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2004

13 Jan
Serial killer Shipman found hanged

25 Jan
Nasa rover looks for water on Mars

11 Mar
Many die as bombs destroy Madrid trains

19 May
Angry dads hit Blair with purple flour

22 Jun
Child killer Dutroux jailed for life

28 Jun
US transfers power back to Iraq

01 Jul
Cassini captures Saturn's rings

28 Aug
Second gold for Kelly Holmes

03 Sep
Russian school siege ends in violence

07 Oct
British hostage feared dead in Iraq

19 Oct
British aid worker kidnapped in Iraq

03 Nov
George W Bush wins second term

11 Nov
Veteran leader Yasser Arafat is dead

15 Dec
Blunkett resigns over visa accusations

26 Dec
Thousands die in Asian tsunami

27 Dec
Yushchenko wins Ukraine election re-run


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