Answers for Dennis
18 May 2008
1. What happened on 7/7?
The 7 July 2005 London bombings (also called the 7/7 bombings) were a series of coordinated bomb blasts planned by Muslim terrorists that hit London's public transport system during the morning rush hour. At 8:50 a.m., three bombs exploded within fifty seconds of each other on three London Underground trains. A fourth bomb exploded on a bus nearly an hour later at 9:47 a.m. in Tavistock Square. The bombings killed 52 commuters and the four suicide bombers, injured 700, and caused disruption of the city's transport system (severely for the first day) and the country's mobile telecommunications infrastructure. The series of suicide-bomb explosions constituted the largest and deadliest terrorist attack on London in its history.
More on that find at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7_July_2005_London_bombings
2. What is the red thing on 7/7?
Well, i can't see exactly but i think it could be a London bus in flames, it looks like it when I enlarge the photo.
3. Who is Anthony Walker?
Anthony Walker was a student from Huyton, Merseyside, England who was killed with an ice axe in a racially motivated crime by Michael Barton, and his cousin Paul Taylor.
More about this crime find at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Anthony_Walker
4. Why Scotland?
The 31st G8 summit was held from July 6 to July 8, 2005 at the Gleneagles Hotel in Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross, in Scotland and hosted by British Prime Minister Tony Blair. As host, the UK stated its intent to focus this G8 meeting on the issues of global climate change and the lack of economic development in Africa. Other announced items on the agenda were counter-terrorism, non-proliferation and reform in the Middle East. The summit was overshadowed, however, by bomb attacks in London on the second day of the conference.
More on that find at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/31st_G8_summit