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Football legend George Best dies

Friday, November 25th 2005, 16:03

Former Manchester United and Northern Ireland star George Best dies in hospital aged 59, after multiple organ failure.
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Austrians refuse bail for Irving

Friday, November 25th 2005, 15:54
related countries: Austria Austria

Austrian authorities refuse bail for British historian David Irving, who faces Holocaust denial charges.
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Al-Jazeera seeks 'bomb' memo

Friday, November 25th 2005, 15:16
related countries: United States United States

An al-Jazeera executive flies to the UK to demand talks over an alleged US plan to bomb the station.
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Football: George Best mourned

Friday, November 25th 2005, 13:04

The football world mourns the death of Man Utd and Northern Ireland legend George Best.
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Governor 'did not flee in dress'

Friday, November 25th 2005, 10:57
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A Nigerian state governor denies reports that he escaped charges of money-laundering in the UK by disguising himself as a woman.
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Merkel builds relations with UK

Thursday, November 24th 2005, 18:25
related countries: Germany Germany

New German leader Angela Merkel avoids taking sides in the EU budget row during talks with PM Tony Blair.
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EU row looms over Merkel UK visit

Thursday, November 24th 2005, 15:22
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: London

New German leader Angela Merkel meets Tony Blair in London for talks set to include the troublesome EU budget.
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Cricket: England secure draw

Thursday, November 24th 2005, 11:41
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

England survive a batting collapse to secure a draw with Pakistan in the second Test in Faisalabad.
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Live: Pakistan v England

Thursday, November 24th 2005, 10:53

Latest news from the final day of the second Test in Faisalabad.
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Inspired Flintoff revives England

Wednesday, November 23rd 2005, 11:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Andrew Flintoff's three wickets lift England hopes as Pakistan end day four on 183-6, 199 runs ahead.
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Nigeria governor to be impeached

Wednesday, November 23rd 2005, 9:35
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A Nigerian governor who skipped bail in the UK and dressed as a woman to get home is impeached by his state.
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Cricket: Afridi banned for damage

Monday, November 21st 2005, 17:47
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan's Shahid Afridi is banned for a Test and two one-dayers after scraping his boots on the wicket in the second Test against England.
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Nigeria governor 'skips UK bail'

Monday, November 21st 2005, 17:46
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The governor of Nigeria's oil-rich Bayelsa state is seen at home after being charged in a UK court with money laundering.
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Second Test: Day 2 as it happened

Monday, November 21st 2005, 11:38

An account of day two of the second Test at Faisalabad.
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UK soldier killed by Iraq blast

Sunday, November 20th 2005, 13:45
related countries: Iraq Iraq

One soldier dies and four are injured in a roadside bomb attack on a British patrol in Basra, southern Iraq.
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Cricket: England bowlers suffer

Sunday, November 20th 2005, 11:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan hit 300-4 on day one of the second Test against England as the bowlers suffer in the final session.
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Rugby: NZ hold off England

Saturday, November 19th 2005, 16:22
related places: Twickenham

The All Blacks stay on course for a 'grand slam' over the four home unions by repelling England at Twickenham.
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Police 'investigate Gary Glitter'

Saturday, November 19th 2005, 11:24
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnamese police launch a criminal investigation into British rock star Gary Glitter, according to local reports.
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Irving faces week in Austria cell

Friday, November 18th 2005, 18:38
related countries: Austria Austria

Austria may hold UK historian David Irving for a week as it weighs a case against him for Holocaust denial.
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Pakistan ready to discard Shabbir

Friday, November 18th 2005, 12:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Faisalabad

Suspect bowler Shabbir Ahmed might be dropped by Pakistan for the second Test against England in Faisalabad.
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Conrad Black denies fraud charges

Friday, November 18th 2005, 10:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Media

Media tycoon Conrad Black, a member of the UK House of Lords, denies charges of fraud in the US.
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Austria holds 'Holocaust denier'

Thursday, November 17th 2005, 20:55
related countries: Austria Austria

British revisionist historian David Irving is detained in Austria on charges of denying the Nazi Holocaust.
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Golf: England surge into lead

Thursday, November 17th 2005, 16:33
related countries: Portugal Portugal

England's Luke Donald and David Howell fire 59 in the fourballs to lead after round one of the WGC-World Cup in Portugal.
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Algerian to be extradited from UK

Thursday, November 17th 2005, 10:51
related countries: Algeria Algeria, France France
related places: Paris

An Algerian man, wanted in connection with bombings in Paris, can be extradited to France, a UK court decides.
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Dylan to join rock Hall of Fame

Wednesday, November 16th 2005, 11:18

Pink Floyd and Bob Dylan are among the rock legends who will be inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame.
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Pakistan win as England collapse

Wednesday, November 16th 2005, 8:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Multan

England lose the first Test by 22 runs as Pakistan bowl them out for 175 in Multan.
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Cricket: England fall to Pakistan

Wednesday, November 16th 2005, 8:30

Pakistan beat England by 22 runs in the first Test in Multan.
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Football: England U21s go down

Tuesday, November 15th 2005, 21:56

A controversial late penalty sees England Under-21s suffer an agonising defeat in a pulsating European Championship qualifier in Nancy.
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Cricket: England set for run chase

Tuesday, November 15th 2005, 11:51
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

England need 174 more runs to win the first Test after dismissing Pakistan for 341 and ending day four on 24-1.
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Cricket: England strike late

Monday, November 14th 2005, 11:55
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan finish day three of the first Test against England on 125-2 in their second innings - 19 runs behind.
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Day three as it happened

Monday, November 14th 2005, 11:47

All the action from day three of the third Test between Pakistan and England in Multan.
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UK troops out of Iraq 'next year'

Sunday, November 13th 2005, 16:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Local forces could replace British troops in Iraq by the end of 2006, the country's president predicts.
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Cricket: England on top

Sunday, November 13th 2005, 11:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Stand-in captain Marcus Trescothick hits 135 not out against Pakistan as England take charge of the first Test.
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Football: England thriller

Saturday, November 12th 2005, 18:37
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Michael Owen's dramatic injury-time goal earns England a stunning win over Argentina.
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Cricket: Vaughan sets deadline

Saturday, November 12th 2005, 0:02

England captain Michael Vaughan says his tour will be over if he is not fit to play in the second Test.
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Paper admits libel of Annan's son

Friday, November 11th 2005, 14:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Annan

Kojo Annan, son of the UN head, accepts damages from a UK newspaper over a claim he tried to sell Iraqi oil.
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British 'hostages' freed in Iran

Friday, November 11th 2005, 11:44
related countries: Iran Iran

A British couple captured on a sailing trip off Iran say they were held hostage by Iranian authorities for two weeks.
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Cricket: Tresco admits doubts

Friday, November 11th 2005, 6:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Marcus Trescothick says he asked his wife whether he should captain England in the first Test against Pakistan.
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