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Wednesday, 5 January, 2000, 08:56 GMT
Y2K


UK relief over bug
Millions of people return to work in the UK after the holiday period, untroubled by the millennium bug.
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America survives millennium bug
US satellites safe after Y2K glitch
Y2K: Overhyped and oversold?
US satellites safe after Y2K glitch
The Pentagon confirms that American spy satellites have returned to normal operation after a brief encounter with the millennium bug.

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America survives millennium bug
Y2K: Overhyped and oversold?
Y2K bug fails to bite
Netscape browser Millions face online shopping glitch
Millions of people may have trouble shopping online or checking their bank accounts, as security software on internet browsers expires.

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Bug checks smooth so far
'Business as usual' in Y2K
Christmas shopping on the web
Family still fear millennium bug
A mother who took her family to the Scottish Highlands to escape the millennium bug says she is still waiting to see its effects.
UK owes bug-busters 'great debt'
The minister in charge of tackling the millennium bug says the country owes a debt of gratitude to those who worked hard to make the transition into 2000 go smoothly.
Gambia weathers Y2K risk
The tiny West African republic of The Gambia appears not to have suffered ill effects from the Y2K computer bug, despite predictions of serious disruption.
Y2K bug fails to bite
The world has welcomed the new millennium without suffering any major millennium bug problems - at least so far.
Japan nuclear plants malfunction
Two nuclear power plants malfunction in Japan moments after the clock ticks into 2000.
Bug checks smooth so far
Tests of the computer systems of financial markets show no bugs so far - but the big test will come when business resumes on Tuesday.
Y2K viruses alert
At least 12 computer viruses have been identified as computers users are warned to be on guard when they log on.
Minor bug problems arise
The millennium bug has not brought disasters but minor problems are cropping up.
Glitch-free NZ cheers banks
Lloyds TSB and Royal Bank of Scotland both report transactions in the 21st Century in New Zealand had gone smoothly so far.
US detects Russian missiles
Russia launched three missiles into Chechnya on Friday, but the US Government says the incidents were not Y2K related.
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