A LOOK BACK AT MAY AND JUNE
Added on: 31st Dec 2016
LEICESTER CITY WIN PREMIER LEAGUE
In a remarkable feat, Claudio Ranieri's side won the
Premier League title. At the start of the campaign,
you could have got odds of 5,000-1 on them
EGYPTAIR FLIGHT 804 CRASHES
The flight from Paris to Cairo crashed into the
Mediterranean Sea, killing all 66 people on board.
Investigations have since indicated that there was
an attempt to put out a fire on board the plane
before it crashed, while claims that terrorists were
behind the disaster have never been substantiated.
GORILLA HARAMBE SHOT DEAD
After grabbing a three-year-old boy who entered his
enclosure at Cincinnati Zoo in Ohio, USA, gorilla
Harambe was shot dead by security officers.
The boy was injured but survives.
MUHAMMAD ALI DIES
One of the greatest sportsmen of all time, the three-time
world heavyweight boxing champion dies aged 74
after being treated for a respiratory condition.
ORLANDO NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING
Omar Mateen kills 49 people at the Pulse gay nightclub in
Florida, the worst mass shooting in America's history.
JO COX MURDERED
Labour MP Jo Cox dies after being shot and stabbed
multiple times in her constituency in Birstall,
West Yorkshire. Thomas Mair, 53, was convicted
of her murder in November and jailed for life.
Returned to Earth, after six months on the International
BRITAIN VOTES TO LEAVE THE EU
In an historic referendum, the British people vote to
leave the European Union by 52% to 48%.
DAVID CAMERON RESIGNS
Speaking outside Number 10, the prime minister said
the country needed "fresh leadership" following the
LABOUR IN CRISIS
Jeremy Corbyn spends several days fighting off a
rebellion in his own party, with widespread resignations
from the shadow cabinet and a vote of no confidence,
but refuses to stand down. In July, Angela Eagle and
Owen Smith announce they will challenge
Corbyn for the leadership.
ISTANBUL AIRPORT ATTACK
More than 40 people were killed and hundreds injured when
three terrorists storm Istanbul's Ataturk Airport,
opening fire before detonating suicide bombs.
TORY LEADERSHIP CONTEST KICKS OFF
Candidates put themselves forward for the Conservative Party
leadership. But in a huge shock on June 30, Boris Johnson
says he will not be running.