2008 in England

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2008
in
England

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See also:2007–08 in English football
2008–09 in English football
2008 in the United Kingdom
Other events of 2008

Events from 2008 in England

Designation[edit]

2008 National Year of Reading is a year-long celebration of reading, in all its forms.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • 7 January – RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 and MS Queen Victoria leave Southampton for last and first world cruises respectively.
  • 12 January – The city of Liverpool officially becomes European Capital of Culture for 2008, a title it will share with Stavanger, Norway.
  • 18 January – Last working of Tower Colliery, the last deep mine in the South Wales Valleys (official closure: 25 January).[1]

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September[edit]

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November[edit]

December[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wright guilty of Suffolk murders". BBC News. 2008-02-21. Archived from the original on December 15, 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-05.
  2. ^ "Suffolk killer will die in prison". BBC News. 2008-02-22. Archived from the original on December 15, 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-05.
  3. ^ "Man gets life for model's murder". BBC News. 2008-02-22. Archived from the original on December 3, 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-05.
  4. ^ "British Airways reveals what went wrong with Terminal 5". Computer Weekly. May 14, 2008. Archived from the original on July 24, 2009. Retrieved 2008-05-17.
  5. ^ "No Survivors After Jet Slams Into Homes". Archived from the original on 2008-05-16. Retrieved 2008-03-30.
  6. ^ "Cow-human cross embryo lives three days". Archived from the original on 2008-04-05.
  7. ^ "London Elects". Archived from the original on 11 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-06.
  8. ^ "Manchester United retain title". ITV. Archived from the original on 2008-11-04. Retrieved 2009-03-13.
  9. ^ Halifax Town's expulsion from Football Conference set to be confirmed: Altrincham handed reprieve – Local – Halifax Courier
  10. ^ "Joey Barton is jailed for assault". BBC News. 2008-05-20. Retrieved 2009-03-18.
  11. ^ "Man Utd earn dramatic Euro glory". BBC News. 2008-05-22. Retrieved 2010-01-01.
  12. ^ "Olympic stadium work starts early". BBC News. 22 May 2008. Retrieved 23 July 2011.
  13. ^ "London show: Vauxhall Insignia". Autocar. Retrieved 2009-03-18.
  14. ^ McGuinness, Ross (March 16, 2009). "Metro". p. 30.
  15. ^ "Morpeth a 'scene of devastation'". BBC News. 2008-09-07. Retrieved 2010-09-08.
  16. ^ Martin, Nicole (2006-06-08). "St Hilda's to end 113-year ban on male students". The Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved 2010-09-13.
  17. ^ Britten, Nick (6 October 2008). "Plymouth goalkeeper Luke McCormick jailed for killing boys in drunken crash". The Daily Telegraph. London. Archived from the original on 4 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-18.
  18. ^ Benson, Andrew (2008-11-02). "Last-gasp Hamilton takes F1 crown". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 4 November 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-12.
  19. ^ "Controversial 'Lapland New Forest' Christmas attraction closes". The Daily Telegraph. London. 2008-12-04. Retrieved 2011-02-23.
  20. ^ Jenkins, Russell (16 December 2008). "Sean Mercer guilty of murdering Rhys Jones". The Times. London. Retrieved 2009-03-18.
  21. ^ "Man admits Rachel Nickell killing". BBC News. 2008-12-18. Archived from the original on 16 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-18.