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Murray v Djokovic - live text

Sunday, April 5th 2009, 17:01
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Britain's Andy Murray takes on third seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the final of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.
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Abu Qatada 'issues jail edicts'

Sunday, April 5th 2009, 7:41
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Jordanian radical Islamic cleric Abu Qatada has been issuing messages to his followers from his British jail cell, researchers say.
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UK torture collusion 'widespread'

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 23:14

UK involvement in the mistreatment of terror suspects is wider than first thought, a human rights group has claimed.
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Hope in sight

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 23:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Blinded Iraqi girl to be given UK hospital care
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Kercher killer silent in court

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 14:13

A man convicted of killing UK student Meredith Kercher refuses to answer questions at murder trial of two more suspects.
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UK judge attacks human rights court

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 0:47

A senior British judge accuses the European Court of Human Rights of trying to create a "federal law of Europe".
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Murray v Del Potro - live text

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 23:03
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Britain's Andy Murray takes on Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in the semi-finals of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.
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Flintoff inspires England triumph

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 22:14

An Andrew Flintoff hat-trick leads England to a 26-run win against West Indies to earn an historic 3-2 one-day series triumph.
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Obama scoops British book prize

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 21:07
related countries: France France, United States United States

US President Barack Obama fights off competition from Paul O'Grady and Dawn French to take the biography prize at the British Book Awards.
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Scots ban Rangers pair for life

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 16:12

Barry Ferguson and Allan McGregor are disciplined by Rangers and told they will not play for Scotland again.
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Scots end Gers pair's cap career

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 16:12

Barry Ferguson and Allan McGregor are disciplined by Rangers and told they will not play for Scotland again.
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Live text - West Indies v England

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 13:03

West Indies must score 173 from 29 overs to beat England and win a rain-reduced fifth and final one-day international in St Lucia.
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New British Catholic leader named

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 10:49
related places: Birmingham

Archbishop of Birmingham, the Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, is to be the new Archbishop of Westminster, the BBC learns.
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Meet Adam - the first robot scientist with a mind of its own

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 19:23

A UK team unveils the first machine to have independently discovered new scientific knowledge.
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UK increases Nepal poverty cash

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 17:12
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Britain says that its increasing its aid programme to fight poverty in Nepal by nearly 50 percent over the next three financial years.
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UK 'stands firm' on working time

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 9:16

The UK resists pressure to end its opt-out from the EU's maximum 48-hour working week in talks with MEPs.
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'No hope' of helicopter survivors

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 8:50

Coastguards search the North Sea off Scotland after a helicopter crash, but say they fear all 16 on board may be dead.
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Obama and Singh set for key talks

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 7:54
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: London

Indian PM Manmohan Singh is set to meet US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G20 summit in London.
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Home from home?

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 6:57
related places: London

Author tells why London is becoming 'Harare North'
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Top spot

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 0:11
related places: New York

New York gets first Topshop as UK firm makes bold move
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France demands tougher G20 rules

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 22:44
related places: London

France and Germany call for tougher financial regulation at the G20 summit, on a day of protests in London's financial district.
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Hopes fade for UK helicopter victims

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 22:02

The chances of finding survivors from a helicopter which crashed in the North Sea off Aberdeenshire are fading.
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Terry goal earns England late win

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 21:34
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

John Terry scores a late goal to secure a 2-1 win for England over Ukraine and maintain their 100% record in their World Cup 2010 qualifying campaign.
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Scotland 2-1 Iceland

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 20:53
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Ross McCormack and Steven Fletcher score their first Scotland goals to set up a vital World Cup qualifying win over Iceland
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Live - International football

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 17:44

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales are all in action on a busy night of international football.
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Eight dead as helicopter crashes

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 17:30

At least eight people have died after a helicopter with 16 people on board crashed into the North Sea.
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EU in tough talks on working week

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 15:20

The EU holds crunch talks on the Working Time Directive, with many MEPs at odds with the UK government.
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EU in tough talks on working week

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 15:20

The EU holds crunch talks on the Working Time Directive, with many MEPs at odds with the UK government.
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G20 leaders gather amid security

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 4:48
related places: London

World leaders gather in London to discuss ways to resolve the worst financial crisis since the 1930s amid warnings of protests.
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What can the G20 achieve?

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 23:39

World leaders are in the UK for the G20 summit. Will the summit solve the global financial crisis?
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Strike threat clouds England game

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 22:44

England's final one-day international could be in jeopardy due to a dispute between the West Indies Cricket Board and the Windies Players' Association.
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Obama arrives in UK ahead of G20

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 21:53
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama arrives in the UK for his first major foreign visit since taking office in January.
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Live - Murray v Troicki

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 17:30

British number one Andy Murray takes on Viktor Troicki in the fourth round of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.
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Pietersen unsure over tour future

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 16:10

Kevin Pietersen says he will not go on another long England tour without his wife.
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UK troops begin Iraqi withdrawal

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 11:23
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Britain's official pull-out from Iraq begins, as the top general in the south of the country hands over to the US.
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Thai death yachtsman's body found

Monday, March 30th 2009, 19:54
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Fishermen in Thailand find the body of a British yachtsman who was murdered while sailing with his wife.
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Murray v Massu - live text

Monday, March 30th 2009, 19:03
related countries: Chile Chile

Britain's Andy Murray takes on Chile's Nicolas Massu in the third round of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.
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Owen has England future - Lampard

Monday, March 30th 2009, 16:10
related places: Newcastle

England midfielder Frank Lampard says manager Fabio Capello has not shut the door on Newcastle striker Michael Owen.
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Strauss blitz keeps series alive

Sunday, March 29th 2009, 21:58

Captain Andrew Strauss hits 79 not out as England beat West Indies by nine wickets to level the one-day series at 2-2.
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Leaders stress need for G20 unity

Sunday, March 29th 2009, 15:39
related countries: Australia Australia, Russia Russia

Key politicians from Australia, Russia, China and the UK urge a unified response to the economic crisis at the G20 summit.
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Live text - West Indies v England

Sunday, March 29th 2009, 13:00
related countries: Barbados Barbados

Andrew Strauss hits a half-century as England chase 135 off 20 overs to win the fourth one-day international against West Indies.
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Button seals dream Australia win

Sunday, March 29th 2009, 10:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Britain's Jenson Button wins the Australian Grand Prix ahead of team-mate Rubens Barrichello to mark a stunning debut for the new Brawn GP team.
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Dominant Dutch outclass Scotland

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 23:03
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Amsterdam

The Netherlands cruise to a 3-0 World Cup qualifying win over Scotland in Amsterdam.
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England stroll to win over Slovakia

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 19:43
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia
related places: Wembley

Wayne Rooney scores twice as England enjoy a 4-0 friendly win over Slovakia at Wembley.
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G20 demonstrators march in London

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 17:19
related places: London

Tens of thousands march peacefully demanding the G20 summit acts on poverty, climate change and jobs.
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No talks on Falklands, says Brown

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 16:52
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

The UK prime minister says the Falkland Islands' sovereignty will not be up for discussion when he meets Argentina's president.
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Live text - International football

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 14:15
related countries: Finland Finland

Scotland take on the Dutch after England and Northern Ireland both win but Wales lose.
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Windies humiliate dismal England

Friday, March 27th 2009, 20:10

England are bowled out for 117 as they crash to an embarrassing eight-wicket defeat by West Indies.
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Madoff UK offices in fraud probe

Friday, March 27th 2009, 14:44
related countries: United States United States

The UK offices of US financier Bernard Madoff may have been significant in his $50bn fraud, says the Serious Fraud Office.
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Claims of deal on UK Iraq hostages

Friday, March 27th 2009, 14:43
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The kidnappers of five Britons being held in Iraq claim to have reached a deal over their release, according to unconfirmed reports.
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Live text - West Indies v England

Friday, March 27th 2009, 13:00
related countries: Barbados Barbados

Chris Gayle gets West Indies off to an electric start as they chase 117 in 44 overs for a 2-1 series lead.
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Police to probe UK torture claims

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 16:19

Police will investigate claims by ex-Guantanamo detainee Binyam Mohamed that an MI5 agent was complicit in his torture.
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Charity chief focus of arms probe

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 12:49
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladeshi police probing a weapons haul in a school investigate the role of the head of a British charity.
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Boat murder wife on Thailand ordeal

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 10:00
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The wife of a British man murdered by pirates off Thailand describes her own fight for survival during the ordeal.
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UK to hold Iraq inquiry 'after July'

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 23:23
related countries: Iraq Iraq

David Miliband tells MPs an Iraq war inquiry will be held as "soon as practically possible" after most UK troops leave in July.
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UK to probe arms haul in Bangladesh

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 18:11
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The British body responsible for overseeing charities launches an inquiry into alleged UK links to an arms haul at a Bangladesh school.
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IPL team boss wanted England move

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 12:06
related countries: India India, South Africa South Africa

Vijay Mallya, the owner of Indian Premier League team Royal Challengers Bangalore, would prefer the tournament to be hosted in England rather than South Africa.
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IPL confirms South Africa switch

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 20:06
related countries: India India

The Indian Premier League will now be hosted by South Africa following the decision to move it from India.
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UK 'in Afghanistan for long term'

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 18:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

British forces may be in Afghanistan for five years and civilians for 20 years or more, Britain's new envoy says.
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Albanian 'torturer' found in London

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 18:07
related countries: Albania Albania
related places: London

A man thought to be Albania's former spy chief is found living on benefits in London under an assumed identity.
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Europe 'must lead downturn fight'

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 17:35

UK Prime Minister Brown says a history of co-operation makes Europe "uniquely placed" to lead the fight against recession.
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King leaves England training camp

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 15:37
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Tottenham

Defender Ledley King returns to Tottenham to continue his rehabilitation from injury and will play no further part in England's training camp for the matches against Slovakia and Ukraine.
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Injury problems mount for Scots

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 10:41

Defenders David Weir and Kirk Broadfoot and winger Kris Commons have withdrawn from the Scotland squad.
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UK PM Brown launches G20 'offensive'

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 4:09

Gordon Brown will begin a pre-G20 tour to rally support for his plans to tackle the global downturn, with an address to the European Parliament.
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UK court to hear Hindu pyre case

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 3:12

A Hindu man's fight to allow bodies to be burned in open-air cremations in England and Wales is due at the High Court.
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UK 'treasure' divers due in court

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 1:21
related countries: Spain Spain

Three British divers accused of stealing treasure from a shipwreck are due to appear in court in Spain.
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EU to urge action to curb deficits

Monday, March 23rd 2009, 19:27
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The European Commission is to give Ireland and the UK until 2013 to bring their swelling budget deficits into line with EU rules.
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EU to urge action to curb deficits

Monday, March 23rd 2009, 19:27
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The European Commission is to give Ireland and the UK until 2013 to bring their swelling budget deficits into line with EU rules.
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ECB bosses return for IPL talks

Sunday, March 22nd 2009, 23:39
related countries: India India

England and Wales Cricket Board officials will meet figures form the Indian Premier League this week to discuss the possibility of hosting the tournament.
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Chanderpaul century sinks England

Sunday, March 22nd 2009, 21:45

Shivnarine Chanderpaul leads West Indies to a 21-run win over England in Guyana.
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Live text - West Indies v England

Sunday, March 22nd 2009, 13:08
related countries: Guyana Guyana

England plunge into trouble chasing 265 to beat West Indies in Guyana.
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World Cup joy for England women

Sunday, March 22nd 2009, 5:46
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

England beat New Zealand by four wickets to win the Women's World Cup in Sydney.
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Live text - Women's World Cup final

Saturday, March 21st 2009, 22:39
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

England need to score 51 from 20 overs, with seven wickets standing, to win the Women's World Cup after bowling New Zealand out for 166.
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Iraq kidnappers send latest video

Saturday, March 21st 2009, 21:16
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

The kidnappers of five Britons held in Iraq for nearly two years send a new video to the British embassy in Baghdad.
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O'Driscoll revels in Slam triumph

Saturday, March 21st 2009, 20:56
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll reveals his relief after a thrilling win over Wales clinched their first Grand Slam for 61 years.
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O'Gara seals historic Irish Slam

Saturday, March 21st 2009, 19:26
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Cardiff

Ireland claim the Grand Slam for the first time in 61 years, beating Wales 17-15 in a dramatic Six Nations finale in Cardiff.
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Live text - Six Nations

Saturday, March 21st 2009, 12:28
related countries: France France, Ireland Ireland
related places: Cardiff

Wales take on Ireland in the championship decider, while France and England end their campaigns with victories.
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England win after farcical finish

Friday, March 20th 2009, 22:01

England win the first one-day international by a single run after a calamitous misreading of the rain regulations by the West Indies.
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Live text - West Indies v England

Friday, March 20th 2009, 20:33
related countries: Guyana Guyana

The first one-day international is heading for a thrilling conclusion as West Indies chase 271.
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Canada bars UK MP Galloway

Friday, March 20th 2009, 14:49
related countries: Canada Canada

The Canadian immigration authorities ban UK MP George Galloway from entering the country on security grounds.
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Ivorian named top UK boss

Friday, March 20th 2009, 14:44

Former Ivory Coast minister Tidjane Thiam is to become the first black head of one of the UK's 100 biggest companies.
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Gerrard assault charge is dropped

Friday, March 20th 2009, 11:02
related places: Liverpool

An assault charge against England and Liverpool star Steven Gerrard is dropped but he is still accused of affray.
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Allies facing Afghan 'stalemate'

Friday, March 20th 2009, 9:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Foreign Secretary David Miliband admits the UK, the US and their allies face a "strategic stalemate" in some parts of Afghanistan.
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Nazi trial letters open to public

Friday, March 20th 2009, 1:07

Letters revealing how British prosecutors felt about Nazi war crimes trials at Nuremberg are being made available to the public.
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Murray reaches Indian Wells semis

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 22:47
related countries: India India

Britain's Andy Murray battles to a 7-5 7-6 win over Ivan Ljubicic to reach the last four at Indian Wells.
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India call-centre credit card scam

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 20:49
related countries: India India

The sale of stolen UK credit card details accessed via an Indian call centre is exposed by a BBC News investigation.
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Murray reaches Indian Wells semis

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 20:01
related countries: India India

British number one Andy Murray plays Ivan Ljubicic for a place in the Indian Wells semi-finals.
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Should migrants pay for UK council costs?

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 9:57

Migrants from outside the EU are to be charged an extra £50 for UK visas to help with the costs of immigration. Is this fair?
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Natasha Richardson dies aged 45

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 8:25

British actress Natasha Richardson, the wife of actor Liam Neeson, dies in a New York hospital after a skiing accident.
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Live text - Murray v Robredo

Wednesday, March 18th 2009, 20:07
related countries: India India, Spain Spain

British number one Andy Murray takes on Spain's Tommy Robredo for a place in the quarter-finals in Indian Wells.
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England women book Cup final spot

Tuesday, March 17th 2009, 6:46

England thrash West Indies by 146 runs to book their place in the final of the Women's World Cup.
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Sarwan condemns England to defeat

Sunday, March 15th 2009, 21:15

Ramnaresh Sarwan hits a stylish 59 as West Indies beat England by six wickets in the Twenty20 international.
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Live text - West Indies v England

Sunday, March 15th 2009, 18:30
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

The West Indies begin well chasing down a target of 122 in the Twenty20 international against England in Trinidad.
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Number of Irish dissidents 'tiny'

Sunday, March 15th 2009, 18:23
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Police say the number of republican dissidents trying to wreck the Northern Ireland peace process is about 300.
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Flying the flag

Sunday, March 15th 2009, 15:04

UK web firms aiming for digital innovation
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Live text - England v France

Sunday, March 15th 2009, 14:25
related countries: France France
related places: Twickenham

Martin Johnson's England are running rampant against a poor France at Twickenham.
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G20 summit 'critical for economy'

Sunday, March 15th 2009, 11:36
related places: London

The G20 summit in London is critical if the world wishes to avoid the turbulence seen in the 1930s, the UK warns.
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O'Driscoll plays down Slam hype

Saturday, March 14th 2009, 21:49
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Cardiff

Captain Brian O'Driscoll insists Ireland are used to the pressure they will face as they aim for a Grand Slam victory against Wales in Cardiff.
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G20 make pledge to restore growth

Saturday, March 14th 2009, 18:58

G20 finance ministers pledge to make a "sustained effort" to pull the world economy out of recession at talks in the UK.
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Scotland 15-22 Ireland

Saturday, March 14th 2009, 18:47

Ireland keep their Grand Slam dream alive with a hard-fought win over Scotland.
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