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Headlines From 2000 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 2000 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 2000 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 2000 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 2000 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 2000 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 2000 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 2000 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 2000 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 2000 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 2000 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
1st January 2000Y2K passes without serious failures, despite fears of the Millennium Bug breaking down computers.
11th January 2000The trawler Solway Harvester sinks off the Isle of Man.
31st January 2000Dr. Harold Shipman is found guilty of murdering fifteen patients between 1995 and 1998 and is subsequently sentenced to life imprisonment.
17th February 2000Microsoft releases Windows 2000.
23rd February 2000Sir Stanley Matthews, English footballer (b. 1915) dies
26th March 2000Vladimir Putin is elected President of Russia.
31st March 2000Myra Hindley loses a High Court appeal against her life imprisonment sentence.
22nd April 2000Brazil officially celebrates its 500th anniversary; albeit with protests, especially from native and black populations.
12th May 2000 The Tate Modern Gallery opens in London.
2nd July 2000France beats Italy 2-1 to win ‘Euro 2000’ with a Golden Goal.
18th July 2000Alex Salmond resigns as leader of the Scottish National Party.
18th July 2000Sussex police launch a murder investigation after the body of a 9-year-old girl found near Pulborough is confirmed to be that of Sarah Payne, who was reported missing on 1st July.
25th July 2000Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde aircraft, crashes into a hotel in Gonesse just after take-off in Paris. All 109 passengers are killed, in addition to four people from the hotel.
7th September 2000The United Kingdom fuel protests begin. Refineries are blockaded and therefore supply to the country's network of petrol stations is halted.
15th September 2000The 2000 Summer Olympics begin in Sydney, Australia.
29th September 2000The Long Kesh prison in Northern Ireland is closed.
21st October 2000Reginald “Reggie” Kray, leading figure in organised crime in London (b. 1933) dies.
3rd November 2000Widespread flooding occurs throughout England and Wales after days of heavy rain.
7th November 2000A criminal gang raids the Millennium Dome to steal The Millennium Star diamond, but police surveillance catches them in the act.
31st December 2000The Millennium Dome closes its doors one year to the day of its opening.
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A Newspaper From 2000

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).