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Summary.     Click for More > Olympic badminton players disqualified Phelps beats Lochte to 20th medal  Michael Phelps won his first individual gold at London 2012 - and his 20th Olympic medal - by beating Ryan Lochte in the men's 200m individual... Bolt makes history with 200m gold Mexico deny defenseless Brazil Olympic soccer gold 'Dream Team' retains title Olympic flag handed over to Rio Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange Julian Assange demands U.S. back off leakers BBC chief testifies in TV presenter abuse scandal BBC boss George Entwistle resigns William and Kate expecting royal child  Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, are expecting their first child after 19 months of marriage Hospital nurse found dead after taking prank call  A nurse that was duped by a prank call from two Australian radio DJs concerning Prince William's pregnant wife, has apparently committed sui... HSBC 'to pay $1.9bn' in US deal
FBI and UK police call 'hacked' Murdoch editor charged over hacking Chelsea seize Champions League win over Bayern   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 Illness forces Prince Philip to miss concert Flypast ends Jubilee celebrations WikiLeakers founder seeks asylum in Ecuador Queen makes history with ex-IRA leader handshake Barclays Bank boss Diamond resigns Huge ceremony launches 2012 Games Map of Stratford United Kingdom
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  The Queen has declared the London Olympics open following a spectacular ceremony, featuring Beckham, Wiggins and James Bond.    The three-hour spectacle, a quirky take on UK life, is set to be viewed by a TV audience of one billion people. The show...
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Assange fight heads to UK high court FBI and UK police call 'hacked'  Hacking network Anonymous has released a recording of a conference call between the FBI and UK police in which they discuss efforts against ... Heathrow cancels flights as snow blankets UK Sun on Sunday to launch next week James Murdoch stepping down from BSkyB UK arrests terror fund-raiser Abu Qatada Ten-man Chelsea stun Barca Johnson re-elected London mayor Murdoch editor charged over hacking   Rebekah Brooks and her husband, Charlie, have been charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice over the phone-hacking inquiry Chelsea seize Champions League win over Bayern   Chelsea stunned Bayern Munich in a dramatic penalty shoot-out at the Allianz Arena to win the Champions League for the first time   Pomp, pouring rain for Diamond Jubilee


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Feb.8  Capello quits England post
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May.28  Ex-UK PM Blair at media ethics probe
May.31  UK minister defends handling of BSkyB


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Jun.2  Queen starts Jubilee festivities
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  The Thames became a sea of red, white and blue Sunday, as tens of thousands celebrated the diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II
 Queen Elizabeth takes to the River Thames in a special barge as part of a 1,000-boat flotilla celebrating her 60-year reign
 Pop royalty marks Queen's Jubilee Jun.4   Illness forces Prince Philip to miss concert   The Duke of Edinburgh has been taken to hospital with a bladder infection and will miss the rest of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations Service to wrap up Jubilee events Jun.5     Flypast ends Jubilee celebrations   Four days of Diamond Jubilee events have culminated in an appearance by the Queen on the Buckingham Palace balcony in front of huge crowds Jun.13  Ex-Murdoch executive gets new court date Jun.14  Assange loses UK extradition plea Jun.16  IOC begins Olympics tickets probe Jun.17  Nalbandian disqualified for kick Jun.18  Aung San Suu Kyi begins UK visit Jun.19     WikiLeakers founder seeks asylum in Ecuador  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and has requested political asylum Jun.21  Police: We'll arrest Assange if he emerges Jun.27     Queen makes history with ex-IRA leader handshake   Elizabeth II shook hands with Martin McGuinness in a gesture marking a giant step forward in the peace process relating to British rule of Northern... Jun.28  UK police serve notice on Assange in embassy  Barclays boss: I will not resign

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Jul.1 Barclays chairman to quit over rate fix
Jul.3   Barclays Bank boss Diamond resigns  Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond has resigned a week after the bank was fined a record amount for trying to manipulate inter-bank lending... Jul.6  Federer beats Djokovic to reach final  Murray earns clash in Wimbledon final Jul.7  Serena wins fifth Wimbledon title Jul.9 Federer captures seventh Wimbledon title Jul.10 US-born heiress 'dead in London' Jul.16  Heathrow braces as Olympics land Jul.17  Olympics security failure is 'humiliating shambles' Jul.21  Murdoch resigns as News International director Jul.24 Ex-Murdoch editors charged with hacking  UK deploying 1,200 extra Olympics troops Jul.26  Romney meets with British leaders Jul.27 Young athletes light 2012 Olympic flame  Blind archer breaks Olympics' first world record  London awaits Olympic opening ceremony     Huge ceremony launches 2012 Games Map of Stratford United Kingdom
  The Queen has declared the London Olympics open following a spectacular ceremony, featuring Beckham, Wiggins and James Bond
 The three-hour spectacle, a quirky take on UK life, is set to be viewed by a TV audience of one billion people. The show, with a cast of 10,000, required 157 rehearsals, which makes London a bunch of slackers compared to the Beijing clambake
Jul.28 China's Yi Siling wins London Games' first gold Jul.29  French double gold in swimming pool Jul.30  Agnel wins second gold China swimming star denies doping Jul.31 Phelps wins record Olympic medal

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Aug.1     Olympic badminton players disqualified
  8 players have been disqualified from the women's doubles competition after being accused of 'not using one's best efforts to win'. Two pairs from S. Korea  Britain's 1st gold comes in women's pair rowing  Uchimura takes indvidual gold Aug.2     Phelps beats Lochte to 20th medal
  Michael Phelps won his first individual gold at London 2012 - and his 20th Olympic medal - by beating Ryan Lochte in the men's 200m individual medley
 Douglas wins Olympic gold in all-around Aug.3  Phelps heads U.S gold rush Aug.4  Serena crushes Sharapova to achieve Golden Slam  Britain claimed 3 gold medals in track and field  Phelps rounded off with 18th Olympic gold medal Aug.5  Murray beats Federer to Olympic gold Bolt wins Olympic 100m gold medal
Aug.6  Olympic gold medalist accused of trying to stab woman  Grenada's James wins gold in 400m Aug.7  Algeria's Makhloufi wins men's 1500m gold  Cameroon athletes go missing at Olympics Aug.9     Bolt makes history with 200m gold
Map of Olympic Stadium United Kingdom  Usain Bolt became the first man to retain both Olympic sprint titles as he led home a gold and green Jamaica clean sweep in the 200m Aug.10  Bahamas win historic gold  USA win relay with world record Aug.12     Mexico deny defenseless Brazil Olympic soccer gold  Mexico scored the quickest goal in Olympic football history to ensure five-time World Cup winners miss out yet again on an Olympic gold meda...   'Dream Team' retains title  Led by Kevin Durant's 30 points, the United States fought off a stiff challenge from Spain to win the gold medal 107-100  Kiprotich ends Uganda's long wait for Olympic gold  Mo Farah ensures an Olympic double gold     Olympic flag handed over to Rio Map of Olympic stadium United Kingdom  The ceremonial handover of the Olympic Games flag from London to Rio has been completed, as part of a spectacular closing ceremony Aug.14  BBC boss to head New York Times Aug.15  Banking giant pays $340M to settle laundering charges UK in 'threat' to arrest Assange Aug.16     Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange   Ecuador granted Julian Assange asylum over fears of political persecution. Britain vowed to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to Sweden Assange asylum ruling criticised Aug.18  Assange 'to emerge from embassy' Aug.19     Julian Assange demands U.S. back off leakers   Julian Assange demanded that the U.S. drop its 'witch hunt' against WikiLeaks as he made his first public appearance after months confined Aug.21  Ecuador: UK would be 'suicidal' to move on Assange Aug.22 UK joins US in warning to Syria Aug.23  Palace raised Harry photo concern Aug.24  UK paper prints naked Harry photos Aug.29  Paralympics 'return home' to UK Aug.31 Russian oligarchs end $4.75bn UK court battle  Assange sees end to standoff within year Atletico thrash Chelsea in Super Cup

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Sep.2  UK accused over Mubarak-era money Sep.16 Criminal case over Kate topless photos
Sep.25  BBC 'regrets Queen disclosure' Sep.27  Assange speaks via satellite from London

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Oct.5 Abu Hamza to be extradited to US
Oct.6  Late BBC TV presenter accused of sex abuse Oct.10  2 arrested at London airport in terror probe Oct.14  5 Royal Marines charged with murder in Afghanistan death Oct.16  UK blocks hacker's extradition to U.S. Oct.23   BBC chief testifies in TV presenter abuse scandal  BBC Director General George Entwistle faced tough questions from British lawmakers over the BBC's response to the allegations against Jimmy ...  Patten backs independence of BBC Oct.25  BBC star's victims 'approaching 300' Oct.28  Inquiry begins into BBC culture

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Nov.6  UK to talk to armed Syrian rebels Nov.9  Ex-oil executive named archbishop of Canterbury Nov.10   BBC boss George Entwistle resigns  The BBC's director general, George Entwistle, has resigned in the wake of the Newsnight child abuse broadcast Nov.11  'Radical overhaul needed' at BBC Nov.12  Ex-BBC boss starts work at New York Times Nov.14  McAlpine 'angry' over abuse claim Nov.20 Murdoch protégé charged with conspiracy
Nov.26  Canadian to be new UK Bank governor Nov.29 Report urges independent regulator for UK press

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Dec.3   William and Kate expecting royal child
  Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, are expecting their first child after 19 months of marriage
Dec.5  Hoax call fools duchess hospital Dec.7   Hospital nurse found dead after taking prank call
  A nurse that was duped by a prank call from two Australian radio DJs concerning Prince William's pregnant wife, has apparently committed suicide.    The DJs impersonated Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles in the call, in w...
 Kate hoax nurse death a 'tragedy' Dec.8  Hospital slams radio station over prank call Dec.10   HSBC 'to pay $1.9bn' in US deal  HSBC is to pay US authorities $1.9bn (£1.2bn) in a settlement over money-laundering, say reports, the largest ever in such a case Dec.15  Body of hoax nurse taken to India Dec.16 Corinthians win Club World Cup over Chelsea



  Flypast ends Jubilee celebrations   Four days of Diamond Jubilee events have culminated in an appearance by the Queen on the Buckingham Palace balcony in front of huge crowds Heathrow cancels flights as snow blankets Hospital nurse found dead after taking prank call




London, 2012 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
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Jul.24  UK deploying 1,200 extra Olympics troops
Oct.14  5 Royal Marines charged with murder in Afghanistan death
Nov.6  UK to talk to armed Syrian rebels




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Aug.7  Cameroon athletes go missing at Olympics
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  A nurse that was duped by a prank call from two Australian radio DJs concerning Prince William's pregnant wife, has apparently committed suicide.    The DJs impersonated Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles in the call, in w...




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2012 Feb.8  Capello quits England post Apr.18  Chelsea stun Barcelona Apr.24 Ten-man Chelsea stun Barca
May.19 Chelsea seize Champions League win over Bayern   Chelsea stunned Bayern Munich in a dramatic penalty shoot-out at the Allianz Arena to win the Champions League for the first time Jun.16  IOC begins Olympics tickets probe Jun.17  Nalbandian disqualified for kick Jul.6  Federer beats Djokovic to reach final Jul.6  Murray earns clash in Wimbledon final Jul.7  Serena wins fifth Wimbledon title Jul.9 Federer captures seventh Wimbledon title Jul.16  Heathrow braces as Olympics land Jul.17  Olympics security failure is 'humiliating shambles' Jul.24  UK deploying 1,200 extra Olympics troops Jul.27 Young athletes light 2012 Olympic flame Jul.27  Blind archer breaks Olympics' first world record Jul.27  London awaits Olympic opening ceremony Jul.27   Huge ceremony launches 2012 Games Map of Stratford United Kingdom
  The Queen has declared the London Olympics open following a spectacular ceremony, featuring Beckham, Wiggins and James Bond
 The three-hour spectacle, a quirky take on UK life, is set to be viewed by a TV audience of one billion people. The show, with a cast of 10,000, required 157 rehearsals, which makes London a bunch of slackers compared to the Beijing clambake
Jul.28 China's Yi Siling wins London Games' first gold Jul.29  French double gold in swimming pool Jul.30  Agnel wins second gold Jul.30 China swimming star denies doping Jul.31 Phelps wins record Olympic medal Aug.1   Olympic badminton players disqualified
  8 players have been disqualified from the women's doubles competition after being accused of 'not using one's best efforts to win'. Two pairs from S. Korea Aug.1  Britain's 1st gold comes in women's pair rowing Aug.1  Uchimura takes indvidual gold Aug.2   Phelps beats Lochte to 20th medal
  Michael Phelps won his first individual gold at London 2012 - and his 20th Olympic medal - by beating Ryan Lochte in the men's 200m individual medley
Aug.2  Douglas wins Olympic gold in all-around Aug.3  Phelps heads U.S gold rush Aug.4  Serena crushes Sharapova to achieve Golden Slam Aug.4  Britain claimed 3 gold medals in track and field Aug.4  Phelps rounded off with 18th Olympic gold medal Aug.5  Murray beats Federer to Olympic gold Aug.5 Bolt wins Olympic 100m gold medal
Aug.6  Olympic gold medalist accused of trying to stab woman Aug.6  Grenada's James wins gold in 400m Aug.7  Algeria's Makhloufi wins men's 1500m gold Aug.7  Cameroon athletes go missing at Olympics Aug.9   Bolt makes history with 200m gold Map of Olympic Stadium United Kingdom  Usain Bolt became the first man to retain both Olympic sprint titles as he led home a gold and green Jamaica clean sweep in the 200m Aug.10  Bahamas win historic gold Aug.10  USA win relay with world record Aug.12   Mexico deny defenseless Brazil Olympic soccer gold  Mexico scored the quickest goal in Olympic football history to ensure five-time World Cup winners miss out yet again on an Olympic gold meda... Aug.12 'Dream Team' retains title  Led by Kevin Durant's 30 points, the United States fought off a stiff challenge from Spain to win the gold medal 107-100 Aug.12  Kiprotich ends Uganda's long wait for Olympic gold Aug.12  Mo Farah ensures an Olympic double gold Aug.12   Olympic flag handed over to Rio Map of Olympic stadium United Kingdom  The ceremonial handover of the Olympic Games flag from London to Rio has been completed, as part of a spectacular closing ceremony Aug.29  Paralympics 'return home' to UK Aug.31 Atletico thrash Chelsea in Super Cup Dec.16 Corinthians win Club World Cup over Chelsea



London, 2012 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2012 Feb.5 Heathrow cancels flights as snow blankets
Jun.3  Pop royalty marks Queen's Jubilee Jun.4 Illness forces Prince Philip to miss concert   The Duke of Edinburgh has been taken to hospital with a bladder infection and will miss the rest of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations Jun.28  Barclays boss: I will not resign Jul.1 Barclays chairman to quit over rate fix Jul.3 Barclays Bank boss Diamond resigns  Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond has resigned a week after the bank was fined a record amount for trying to manipulate inter-bank lending... Jul.16  Heathrow braces as Olympics land Jul.21  Murdoch resigns as News International director Aug.14  BBC boss to head New York Times Aug.15  Banking giant pays $340M to settle laundering charges Aug.31 Russian oligarchs end $4.75bn UK court battle Nov.9  Ex-oil executive named archbishop of Canterbury Nov.26  Canadian to be new UK Bank governor Dec.10 HSBC 'to pay $1.9bn' in US deal  HSBC is to pay US authorities $1.9bn (£1.2bn) in a settlement over money-laundering, say reports, the largest ever in such a case



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2012 Jan.31 Assange fight heads to UK high court
Feb.3 FBI and UK police call 'hacked'  Hacking network Anonymous has released a recording of a conference call between the FBI and UK police in which they discuss efforts against ... Apr.17 UK arrests terror fund-raiser Abu Qatada May.15 Murdoch editor charged over hacking   Rebekah Brooks and her husband, Charlie, have been charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice over the phone-hacking inquiry Jun.13  Ex-Murdoch executive gets new court date Jun.14  Assange loses UK extradition plea Jun.21  Police: We'll arrest Assange if he emerges Jun.28  UK police serve notice on Assange in embassy Jul.24 Ex-Murdoch editors charged with hacking Aug.6  Olympic gold medalist accused of trying to stab woman Sep.16 Criminal case over Kate topless photos Oct.5 Abu Hamza to be extradited to US Oct.6  Late BBC TV presenter accused of sex abuse Oct.10  2 arrested at London airport in terror probe Oct.14  5 Royal Marines charged with murder in Afghanistan death Oct.16  UK blocks hacker's extradition to U.S. Oct.23 BBC chief testifies in TV presenter abuse scandal  BBC Director General George Entwistle faced tough questions from British lawmakers over the BBC's response to the allegations against Jimmy ... Oct.25  BBC star's victims 'approaching 300' Nov.20 Murdoch protégé charged with conspiracy



London, 2012 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2012 Feb.19 UK Sun on Sunday to launch next week
Apr.3 James Murdoch stepping down from BSkyB May.4 Johnson re-elected London mayor May.15 Murdoch editor charged over hacking   Rebekah Brooks and her husband, Charlie, have been charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice over the phone-hacking inquiry May.28  Ex-UK PM Blair at media ethics probe May.31  UK minister defends handling of BSkyB Jun.2  Queen starts Jubilee festivities 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
 Queen Elizabeth takes to the River Thames in a special barge as part of a 1,000-boat flotilla celebrating her 60-year reign
Jun.3  Pop royalty marks Queen's Jubilee Jun.4 Illness forces Prince Philip to miss concert   The Duke of Edinburgh has been taken to hospital with a bladder infection and will miss the rest of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations Jun.4 Service to wrap up Jubilee events
Jun.5   Flypast ends Jubilee celebrations   Four days of Diamond Jubilee events have culminated in an appearance by the Queen on the Buckingham Palace balcony in front of huge crowds Jun.13  Ex-Murdoch executive gets new court date Jun.18  Aung San Suu Kyi begins UK visit Jun.19   WikiLeakers founder seeks asylum in Ecuador  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and has requested political asylum Jun.27   Queen makes history with ex-IRA leader handshake   Elizabeth II shook hands with Martin McGuinness in a gesture marking a giant step forward in the peace process relating to British rule of Northern... Jun.28  UK police serve notice on Assange in embassy Jul.10 US-born heiress 'dead in London' Jul.17  Olympics security failure is 'humiliating shambles' Jul.24 Ex-Murdoch editors charged with hacking Jul.24  UK deploying 1,200 extra Olympics troops Jul.26  Romney meets with British leaders Aug.15 UK in 'threat' to arrest Assange Aug.16   Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks' Assange   Ecuador granted Julian Assange asylum over fears of political persecution. Britain vowed to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to Sweden Aug.16 Assange asylum ruling criticised Aug.18  Assange 'to emerge from embassy' Aug.19   Julian Assange demands U.S. back off leakers   Julian Assange demanded that the U.S. drop its 'witch hunt' against WikiLeaks as he made his first public appearance after months confined Aug.21  Ecuador: UK would be 'suicidal' to move on Assange Aug.22 UK joins US in warning to Syria Aug.23  Palace raised Harry photo concern Aug.24  UK paper prints naked Harry photos Aug.31  Assange sees end to standoff within year Sep.2  UK accused over Mubarak-era money Sep.16 Criminal case over Kate topless photos Sep.25  BBC 'regrets Queen disclosure' Sep.27  Assange speaks via satellite from London Oct.6  Late BBC TV presenter accused of sex abuse Oct.23 BBC chief testifies in TV presenter abuse scandal  BBC Director General George Entwistle faced tough questions from British lawmakers over the BBC's response to the allegations against Jimmy ... Oct.23  Patten backs independence of BBC Oct.25  BBC star's victims 'approaching 300' Oct.28  Inquiry begins into BBC culture Nov.6  UK to talk to armed Syrian rebels Nov.9  Ex-oil executive named archbishop of Canterbury Nov.10 BBC boss George Entwistle resigns  The BBC's director general, George Entwistle, has resigned in the wake of the Newsnight child abuse broadcast Nov.11  'Radical overhaul needed' at BBC Nov.12  Ex-BBC boss starts work at New York Times Nov.14  McAlpine 'angry' over abuse claim Nov.20 Murdoch protégé charged with conspiracy Nov.26  Canadian to be new UK Bank governor Nov.29 Report urges independent regulator for UK press Dec.3 William and Kate expecting royal child
  Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, are expecting their first child after 19 months of marriage
Dec.5  Hoax call fools duchess hospital Dec.7  Kate hoax nurse death a 'tragedy' Dec.8  Hospital slams radio station over prank call Dec.15  Body of hoax nurse taken to India



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2012 Jul.21  Murdoch resigns as News International director