2005 in Scotland

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2005

Events from 2005 in Scotland

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • 8 January - After a night of stormy weather the Irish Sea ferry European Highlander has run aground on the south-west coast, with passengers remaining on board rather than evacuating under the prevailing conditions.[1]
  • 20 January - Carolyn Leckie, a member of the Scottish Parliament, is jailed for seven days for non-payment of a fine arising from a protest at Faslane nuclear base.

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • 5 May

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

  • 5 October - Three perpetrators of the racially motivated murder of Glasgow teenager Kriss Donald, arrive in Scotland to face trial in a one-off extradition agreement negotiated with Pakistan.[6][7]

November[edit]

  • 13 November - Andrew Stimpson, a 25-year-old man from Scotland, is reported as the first person proven to have been 'cured' of HIV.
  • 21 November - Alfred Anderson, one of the last surviving First World War veterans and the oldest man in Scotland, dies at the age of 109. He is also the last known survivor of the 1914 Christmas truce. There are now only approximately 20 surviving British veterans of the conflict, all aged over 100 years.[8]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ English, Shirley (2005-01-10). "Trapped for 30 hours with no bar". The Times (68280) (London). p. 4. 
  2. ^ Bowers, Simon (22 March 2005). "House of Fraser buys Scotland's oldest department store for £46m". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 2014-04-07. 
  3. ^ "Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005 (s.10)". legislation.gov.uk. The National Archives. 1 June 2005. Retrieved 2011-01-21. 
  4. ^ "Results: Scotland". BBC News. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005". OPSI. 2005. Archived from the original on 7 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-04. 
  6. ^ Extradited three arrive in Glasgow | Herald Scotland
  7. ^ BBC NEWS | UK | Scotland | Glasgow and West | Kriss murder timeline
  8. ^ "Prince in tribute to war veteran". BBC. 21 November 2005. Retrieved 2014-04-07.