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'No whitewash' from UK's Iraq inquiry

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 0:11
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Iraq war inquiry will result in a "full and insightful" account of events surrounding the conflict, the UK probe's chairman pledges.
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Live - Federer v Verdasco

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 20:25
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: London

World number one Roger Federer takes on Spain's Fernando Verdasco in the opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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Collingwood inspires England win

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 15:35
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Jonathan Trott hits 87, but Paul Collingwood stars with a superb all-round performance including an unbeaten century as England take a lead in the one-day series against South Africa.
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Live - Murray v Del Potro

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 14:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: London

Britain's Andy Murray takes on US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro in the opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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Live - Scottish Premier League

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 12:03

Dundee United host Celtic in the lunchtime Scottish Premier League match.
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Johnson's job is safe - RFU chief

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 11:39

England manager Martin Johnson receives the backing of RFU chairman Martyn Thomas, despite losing two out of three autumn internationals.
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Live - South Africa v England

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 7:31
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Centurion

England lose captain Andrew Strauss early as they chase 251 to win the second ODI against South Africa at Centurion.
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UK party leaders sorry over photos

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 1:32

Britain's prime minister and the leader of the opposition apologise after Armistice Day photo opportunity claims.
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Scotland 9-8 Australia

Saturday, November 21st 2009, 19:10
related countries: Australia Australia

Scotland end a 27-year losing run against Australia as an awesome defensive performance sets up a 9-8 victory at Murrayfield.
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England 6-19 New Zealand

Saturday, November 21st 2009, 16:16
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Twickenham

Jimmy Cowan scores the decisive try as New Zealand beat much-improved England at Twickenham.
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Live - autumn international rugby

Saturday, November 21st 2009, 13:51
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Australia Australia, Fiji Fiji, Ireland Ireland
related places: Cardiff, Twickenham

Scotland play Australia and Ireland take on Fiji after England are beaten 6-19 by the All Blacks at Twickenham and Wales see off Argentina 33-16 in Cardiff.
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Flood-hit UK braced for more rain

Saturday, November 21st 2009, 10:39

Flooded parts of the UK are preparing for more rain after the wettest day on record swamped homes and brought down bridges.
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Is the EU President a good choice?

Friday, November 20th 2009, 17:19
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgian PM Herman van Rompuy is the EU president and the UK's Baroness Ashton is foreign policy chief. Are they the best choices?
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Drug-resistant swine flu hits UK

Friday, November 20th 2009, 17:14
related places: Cardiff

Health officials in Cardiff say a Tamiflu-resistant strain of swine flu has spread between hospital patients.
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UK 'finds Lebanon hostage body'

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 12:56
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Human remains have been found by a team searching for a British journalist, Alec Collett, who was kidnapped in Lebanon in 1985.
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UK's Labour denies expenses 'omission'

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 12:36

The UK government defends its decision not to include legislation in the Queen's Speech on the reform of MPs' expenses.
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Meredith killer 'heard argument'

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 17:42

A man jailed for murdering British student Meredith Kercher says he heard her arguing with another defendant before she died.
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Roddick pulls out of Tour Finals

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 22:14
related places: London

World number six Andy Roddick withdraws from the World Tour Finals at London's O2 Arena with injury, and is replaced by Robin Soderling.
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England win final one-day warm-up

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 20:35
related countries: South Africa South Africa

England beat South Africa A by four wickets in their final warm-up before the one-day series begins on Friday.
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Afghanistan 'not war without end'

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 20:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan is "not a war without end" but Nato cannot leave a vacuum for the Taliban to fill, Britain's foreign secretary says.
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UK plans Afghan handover talks

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 9:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

British PM Gordon Brown plans to hold talks in London to discuss a timetable for the handover of power in Afghanistan.
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Monday, November 16th 2009, 23:29

Jim Jefferies says he is happy to be considered as a candidate for the Scotland manager's job but does not confirm he wants to succeed George Burley.
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Burley sacked as Scotland manager

Monday, November 16th 2009, 17:41

George Burley is fired as manager of Scotland after a poor sequence of results.
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Ritual as Maori bones return home

Monday, November 16th 2009, 15:16
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The skeletal remains of 12 Maoris are sent back to New Zealand from Wales, where they were part of a museum collection.
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England crash to massive defeat

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 15:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Centurion

Loots Bosman and Graeme Smith's record stand sets South Africa on the way to an 84-run victory over England in the second Twenty20 international.
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UK child migrants apology planned

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 13:35

Gordon Brown plans to apologise for the government's role in sending thousands of British children to former colonies.
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Live - South Africa v England

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 11:48
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Centurion

South Africa's batsmen hit 17 sixes to set England a massive 242 to win the second Twenty20 international.
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Smith quits role as England coach

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 10:18

Tony Smith tells BBC Radio 5 live he is resigning as coach of the England rugby league side.
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Is it right to apologise for the past?

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 10:10

Gordon Brown is to apologise for the UK's role in sending children to former colonies. What difference will it make?
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Forgotten Aussies

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 5:10

Shameful treatment of British child immigrants
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Australia crush England in final

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 21:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia secure the Four Nations title with a thrilling 46-16 victory over England at Elland Road.
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High winds forecast as storms hit UK

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 19:20

Winds of up to 100mph hit parts of the UK as stormy weather moves across Wales and southern England.
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No public probe into Iraq 'abuse'

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 14:27
related countries: Iraq Iraq

New claims of abuse by the UK military in Iraq do not warrant a public inquiry, the Armed Forces Minister Bill Rammell says.
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Live - Autumn internationals

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 14:07
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Fiji Fiji
related places: Twickenham

England take on Argentina at Twickenham as Scotland host Fiji at Murrayfield.
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Live - Saturday football

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 13:59

France take the initiative with a 1-0 win against Ireland in their World Cup play-off first leg after Brazil beat England in Doha, Wales thrash Scotland and Northern Ireland lose to Serbia.
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UK probes new Iraq abuse claims

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 10:16
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The UK Ministry of Defence says it is investigating new allegations of abuse by its troops during the years they spent in Iraq.
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England triumph in rain-hit match

Friday, November 13th 2009, 19:15
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Eoin Morgan hits an explosive 85 as England win the opening Twenty20 international against South Africa by one run under the Duckworth/Lewis method.
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MoD vessel 'watched yacht hijack'

Friday, November 13th 2009, 18:41
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A ship of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary watched as a British couple were taken hostage by Somali pirates but chose not to open fire.
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Live - South Africa v England

Friday, November 13th 2009, 15:15
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Johannesburg

Rain stops play with South Africa on 127-3 chasing England's 202-6 in the first Twenty20 international in Johannesburg.
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Way ahead?

Friday, November 13th 2009, 8:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

UK suggests new plans for Afghan reconciliation
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Rooney hopes for new Man Utd deal

Friday, November 13th 2009, 7:32

Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney indicates he would like to spend the rest of his career at Old Trafford.
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UK to push for more Afghan troops

Friday, November 13th 2009, 5:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The British government will try to persuade its allies in Afghanistan to provide 5,000 more military personnel for the conflict.
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BA and Iberia agree merger deal

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 23:08

British Airways and Iberia reach a preliminary agreement to merge, a deal which would create the world's third biggest airline.
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Is the BA-Iberia merger good news?

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 21:57

British Airways and Iberia have reached a preliminary agreement for a merger. Is it a good deal?
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BNP in alliance with nationalists

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 11:57

The British National Party (BNP) joins forces with European far-right groups in a new Alliance of National Movements.
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Is immigration to the UK a problem?

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 11:50

Gordon Brown has promised to "tighten" the UK's immigration rules. Is this the right policy?
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Litvinenko killing charge dropped

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 11:41
related countries: Germany Germany, Russia Russia
related places: London

German investigators drop their case against a suspect in the murder of Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko in London.
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Miliband 'committed' to UK future

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 19:03

David Miliband says there should be "no doubt" he is committed to Labour's re-election after ruling himself out of a top EU job.
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Six-year limit on DNA of innocent

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 13:49

The DNA of most innocent people arrested in England and Wales will not be held for more than six years, the Home Office says.
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Son hunted over curator killing

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 13:29
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian police are hunting the son of a British art curator who was found stabbed to death alongside his daughter.
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MEP jailed over expenses fiddle

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 13:21

A former British MEP who admitted fiddling £39,000 worth of expenses is jailed for two years.
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England change four for Argentina

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 12:03
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Twickenham

James Haskell, Duncan Bell, Dylan Hartley and Paul Hodgson will start for England against the Pumas at Twickenham.
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Young retires from England scene

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 11:50

England and Aston Villa defender Luke Young retires from international football.
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UK renews offer over Cyprus land

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 19:51
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

Britain is renewing an offer to hand over half its territory in Cyprus to facilitate a peace deal, the UN says.
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Duminy ton leads SA to series win

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 19:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

JP Duminy warms up for the first Twenty20 international against England with a maiden one-day century as South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 212 runs.
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Arrest in Japan body-in-bath case

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 14:41
related countries: Japan Japan

The only suspect in the murder of British teacher Lindsay Hawker has been arrested by police in Japan.
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Bottle of beer retrieved from Hindenburg zeppelin up for auction

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 11:26

A bottle of beer retrieved from the wreck of the 1937 Hindenburg airship disaster is due to be auctioned in the UK for a possible record price.
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Kraft in Cadbury takeover bid

Monday, November 9th 2009, 23:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cadbury, Kraft

UK confectioner Cadbury rejects a £9.8bn hostile bid from US food giant Kraft, which will now go directly to shareholders.
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Miliband 'will not take EU job'

Monday, November 9th 2009, 22:50

UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband has rejected the idea of becoming EU high representative, the BBC understands.
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Carter cited for Roberts tackle

Sunday, November 8th 2009, 16:36
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Cardiff

New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter is cited for a high tackle on Wales scrum-half Martin Roberts in the All Blacks' 19-12 win in Cardiff.
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UK soldier dies in Helmand blast

Sunday, November 8th 2009, 8:24
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A British soldier is killed in an explosion in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence says.
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Uphill struggle

Saturday, November 7th 2009, 23:55

Mixed response at G20 to Britain's transaction tax idea
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G20 vows to spur fragile growth

Saturday, November 7th 2009, 20:06

The recovery is too weak to end stimulus moves, G20 ministers say, as Britain suggests a transaction tax to fund bailouts.
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England 9-18 Australia

Saturday, November 7th 2009, 16:14
related places: Twickenham

Australia produce a dominant second-half performance to beat England for the second time in a row at Twickenham.
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Live - Wales 9-19 New Zealand

Saturday, November 7th 2009, 13:47
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Cardiff, Twickenham

Wales take on the All Blacks in Cardiff after England lose 18-9 to Australia at Twickenham.
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G20 summit tries to tackle rifts

Saturday, November 7th 2009, 9:35

G20 finance ministers begin their meeting in Scotland, but are faced with divisions over stimulus packages and climate change.
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Brown warns Karzai on corruption

Friday, November 6th 2009, 15:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The UK will not be "deterred, dissuaded or diverted" from its Afghan mission, despite risks to troops, PM Gordon Brown says.
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Charles tribute to Canada troops

Friday, November 6th 2009, 13:52
related countries: Canada Canada

The Prince of Wales praises Canada's armed forces for their courage on the latest leg of his 11-day tour of the country.
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Secularism 'means fall in births'

Friday, November 6th 2009, 1:09

Europe faces a population crisis because of attacks on religion by secularists, the UK's chief rabbi suggests.
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Climate deal 'unlikely' this year

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 21:26

The UK government has admitted that a new legally binding global treaty on climate change is highly unlikely to be agreed this year.
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UK 'must investigate Afghan raid'

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 13:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Britain must investigate a raid that freed a UK journalist from the Taliban but left his Afghan colleague dead, an NGO says.
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Tory EU stance will 'castrate' UK

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 8:13
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

The UK Conservative Party's new policy on the EU will "castrate" UK influence in Europe, a French minister says.
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UK opposition sets out EU policy

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 22:10

Tory leader David Cameron says "never again" will powers be transferred from the UK to Brussels without a referendum.
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Five shot by Afghan policeman named

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 21:22
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The five British soldiers killed in an attack by an Afghan police officer have been named by the UK's Ministry of Defence.
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E Guinea coup plotter back home

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 17:38
related countries: Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea

Former British soldier Simon Mann, jailed for a coup plot in Equatorial Guinea, says it is "wonderful" to be back in the UK.
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Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 16:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Taliban could have infiltrated the Afghan police to kill five British soldiers in Afghanistan, Gordon Brown says.
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German fury over GM Opel U-turn

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 15:07
related countries: Germany Germany

General Motors' decision to hang on to Opel and Vauxhall is welcomed in the UK but met with anger in Germany.
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Freed E Guinea plotter regrets coup

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 13:50
related countries: Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea

Former UK soldier Simon Mann says he regrets his part in a foiled plot to overthrow the leader of Equatorial Guinea.
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What next for the Tories on Europe?

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 13:41
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

The Conservative's policy on the EU will "castrate" UK influence in Europe, a French minister says. Do you agree?
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UK opposition sets out EU policy

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 12:52
related countries: Portugal Portugal

David Cameron denies a U-turn on Europe after being forced to abandon his pledge for a Lisbon Treaty referendum.
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Five UK soldiers die in Afghanistan

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 12:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Five British soldiers are shot dead in an attack in Afghanistan, which the UK military blames on a "rogue" Afghan policeman.
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England pick Wilkinson & Thompson

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 12:03
related countries: Australia Australia

Jonny Wilkinson will win his first cap for 18 months while Steve Thompson also returns to the England side to face Australia.
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Fugitive 'could have had surgery'

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 7:31
related countries: Japan Japan

The man hunted by Japanese police over the murder of a young British woman could have had plastic surgery, say local news reports.
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UK MP urges Afghan withdrawal

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 3:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A former Labour minister calls for the "great majority" of British troops to be withdrawn from Afghanistan.
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Oldest Tyrannosaurus rex relative identified

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 2:07
related countries: Germany Germany

Scientists identify the most ancient fossil relative of the predatory dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex.
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UK opposition faces EU treaty pressure

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 20:08
related countries: Portugal Portugal

The Conservatives say they will not hold a referendum on the EU treaty if the party wins the next general election.
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Home from home

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 8:33
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: London

Want to cook Nigerian food? Learn in London
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Home from home

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 8:33
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: London

Want to cook Nigerian food? Learn in London
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Smoking mums have 'problem kids'

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 8:19
related countries: United States United States

Smoking during pregnancy significantly increases the risk of having a child with behavioural problems at three years old, according to UK and US researchers.
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Brussels criticises UK on privacy

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 12:26
related countries: Belgium Belgium

The e-mail and web browsing habits of British citizens are not adequately protected, says the European Commission.
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Monday, November 2nd 2009, 11:44
related countries: Russia Russia

Foreign Secretary David Miliband says differences between the UK and Russia remain but co-operation will continue.
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Spanish beach landslide kills two

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 20:49
related countries: Spain Spain

At least two people, including a British woman, have been killed by a landslide at a beach on the Spanish holiday island of Tenerife.
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Miliband begins visit to Russia

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 19:49
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

David Miliband is in Moscow for the first visit to Russia in five years by a British foreign secretary.
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Button vows to improve next year

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 17:18

Britain's Jenson Button believes he will be a stronger driver next year after winning his maiden world title in 2009.
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UK government to set up bank chains

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 15:34

Three new High Street banking chains are to be created by the UK government by breaking up state-rescued banks.
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World role?

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 0:52
related countries: United States United States

Britain's choices on power and influencing the US
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UK soldiers hurt in Falklands incident

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 20:08
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Three members of the UK armed forces are in hospital following a reported shooting in the Falkland Islands, the MoD says.
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UK government rules out ransom

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 18:29
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

The UK government insists it will not pay a ransom to Somali pirates who kidnapped a British couple in the Indian Ocean.
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Arsenal 3-0 Tottenham

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 15:25
related places: Tottenham

A stunning late first-half brace helps Arsenal to a comfortable win over Tottenham in the north London derby.
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Ransom demanded for yacht couple

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 12:09
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates issue a ransom demand of $7m (£4.3m) for a British couple kidnapped in the Indian Ocean.
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