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Review of 2001 Sunday, 21 July, 2002, 18:28 GMT 19:28 UK
President George Bush visits Ground Zero Bush: Man with a mission
Tom Carver looks back at an extraordinary year for US President George W Bush.
Israeli tanks ring Jenin in September Middle East peace retreats in 2001
BBC News Online looks back at a grim year in which violence in the Middle East escalated and the possibility of a political solution receded.
Tony Blair British politics in 2001
BBC News political editor Andrew Marr looks back over a year which saw Labour win a second landslide, but fail to enthuse the British people.
ISS, AP Ups and downs of space travel
Andrew Luck-Baker describes the shifting fortunes of space endeavours in 2001.
Bill Gates Microsoft celebrates a good year
Microsoft overcomes the hurdles and emerge victorious in the anti-trust case brought against it in year worth celebrating for the computer giant.
2001: The silly stories
Read about square melons, dud notes, free river beer and military penguins that made the headlines.
Entertainment: A sad, bad year?
Big books hit the big screen, teen pop hit the wall and reality TV proved hit and miss - the BBC's Robert Nisbet reviews 2001.
Obituaries: 2001
A selection from BBC News Online's obituaries for those whose departure has made the world's headlines.
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