Hunt for crew of grounded ship Feb.22  Chief ETA suspect arrested Mar.28  Chirac rejects court summons Apr.17  Cult killing trial begins May.29  Probe over Angola arms sale May.30 Dumas jailed in corruption trial
Jun.14 Bishop on trial over abuse case Jun.28 Court backs Kopp extradition Jul.12 Extradition to U.S. postponed Jul.19 Fugitive Einhorn heads for U.S. Aug.17 Top Corsican nationalist killed Oct.2 Bin Laden named in a plot Oct.10 Taleban charge 3 with spying Oct.29 Several die in gun rampage Dec.12 Army officer jailed for treason  Former major Pierre Bunel convicted for leaking NATO bombing plans to Belgrade Dec.22 Explosives feared on Paris flight
  A plane to Miami made an emergency landing after a passenger attempted to light explosive in his shoes
Dec.23 Probe into plane bomb plot Dec.25 Mass attempt to breach tunnel Dec.26 500 refugees storm Channel Tunnel  Refugees trying to get to Britain in two waves. 129 arrested



France, 2001 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2001 Jan.17  Greenpeace protesters arrested Feb.13  Talks amid dirty war claims Feb.18  Boat refugees spark French row Feb.26 Treaty of Nice  Treaty establishes the direction of the European Union and paves the way for a further dozen countries to become members. Mar.5  Left bids for comeback Mar.11  Socialists set to take Paris Mar.18 Socialists claim victory in Paris
  Early results showed Delanoe had taken Paris, a bastion of the right. The left also took Lyon
Mar.25  Germany braced for protest Mar.26  Police break up nuclear protest Apr.17  Cult killing trial begins May.14  Concorde compensation deal agreed Jun.13 Assembly approves EU treaty  National Assembly, France's lower house of parliament, has supported an EU enlargement treaty Jun.14 Bishop on trial over abuse case Jun.21 France forbids human cloning Jul.2   Chirac visits Putin  France and Russia are discussing their opposition to National Missile Defense system, backed by Bush Jul.6 Sharon visit France Aug.27 GM protest Aug.30 Refugees attempt Channel walk  44 asylum seekers walked 7 miles along the Channel Tunnel. They were escorted back to France Sep.3 New refugee centre proposed Sep.29 Mass protest over factory blast Dec.18 Corsica granted greater autonomy