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Trescothick, Jones both ruled out

Monday, March 6th 2006, 12:26
related countries: India India

Simon Jones is ruled out of the rest of England's Tests in India and Marcus Trescothick is unlikely to return.
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BOC and Linde agree £8.2bn deal

Monday, March 6th 2006, 7:37
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Linde

UK industrial gases firm BOC agrees to be bought by German rival Linde in an £8.2bn deal.
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Crash lands shock Oscar triumph

Monday, March 6th 2006, 7:24

Crash is the shock winner at the 78th Academy Awards, winning best film ahead of favourite Brokeback Mountain.
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Asia poverty conference to start

Monday, March 6th 2006, 2:56
related places: London

An international conference which aims to find new ways of tackling poverty in Asia is starting in London.
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Cricket: England draw first Test

Sunday, March 5th 2006, 9:28
related countries: India India

England and India draw the first Test after an exciting final session in Nagpur.
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Jowell allies deny marriage claim

Sunday, March 5th 2006, 5:15

Allies of Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell dismiss critics' suggestions her marriage split is aimed at saving her career.
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Tessa Jowell splits from husband

Saturday, March 4th 2006, 21:09
related countries: Italy Italy

A UK minister splits from her husband amid claims he accepted a bribe from the Italian prime minister.
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Cricket: India confident of draw

Saturday, March 4th 2006, 14:57
related countries: India India

Mohammad Kaif believes India can save the first Test against England.
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Cricket: England on top

Saturday, March 4th 2006, 11:55
related countries: India India
related places: Nagpur

Alastair Cook hits a debut Test century as England build a 367-run lead against India in the first Test at Nagpur.
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Live: India v England

Saturday, March 4th 2006, 11:26
related countries: India India
related places: Nagpur

Latest news from the first Test in Nagpur.
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Blair 'prayed to God' over Iraq

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 22:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Prime Minister Tony Blair says he prayed to God when deciding whether or not to send UK troops to Iraq.
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Millions found after UK robbery

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 16:47
related places: Kent, London

Police investigating the £53m heist in Kent find several million pounds in a raid in south-east London.
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Glitter jailed for abusing girls

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 12:11
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Ex-UK rock star Gary Glitter is found guilty of obscene acts with two girls in Vietnam and jailed for three years.
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Cricket: Wickets boost England

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 12:02
related countries: India India
related places: Nagpur

India reach 322-9 in reply to England's 393 in Nagpur with Matthew Hoggard taking 5-57.
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Blair clears Jowell of wrongdoing

Thursday, March 2nd 2006, 14:46

Tony Blair rules his culture secretary did not break the ministerial code over her husband's financial affairs.
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'Coup' charge for Russian tycoon

Thursday, March 2nd 2006, 14:15
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian prosecutors urge the UK to extradite tycoon Boris Berezovsky, accusing him of a coup plot.
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Three in court over £53m UK heist

Thursday, March 2nd 2006, 12:40
related places: Kent

Two men and a woman are remanded in custody after last week's raid on a Securitas depot in Kent.
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Cricket: India begin confidently

Thursday, March 2nd 2006, 11:38
related countries: India India
related places: Nagpur

India respond to Paul Collingwood-inspired England by reaching 136-1 at stumps on day two in Nagpur.
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Gary Glitter abuse trial begins

Thursday, March 2nd 2006, 11:11
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Former UK rock star Gary Glitter goes on trial in Vietnam to face charges of committing obscene acts with two girls.
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UK attacked for Uganda arms deal

Wednesday, March 1st 2006, 11:51
related countries: Uganda Uganda

British arms sales to Uganda are making a mockery of the UK's laws on arms control, aid agency Oxfam says.
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Cricket: England lose initiative

Wednesday, March 1st 2006, 11:30
related countries: India India
related places: Nagpur

India reduce England to 246-7 at stumps on day one of the first Test in Nagpur.
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Football: Fifa mulls deadline delay

Wednesday, March 1st 2006, 11:06
related countries: Germany Germany

Pressure from England and Germany could force Fifa to delay the deadline for World Cup squads.
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Football: Gerrard pleas for calm

Wednesday, March 1st 2006, 10:20

Steven Gerrard asks the Anfield crowd to go easy on Gary Neville when he plays for England on Wednesday.
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Cricket: Dravid wary of England

Tuesday, February 28th 2006, 12:16

India captain Rahul Dravid says absences will not make England any easier to beat in the first Test.
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Iraq attack kills two UK soldiers

Tuesday, February 28th 2006, 11:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Two British soldiers are killed and another is injured by a roadside bomb while on patrol in southern Iraq.
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Football: Beckham 'fit to play'

Monday, February 27th 2006, 11:01
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

David Beckham expects to play in England's friendly against Uruguay despite a back injury.
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UK gender pay gap 'worst in EU'

Monday, February 27th 2006, 9:04

Women earn 17% less in full-time work than men, a government-established commission finds.
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High Court bid to block P&O deal

Sunday, February 26th 2006, 20:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: London

A US firm seeks a High Court order in London to block the £3.9bn takeover of shipping giant P&O by a Dubai firm.
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Winter Olympics day 15 review

Saturday, February 25th 2006, 21:58

Benjamin Raich clinches his second gold as Austria make it a clean sweep of the men's slalom medals, with Britain's Alain Baxter 16th.
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Reprieve for disabled Kenyan

Friday, February 24th 2006, 17:46
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A Kenyan disability rights campaigner - threatened with deportation from the UK - is released from detention.
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Cricket: England under pressure

Friday, February 24th 2006, 11:12
related countries: India India
related places: Baroda

England are 10-1 in their second innings, still 94 runs behind the India Board President's XI in Baroda.
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Two arrested in Securitas robbery

Thursday, February 23rd 2006, 20:59
related places: Kent, London

A man and a woman are arrested in south London by police investigating the multi-million pound raid in Kent.
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Europe ice mission decision due

Thursday, February 23rd 2006, 16:36

The UK scientist behind the lost Cryosat probe will learn on Friday whether his ice-monitoring mission will be re-built.
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'Dangerous' £25m raid gang hunted

Thursday, February 23rd 2006, 14:02

The gang behind what is thought to be Britain's biggest robbery threatened and held captive a family of three.
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India drop Ganguly for first Test

Thursday, February 23rd 2006, 12:31
related countries: India India

Former captain Sourav Ganguly is one of six players omitted from the India squad for the first Test against England.
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Moscow urged to end gay pride ban

Wednesday, February 22nd 2006, 18:26
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: London, Moscow

London's mayor asks his Moscow counterpart to scrap a ban on gay pride marches in the Russian capital.
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Sehwag passed fit to face England

Wednesday, February 22nd 2006, 9:30

India batsman Virender Sehwag is passed fit for the first Test against England in Nagpur on 1 March.
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UK urges 'united' Iraq government

Tuesday, February 21st 2006, 15:40
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The UK foreign secretary calls on Iraqi leaders to put aside sectarian interests and form a national unity government.
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Enron trio lose extradition fight

Tuesday, February 21st 2006, 14:02
related countries: United States United States

Three UK men wanted in the US over the Enron scandal have lost their High Court battle against extradition.
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Holocaust denier Irving to appeal

Tuesday, February 21st 2006, 2:44

British historian David Irving says he will appeal against his three-year sentence for denying the Holocaust.
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Winter Olympics: Day 10

Monday, February 20th 2006, 22:26

Britain's women curlers beat the USA 10-4 but Canada down Denmark to end Rhona Martin's title defence.
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Holocaust denier Irving is jailed

Monday, February 20th 2006, 20:19
related countries: Austria Austria

British historian David Irving is jailed for three years in Austria after pleading guilty to Holocaust denial.
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BBC radio seals India rights deal

Monday, February 20th 2006, 18:22
related countries: India India

The BBC wins exclusive radio rights to all international tour matches in India for the next four years, including next month's England series
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Irving admits Holocaust 'mistake'

Monday, February 20th 2006, 14:10
related countries: Austria Austria

British historian David Irving pleads guilty as his trial begins in Austria on charges of denying the Holocaust.
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Farmers told to plan for bird flu

Monday, February 20th 2006, 12:35
related countries: France France

Poultry farmers should plan how they can move birds indoors in case avian flu hits the UK, says Tony Blair.
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Tennis: Murray breaks into top 50

Monday, February 20th 2006, 10:00
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica
related places: San Jose

Andy Murray is up to 47th in the world rankings after his San Jose win, seven behind British number one Tim Henman.
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Video fallout hits UK Iraq troops

Sunday, February 19th 2006, 22:44

British forces face problems as the fallout continues over footage of soldiers apparently beating Iraqis.
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Winter Olympics day nine review

Sunday, February 19th 2006, 22:35
related countries: United States United States

Britain's women curlers suffer a damaging loss, while the Russians lead the ice dance programme.
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England tumble after strong start

Saturday, February 18th 2006, 11:58
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Michael Vaughan, Andrew Strauss and Ian Bell all pass 50 but England are bowled out for 299 in their India tour-opener.
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Winter Olympics day seven

Friday, February 17th 2006, 22:14

Britain miss out on medals in the skeleton while their curlers suffer mixed fortunes.
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Football: FA denies Capello talks

Friday, February 17th 2006, 17:00

The Football Association insists it has not approached anyone about becoming the new England coach.
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Europe pledges pressure on Iran

Friday, February 17th 2006, 11:22
related countries: Germany Germany, Iran Iran
related places: Berlin

The UK and German leaders vow to keep up diplomatic pressure on Iran over its nuclear programme.
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England should use pace - Woolmer

Friday, February 17th 2006, 9:02
related countries: India India

Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer says England should focus on pace, not spin, to win their Test series in India.
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Church's Israel policy criticised

Friday, February 17th 2006, 3:52
related countries: Israel Israel

The Church of England is criticised for voting to review investments in firms whose products are used by Israel in the occupied territories.
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New UK Afghan deployment begins

Wednesday, February 15th 2006, 11:40
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

An enlarged UK deployment to Afghanistan begins with 150 Royal Marines Commandos reaching Kabul.
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UK-base workers seized in Basra

Wednesday, February 15th 2006, 8:57

An investigation is launched after three Iraqis working for UK forces in Basra are briefly held by kidnappers.
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New UK Afghan deployment begins

Wednesday, February 15th 2006, 3:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An enlarged UK deployment to Afghanistan begins with 150 Royal Marines Commandos due to arrive.
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Winter Olympics day four

Tuesday, February 14th 2006, 22:33
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

American Ted Ligety seals a shock skiing gold and Britain's women curlers hold off Switzerland 5-4.
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EU-US cartel probe hits airlines

Tuesday, February 14th 2006, 21:13
related countries: United States United States

Several airlines including British Airways are being investigated in a European and US cartel inquiry.
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Afghan preparations for marines

Tuesday, February 14th 2006, 11:24
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Preparations are under way in Afghanistan as the UK is set to increase its troop deployment.
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Winter Olympics day three

Monday, February 13th 2006, 22:00
related countries: Italy Italy

Britain's curlers enjoy a winning start and Russia claims a 12th straight pairs title in figure skating.
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Iraq PM seeks swift 'abuse' probe

Monday, February 13th 2006, 12:24
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Iraqi prime minister calls on Tony Blair to investigate pictures of UK troops allegedly abusing civilians.
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Blair promises Iraq 'abuse' probe

Sunday, February 12th 2006, 21:11
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The PM says soldiers' conduct will be investigated after a video appeared to show UK troops beating Iraqis.
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Rugby: Wales bounce back

Sunday, February 12th 2006, 16:48
related places: Cardiff

Wales recover from their opening Six Nations defeat to beat 14-man Scotland in Cardiff.
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Graft evidence stuns Kenyan MPs

Saturday, February 11th 2006, 22:50
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: London

Kenyan MPs are "amazed" by evidence of alleged government graft given by an exiled former investigator.
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Air legend Sir Freddie Laker dies

Friday, February 10th 2006, 9:34

Sir Freddie Laker, the Briton who pioneered cheap air travel in the 1970s, has died in Miami aged 83.
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Rugby: France ring changes

Thursday, February 9th 2006, 9:11
related countries: France France

Veterans Olivier Magne and Raphael Ibanez are recalled as France drop five players from the Scotland defeat.
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Deal protects Canada rainforest

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 7:43
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada's British Columbia region unveils plans to protect a huge swathe of Pacific Coast rainforest.
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UK troops rushed to Afghan riot

Tuesday, February 7th 2006, 15:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

British reinforcements are sent to an Afghan town after riots over cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad.
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Euro gas pipe 'hits UK consumer'

Monday, February 6th 2006, 9:01

UK consumers paid £300m more for gas this winter because of problems with European gas supplies, British Gas owner Centrica says.
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Shell reports record UK profits

Thursday, February 2nd 2006, 8:03
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Soaring oil prices in 2005 help Royal Dutch Shell report a record annual profit for a UK-listed company.
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Afghan aid pledges rise to $10.5b

Wednesday, February 1st 2006, 20:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: London

International donors promise nearly $10.5bn in aid to Afghanistan, as a key summit in London concludes.
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Aid pledge boost for Afghanistan

Tuesday, January 31st 2006, 17:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: London

International donors promise nearly $2bn in aid to Afghanistan, as part of a five-year development plan.
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Football: Di Canio eyes UK return

Tuesday, January 31st 2006, 11:40

Lazio striker Paolo Di Canio says he would consider returning to England at the end of this season.
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US vows support for Afghanistan

Monday, January 30th 2006, 20:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Condoleezza Rice assures the Afghan head of US support ahead of a UK conference on the country's future.
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Afghan murder inquiry draws blank

Monday, January 30th 2006, 17:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Foreign aid workers say there has been almost no progress in investigating the murder of a UK man in Afghanistan.
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'No progress' from EU-Iran talks

Monday, January 30th 2006, 15:11
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Iran Iran
related places: Brussels

Last-ditch talks between EU officials and Iran in Brussels deliver nothing new according to a UK official.
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Two held in Russia-UK 'spy' case

Saturday, January 28th 2006, 20:30
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Two people allegedly working as spies for UK intelligence are arrested in Moscow, a TV programme claims.
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Britons held in Spain drug raids

Saturday, January 28th 2006, 18:30
related countries: Spain Spain

Ten Britons are arrested in a joint operation by UK and Spanish police to smash a suspected drugs ring.
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Straw pursues Iran conciliation

Saturday, January 28th 2006, 16:44
related countries: Iran Iran

The UK foreign secretary says a deal must be found to resolve the Iran nuclear crisis without humiliating Tehran.
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Diabetes inhaler given approval

Friday, January 27th 2006, 11:00

A form of insulin that can be inhaled rather than injected is to be available in the UK for people with diabetes.
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Gates triples fund to stop TB

Friday, January 27th 2006, 10:01

The UK, Nigeria and Bill Gates launch a plan to stop TB, with the Microsoft boss tripling his funding to $900m.
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Afghan troop levels to hit 5,700

Thursday, January 26th 2006, 15:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The UK is to deploy 5,700 troops in Afghanistan at a cost of £1bn, Defence Secretary John Reid says.
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Spy scandal rocks Russia

Thursday, January 26th 2006, 12:57
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Steve Rosenberg in Moscow says that while Britain has denied any wrongdoing in the Russian spy scandal, the week's developments are causing some alarm in Russia.
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Protests mar Straw Cyprus visit

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 14:29
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus, Greece Greece

UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw is snubbed by the president of Cyprus and faces protests from Greek Cypriots.
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Russia ponders fate of UK 'spies'

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 14:22
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin says officials are still considering how to respond to the alleged UK spy scandal.
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Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 13:28
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran says bombers who killed eight people in attacks in Ahwaz had links with British intelligence.
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Briton sought after US shooting

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 10:44
related countries: United States United States

A British man is being sought by US police after his American wife and baby daughter were found shot dead at their home in Massachusetts.
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Clinic assists doctor's suicide

Tuesday, January 24th 2006, 13:08
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A retired British doctor with a degenerative disease takes her own life with the help of a controversial Swiss clinic.
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Eriksson to quit after World Cup

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 21:47

Sven-Goran Eriksson will leave his post as England coach after this summer's World Cup finals.
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Russian NGO rejects spy 'smear'

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 18:10
related countries: Russia Russia

A top Russian human rights group dismisses as a smear reports that it got funds from British intelligence.
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UK diplomats in Moscow spying row

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 11:49
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russia backs a TV report allegedly showing footage of UK diplomats using a fake rock to spy in Moscow.
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Lost whale 'seen heading for sea'

Friday, January 20th 2006, 21:48
related places: London

Rescue teams are in the Thames near Greenwich where a possible sighting of the lost bottle-nosed whale was made.
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Whale spotted in central London

Friday, January 20th 2006, 18:17
related places: London, River Thames

A bottle-nosed whale is travelling up the River Thames in central London, watched by riverside crowds.
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Memo stokes 'terror flights' row

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 12:27
related countries: United States United States

Tony Blair is under pressure over the US use of UK airports to move terror suspects, following a leaked memo.
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Menezes report handed in to CPS

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 10:14
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: London

A report into how a Brazilian was killed by London police is sent to the Crown Prosecution Service.
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UK cuts Ethiopian government aid

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 9:26
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

The UK suspends all aid to the Ethiopian government over concerns about its commitment to human rights.
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Rugby: Dallaglio returns to fold

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 13:07

Lawrence Dallaglio is included in England's 36-man training squad for the forthcoming Six Nations.
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US warns on UK Afghan troop role

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 11:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US says British-led Nato troops due to move into southern Afghanistan must be ready to fight the Taleban.
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Europe urges emergency Iran talks

Monday, January 16th 2006, 21:45
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: London

The UK, France and Germany call for the UN's nuclear body to discuss Iran - a possible first step towards sanctions.
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