The year in England started with wintry weather as heavy snow left these sheep on the Pennines between Yorkshire and Lancashire searching for food and shelter.
Lord Drayson completes his leg in the annual Shrove Tuesday pancake race between the House of Commons and the House of Lords on College Green. The Lords' team won.
The annual cheese rolling contest in Brockworth, Gloucestershire, saw people tumble down the steep slope of Cooper's Hill in May, chasing a Double Gloucester cheese.
A reveller leaps from the top of Stonehenge as crowds gather before sunrise to mark the summer solstice on 21 June.
A spectacular late-night storm in Dorset in June was captured in a number of dramatic photographs including this one taken by BBC News website user Andy Clayton.
Artist Antony Gormley's work Another Place comprised 100 life-size naked figures on Crosby Beach on Merseyside.
A bomb on a number 30 bus in Tavistock Square on 7 July killed 13 people plus the bomber. Four suicide bombers killed 52 people in attacks on the London Underground and this bus.
A tornado struck the Sparkbrook area of Birmingham in July, felling trees and damaging dozens of houses.
Trafalgar Square was home to several high-profile public celebrations during 2005 including the festivities to mark England's cricketers recapturing the Ashes.
The 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar was celebrated with a re-enactment of the battle in the Solent. Tall ship the Grand Turk played the part of HMS Victory.
A huge blackened plume of smoke could be seen from miles away after a series of explosions caused a massive fire at the Buncefield fuel depot in Hertfordshire in December.