Well, we are half way through the first week of the new year 2022 - looking back at 2021 news and key events, it's hard to believe just how many key events and monumental moments the UK and the world underwent!
El Salvador makes bitcoin a national currency
Great Britain came 4th on the Tokyo Olympics medal table
Parts of Greece saw a blanket of snow fall which is very rare due to the usually warm climate in that part of the world
Trump is impeached twice and is banned from Twitter after inciting insurrection at the capitol building in Washington D.C.
The US Capitol Riots
Inauguration of Joe Biden
SpaceX successfully recovers Starship prototype for the first time
Blue Origin takes Jeff Bezos, three others to space
Covid-19 vaccines were rolled out across the world.
Life returns to normal in between lockdowns as we go back to work, socialising and general normality
Delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics held
SpaceX launches first all-civilian spaceflight
COP 26 happened
The Sussex’s welcome baby number 2
Harry and Megan do Oprah
HGV driver shortage
Amazon and Tesco open checkout free stores
Britney is finally free
There was chaos in the Suez Canal as a huge cargo ship ran aground and blocked one of the world's busiest trade routes for six days.
Sadly, Prince Philip, Captain Sir Tom Moore , Sarah Harding all passed away, not forgetting everyone the UK and the rest of the world lost to coronavirus...
People queued for petrol as the fuel crisis took hold of the UK!
Protesters from climate activist group Insulate Britain blocked traffic in a series of demonstrations, provoking anger from motorists.
Gareth Southgate got us to the euro finals
Millions of viewers finally learnt the identity of the mysterious villain in BBC drama Line Of Duty
The cast of Friends reunited for a special episode to recall their time on the hit US sitcom - the first time they had been together on screen since the finale aired in 2004
Swedish pop icons Abba delighted fans as they announced their return at the start of September, with a new album and a virtual stage show planned.
Teenager Emma Raducanu became the first British woman in 44 years to win a Grand Slam singles title after her shock victory at the US Open.
It was an extraordinary achievement for the 18-year-old who came into the tournament ranked 150th in the world.
Daniel Craig's long-awaited final outing as James Bond in No Time To Die was released, 18 months after originally planned due to the pandemic.
In early October, billions of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users were hit by an outage that lasted nearly six hours, prompting a series of memes poking fun at the situation.
In an incident that rocked Hollywood, actor Alec Baldwin accidentally shot dead cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the movie Rust.
French nun Lucille Randon was the oldest person to survive COVID and just in time for her 117th birthday.
Recent statistics show 2020 saw no poacher related rhino deaths in Kenya, the first time since 1999.
People in Alcester, Warwickshire found knitted gifts about town with positive messages telling them ‘you are important’
Highways England built 2 bridges along the M1 near Milton Keynes for a family of door mice that were known to be living in the area for the last 5 years.
Last edited by Rebecca; 06-01-22 at 12:27.