2007 in Europe
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Events from the year 2007 in Europe.
- January 3
- Celebrity Big Brother 5 was launched on Channel 4, with celebrities such as Jermaine Jackson, Dirk Benedict and Leo Sayer.
- National Express coach accident: A National Express coach from London Heathrow Airport to Aberdeen, Scotland crashed on a slip road between the M4 and the M25, killing two people and injuring thirty-six others.
- January 8: The Russia-Belarus energy dispute escalates.
- February 2: Orange Snow fell in Sibera, most likely caused by sandstorms in neighboring Kazakhstan.
- March 17: UTair Flight 471 ends with a hard landing, killing at least 6 people and injuring 20 others.
- March 19: The Ulyanovskaya Mine disaster, a methane explosion Kemerovo Oblast, kills at least 108 people.
- April: It is reported in Forbes magazine, an American publication, that Russia now has 60 billionaires, mostly living in Moscow, which is believed to have more millionaires than any other city in the world. 15 years ago, Russia did not even have any millionaires.
- April 27: A Mil Mi-8 helicopter crashes in Chechnya, killing all 20 federal troops aboard.
- July 10 – August 4: The Arktika 2007 expedition commences, which is the first crewed descent to the ocean bottom at the North Pole.
- Summer: The Dissenters March, which began in December 2006, continue throughout the summer.
- September 7: Russian personnel are ambushed in the Vedeno region of Chechnya.
- November 15: The Guerilla phase of the Second Chechen War continues.
- November 24: Anti-Putin Protests, led by former world chess champion Garry Kasparov, erupted in Saint Petersburg and Moscow.
- December 2: A Chechen constitutional referendum was held in Chechnya.
- December 2: The Legislative elections for seats in the State Duma resulted in a majority win by United Russia.
- 12 March – Xan Windsor, Lord Culloden, elder child of the Earl and Countess of Ulster
- 17 December – James, Viscount Severn, son of the Earl and Countess of Wessex
- 3 January – Sir Cecil Walker, Ulster Unionist Member of Parliament for North Belfast (1983–2001) (born 1924)
- 4 January – Grenfell (Gren) Jones, newspaper cartoonist (born 1934)
- 7 January – Magnus Magnusson, journalist and broadcaster (Mastermind) (born 1929)
- 8 January
- 27 January – Paul Channon, Baron Kelvedon, Member of Parliament (born 1935)
- 30 January – Griffith Jones, actor (born 1910)
- 9 February
- 16 February – Sheridan Morley, theatre critic (born 1941)
- 4 March – Ian Wooldridge, sports journalist (born 1932)
- 7 March – Lady Thorneycroft, philanthropist (born 1914)
- 8 March – John Inman, actor (born 1935)
- 14 March
- 16 March
- 17 March – Freddie Francis, cinematographer and film director (born 1917)
- 18 March – Bob Woolmer, cricketer and cricket coach (born 1948); died suddenly in Jamaica
- 28 March – Sir Thomas Hetherington, barrister (born 1926)
- 30 March
- April 23 – Boris Yeltsin, 1st President of Russia (1991 to 1999)
- 24 April – Alan Ball, former footballer and football manager (born 1945)
- 18 June – Bernard Manning, comedian (born 1930)
- 5 July – George Melly, jazz singer (born 1926)
- 29 July
- 31 July – R. D. Wingfield, novelist and radio dramatist (born 1928)
- 3 August – Baby P, child abuse victim (born 2006)
- 10 August – Tony Wilson, broadcaster, nightclub manager, and record label owner (born 1950)
- 22 August - Rhys Milford Jones, murder victim (born 1995)
- 25 August – Ray Jones, footballer (born 1988)
- 10 September – Anita Roddick, environmentalist, political campaigner, businesswoman (The Body Shop) (born 1942)
- 11 September – Ian Porterfield, footballer and football manager (born 1946)
- 15 September – Colin McRae, rally driver (born 1968)
- 1 October – Ronnie Hazlehurst, composer (born 1928)
- 16 October – Deborah Kerr, actress (born 1921)
- 18 October – Alan Coren, columnist (born 1938)
- 6 November – Hilda Braid, British actress (born 1929)
- 22 November – Verity Lambert, British television producer (born 1935)
- 28 November – Tony Holland, British television producer and writer (born 1940)
- 1 December – Anton Rodgers, British actor (born 1933)
- 29 December
- Wingfield, Rupert (2007-04-21). "Programmes | From Our Own Correspondent | Moscow's suburb for billionaires". BBC News. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/6577129.stm. Retrieved 2012-01-24.