On Sunday December 11, 2005, the Buncefield Oil Depot in Hertfordshire was hit by fire. All British networks covered the story in-depth. BBC News ITV News Sky News
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.