News Coverage 2005

On Sunday December 11, 2005, the Buncefield Oil Depot in Hertfordshire was hit by fire. All British networks covered the story in-depth. 1745 (Sunday December 11) BBC National News Darren Jordon bought viewers up-to-date with a BBC Weekend News bulletin 1800 (Sunday December 11) Sky… Read more

On Saturday December 03 2005, the funeral was held of the former English footballer George Best. 1100 (Saturday December 03) BBC News Special Dermot Murnaghan presented a special programme on BBC News 24 and BBC World which broadcast live coverage of the funeral.

On Monday 29th August 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf coast, wreaking havoc in the states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. The hurricane has killed hundreds. UK Television networks sent out key presenters and reporters to America from 1st September. BBC News ITV NewsMark Austin… Read more

A spectacular extravaganza to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War has taken place in London. Sky has Presenters and Correspondents around Central London, with Commentary from Alastair Bruce. Martin Stanford presenting live from Buckingham Palace.Geoff Meade live from Buckingham… Read more

On Saturday April 09 2005, Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles married in a private ceremony in Windsor. 2210 (Saturday April 09) BBC Weekend News Darren Jordon presented a round up of the days celebrations

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