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Football: Solano 'W Ham target'

Tuesday, August 14th 2007, 8:46
related places: London, Newcastle, West Ham

Nolberto Solano, who wants to leave Newcastle to be closer to his family in London, is believed to be a West Ham target.
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Cricket: India's Dravid defiant

Monday, August 13th 2007, 18:12
related countries: India India

Rahul Dravid defends India's tactics against England at The Oval, hailing a historic series victory instead.
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Cricket: India win England series

Monday, August 13th 2007, 17:25
related countries: India India

Kevin Pietersen hits 101 to help England draw the third Test but India secure the series 1-0 at The Oval.
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ICI agrees to be bought by Akzo

Monday, August 13th 2007, 13:57
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

UK chemicals group ICI finally agrees to be bought by its Dutch rival Akzo Nobel for £8bn.
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EU's climate targets 'ambitious'

Monday, August 13th 2007, 12:12

Downing Street calls EU climate change targets "ambitious" following claims the UK will fail to reach them.
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UK 'hurt' by Lebanon war delay

Monday, August 13th 2007, 10:41
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The UK's reputation suffered when ministers delayed calling for an early end to the Lebanon war, MPs say.
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Strauss & Cook lift England hopes

Sunday, August 12th 2007, 17:26
related countries: India India

England reach 56-0 chasing 500 for victory against India to end a pedestrian day's play at The Oval.
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UK winner holding £35.4m ticket

Saturday, August 11th 2007, 13:54

A ticketholder has won £35.4m in the EuroMillions draw - the biggest single payout in UK lottery history.
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World shares fall on credit fears

Friday, August 10th 2007, 21:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: London, New York, Asia

World share prices continue to slide in a second day of big losses, amid fears of a global credit crunch.
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Cricket: India post massive score

Friday, August 10th 2007, 17:13
related countries: India India

England close day two of the final Test 640 runs behind at 24-1 after Anil Kumble hits a maiden century in India's 664.
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HK 'can demolish' colonial pier

Friday, August 10th 2007, 11:18
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A Hong Kong court gives the go-ahead for the controversial demolition of a British colonial-era pier.
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Golf: Storm surges to shock lead

Thursday, August 9th 2007, 19:01

England's Graeme Storm leads the USPGA by two shots at Southern Hills Country Club.
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India batsmen make fluent start

Thursday, August 9th 2007, 17:34
related countries: India India

India compile 316-4 on the first day of the final Test against England at The Oval.
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UK animal ban to be relaxed

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 23:48

A ban on livestock movement brought in following an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease is relaxed.
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UK in landmark Sri Lanka ruling

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 17:26
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan asylum seekers in UK are at risk of torture if returned to the country, according to a landmark ruling by a British tribunal.
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UK minister enters interpreters row

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 13:02
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The government says it will "look again" at the case of 91 Iraqi interpreters over their claim for asylum in the UK.
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Israel seeks shot Briton footage

Tuesday, August 7th 2007, 16:42
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel asks Britain for footage of the death of cameraman James Miller, as it faces calls to open a criminal inquiry.
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US concerns over Guantanamo men

Tuesday, August 7th 2007, 16:27
related countries: United States United States

The US seeks guarantees five UK residents in Guantanamo Bay will not pose a security threat if released.
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Indian firm loses UK lottery bid

Tuesday, August 7th 2007, 13:25
related countries: India India

Indian company Sugal & Damani loses its bid for a 10-year licence to run the UK's National Lottery.
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UK seeks Guantanamo releases

Tuesday, August 7th 2007, 13:20
related countries: United States United States

The UK government requests the release of five British residents from US custody at Guantanamo Bay.
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UK foot-and-mouth test due

Tuesday, August 7th 2007, 7:54

A second case of foot-and-mouth has been confirmed at a farm in Surrey, the environment secretary says.
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Flood probe in UK virus scare

Monday, August 6th 2007, 19:06

Experts investigate whether the foot-and-mouth virus could have spread through floods.
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Madonna's adoption hits trouble

Monday, August 6th 2007, 9:52
related countries: Malawi Malawi

Madonna's adoption hits a snag after a Malawian official is refused permission to travel to the UK.
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UK disease lab faces safety inquiry

Sunday, August 5th 2007, 21:23

A health and safety inspection is being carried out at the laboratories linked to the UK foot-and-mouth outbreak.
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Sunday, August 5th 2007, 8:10

The strain of foot-and-mouth found at a UK farm is identical to one used at a nearby laboratory, says Defra.
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UK held secret talks on Falklands

Sunday, August 5th 2007, 3:36
related countries: Argentina Argentina

The UK and Argentina held secret talks over the future of the Falklands in the 1970s, it has emerged.
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More UK farms tested for disease

Saturday, August 4th 2007, 20:45
related places: More

More farms are tested for foot-and-mouth as an inquiry into an outbreak in Surrey gets under way.
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PM pledges foot-and-mouth action

Saturday, August 4th 2007, 15:30

Everything is being done to eradicate foot-and-mouth disease after it is found on a UK farm, Gordon Brown says.
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Idi Amin son jailed over UK death

Friday, August 3rd 2007, 11:48
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Uganda Uganda
related places: London

The son of former Ugandan President Idi Amin is jailed in London following the beating to death of a Somali youth.
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Access 'denied' to jailed Briton

Thursday, August 2nd 2007, 15:33
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

UK officials says they are being denied access to a Briton held in Pakistan on security grounds.
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Prague 'tourist trouble hotspot'

Thursday, August 2nd 2007, 7:17
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

British stag and hen parties make the Czech Republic a consular-assistance hotspot, government figures suggest.
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UN resolution on bigger Iraq role

Thursday, August 2nd 2007, 6:36
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

The US and UK circulate a draft UN resolution, which would broaden the organisation's role in Iraq.
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BA's price-fix fine reaches £270m

Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 14:30

British Airways is fined about £270m after admitting colluding to fix the prices of fuel surcharges.
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Brown's UN call on global poverty

Tuesday, July 31st 2007, 20:04

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown calls at the UN for greater efforts to fight the global poverty "emergency".
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Robots battle for military prize

Tuesday, July 31st 2007, 12:30

The finalists of the UK Ministry of Defence "grand challenge" to find new military technology are announced.
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Four charged over envoy attack

Tuesday, July 31st 2007, 12:08
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Four alleged Islamic militants in north-eastern Bangladesh are charged with a 2004 attack on the British envoy.
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India seal Test win over England

Tuesday, July 31st 2007, 11:45
related countries: India India

India beat England by seven wickets at Trent Bridge to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
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Ryanair to cut Stansted flights

Tuesday, July 31st 2007, 9:25
related places: Stansted

Ryanair is to cut its services from London Stansted this winter by 20% as it moves to shore up profit growth.
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England v India day five as it happened

Tuesday, July 31st 2007, 9:11
related countries: India India

Chris Tremlett takes three good wickets, but India beat England by seven wickets at Trent Bridge.
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British army ends N Ireland ops

Tuesday, July 31st 2007, 8:24

The British army's military operation in Northern Ireland is drawing to a close after 38 years.
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Bush and Brown vow co-operation

Monday, July 30th 2007, 18:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Brown

The US president and new UK prime minister pledge to work together on key global issues, at their first formal talks.
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Many Asians 'do not feel British'

Monday, July 30th 2007, 14:27

More than a third of British Asians feel just slightly or not at all British, a BBC survey suggests.
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Academics oppose Israel boycott

Monday, July 30th 2007, 14:18
related countries: Israel Israel

Thousands of academics around the world condemn plans in the UK to boycott Israeli universities.
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Academics oppose Israel boycott

Monday, July 30th 2007, 14:18
related countries: Israel Israel

Thousands of academics around the world condemn plans in the UK to boycott Israeli universities.
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World indebted to US, says Brown

Monday, July 30th 2007, 12:28
related countries: United States United States

UK PM Gordon Brown says the world owes a debt to the US for its fight against terrorism, as he arrives in America.
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Army NI operation comes to an end

Monday, July 30th 2007, 7:34

The British army's military operation in Northern Ireland ends at midnight on Monday after 38 years.
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Cycling: Millar demands action

Monday, July 30th 2007, 5:14
related countries: France France

Britain's David Millar urges cycling to get its house in order following the conclusion of another scandal-hit Tour de France.
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Veteran revisits WWI trench

Monday, July 30th 2007, 1:24

The last known surviving British soldier to fight in the trenches of WWI revisits the site where he fought.
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England face battle to save Test

Sunday, July 29th 2007, 18:00
related countries: India India

England reach 43-0 in their second innings, still 240 behind India, after a gruelling day in the field in the second Test at Trent Bridge.
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Haneef relieved 'honour restored'

Sunday, July 29th 2007, 17:30
related countries: Australia Australia, India India

Indian Mohammed Haneef, accused in Australia of UK terrorist links, says he is relieved to have been cleared.
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Veteran revisits WWI trench

Sunday, July 29th 2007, 13:10

The last known surviving British soldier to fight in the trenches of WWI revisits the site where he fought.
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Haneef police defend charges

Sunday, July 29th 2007, 8:34
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia police defend the handling of the Haneef case after charges linked to failed UK bomb plots were dropped.
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Cleared doctor leaves Australia

Sunday, July 29th 2007, 1:46
related countries: Australia Australia, India India

An Indian doctor cleared of involvement in last month's failed bombings in the UK has left Australia.
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Cricket: India take charge

Saturday, July 28th 2007, 17:47
related countries: India India

India lead England by 56 runs after reaching 254-3 in their first innings at Trent Bridge.
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UK soldier dies in Afghanistan

Saturday, July 28th 2007, 15:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A British soldier from 14 Signal Regiment is killed in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence confirms.
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UK foreign secretary's baptism of fire

Saturday, July 28th 2007, 11:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Bridget Kendall follows the UK's new foreign secretary as he makes his international debut at the funeral of Afghanistan's former king.
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UK soldier dies in Afghanistan

Saturday, July 28th 2007, 9:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A British soldier from 14 Signals Regiment is killed in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence confirms.
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Qatari royals halt British flight

Saturday, July 28th 2007, 5:23
related countries: Qatar Qatar

A BA flight is delayed after a group of Arab royals object to sitting next to strangers.
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Haneef terrorism charges dropped

Friday, July 27th 2007, 20:11
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Dr Mohamed Haneef is freed from jail after Australia drops terror charges against him, admitting "mistakes".
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Hannah suspect's appeal rejected

Friday, July 27th 2007, 10:04
related countries: India India

An Indian court rules the man suspected of raping and murdering Hannah Foster should be returned to Britain.
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Damp outfield delays Test start

Friday, July 27th 2007, 9:09
related countries: India India

The second Test between England and India at Trent Bridge will not start at 1100 BST.
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Jail for Nigerian ex-governor

Thursday, July 26th 2007, 15:40
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A former Nigerian governor who skipped bail in the UK dressed as a woman is sent to prison for two years.
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Miliband support for Musharraf

Thursday, July 26th 2007, 13:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

New UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband urges co-operation against terrorism, after talks in Pakistan.
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UK sacred cow slaughter blocked

Thursday, July 26th 2007, 11:09

Monks turn away officials who arrived to take a "sacred" bullock for slaughter, insisting they get a warrant.
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Water shortage in UK flood area

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 21:15
related places: Gloucester

Supplies of clean water are running out in Gloucester after the floods, but Gordon Brown says more is coming.
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UK urged to help Burma refugees

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 16:51
related countries: Burma Burma

British parliamentarians say the government should quadruple aid for Burmese refugees in the next six years.
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US 'ignored' UK rendition protest

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 15:55
related countries: United States United States

British concerns did not appear to "materially" affect US actions in its "war on terror", a report says.
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Aristocrat has 'case to answer'

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 14:55
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A UK aristocrat accused of murdering a man poaching on his Kenyan estate has a case to answer, a court rules.
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Prosecutor to review Haneef case

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 12:01
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's chief prosecutor will review the case of a doctor held over suspected UK failed bomb attacks.
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More UK flood evacuations

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 4:46
related places: Oxford

About 250 homes are evacuated in Oxford as the flooding crisis continues in many parts of England.
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Putin rebukes 'colonial' Britain

Tuesday, July 24th 2007, 19:05
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin accuses Britain of having a "colonial mindset" over an extradition row.
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UK launches flood crisis op

Tuesday, July 24th 2007, 17:06

People in flood-hit areas are urged not to panic as massive efforts begin to get drinking water to those stranded.
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UK Tories urge EU Treaty vote

Tuesday, July 24th 2007, 12:08

The Tories urge Gordon Brown to "trust the people" by holding a referendum on a new EU treaty.
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Power restored in UK flood battle

Tuesday, July 24th 2007, 11:59
related places: More

A substation is narrowly spared and power is restored to 48,000 homes, as floods recede in parts of England.
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Cricket: England frustrated

Monday, July 23rd 2007, 17:21
related countries: India India

Bad light and rain forces a draw in the first Test with England one wicket from victory over India.
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UK flood crisis grows

Monday, July 23rd 2007, 15:01

Up to 350,000 people are losing their water supply in Gloucestershire, and floods continue to swell the Thames.
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UK attacked in Litvinenko row

Monday, July 23rd 2007, 10:25
related countries: Russia Russia

The Kremlin attacks the UK's decision to expel four Russian diplomats as "groundless, inappropriate, unjustified".
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Sheikh Hasina arrest denounced

Monday, July 23rd 2007, 6:28
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Six British politicians call for the authorities in Bangladesh to release the former prime minister, Sheikh Hasina.
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David Cameron begins Rwanda trip

Monday, July 23rd 2007, 2:11
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

UK Conservative leader David Cameron travels to Rwanda as part of his commitment to tackle global poverty.
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Cricket: England pressure India

Sunday, July 22nd 2007, 18:02
related countries: India India

India will start the final day on 137-3, chasing 380 to beat England in the first Test at Lord's, after Kevin Pietersen hits 134.
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Benn defends flood response

Sunday, July 22nd 2007, 13:46
related places: More

The environment secretary defends the government's flood response as swathes of the UK remain under water.
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MPs critical of Iran stories sale

Sunday, July 22nd 2007, 1:47
related countries: Iran Iran

A committee of British MPs criticises the decision to allow the Royal Navy crew captured by Iran to sell their stories.
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Threat halts Rome-London flight

Saturday, July 21st 2007, 21:29
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: London, Rome

Airport authorities in Rome evacuate 165 passengers from a London-bound plane after a bomb threat.
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1st Test, England v India - day one as it happened

Friday, July 20th 2007, 18:35
related countries: India India

Test wicket as England hit back hard on day two of the first Test at Lord's.
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Russia wants normal ties with UK

Friday, July 20th 2007, 17:48

Russia says it wants to restore normal ties with the UK after tit-for-tat expulsions of diplomats.
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No charges on 'cash-for-honours'

Friday, July 20th 2007, 10:24

The BBC understands that no-one is to face charges after the 16-month UK cash-for-honours investigation.
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Nine die in Afghanistan attacks

Friday, July 20th 2007, 7:22
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Nine people are killed in attacks in southern Afghanistan, say police.
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Russia blames new UK PM for row

Friday, July 20th 2007, 0:31
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's foreign minister blames Gordon Brown's takeover as UK prime minister for the two countries' row.
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Russia expels four embassy staff

Thursday, July 19th 2007, 19:12
related countries: Russia Russia

Four embassy staff are expelled from Moscow in what Britain calls a "completely unjustified" move by Russia.
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Russia rejects agent death claims

Thursday, July 19th 2007, 3:17
related countries: Russia Russia

Claims that the Kremlin backed the murder of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko are 'preposterous', the Russian ambassador to the UK says.
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Man questioned over tycoon 'plot'

Wednesday, July 18th 2007, 21:23
related countries: Russia Russia

UK police have quizzed a man over claims of an assassination plot against Russian Boris Berezovsky.
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Berezovsky tells of 'hitman plot'

Wednesday, July 18th 2007, 15:23
related countries: Russia Russia

Exiled Russian billionaire Boris Berezovsky claims British intelligence officers thwarted a plot to kill him.
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England set for tough India test

Wednesday, July 18th 2007, 12:57
related countries: India India

England face a powerful India batting line-up in the first Test at Lord's starting on Thursday.
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British girls due in Ghana court

Wednesday, July 18th 2007, 1:08
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Two British girls accused of smuggling cocaine into the UK from Ghana are due to appear in court.
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British girls due in Ghana court

Wednesday, July 18th 2007, 1:08
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Two British girls accused of smuggling cocaine into the UK from Ghana are due to appear in court.
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Russia warns UK over expulsions

Tuesday, July 17th 2007, 23:06
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian minister says the UK's expulsion of four diplomats could jeopardise security co-operation.
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Cricket: Tendulkar eyes ton

Tuesday, July 17th 2007, 17:35

Sachin Tendulkar says it would be a dream to score a century at Lord's in the first Test against England, starting on Thursday.
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Brown defends Russian expulsions

Monday, July 16th 2007, 22:43
related countries: Russia Russia

Britain's PM says the UK will not apologise for expelling four Russian diplomats over the Litvinenko murder case.
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UK expels four Russian diplomats

Monday, July 16th 2007, 18:31
related countries: Russia Russia

The UK expels four Russian diplomats after the refusal to extradite the suspect in the Litvinenko murder.
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Blast outside UK embassy in Chile

Monday, July 16th 2007, 9:15
related countries: Chile Chile

A small explosion takes place outside the British and Israeli embassies in Chile, but there are no reports of casualties.
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