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'Terror ringleader' to stay in UK

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 11:36
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The alleged leader of an al-Qaeda plot to bomb targets in the UK wins his appeal against deportation to Pakistan.
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New rules on ash 'to ease delays'

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 10:41

New rules to allow planes to fly at higher ash densities for a limited time will be introduced on Tuesday, the UK's CAA says.
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BA wins court bid to stop strikes

Monday, May 17th 2010, 22:06

British Airways wins an injunction to stop the latest strikes by its cabin staff, due to begin on Tuesday.
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UK ash cloud restrictions lifted

Monday, May 17th 2010, 20:04
related places: Gatwick, Heathrow

Flight restrictions are lifted at most UK airports and elsewhere in Europe as volcanic ash cloud conditions ease.
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UK ash airport closures extended

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 21:45
related places: Birmingham, Gatwick, Heathrow

UK airports including Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham see services hit by volcanic ash.
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England 'deserve' world triumph

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 20:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Captain Paul Collingwood says England's World Twenty20 triumph rivals the 2005 and 2009 Ashes Test series successes over Australia.
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England seal World Twenty20 title

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 18:45
related countries: Australia Australia

England beat Australia to win the World Twenty20 in Barbados and secure their first victory in 35 years of ICC limited-over competitions.
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Ash closes parts of UK airspace

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 8:17

A no-fly zone is imposed over parts of Northern Ireland amid warnings flight disruption from volcanic ash may spread.
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Cricketers held in fraud inquiry

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 21:26
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria is one of two cricketers arrested in a UK investigation into match irregularities.
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Karzai first to see new UK PM

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 14:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: London

Afghan President Hamid Karzai flies to London for talks with the new UK Prime Minister David Cameron.
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Ed Miliband joins UK Labour leader battle

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 13:41

Ed Miliband joins the race to be the next Labour Party leader - a contest in which he will stand against his brother David.
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The soldier who saved Sierra Leone

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 11:01
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Allan Little reveals how a little-known British officer changed the fate of a nation.
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'New trial' over Corfu gas deaths

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 10:28

The father of two British children who died from carbon monoxide poisoning in Corfu in 2006 says he has won a retrial of the case.
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In harmony

Friday, May 14th 2010, 23:57
related countries: United States United States

New UK foreign secretary makes strong start in US
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Aussies stun Pakistan in thriller

Friday, May 14th 2010, 19:29
related countries: Australia Australia, Pakistan Pakistan

Mike Hussey blasts 60 from 24 balls as Australia fight back to beat Pakistan and set up a World Twenty20 final against England.
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Somali pirates release UK tanker

Friday, May 14th 2010, 8:23
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates release a UK-flagged ship with 26 crew after a ransom is paid, the EU mission says.
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Beckham hands over 2018 Cup bid

Friday, May 14th 2010, 7:55

Football icon David Beckham delivers the 1,752-page bid book which he hopes will persuade Fifa to award England the 2018 World Cup.
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Capello considering new formation

Friday, May 14th 2010, 5:10
related countries: South Africa South Africa

England manager Fabio Capello is considering playing with three central defenders at the World Cup finals in South Africa, BBC Sport understands.
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Classy England cruise into final

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 18:38
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

England stroll to a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20 semi-finals to reach an ICC tournament final for the first time since 2004.
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Paraguay beat Japan on penalties

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:16
related countries: Japan Japan, Paraguay Paraguay

Paraguay are through to the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in their history after beating Japan 5-3 on penalties following a 0-0 draw.
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Dutch win secures last-eight spot

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:10
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Slovakia Slovakia

The Netherlands score a goal in each half through Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder as they secure a 2-1 victory which puts them into the World Cup quarter-finals.
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Argentina set up tie with Germany

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:09
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Germany Germany, Mexico Mexico

Argentina are helped by a controversial goal as they beat Mexico 3-1 to earn a quarter-final with Germany, conquerors of England.
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Germany knock out dismal England

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:07
related countries: Germany Germany

England suffer their heaviest defeat at a World Cup finals as they are beaten 4-1 and outclassed by Germany in the second round.
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Shock loss puts holders Italy out

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:41
related countries: Germany Germany, Italy Italy, Slovakia Slovakia

Italy, the defending champions and four-time World Cup winners, suffer a shock World Cup defeat to Slovakia, who win a remarkable game 3-2 to book their place in the last 16.
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Live - World Cup

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:32
related countries: Algeria Algeria, Slovenia Slovenia, United States United States

England make three changes to face Slovenia in their crucial World Cup Group C decider, with the United States also taking on Algeria.
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Live - England v Sri Lanka

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:31
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

England cruise to an emphatic seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in St Lucia to reach the final of the World Twenty20.
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Sneijder fires Dutch past Japan

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:25
related countries: Algeria Algeria, Japan Japan, Netherlands Netherlands

The Netherlands move to the brink of qualification for the knockout stages with a 1-0 win over Japan.
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USA fight back to deny Slovenia

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:19
related countries: Algeria Algeria, Germany Germany, Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, United States United States
related places: Friday

United States come from 2-0 down to snatch a 2-2 draw with Slovenia in an absorbing game in Johannesburg.
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Dogged Serbia stun 10-man Germany

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:18
related countries: Algeria Algeria, Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, Slovenia Slovenia, United States United States
related places: Friday

Serbia upset Germany, who have Miroslav Klose sent off, 1-0 in Friday's first World Cup match before Slovenia face United States and England take on Algeria later.
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Ghana strike late to beat 10-man Serbia

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:00
related countries: Algeria Algeria, Ghana Ghana, Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, Slovenia Slovenia

Group D gets under way as Serbia face Ghana, while England's group C opponents Slovenia stun Algeria on day three.
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Nigeria mastered by Argentina

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 13:50
related countries: Greece Greece, South Korea South Korea, United States United States

Nigeria waste opportunities in front of goal as dominant Argentina get their World Cup campaign off to a winning start in Johannesburg.
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All the latest news, views and commentary

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 13:46
related countries: Greece Greece, United States United States

South Korea face Greece in the first of three games on day two, including England's opener against the United States.
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UK aims to end Strasbourg shuttle

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 11:14

The Conservative-Lib Dem government plans to lobby the EU to scrap the European Parliament's monthly trips to Strasbourg.
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Child abuse 'big business online'

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 9:36

There are 450 criminal gangs around the world making money from images of child sex abuse, a UK-based internet watchdog says.
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UK forced marriages awareness tour

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 1:59

A charity is to tour the UK in a bid stop south Asian youngsters being forced into marriages abroad.
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Bogus UK students face global action

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 0:19

Dishonest agents who help bogus students get into the UK are being targeted in an international initiative.
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New UK PM begins shaping coalition

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 18:18

New UK PM David Cameron begins shaping his coalition government, as he welcomes his deputy Nick Clegg to Downing Street.
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Chelsea allay Terry injury fears

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 16:31
related places: Chelsea

England and Chelsea defender John Terry should be fit for Saturday's FA Cup final and the World Cup after a foot injury scare.
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New approach

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 14:46

How UK foreign policy will shape under its coalition
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EU's Ashton relaxed about Tories

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 9:17
related places: Ashton

The EU's foreign policy chief, Baroness Ashton, says a Conservative-led UK government does not pose difficulties for her.
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Cameron is new UK prime minister

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 0:38

David Cameron is the UK's new prime minister, bringing the Conservatives back into power after 13 years.
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Brown resigns as prime minister

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 19:25

Gordon Brown resigns as UK prime minister with the Lib Dems poised to give David Cameron their backing as his successor.
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UK parties thought to be nearing deal

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 17:34

The leaders of Britain's Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties hold further coalition talks, with Labour now thought to be sidelined.
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Capello names surprise Cup squad

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 12:53
related places: Liverpool

England coach Fabio Capello makes several surprise selections in his preliminary 30-man World Cup squad.
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Capello postpones ratings website

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 12:23

Plans for England manager Fabio Capello to be involved in a ratings website for players at this summer's World Cup have been scrapped until after the tournament.
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Brown to quit as party leader

Monday, May 10th 2010, 23:52

Gordon Brown says he is to step down as Labour Party leader as the battle mounts to form the next UK government.
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ABN Amro laundering case settled

Monday, May 10th 2010, 21:42

The UK's Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $500m (£336m) to end a money laundering case involving ABN Amro, which it bought in 2007.
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Hodgson voted manager of the year

Monday, May 10th 2010, 21:30
related places: Fulham, London

Fulham boss Roy Hodgson is voted manager of the year after steering the London club to the Europa League final.
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Pakistan beat South Africa to qualify

Monday, May 10th 2010, 20:59
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Holders Pakistan creep into the World Twenty20 semi-finals thanks to a victory over South Africa and England's later win over New Zealand in St Lucia.
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England defeat Kiwis to top group

Monday, May 10th 2010, 20:44
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Eoin Morgan produces an innings of impressive calm as England win their World Twenty20 Super Eights group with a three-wicket victory over New Zealand.
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Live - England v New Zealand

Monday, May 10th 2010, 18:24
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Pakistan Pakistan, South Africa South Africa

England beat New Zealand to finish top of their Super Eights group, meaning Pakistan also qualify for the semis and the Black Caps crash out.
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Airports reopen after ash problem

Monday, May 10th 2010, 14:51

European airports have reopened after travellers faced weekend flight disruption caused by the volcanic ash cloud.
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More Tory and Lib Dem talks due in UK

Monday, May 10th 2010, 4:41

Senior Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are to continue talks on a possible agreement to form a government.
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Tory and Lib Dem talks 'positive'

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 20:16

Senior Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are to hold more talks in a bid to agree terms for a power-sharing UK government.
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Ash travel misery could continue

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 6:19

British air passengers may face yet more misery as a volcanic ash cloud continues to threaten European flight schedules.
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Clegg meets Cameron on power deal

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 23:58
related places: Cameron

Nick Clegg meets David Cameron for talks over the possibility of their parties forming a coalition UK government.
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Lib Dems back Clegg on Tory talks

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 19:38

Lib-Dem leader Nick Clegg is considering a power-sharing offer from the Conservatives after the inconclusive UK election.
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Live - England v South Africa

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 12:59
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Pakistan Pakistan, South Africa South Africa

England thrash South Africa by 39 runs in the World Twenty20 after New Zealand pull off a last-ball victory over holders Pakistan.
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Prince Charles to lead VE Day tributes

Friday, May 7th 2010, 23:06

The Prince of Wales is to lead veterans in a service marking the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe.
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Tories and Lib Dems in deal talks

Friday, May 7th 2010, 21:51

Talks between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats went late into Friday as the parties try to do a deal to form the next UK government.
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Cameron offers deal to Lib Dems

Friday, May 7th 2010, 19:08

David Cameron makes a "big, open and comprehensive offer" to the Lib Dems to work in government with the Conservatives.
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Injured Barry out for month

Friday, May 7th 2010, 12:50

Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry is ruled out for four weeks with an ankle injury - and is a doubt for the start of England's World Cup campaign.
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Pound slumps on hung parliament

Friday, May 7th 2010, 11:43

The pound and shares fall sharply as it becomes clear that the UK general election has produced no clear majority.
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First hung parliament in UK for decades

Friday, May 7th 2010, 10:29

David Cameron's Conservatives win the most seats in the general election - but not enough to secure an overall majority.
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'Sick' Briton held in Kyrgyzstan

Friday, May 7th 2010, 9:39
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

The family of a British public relations executive who is being held in Kyrgyzstan say they fear for his health.
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UK 'wakes up to hung Parliament'

Friday, May 7th 2010, 7:05

David Cameron says Labour "has lost its mandate to govern" as the Conservatives look set to be the biggest party in a hung parliament.
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UK chooses next government

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 20:38

Millions of people head to the polls as voters have their say in the most unpredictable UK general election for decades.
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Enron play to close on Broadway with big losses

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 20:29
related places: Broadway

A British play about the collapse of Enron is to close on Broadway after just 15 performances and 22 previews.
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Pietersen shines in England win

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 16:49
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Kevin Pietersen hits 73 not out as England beat Pakistan by six wickets with three balls remaining on day one of the Super Eight stage at the ICC World Twenty20.
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Live - South Africa v New Zealand

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 13:00
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Pakistan Pakistan, South Africa South Africa

South Africa beat New Zealand by 13 runs in Barbados at the ICC World Twenty20.
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Publisher faces ban over Sudan bribes

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 11:12

UK publisher Macmillan faces a six-year ban from contracts financed by the World Bank, for bribery in South Sudan.
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UK leaders in final push for votes

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 17:34

Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg make a last bid for votes as polls suggest the election result is on a knife edge.
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Israel yet to replace UK diplomat

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 13:16
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel is yet to replace a diplomat expelled after forged British passports were allegedly used in the killing of a Hamas leader.
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More airports shut over ash risks

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 7:03

Airports in parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland close because of risks from a rise in volcanic ash levels.
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England through after rain drama

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 20:57
related countries: Ireland Ireland

England reach the ICC World Twenty20 Super Eight phase after their match with Ireland ends in a no-result due to rain.
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'Profound' decline in fish stocks

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 20:34

Records from Victorian times show how a century of intensive fishing has caused dramatic declines in UK fish stocks.
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Live - England v Ireland

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 13:00
related countries: Ireland Ireland, New Zealand New Zealand, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

England go through to the World Twenty20 Super Eight stage after their clash against Ireland in Guyana is abandoned because of rain.
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Replicating Renoir

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 7:55

Children take on old master at UK National gallery
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Australian Robertson beats Dott to win title

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 0:11
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Neil Robertson becomes the first Australian to win the world snooker title as he holds his nerve to beat Scotland's Graeme Dott 18-13.
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WI beat England in rain-affected clash

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 21:26

England's hopes of an opening victory at the ICC World Twenty20 are dashed as West Indies fight back to win by eight wickets on the Duckworth/Lewis method.
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Live - England v West Indies

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 13:04
related countries: Guyana Guyana, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

West Indies beat England by eight wickets in a rain-affected World Twenty20 group match in Guyana.
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UK election race on home straight

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 23:07

David Cameron claims he "has the momentum" as the parties begin the final few campaigning days ahead of the general election.
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UK rivals intensify push for votes

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 20:26

The three main party leaders are campaigning hard, each seeking to gain ground as the election battle enters its final days.
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Live - Saturday's Scottish football

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 14:59
related places: Edinburgh

Hibernian take on Hearts in the Edinburgh derby in the early kick-off, followed by five other crucial Scottish Premier League matches.
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One thousand people bare all for Tunick shoot in UK city

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 11:37

Hundreds of nude volunteers take part in a photo shoot marking the 10th anniversary of the Lowry art gallery.
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UK parties face tax plans scrutiny

Friday, April 30th 2010, 12:43

Gordon Brown says it is time for voters to decide as he, David Cameron and Nick Clegg return to campaigning.
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Switching sides

Friday, April 30th 2010, 10:32

The Germans who fought for Britain against Hitler
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UK 'has a high early death rate'

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 23:00

People in the UK have a higher risk of early death than those in many other wealthy countries, a study shows.
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UK leaders in last TV debate appeals

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 22:42

Gordon Brown urges voters not to "risk" a different government while David Cameron and Nick Clegg both put the case for change in the final UK prime ministerial TV debate.
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Live text - Murray v Ferrer

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 15:55
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain

British number one Andy Murray takes on Spain's David Ferrer for a place in the last eight of the Rome Masters.
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Terror suspect families get aid

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 12:19

European judges says the wives of suspected terrorists in the UK should not face controls on benefits because their husband's assets are frozen.
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Basque murderer 'flees N Ireland'

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 11:26

A Basque separatist convicted of 25 murders is believed to have jumped bail and left Northern Ireland, the High Court hears.
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'Bigot' row clouds UK debate

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 10:39

Gordon Brown says he understands people's concerns about immigration - after being overheard calling a pensioner who raised it "bigoted".
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New British moth is world first

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 10:28

A moth new to science and found nowhere else in the world has been formally recognised as living in the UK.
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Lost sailor circling isle thought he was circumnavigating UK coast

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 6:15

A man was rescued after running out of fuel circling the Isle of Sheppey when he thought he was sailing around the UK, it emerges.
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US man sheltered al-Qaeda agent

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 0:44
related countries: United States United States

A US man extradited from the UK three years ago pleads guilty to conspiracy to provide material support to al-Qaeda.
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West Ham bid for Dorrans rejected

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 10:40
related places: West Ham

Newly promoted West Brom turn down a bid of about £4m from West Ham for Scotland international Graham Dorrans.
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Afghan court jails British ex-army man

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 8:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A British man found guilty of corruption is sentenced to two years in one of Afghanistan's most notorious prisons.
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Hostage reunion

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 6:54
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

UK former captive in Lebanon finally meets his saviour
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Al-Qaeda 'tried to bomb UK envoy'

Monday, April 26th 2010, 23:37
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Al-Qaeda is behind a suspected suicide attack on the convoy of the UK ambassador to Yemen, reports say.
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