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What was happening in London in 2007?

What was happening in London in 2007?

24 April – British anti-terrorism police arrested five people in London and one in Luton for alleged breaches of the Terrorism Act. 28 April – an earthquake measuring 4.3 on the richter scale struck Kent, injuring one and causing damage to buildings.

Who was in power in the UK in 2007?

Gordon Brown (2007–10)

Who was in power in 2007?

Gordon Brown became Prime Minister on 27 June 2007 after Tony Blair left office.

What was going on in May 2007?

Iraq War: On the fourth anniversary of his “Mission Accomplished” speech, President George W. Brigadier-General Abdul Kareem Khalaf of the Iraqi Interior Ministry claims that Abu Ayyub al-Masri, the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, has been killed in a battle between insurgents.

What came out in 2007?

The Big Movies: (according to boxofficemojo)

  • Spider-Man 3.
  • Shrek the Third.
  • Transformers.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Pheonix.
  • I Am Legend.
  • The Bourne Ultimatum.
  • National Treasure: Book of Secrets.

What was 2007 famous for?


  • January 4: Nancy Pelosi becomes Speaker of the House.
  • July 15: Opening ceremony of the second Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
  • August 1:
  • October 20 – November 9: Flames burn Santa Clarita, California during the California wildfires of October 2007.
  • Yvonne De Carlo.
  • Art Buchwald.
  • Bam Bam Bigelow.
  • Frankie Laine.

Who is British Prime Minister?

Boris JohnsonSince 2019
United Kingdom/Prime minister

Who is the president of UK?

The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP Boris Johnson became Prime Minister on 24 July 2019. He was previously Foreign Secretary from 13 July 2016 to 9 July 2018. He was elected Conservative MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip in May 2015.

What government was in power in 2007?


Monarch Head of government
2005 Elizabeth II Tony Blair
2007 Gordon Brown
2010 David Cameron

What was Tony Blair’s majority in 1997?


Party Leader %
Labour Tony Blair 43.2
Conservative John Major 30.7
Liberal Democrats Paddy Ashdown 16.8

Who died in May 2007?

Robert Bradley, 87, American gospel singer, diabetes. Leonard Eron, 87, American psychologist, congestive heart failure. Pat O’Shea, 74, Irish writer. Wally Schirra, 84, American astronaut in Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo projects, heart attack.

Who famous was born in 2007?

Top 10 Celebrity Babies Born in 2007

  • #10 Sam Alexis Woods.
  • #9 Alexander ‘Sasha’ Pete Schreiber.
  • #8 Ella Sofia Gordon.
  • #7 (tie) Maxwell Alston Sutter & Frances ‘Frankie’ Pen Benioff.
  • #6 John Edward Thomas Moynahan.
  • #5 Valentina Paloma Pinault.
  • #4 Olive Cohen.
  • #3 Liam Aaron McDermott.

What was the most important event in 2007?

Famous and historic events from 2007. Cutty Sark Ablaze. First Human-Powered Circumnavigation Ends. Queen Becomes Oldest British Monarch. Run on Northern Rock. Smoking Ban in England. SNP wins Scottish Election. Terror Attack on Glasgow Airport. Tony Blair announces intention to resign.

What was the most popular TV show in 2007?

The year 2007 might prove to be the last gasp for reality TV shows, but Channel 4’s Big Brother still managed to make the headlines when Emily was thrown out for using a racially-offensive word. But what really provoked a furore was the London 2012 Olympics logo.

What was the most read story in the UK in 2007?

A year is a long time in news – with many thousands of stories written for our readers in the UK and around the world. As our list of the most read stories of 2007 reveals, the articles you choose are not always the ones that lead on the front page. So take a look back at the year, from the serious to the quirky. JANUARY

What was the biggest flood in history in 2007?

31st January» 31 January 2007 Birmingham raid e.g Suspects are arrested in Birmingham in the UK, accused of plotting the kidnap, holding and eventual beheading of a serving Muslim British soldier in Iraq. 2nd February» The worst 2007 Jakarta flood called flooding in Indonesia in 300 years begins.