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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 2005 that have shaped Britain and its peoples and affected its history. If you feel we have left something out please don't hesitate to let us know.
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Congestion Charge introduced to Central London - 2003

Famous and historic events from 2005

Buncefield Oil Blaze
Death of Jean Charles de Menezes
Ellen Macarthur sails solo around the world
England Regain Ashes
Four terrorists explode bombs on London Transport system
Fox Hunting Banned in the UK
Licensing Laws Radically Revised
Marriage of Prince Charles and Camilla announced
Provisional IRA formally ceases Violence
The Birmingham Tornado
The Civil Partnership Act comes into force in Britain
Tony Blairs Labour win 3rd General Election
Tories Pick Cameron as Leader,

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Congestion Charge introduced to Central London - 2003
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