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Cricket: England seal series win

Wednesday, October 10th 2007, 17:25
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Alastair Cook hits 80 to follow a fine England bowling display as the tourists clinch victory in Colombo and a first series win in Sri Lanka.
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Rugby: England XV unchanged

Wednesday, October 10th 2007, 13:07
related countries: France France

England coach Brian Ashton names an unchanged team for Saturday's World Cup semi-final against France.
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NZ All Black arrested in London

Wednesday, October 10th 2007, 9:35
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: London

A New Zealand rugby player is arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of criminal damage.
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Rugby: Betsen in France team

Wednesday, October 10th 2007, 8:31
related countries: France France, New Zealand New Zealand

Flanker Serge Betsen is fit to face England as France name the same starting XV who beat New Zealand for Saturday's World Cup semi-final.
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Palestinian takes on UK in court

Wednesday, October 10th 2007, 3:44
related countries: Israel Israel

A 60-year-old Palestinian man is to begin a case against the UK government over sales of arms to Israel.
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Nigeria official's $35m refrozen

Tuesday, October 9th 2007, 12:04
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The London High Court orders the refreezing of former Nigerian governor James Ibori's $35m assets.
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EU treaty 'same as Constitution'

Tuesday, October 9th 2007, 9:09

The new EU treaty is "substantially equivalent" to the discarded constitution, a panel of British MPs argues.
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UK warns Darfur rebels on boycott

Tuesday, October 9th 2007, 7:40
related countries: Libya Libya, Sudan Sudan

The UK warns Darfur rebels they could be excluded from the Sudan peace process if they boycott talks in Libya.
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Rugby: Argentina reach semis

Sunday, October 7th 2007, 20:40
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina reach the semi-finals of the World Cup for the first time with a battling victory over Scotland.
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Cricket: England beat S Lanka

Sunday, October 7th 2007, 18:16
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

England win a tense, low-scoring match against Sri Lanka to take a 2-1 lead in the one-day series.
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Rugby: England stun Australia

Saturday, October 6th 2007, 15:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Jonny Wilkinson's four penalties sink Australia and put England into the World Cup semi-final.
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Barclays abandons ABN Amro offer

Friday, October 5th 2007, 14:37
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Barclays says it will drop its bid for Dutch bank ABN Amro, clearing the way for the Royal Bank of Scotland to buy it.
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UK soldier killed in Afghan blast

Friday, October 5th 2007, 9:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A British army soldier is killed and two others are injured in an explosion in southern Afghanistan.
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SL v England: Second ODI as it happened

Thursday, October 4th 2007, 16:45
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Owais Shah top scores with 82 as England beat Sri Lanka by 65 runs to level the one-day series at 1-1.
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Cricket: England level series

Thursday, October 4th 2007, 16:33
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Owais Shah hits 82 as England beat Sri Lanka by 65 runs to level their one-day series.
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UK police in Nigerian scam haul

Thursday, October 4th 2007, 11:28
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Fake

Fake cheques worth an estimated £8m are seized in a police operation targeting Nigerian e-mail scams.
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Missing UK girl police chief sacked

Tuesday, October 2nd 2007, 17:58
related countries: Portugal Portugal

The Portuguese police chief leading the case into missing UK girl Madeleine McCann is removed from the inquiry.
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UK PM flies in for Baghdad visit

Tuesday, October 2nd 2007, 14:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

The British military force in Basra is to be cut by 1,000, Gordon Brown has said on his first visit to Iraq as PM.
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Diana and Dodi inquest to begin

Tuesday, October 2nd 2007, 6:04

The inquest into the death of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed is to open 10 years after their deaths.
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Police 'failure' in Menezes death

Monday, October 1st 2007, 17:07
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: London

Police killed Jean Charles de Menezes and risked the lives of others on a Tube train, a court hears.
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Cricket: England defeated

Monday, October 1st 2007, 15:54
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Dambulla

England go 1-0 down in their five-match one-day series with Sri Lanka after a 119-run defeat in Dambulla.
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Hair 'hell' over forfeited Test

Monday, October 1st 2007, 12:51
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Umpire Darrell Hair says his life has been made hell since the 2006 forfeited Test between England and Pakistan.
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Cricket: Sri Lanka v England

Monday, October 1st 2007, 8:21

England go 1-0 down in their five-match one-day series with Sri Lanka after a 119-run defeat in Dambulla.
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Nations target Lat Am drug routes

Saturday, September 29th 2007, 23:04

The UK and six other nations launch a new bid to intercept drug smuggling runs from Latin America to Europe.
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Rugby: Scotland knock out Italy

Saturday, September 29th 2007, 20:45
related countries: Italy Italy

Chris Paterson kicks all the points as Scotland edge into the quarter-finals of the World Cup.
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Polish opposition campaigns in UK

Saturday, September 29th 2007, 20:33
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Poland Poland
related places: Poles

The leader of Poland's opposition party, Donald Tusk, is seeking support among Poles in the UK and Irish Republic.
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Football: Terry blow for England

Saturday, September 29th 2007, 17:12

Chelsea defender John Terry is a major doubt for England's upcoming Euro 2008 qualifiers after suffering a depressed fracture of the cheekbone.
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Fiji dump Wales out of World Cup

Saturday, September 29th 2007, 16:45
related countries: Fiji Fiji

Fiji dump Wales out of the World Cup and set up a quarter-final clash with South Africa.
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UK fears Burma toll 'far higher'

Friday, September 28th 2007, 17:45
related countries: Burma Burma

British PM Gordon Brown says he fears the loss of life in Burma is "far greater" than the authorities have claimed.
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UK's Afghan gains 'may be lost'

Friday, September 28th 2007, 12:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Territory in Afghanistan taken in battles by British troops may have to be retaken, the Nato commander warns.
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Cricket: England beat S Lanka XI

Friday, September 28th 2007, 12:05
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Ian Bell hits a century in an easy England win over a Sri Lanka Cricket XI ahead of the five-match one-day series.
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UK targets Nigeria's stolen loot

Thursday, September 27th 2007, 16:17
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

London police return money seized from an impeached Nigerian governor and say millions more will follow.
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Cricket: Sri Lanka suffer setback

Thursday, September 27th 2007, 15:06
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan will miss at least the first three of Sri Lanka's five one-day internationals against England.
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UK's Labour 'recruits poll staff'

Thursday, September 27th 2007, 11:15

Labour has begun recruiting people who could take key roles in an election campaign, the BBC understands.
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Mugabe condemns Western 'attacks'

Thursday, September 27th 2007, 5:28
related countries: United States United States, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Western

Zimbabwe's President Mugabe accuses the US and Britain of a relentless campaign to destabilise his country.
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Taleban 'needed for Afghan peace'

Tuesday, September 25th 2007, 4:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Taleban will need to be involved with a peace process in Afghanistan, the UK defence secretary says.
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Parts of UK struck by tornadoes

Monday, September 24th 2007, 18:13

A series of tornadoes causes damage to buildings and vehicles across central and southern England.
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Football: Arsenal's £200m boost

Monday, September 24th 2007, 12:49

Arsenal claim their new position as Britain's richest football club shows no foreign takeover is needed to boost their finances.
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Nations 'failing Iraq refugees'

Monday, September 24th 2007, 0:32
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The UK must do more to help the thousands of people fleeing violence in Iraq, Amnesty International says.
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India Mutiny ceremony blocked

Monday, September 24th 2007, 0:12
related countries: India India

Indian officials refuse to allow a UK group to hold a remembrance ceremony at an 1857 Indian Mutiny site.
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Rugby: NZ thrash Scotland

Sunday, September 23rd 2007, 16:45

The All Blacks score 40 unanswered points against a jittery Scotland in a one-sided encounter at Murrayfield.
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Live - Scotland 0-40 New Zealand

Sunday, September 23rd 2007, 14:47
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A second-string Scotland side meet World Cup favourites New Zealand at Murrayfield.
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Poles 'in UK benefits fraud'

Sunday, September 23rd 2007, 0:42
related countries: Poland Poland

Some Polish workers in the UK are claiming child benefit in both countries, BBC Five Live Report finds.
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First UK case of bluetongue virus

Saturday, September 22nd 2007, 22:48

The farming industry is dealt a fresh blow as the UK's first case of bluetongue disease is found in a cow in Suffolk.
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UK troops find Taleban bunkers

Saturday, September 22nd 2007, 6:31
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A network of well-established Taleban bunkers is found by a British-led force in southern Afghanistan.
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Powers to discuss Iran sanctions

Friday, September 21st 2007, 16:17
related countries: France France, Germany Germany, Iran Iran, Russia Russia, United States United States

Officials from the US, France, Britain, Russia, China and Germany are to meet to discuss Iran's nuclear programme.
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UK has plutonium for 17,000 bombs

Friday, September 21st 2007, 9:23

The UK must ensure its plutonium stockpile - enough for 17,000 bombs - stays in safe hands, a report warns.
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UK confirms US BAE request

Friday, September 21st 2007, 3:59
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

The Home Office confirms it has been asked to give legal assistance to the US investigation of BAE's past arms deals with Saudi Arabia.
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Eurostar sets new Brussels record

Thursday, September 20th 2007, 11:24
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels, London

Eurostar sets another record for train travel with its inaugural service between Brussels and London.
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Mourinho makes shock Chelsea exit

Thursday, September 20th 2007, 5:38
related places: Chelsea

Jose Mourinho leaves his job at English football club Chelsea by "mutual consent", the club confirms.
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UK fund to fight 'witchcraft'

Thursday, September 20th 2007, 4:34

Two charities are donating £450,000 to help African children in the UK who are accused of witchcraft and abused.
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Rugby: Unconvincing win for Italy

Wednesday, September 19th 2007, 19:51
related countries: Italy Italy, Portugal Portugal

Italy warm up for their crunch group game with Scotland with another disjointed win over a determined and well-organised Portugal.
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India's Yuvraj smashes six sixes

Wednesday, September 19th 2007, 17:27
related countries: India India

Yuvraj Singh is the first player in Twenty20 history to hit six sixes in an over in India's match against England.
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Major Afghan offensive launched

Wednesday, September 19th 2007, 6:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A British-led multinational force launches an offensive against the Taleban in the southern Afghanistan.
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Relief as Northern Rock shares up

Tuesday, September 18th 2007, 10:07

Northern Rock hopes a UK government pledge will reassure its customers as other banking shares soar.
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UK soldier killed in Afghanistan

Tuesday, September 18th 2007, 9:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A British soldier has been killed and another injured in an explosion in Afghanistan, the MoD said.
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Britain accused on cluster bombs

Tuesday, September 18th 2007, 3:17

The UK government is accused of trying to reclassify two kinds of cluster bombs ahead of a proposed international ban.
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Northern Rock deposits guaranteed

Monday, September 17th 2007, 22:20

The UK government says it will guarantee all deposits with the Northern Rock bank, as its shares fall heavily.
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Banking shares fall across Europe

Monday, September 17th 2007, 16:47

Shares in banks fall throughout Europe as savers withdraw money from British lender Northern Rock.
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Saudis buy UK Eurofighters

Monday, September 17th 2007, 15:11
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is to buy 72 Eurofighter Typhoon jets from UK firm BAE Systems, UK defence officials confirm.
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UK bank faces more withdrawals

Monday, September 17th 2007, 11:03

Customers continue to take their savings out of Northern Rock bank, as its shares fall by 37%.
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Greenspan: 'House boom to end'

Monday, September 17th 2007, 7:58

Alan Greenspan warns of rising UK inflation in the future and says the house price boom will soon come to an end.
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Cricket: England lose to S Africa

Sunday, September 16th 2007, 19:12

South Africa beat England by 19 runs in the Super Eights clash in Cape Town.
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Russia suspect running to be MP

Sunday, September 16th 2007, 13:38
related countries: Russia Russia

A businessman wanted in Britain over the murder of Alexander Litvinenko aims to become a Russian MP.
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Tackle Zimbabwe - archbishop

Sunday, September 16th 2007, 10:26
related places: York

Dr John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York, calls for Britain to lead sanctions against the Zimbabwean government.
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Brown in Darfur peacekeeping vow

Sunday, September 16th 2007, 6:44

UK PM Gordon Brown says he wants Darfur's UN-African Union peacekeeping force in place within months.
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Rally driver feared dead in crash

Saturday, September 15th 2007, 23:10

Rally driver Colin McRae is believed to have died along with three others in a Scottish helicopter crash.
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Wales 20-32 Australia

Saturday, September 15th 2007, 17:54
related places: Cardiff

Australia seize control of Pool B as they put Wales to the sword with a physical and dynamic show in Cardiff.
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Rugby: S Africa thrash England

Friday, September 14th 2007, 20:47
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

South Africa deal England's chances of defending the World Cup a major blow as they destroy the reigning champions in Paris.
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UK confirms second farm outbreak

Friday, September 14th 2007, 15:27
related places: Egham

Cattle culled from a second farm in Egham, Surrey, tested positive for foot-and-mouth disease, it is confirmed.
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Cricket: Australia beat England

Friday, September 14th 2007, 14:44

Australia crush England by eight wickets in the World Twenty20 as both teams go through to the Super Eights.
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Pound reaches 14-month euro low

Friday, September 14th 2007, 10:13

The pound touches its lowest level against the euro in 14 months amid fears over the strength of the UK economy.
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Northern Rock shares plunge 21%

Friday, September 14th 2007, 10:03

Northern Rock shares plunge after it seeks emergency help from the Bank of England.
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X-ray to unravel Dead Sea scrolls

Thursday, September 13th 2007, 13:43

Writings from the Dead Sea scrolls could be read for the first time by UK scientists using powerful x-rays.
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UK farm disease cases 'linked'

Thursday, September 13th 2007, 12:56

Scientists are investigating the cause of the latest UK foot-and-mouth outbreak at two farms in Surrey.
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UK farm disease cases 'linked'

Thursday, September 13th 2007, 11:45

Scientists are investigating the cause of the latest UK foot-and-mouth outbreak at two farms in Surrey.
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Live - England v Zimbabwe

Thursday, September 13th 2007, 11:16
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Dimitri Mascarenhas takes three wickets in Zimbabwe's reply to England's 188-9 in the World Twenty20.
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Football: Scots win in Paris

Wednesday, September 12th 2007, 20:53
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

James McFadden fires Scotland to the top of Euro 2008 qualifying Group B after a nerve-shredding win over France in Paris.
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Cricket: Pakistan beats Scotland

Wednesday, September 12th 2007, 14:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Shahid Afridi and Umar Gul take four wickets each as Pakistan beat Scotland by 51 runs in the World Twenty20.
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New foot-and-mouth case in UK

Wednesday, September 12th 2007, 13:10

A new case of foot-and-mouth disease is confirmed 10 miles from the site of the August outbreak in Surrey.
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Rugby: SA's Burger banned

Wednesday, September 12th 2007, 5:35
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's star flanker Schalk Burger is banned for four matches, ruling him out of Friday's World Cup match against England.
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Planners back Trump's UK project

Tuesday, September 11th 2007, 23:09

Donald Trump's plans for a major golf development in Aberdeenshire are recommended for approval.
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Rugby: Vickery's two-game ban

Tuesday, September 11th 2007, 17:37
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United States United States
related places: Friday

England skipper Phil Vickery will miss the Rugby World Cup games against South Africa and Samoa after being found guilty of a trip.
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EU gives up on 'metric Britain'

Tuesday, September 11th 2007, 13:36

The European Union is abandoning plans to force Britain to phase out the imperial measurement system.
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$1m prizes to complement Nobels

Monday, September 10th 2007, 17:11
related places: York

Three new $1m awards for scientific endeavour are announced at the British Association festival in York.
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Scots smoke ban 'improved health'

Monday, September 10th 2007, 9:34

The smoking ban in public places in Scotland has led to a significant advance in public health, a study suggests.
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Madeleine parents back in Britain

Sunday, September 9th 2007, 18:52
related countries: Portugal Portugal

The "heart-broken" McCann family land back in the UK with an emotional plea for privacy and an "ordinary life".
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UK soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Saturday, September 8th 2007, 19:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two British soldiers are killed in a firefight with the Taleban in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence says.
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England crush India to win series

Saturday, September 8th 2007, 16:05
related countries: India India

Kevin Pietersen and Paul Collingwood hit fifties as England beat India by seven wickets.
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Live - England v India

Saturday, September 8th 2007, 8:45
related countries: India India

India opt to bat against England, who welcome back Andrew Flintoff, for the final one-day match.
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Guantanamo medics 'fail patients'

Friday, September 7th 2007, 23:16
related countries: United States United States

US military doctors accused of ignoring abuse at Guantanamo bay, in a letter published in a British medical journal.
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Pakistan frees British national

Friday, September 7th 2007, 11:53
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A British national held in detention in Pakistan without charge for more than a year is released and sent back to the UK.
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UK jets shadow Russian bombers

Thursday, September 6th 2007, 16:03
related countries: Norway Norway, Russia Russia

Britain and Norway send jet fighters to intercept eight Russian long-range bombers in the Arctic.
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UK jets 'chase Russian bombers'

Thursday, September 6th 2007, 12:11
related countries: Norway Norway, Russia Russia

Britain and Norway send jet fighters to shadow eight Russian long-range bombers in the Arctic.
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UK vows to back Turkey's EU bid

Wednesday, September 5th 2007, 14:07
related countries: Turkey Turkey

British Foreign Secretary David Miliband, insists the UK continues to back full Turkish membership of the EU.
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All UK 'must be on DNA database'

Wednesday, September 5th 2007, 12:06

A judge calls for the entire population of the UK and all visitors to be placed on the national DNA database.
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Eurostar sets Paris-London record

Tuesday, September 4th 2007, 11:58
related countries: France France
related places: London, Paris

Eurostar arrives in London from Paris in a record time of just over two hours, via a new 186mph line.
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EU climate flight plans 'deluded'

Tuesday, September 4th 2007, 11:19

European Union plans to reduce the climate impact of aviation will not work, UK researchers conclude.
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Rugby: Wilkinson to miss opener

Tuesday, September 4th 2007, 11:15

England fly-half Jonny Wilkinson is ruled out of the defending champions' first World Cup match after twisting his ankle in training.
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Taleban 'getting Chinese weapons'

Monday, September 3rd 2007, 23:36
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

The UK has complained to Beijing about Chinese-made weapons being used by the Taleban, the BBC learns.
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