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Live - Bangladesh v England

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 2:58

Graeme Swann makes a crucial double breakthrough for England as they close on victory in the first Test against Bangladesh.
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Eta suspect before London court

Monday, March 15th 2010, 16:54
related places: London

A suspected member of the Basque separatist group Eta appears in court in London ahead of extradition proceedings.
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Beckham likely to miss World Cup

Monday, March 15th 2010, 12:18

David Beckham is flying to Finland for surgery on his Achilles tendon, which looks set to rule him out of the World Cup.
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Brown says BA strike 'deplorable'

Monday, March 15th 2010, 12:15

Prime Minister Gordon Brown says a planned strike by British Airways cabin staff is "unjustified" and comes at the "wrong time".
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UK minister in China economy call

Monday, March 15th 2010, 10:59
related countries: China China, Iran Iran

The UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband calls on China to build an economy which is efficient, stable and just.
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Live - Bangladesh v England

Monday, March 15th 2010, 2:56
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh dig deep and take the first Test into a final day after England's bowlers struggle to wrap up victory in Chittagong.
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UK government criticises BA strike

Sunday, March 14th 2010, 15:29

Transport Secretary Lord Adonis attacks the planned strike by British Airways cabin crew staff, calling it "totally unjustified".
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England shrug off Tigers revival

Sunday, March 14th 2010, 11:14
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

England close day three of the first Test against Bangladesh on 131-5, a lead of 434, after choosing not to enforce the follow-on.
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Live - Bangladesh v England

Sunday, March 14th 2010, 2:55

England close day three of the first Test against Bangladesh on 131-5, a lead of 434, having not enforced the follow-on after the hosts' 296.
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'Slave brides'

Sunday, March 14th 2010, 2:23

South Asian women allege abuse by British in-laws
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England toil to draw with Scots

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 18:54

England retain the Calcutta Cup as they fight out a 15-15 draw with Scotland, who now look certain to end with the Six Nations wooden spoon.
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Live Six Nations - Scotland v England

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 13:46

Scotland host England in the Calcutta Cup on the penultimate weekend of Six Nations rugby, after Ireland stay on course for the Triple Crown with a 27-12 win over Wales.
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England put Tigers under pressure

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 11:21
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

England reduce Bangladesh to 154-5 at the end of day two of the first Test, still 445 runs adrift of the tourists' 599-6 declared.
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Live - Bangladesh v England

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 2:55
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Chittagong

Bangladesh close day two of the first Test in Chittagong on 154-5, still 445 runs behind England's mammoth total of 599-6 declared.
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Sarkozy and Brown attack US deal

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 0:39
related countries: France France
related places: London

Nicolas Sarkozy and Gordon Brown criticise the US for "protectionism" over an aerospace deal.
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British ex-Tory MEP joins Lib Dems

Friday, March 12th 2010, 16:02

A long-serving Conservative MEP, expelled in a row over the party's new allies in Europe, has joined the Liberal Democrats.
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Cook and Pietersen dominate Test

Friday, March 12th 2010, 11:05
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Alastair Cook hits 158 not out and Kevin Pietersen 99 as England close day one of the first Test against Bangladesh on 374-3.
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Sarkozy to meet UK party leaders

Friday, March 12th 2010, 5:19
related countries: France France
related places: London

French President Nicolas Sarkozy will hold separate talks in London later with Gordon Brown and Tory leader David Cameron.
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Live - Bangladesh v England

Friday, March 12th 2010, 2:59
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Chittagong

England end the first day of the first Test on 374-3 against Bangladesh in Chittagong, with captain Alastair Cook 158 not out.
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New York banking gains on London

Friday, March 12th 2010, 0:01
related places: London

New York and London have been ranked as the joint-top global financial centres according to new research.
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Bosnian fallout

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 21:00
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Pressure on UK after arrest of ex-Bosnian president
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Ex-Bosnian leader 'owed apology'

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 18:48
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

The UK should is asked to apologise for "mistreating" ex-Bosnian President Ejup Ganic in prison.
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Hamas releases British journalist

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 16:41
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Hamas releases a British journalist it had held for a month in Gaza, saying at a news conference that it suspects him of being a spy.
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Ex-Bosnian leader freed on bail

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 12:24
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
related places: London

Ex-Bosnian President Ejup Ganic, who faces war crimes allegations, has been given bail by London's High Court.
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Live text - England v Germany

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 12:11
related countries: Germany Germany

England's men take on Germany in the semi-finals of the Hockey World Cup, having reached the last four for the first time since 1986.
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Pakistan kidnap boy not released

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 11:38
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Foreign Office says a five-year-old boy from Oldham kidnapped in Pakistan has not been released.
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England to make late Broad call

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 11:34
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Chittagong

England will make a last-minute call on the fitness of Stuart Broad for the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.
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Afghan anxieties

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 20:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Why the UK fears politics and force are out of synch
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Kidnapped boy's father back in UK

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 18:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The father of a British boy kidnapped in Pakistan is returning to the UK, against the wishes of the police, the BBC learns.
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Berezovsky wins poison libel case

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 18:15
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky wins his libel case over claims he was behind the murder of former agent Alexander Litvinenko.
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EU leader 'pities' UKIP's Farage

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 11:48

EU president Herman Van Rompuy says he pities Nigel Farage, the British Eurosceptic MEP who called him a "damp rag".
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US 'hid terror suspect treatment'

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 11:19
related countries: United States United States

A former UK spy chief says she did not know US intelligence services were mistreating terror suspects until after she retired.
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UK seeks Afghan political drive

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 1:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Foreign Secretary David Miliband is to urge the Afghan president to seek a political solution to the conflict with the Taliban.
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UK seeks Afghan political drive

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 1:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Foreign Secretary David Miliband is to urge the Afghan president to seek a political solution to the conflict with the Taliban.
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NI passes key devolution move

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 19:50
related places: Belfast, London

The Northern Ireland assembly votes in favour of a motion passing control of justice and policing from London to Belfast.
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Somali hope for Chandlers release

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 17:14
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed says efforts are being made to release a UK couple held by pirates as soon as possible.
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FA probes England security breach

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 16:39

The Football Association is looking into a security breach after a recording emerged purporting to carry discussions between England coaches and players.
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Injured Brown faces lay-off

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 14:20

Manchester United and England defender Wes Brown faces a lay-off of four to six weeks with a broken bone in his foot.
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UK crackdown on 'dangerous' dogs

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 12:25

All dog owners in England and Wales would need insurance against attacks, while some breeds could be banned in public.
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Bush in Northern Ireland deal plea

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 4:53
related countries: United States United States

Ex-US President George W Bush makes a phone plea to settle issues in Northern Ireland, ahead of a key vote.
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UUP to vote against justice deal

Monday, March 8th 2010, 22:05

Northern Ireland's Ulster Unionists are poised to vote against the devolution of policing and justice powers.
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India's Essar 'planning UK float'

Monday, March 8th 2010, 12:11
related countries: India India

Indian conglomerate Essar Group is reported to be planning to float on the London Stock Exchange, a move that could raise up to $3bn.
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Trott hits ton in England warm-up

Monday, March 8th 2010, 11:48
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Chittagong

England batsman Jonathan Trott warms up for the first Test in Chittagong starting on Friday with an unbeaten 101 against Bangladesh A.
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UK civil servants to strike over pay

Monday, March 8th 2010, 11:27

Up to 270,000 staff are to stage a 48-hour walkout in a dispute over cuts to UK public sector redundancy terms.
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Hitler's 'spyclists'

Monday, March 8th 2010, 9:37

The truth behind the Nazi bike tour of Britain
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Police 'closing in' on kidnappers

Sunday, March 7th 2010, 18:49
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Police in Pakistan are closing in on the kidnappers of a five-year-old British boy, says the Pakistani Interior Minister.
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Iceland rejects bank payback plan

Sunday, March 7th 2010, 14:34
related countries: Iceland Iceland, Netherlands Netherlands

Voters in Iceland overwhelmingly reject a plan to repay debts to the UK and the Netherlands in the wake of the Icesave collapse.
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Icelanders vote on payback plan

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 22:19
related countries: Iceland Iceland, Netherlands Netherlands

Iceland votes on a deal to repay the UK and Netherlands over the Icesave bank collapse, with early results giving a clear "No".
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World Cup beyond England - Hurst

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 20:36
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Hurst

World Cup winner Sir Geoff Hurst says he does not think England are good enough to win the trophy in South Africa this summer.
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Brown sees troops in Afghanistan

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 20:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Iraq Iraq

UK PM Gordon Brown visits British troops in Afghanistan amid a growing row over his evidence to the Iraq war inquiry.
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Live - Saturday's Scottish football

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 13:29
related places: Kilmarnock

Hibs edge Kilmarnock 1-0 in the first of four matches in the Scottish top flight, with St Mirren visiting league leaders Rangers.
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'Big business'

Friday, March 5th 2010, 22:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

UK kidnap case lifts lid on Pakistan's murky secret
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'Big business'

Friday, March 5th 2010, 22:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

UK kidnap case lifts lid on Pakistan's murky secret
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'Big business'

Friday, March 5th 2010, 22:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

UK kidnap case lifts lid on Pakistan's murky secret
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EU considers general carbon tax

Friday, March 5th 2010, 17:32

The European Commission plans an EU-wide tax on carbon as part of the EU's green energy agenda - but the UK opposes such a move.
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Iraq war was 'right', says Brown

Friday, March 5th 2010, 16:44
related countries: Iraq Iraq

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown will give evidence at the Iraq war inquiry later about his role in the events that led to invasion.
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Protest against 'shameful' Zuma

Friday, March 5th 2010, 14:53
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Zuma

South African leader Jacob Zuma is met by protesters angry at his stance on Zimbabwe on the final day of his UK state visit.
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Bangladesh v England: 3rd ODI as it happened

Friday, March 5th 2010, 10:46
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Chittagong

Craig Kieswetter's maiden century in one-day internationals sets England up for a 45-run win and a 3-0 series victory in Bangladesh.
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Kieswetter shines in England win

Friday, March 5th 2010, 10:33
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Craig Kieswetter's maiden century in one-day internationals sets England up for a 45-run win and a 3-0 series victory in Bangladesh.
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Dutch MP in UK to show Islam film

Friday, March 5th 2010, 10:17
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch MP Geert Wilders' arrives in the UK to show his anti-Islam film after overturning a ban on entering the country.
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Police confident of UK boy rescue

Friday, March 5th 2010, 7:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Police in Pakistan have said they are confident a five-year-old British boy kidnapped at gunpoint will be freed.
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'Case stronger' on climate change

Friday, March 5th 2010, 3:19

The UK Met Office says evidence that human activity is causing climate change is stronger now than in a 2007 assessment.
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Two arrested over kidnapped boy

Friday, March 5th 2010, 0:02
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Two people "very close" to men suspected of kidnapping a British boy in Pakistan have been arrested, the BBC learns.
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Rebel Euro MP is expelled by UKIP

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 21:22

MEP Nikki Sinclaire is expelled from the UK Independence Party after refusing to sit with party members in parliament meetings.
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Family's plea for kidnapped boy

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 18:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Relatives of a five-year-old British boy seized at gunpoint in Pakistan say they "just want him back".
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UK boy kidnapped in Pakistan

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 15:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A five-year-old boy from Greater Manchester is kidnapped by robbers while on holiday in Pakistan's Punjab province.
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Terry grateful for crowd support

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 9:32
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Wembley

John Terry feels he got a good reception from England's fans during Wednesday's 3-1 win against Egypt at Wembley.
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Capello praises goal hero Crouch

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 9:00
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Wembley

Fabio Capello praises the influence of Peter Crouch after the striker's double helps England to a 3-1 win against Egypt at Wembley.
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Internationals as they happened

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 22:28
related countries: Albania Albania, Czech Republic Czech Republic, Egypt Egypt, Sweden Sweden
related places: Wembley

England come from behind to beat Egypt at Wembley, while Craig Levein's reign as Scotland manager gets off to a winning start, but Wales and Northern Ireland lose.
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Crouch double sparks England win

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 22:21
related places: Wembley

Substitute Peter Crouch scores twice as England come from behind to defeat 3-1 Egypt at Wembley.
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Queen welcomes Zuma on UK visit

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 16:05
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The Queen formally greets South African President Jacob Zuma at the start of his three-day state visit to the UK.
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Has Zuma's visit restored credibility?

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 12:01
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The South African president is returning after a three-day state visit to the UK. Has the trip improved his credibility?
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Capello rues player cash excess

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 7:16

England manager Fabio Capello blames the amount of money paid to his stars for contributing to a series of off-field controversies.
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Under pressure

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 16:18
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African leader in UK as criticism mounts
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Morgan inspires tense England win

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 15:39
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Eoin Morgan hits a stunning unbeaten 110 as England beat Bangladesh by two wickets to take a winning 2-0 series lead.
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US 'ready to help' on Falklands

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 8:21
related countries: United States United States

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the US "stands ready to help" resolve the UK-Argentinian dispute over the Falklands.
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Live - Bangladesh v England

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 7:26
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Mirpur

Eoin Morgan hits a magnificent unbeaten century as England beat Bangladesh by two wickets in the second one-day international in Mirpur to clinch the ODI series.
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Muslim scholar condemns terrorism

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 3:43
related places: London

An influential Muslim scholar is to launch in London a global ruling against terrorism and suicide bombing.
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Follow your nose - new scan could be better than fingerprints

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 0:22

Noses could be an even better method of identification than iris and fingerprint scanning, says a UK study.
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Bosnian war leader arrested in UK

Monday, March 1st 2010, 21:06
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

A former member of Bosnia's wartime presidency is held at Heathrow Airport over alleged war crimes.
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Rooney asks fans not to boo Terry

Monday, March 1st 2010, 17:54
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Wayne Rooney urges England supporters to show support for former captain John Terry in England's friendly against Egypt on Wednesday.
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Kings XI dismiss Bopara concerns

Monday, March 1st 2010, 15:09
related countries: India India

Kings XI Punjab dismiss reports that England batsman Ravi Bopara may not play for them in the Indian Premier League because of security concerns.
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Hamas to keep British man in jail

Monday, March 1st 2010, 11:58
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Hamas announces it is to hold British journalist Paul Martin for another 15 days in jail in the Gaza Strip.
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Collingwood guides England to win

Sunday, February 28th 2010, 15:07
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Paul Collingwood hits an unbeaten 75 to steer England to a six-wicket win in the first of three one-day internationals in Bangladesh.
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Live - Bangladesh v England

Sunday, February 28th 2010, 7:27
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

England beat Bangladesh by six wickets in the first one-day international.
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UK passport probe police in Israel

Sunday, February 28th 2010, 0:57
related countries: Israel Israel

UK police are in Israel investigating the use of fake British passports by suspects in the killing of a Hamas leader.
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Ireland end England's Grand Slam hopes

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 17:51
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Twickenham

A fine brace of tries from Tommy Bowe ends England's Grand Slam hopes as Ireland win 20-16 at Twickenham.
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Italy 16-12 Scotland

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 15:23
related countries: Italy Italy

Pablo Canavosio's try proves the difference as Italy record their first Six Nations win of the season and leave Scotland without a point.
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Live Six Nations - England v Ireland

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 12:52
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Italy Italy
related places: Rome, Twickenham

England host Ireland at Twickenham after Italy beat Scotland in Rome in the Six Nations on Saturday.
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UK sees Afghan presence 'for years'

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 11:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Britain will be "militarily engaged" in Afghanistan for a further five years, head of the Army General Sir David Richards says.
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Live - Winter Olympics Day 15

Friday, February 26th 2010, 16:13

Canada lose to Sweden in the women's curling final but bounces back to win their ice hockey semi-final, and take two medals in short track.
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UK soldier killed in Afghanistan

Friday, February 26th 2010, 10:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A British soldier has been killed in an explosion in Afghanistan while taking part in Operation Moshtarak.
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Iceland repayment talks collapse

Friday, February 26th 2010, 6:29
related countries: Iceland Iceland, Netherlands Netherlands

Talks to agree how Iceland will repay more than $5bn it owes to Britain and the Netherlands have broken down without agreement.
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Group therapy eases back pain, UK trial shows

Friday, February 26th 2010, 1:59

A form of group "talking therapy" is a cheap, effective way to alleviate low back pain, a UK trial has shown.
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Summons for Van Rompuy tirade MEP

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 18:47

The European parliament president summons a British Eurosceptic MEP over his tirade against European Council President Herman van Rompuy.
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Bridge turns back on England team

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 11:40

Manchester City defender Wayne Bridge announces he does not wish to be chosen for England duty, thereby ruling himself out of this summer's World Cup.
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Berlusconi lawyer to hear final fate

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 7:29
related countries: Italy Italy

UK tax lawyer David Mills could learn on Thursday whether his conviction for bribery is to be upheld in Italy.
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Company promotes climbing holidays in Afghanistan

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 7:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A Scottish company is helping tourists visit Afghanistan in a bid to help the country's mountain tourism industry.
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Argentina makes Falklands UN bid

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 0:33
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina asks the UN chief Ban Ki-moon to bring Britain into talks over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands.
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Tirade against 'damp rag' EU president shocks MEPs

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 18:14

A British Eurosceptic MEP unleashes a highly personal tirade against the new EU President Herman Van Rompuy.
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