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Historian Tony Judt dies aged 62

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 14:50
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

The British historian Tony Judt, known for challenging Israel to accept Arabs as equal citizens, has died in the US
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England appoint ex-Australia boss

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 14:45
related countries: Australia Australia

England appoint former Australia coach John Buchanan as a consultant to help them work out a plan to win this winter's Ashes series in Australia.
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Tributes paid to killed UK doctor

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 13:48
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The family and fiance of British doctor Karen Woo, who was killed with nine colleagues in Afghanistan, say she was "loving and caring" and a "true hero".
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Wanted man held over 2003 murders

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 11:37
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: London

One of Scotland Yard's most wanted men is arrested in Bangladesh in connection with a double murder in London in 2003, police say.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 9:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Edgbaston

Pakistan end day three of the second Test on 291-9 in their second innings, leading England by 112 runs at Edgbaston.
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Cardinal attacks US over Megrahi

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 9:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lockerbie

The leader of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland criticises the US over reaction to the release of the Lockerbie bomber.
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Robinson quits international duty

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 8:12
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Goalkeeper Paul Robinson retires from England duty just hours after being named in the squad for Wednesday's friendly with Hungary.
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Capello sorry for England debacle

Saturday, August 7th 2010, 22:58

Fabio Capello apologises for England's dismal World Cup and insists he will fight to turn things around.
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Zardari ends UK visit with rally

Saturday, August 7th 2010, 19:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Birmingham

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari ends his UK visit with a rally in Birmingham, while his son appeals for flood relief donations.
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Uncapped trio in England overhaul

Saturday, August 7th 2010, 19:51
related countries: Hungary Hungary

England call up the uncapped trio of Jack Wilshere, Kieran Gibbs and Bobby Zamora as only 10 of the 23-man World Cup squad return for Wednesday's friendly against Hungary.
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Shot UK medical worker identified

Saturday, August 7th 2010, 18:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A British aid worker who was among 10 people killed by gunmen in a remote part of north-east Afghanistan is named as Dr Karen Woo.
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England on top despite Ajmal haul

Saturday, August 7th 2010, 18:17
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Edgbaston

Saeed Ajmal takes 5-82 but Pakistan, still 160 runs behind England with nine second-innings wickets in hand, face a monumental task to save the second Test with three days remaining.
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England dominate hapless Pakistan

Friday, August 6th 2010, 17:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's decision to bat first backfires spectacularly as they are bowled out for 72 by England on day one of the second Test.
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RBS sees leap in pre-tax profit

Friday, August 6th 2010, 6:14

Royal Bank of Scotland, which is 84%-owned by the taxpayer, reports a profit of £1.14bn for the first half of the year.
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Database of children switched off

Friday, August 6th 2010, 1:00

A controversial database of children's records designed to aid child protection in England is being switched off.
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Cadbury boost for Kraft profits

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 21:09
related places: Cadbury

Food giant Kraft reports healthy first quarter profit, helped by its purchase of UK confectionery maker Cadbury.
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Pakistan drop wicketkeeper Akmal

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 19:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Edgbaston

Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal is dropped for the second Test against England, while ex-skipper Mohammad Yousuf will not play.
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Bank keeps interest rates on hold

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 12:39

The Bank of England votes to keep interest rates on hold at 0.5% amid concerns over the strength of the economic recovery.
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Rape charge pianist leaves shows

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 10:48
related countries: Russia Russia, Thailand Thailand
related places: Edinburgh, London

A Russian pianist accused of raping a 14-year-old boy in Thailand pulls out of concerts planned for Edinburgh and London.
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'97 UK descendants' of cloned cow

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 2:54

The cloned cow whose calves entered the UK food chain could have scores of descendants here, records suggest.
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Friend or foe? Battle to win Afghan trust

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 21:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Battle

As British forces continue to advance through the Taliban's Helmand stronghold, winning the trust of the Afghan people is proving just as testing a battle.
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US man 'tried to aid al-Shabaab'

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 20:16
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States
related places: Chicago

A Chicago man is accused of seeking to join Somali hardline Islamist group al-Shabaab, which the US and UK consider a terror organisation.
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More clone-linked beef 'consumed'

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 18:30

Meat from a second cloned cow's offspring has entered the UK's food chain, according to the Food Standards Agency.
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Hughes attacks Cameron homes plan

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 16:35
related places: Cameron

Deputy Lib Dem leader Simon Hughes fires a warning shot at David Cameron over plans to end "council houses for life" in England.
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UK music 'bucked downward trend'

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 15:18

The recorded and live music business in the UK registered growth in 2009, according to a new report.
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Beef linked to cloned cow 'eaten'

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 15:10

Meat from a cloned cow's offspring entered the UK food chain from a farm in the Highlands, but officials say there are no safety concerns.
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Premier League plans free schools

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 13:41

England's football Premier League is considering how it might set up its own education system under the government's free schools policy.
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'Star' portraitist gets showcase

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 10:52

Thomas Lawrence is celebrated this autumn in the first UK exhibition devoted to the 19th Century painter since 1979.
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Ofcom raises Sky movie concerns

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 9:34

UK media regulator Ofcom refers the market for pay-TV movies to the Competition Commission, amid concerns Sky is too powerful.
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League takes some England blame

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 7:52

The Premier League is only partly to blame for England's World Cup failure, chief executive Richard Scudamore claims.
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Deficit is key, say PM and Clegg

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 8:30

The prime minister and his deputy write a joint letter to cabinet colleagues to remind them that reducing the deficit is the "most urgent issue facing Britain".
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Pakistan president due in London

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 7:20
related places: London

Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari is to arrive in London later amid domestic fury over comments made by Prime Minister David Cameron.
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Pakistan president due in London

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 7:20
related places: London

Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari is to arrive in London later amid domestic fury over comments made by Prime Minister David Cameron.
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Deficit is key, say PM and Clegg

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 7:18

The prime minister and his deputy write a joint letter to cabinet colleagues to remind them that reducing the deficit is the "most urgent issue facing Britain".
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Pakistan's president in UK visit

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 5:12
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The president of Pakistan is to arrive in the UK on Tuesday amidst a diplomatic row between the two countries.
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Pakistan's president in UK visit

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 5:12
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The president of Pakistan is to arrive in the UK on Tuesday amidst a diplomatic row between the two countries.
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Christmas already at London store

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 0:12
related places: London

The festive season has come even earlier to London's Oxford Street, with the opening of a Christmas shop at department store Selfridges.
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HSBC sees profits double to $11bn

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 22:13

The UK's biggest bank, HSBC, says its profits doubled in the first half of the year to $11.1bn (£7bn).
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HSBC sees profits double to $11bn

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 22:13

The UK's biggest bank, HSBC, says its profits doubled in the first half of the year to $11.1bn (£7bn).
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Monday, August 2nd 2010, 20:19
related places: Lockerbie

Scotland's first minister again denies that the Lockerbie bomber was released due to pressure from oil company BP.
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Oak moth prompts asthma warning

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 16:03

The public is warned of health risks posed by the oak moth 'pest' that has invaded trees in the UK
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Afghan operation reaches Saidabad

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 15:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

British forces enter the town of Saidabad, in the Nad Ali district of Helmand province, in an offensive to rid the area of insurgents.
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Afghan operation reaches Saidabad

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 15:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

British forces enter the town of Saidabad, in the Nad Ali district of Helmand province, in an offensive to rid the area of insurgents.
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UK charities launch flood appeals

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 13:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

British aid agencies launch appeals after 27,000 people are left stranded in Pakistan by the worst floods there in 80 years.
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UK charities launch flood appeals

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 13:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

British aid agencies launch appeals after 27,000 people are left stranded in Pakistan by the worst floods there in 80 years.
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Peak project

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 10:00
related countries: Austria Austria

British sculptor's figures erected in the Austrian Alps
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Peak project

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 10:00
related countries: Austria Austria

British sculptor's figures erected in the Austrian Alps
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Marine and soldier die in Helmand

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 9:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two UK servicemen have been killed in separate incidents in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence says. Next of kin have been informed.
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Marine and soldier die in Helmand

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 9:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two UK servicemen have been killed in separate incidents in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence says. Next of kin have been informed.
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Probe into cloned cow milk claim

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 6:42

The Food Standards Agency is investigating reports that milk from a cloned cow's offspring is on sale in the UK.
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Probe into cloned cow milk claim

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 6:42

The Food Standards Agency is investigating reports that milk from a cloned cow's offspring is on sale in the UK.
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Hundreds of healthy dogs put down

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 0:55

Battersea animal shelter says it is having to put down a growing number of dogs, many of them healthy but too aggressive to be rehomed.
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From tour to tourism

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 0:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

What made this British soldier return to Afghanistan on holiday?
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From tour to tourism

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 0:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

What made this British soldier return to Afghanistan on holiday?
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Great Britain secure best Euro medal haul

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 20:38

Britain finish with a best-ever total of 19 medals at the European Championships as the 400m relay teams win silver and bronze, while long jumper Chris Tomlinson takes bronze in Barcelona.
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Great Britain secure best Euro medal haul

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 20:38

Britain finish with a best-ever total of 19 medals at the European Championships as the 400m relay teams win silver and bronze, while long jumper Chris Tomlinson takes bronze in Barcelona.
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Strauss wants consistent England

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 18:33
related countries: Australia Australia

Andrew Strauss calls for England to string together a consistent run of results as they gear up for the defence of the Ashes in Australia this winter.
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Strauss wants consistent England

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 18:33
related countries: Australia Australia

Andrew Strauss calls for England to string together a consistent run of results as they gear up for the defence of the Ashes in Australia this winter.
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Fresh talks to solve BA dispute

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 17:02

British Airways and the Unite union will hold further talks on Monday to try to prevent more strike action.
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Fresh talks to solve BA dispute

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 17:02

British Airways and the Unite union will hold further talks on Monday to try to prevent more strike action.
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Great Britain secure best Euro medal haul

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 16:57

Britain finish with a best-ever total of 19 medals at the European Championships as the 400m relay teams win silver and bronze, while long jumper Chris Tomlinson takes bronze in Barcelona.
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Live - European Championships day six

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 16:57

Britain's athletes look for medals on the last day in Barcelona with long jumper Chris Tomlinson, 1500m star Lisa Dobriskey and the 400m relay teams in action.
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Osborne wants banks to lend more

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 16:40

The chancellor warns UK banks they need to start increasing their lending to businesses, as a number of banks prepare to announce major profits.
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Police dismiss 'Sarah's Law' fear

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 12:59

Police dismiss fears that a scheme that allows parents to check if someone is a sex offender could lead to vigilante attacks, as the pilot is expanded.
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Police dismiss 'Sarah's Law' fear

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 12:59

Police dismiss fears that a scheme that allows parents to check if someone is a sex offender could lead to vigilante attacks, as the pilot is expanded.
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Ruthless England wrap up victory

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 12:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

James Anderson completes his first 10-wicket haul in international cricket as England romp to a 354-run victory in the first Test against Pakistan.
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Ruthless England wrap up victory

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 12:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

James Anderson completes his first 10-wicket haul in international cricket as England romp to a 354-run victory in the first Test against Pakistan.
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Two quizzed on parcel sent to MI6

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 9:53
related places: London

Two men are still being questioned after a suspect package was sent to MI6 headquarters in London.
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Two quizzed on parcel sent to MI6

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 9:53
related places: London

Two men are still being questioned after a suspect package was sent to MI6 headquarters in London.
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Pakistan leader heading to Europe

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 3:13

Pakistan's president is due in Europe later for a trip that will take in the UK, amid tensions over David Cameron's terrorism comments.
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Pakistan leader heading to Europe

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 3:13

Pakistan's president is due in Europe later for a trip that will take in the UK, amid tensions over David Cameron's terrorism comments.
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Child Trust Fund payments to drop

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 2:01

Babies born this weekend will be last in the UK to receive the full payment to Child Trust Funds, as the scheme's phasing out begins.
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Prior revels in England pressure

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 21:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Matt Prior says the pressure he faced at Trent Bridge spurred him on to a century that put England on the brink of victory against Pakistan.
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Prior revels in England pressure

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 21:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Matt Prior says the pressure he faced at Trent Bridge spurred him on to a century that put England on the brink of victory against Pakistan.
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Prior guides England towards win

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 18:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

England are on course for a resounding win in the first Test after an unbeaten century from Matt Prior and three early wickets in Pakistan's second innings.
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Prior guides England towards win

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 18:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

England are on course for a resounding win in the first Test after an unbeaten century from Matt Prior and three early wickets in Pakistan's second innings.
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Live - European Championships day five

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 16:01

Britain's Jessica Ennis becomes European heptathlon champion, Mo Farah makes it a long-distance double and Dai Greene wins 400m hurdles gold in Barcelona.
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Live - European Championships day five

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 16:01

Britain's Jessica Ennis becomes European heptathlon champion, Dai Greene wins 400m hurdles gold, while Michael Rimmer and Rhys Williams take silver in Barcelona.
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UK troops 'uncover bomb factory'

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 15:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

British troops targeting a Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan have found a cache of bomb-making equipment, the Ministry of Defence says.
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UK troops 'uncover bomb factory'

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 15:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

British troops targeting a Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan have found a cache of bomb-making equipment, the Ministry of Defence says.
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'Progress' in new Afghan mission

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 13:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

British forces are said to be consolidating their hold on ground seized in a Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan.
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'Progress' in new Afghan mission

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 13:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

British forces are said to be consolidating their hold on ground seized in a Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan.
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Pakistan protest over PM comments

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 10:23
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani intelligence officials cancel a visit to Britain in protest at comments made by David Cameron about Pakistan's alleged links to terror.
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Pakistan protest over PM comments

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 10:23
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani intelligence officials cancel a visit to Britain in protest at comments made by David Cameron about Pakistan's alleged links to terror.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 9:28
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

England take three Pakistan wickets after setting the tourists a record 435 to win on day three of the first Test at Trent Bridge.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 9:28
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

England take their lead past 300 after tea on day three of the first Test against Pakistan at Trent Bridge.
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England friendly angers Redknapp

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 8:38
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp lambasts the timing of England's forthcoming friendly against Hungary.
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Picking up Penguins

Friday, July 30th 2010, 17:42

British publisher marks 75 years in books
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Picking up Penguins

Friday, July 30th 2010, 17:42

British publisher marks 75 years in books
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Immigrant worker limit criticised

Friday, July 30th 2010, 17:31
related places: London

Government plans to limit the number of skilled foreign workers allowed into the UK are criticised by the Lord Mayor of London.
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Anderson puts England in command

Friday, July 30th 2010, 16:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Birthday boy James Anderson produces a superb bowling display to put England on top in the first Test against Pakistan at Trent Bridge.
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Anderson puts England in command

Friday, July 30th 2010, 16:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Birthday boy James Anderson produces a superb bowling display to put England on top in the first Test against Pakistan at Trent Bridge.
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European Championships day four as it happened

Friday, July 30th 2010, 16:00

Andy Turner wins 110m hurdles gold and Britain pick up two silvers and three bronzes, while Jessica Ennis impresses in the heptathlon in Barcelona.
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Live - European Championships day four

Friday, July 30th 2010, 16:00

Jessica Ennis continues her heptathlon campaign while British athletes go for a hatful of medals on day four in Barcelona.
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Immigrant worker limit criticised

Friday, July 30th 2010, 15:07
related places: London

Government plans to limit the number of skilled foreign workers allowed into the UK are criticised by the Lord Mayor of London.
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London saddles up for bike scheme

Friday, July 30th 2010, 13:58
related places: London

A bike hire scheme designed to encourage thousands more cycle journeys in central London begins.
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UK soldiers push to clear Taliban

Friday, July 30th 2010, 12:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Hundreds of UK soldiers launch an operation to clear Taliban insurgents from a key stronghold in southern Afghanistan.
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UK soldiers push to clear Taliban

Friday, July 30th 2010, 11:40
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Hundreds of UK soldiers launch an operation to clear Taliban insurgents from a key stronghold in southern Afghanistan.
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UK soldiers push to clear Taliban

Friday, July 30th 2010, 10:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Hundreds of British soldiers have launched an operation against Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan
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UK soldiers push to clear Taliban

Friday, July 30th 2010, 10:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Hundreds of British soldiers have launched an operation against Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan
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