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Google 'legally' intercepted in UK

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 22:53

The UK government classifies Facebook, Twitter and YouTube as external communications meaning it can intercept them without an individual warrant.
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Rooney holds key to success - Lampard

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 21:35

Frank Lampard says Wayne Rooney holds the key to England's World Cup hopes despite an "agenda" against him.
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MPs back knife crime jail term plan

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 18:49

MPs back the imposition of mandatory jail terms on any adult convicted in England or Wales of a second offence involving a knife.
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Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 14:33

Doctors have a legal duty to consult with and inform patients if they are to place a Do Not Resuscitate order on medical notes, says England's Court of Appeal.
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Chinese Premier Li meets the Queen

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 13:42
related countries: China China

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets the Queen at Windsor Castle on the first full day of his visit to the UK.
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Morrisons to cut 2,600 manager jobs

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 13:32

UK supermarket chain Morrisons plans to cut 2,600 management jobs as a result of changes to its management structure.
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Ballet dancers boycott Russia trip

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 12:46
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

The UK's Royal Ballet begins a series of performances in Moscow without two dancers who have boycotted the trip in protest at Russia's anti-gay laws.
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UK to re-open embassy in Iran

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 11:34
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

William Hague says the "circumstances are right" for the UK to re-open its embassy in Iran's capital, Tehran, which has been shut since 2011.
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UK inflation rate falls to 1.5% in May

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 11:33

Lower fares for flights helped to push the rate of inflation down to its lowest level in four-and-a-half years in May, new figures show.
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Stop 'benefit tourism', Britons say

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 8:11
related places: More

A majority of Britons believe EU immigrants should have to wait at least three years before being able to claim benefits, a survey suggests.
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Upper Crust food firm to float

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 8:05

Food outlet operator SSP which owns the Upper Crust and Caffe Ritazza, is seeking to raise up to £500m by floating its shares on the London Stock Exchange.
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Fried food limit in school meals

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 5:25

School meals in England will have to include at least one portion of vegetables a day and there will be a limit on fried food and pies.
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Ponds 'predict Arctic sea-ice melt'

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 2:03

A UK team believes it can now make skilful predictions of how much sea ice will melt during Arctic summers, and says this year's minimum extent will likely be very similar to last year's.
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Inmarsat confident on MH370 'hotspot'

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 0:20
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The UK satellite company Inmarsat tells the BBC that the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet has yet to go to the area its scientists think is the plane's most likely crash site.
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Sturridge ready for 'do or die' game

Monday, June 16th 2014, 21:40
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

England's Daniel Sturridge is prepared to do almost anything in Thursday's "do or die" World Cup meeting with Uruguay.
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Cook encouraged by new-look England

Monday, June 16th 2014, 20:16
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

England captain Alastair Cook hopes his team's display against Sri Lanka is a springboard for an exciting new era.
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Chinese leader Li arrives in UK

Monday, June 16th 2014, 19:11
related countries: China China

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrives in the UK for his first official visit since taking on the job last year.
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England v Uruguay is 'life or death'

Monday, June 16th 2014, 18:55
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Uruguay captain Diego Lugano says Thursday's game against England is crucial to both teams' Fifa World Cup hopes.
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Sri Lanka deny England in thriller

Monday, June 16th 2014, 17:53
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, nine wickets down, hang on to secure a draw in a pulsating finish to the first Test at Lord's.
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UK outlaws Isis militant group

Monday, June 16th 2014, 15:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The UK outlaws the militant group which has seized parts of Iraq as Nick Clegg warns of a "direct threat" to British citizens from conflict in the Middle East.
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Forced marriage law 'a huge step'

Monday, June 16th 2014, 9:41

Campaigners welcome a law coming into effect in England and Wales making it a criminal offence to force people into marriage as "a huge step forward".
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Wizz Air scraps flotation plans

Monday, June 16th 2014, 8:45
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: London

Hungarian low cost airline Wizz Air cancels plans to list on the London stock market citing "market volatility in the airline sector".
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Councils want say on troubled schools

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 23:47

Powers to intervene in troubled schools should return to local authorities, say councils, or England's education system risks losing public confidence.
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Sterling can lift England - Gerrard

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 21:30

Steven Gerrard believes the fearless approach of Raheem Sterling can play a crucial role in reviving England's World Cup hopes.
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Ballance eyes England win after ton

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 20:17
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Gary Ballance targets an England win on the final day against Sri Lanka at Lord's after his unbeaten 104 helps them to a lead of 389.
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Rik Mayall single reaches UK top 10

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 18:07

A football song recorded by Rik Mayall four years ago goes into the UK top 10 after a campaign by fans to pay tribute to the late comedian.
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Ballance ton puts England in command

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 18:00
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Gary Ballance hits his maiden Test century as England close day four of the first Test 389 ahead of Sri Lanka.
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PM call to end British 'bashfulness'

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 17:47

People should stop being "bashful" about their Britishness, the PM says, as he urges a "muscular" promotion of the UK's values and institutions.
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Blair: 'We didn't cause Iraq crisis'

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 13:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Western inaction over Syria is behind the current insurgency in Iraq, says Tony Blair, but critics accuse the ex-PM of "washing his hands" over the crisis.
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England match watched by 15m viewers

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 10:44
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: More

More than 15 million people in the UK tuned in to watch England's opening World Cup game against Italy on BBC One, overnight viewing figures show.
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Give Rooney central role - Taylor

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 10:09

Wayne Rooney should be used in a more central position at the World Cup, says former England manager Graham Taylor.
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'Allo 'Allo star Sam Kelly dies at 70

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 8:03

British actor Sam Kelly, best known for his roles in 'Allo 'Allo and Porridge, has died at the age of 70.
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Hodgson confident England will qualify

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 6:45
related countries: Italy Italy

Manager Roy Hodgson expects England to qualify for the last 16 of the World Cup despite losing 2-1 to Italy.
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World Cup: England 1-2 Italy

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 0:35
related countries: Italy Italy

England's World Cup campaign starts in defeat as Mario Balotelli's header gives Group D rivals Italy a win in Manaus.
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Uruguay's Suarez could face England

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 22:35
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez could face England on Thursday after missing the surprise 3-1 defeat by Costa Rica.
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Adam Jones replaced, not injured

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 19:42
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Adam Jones was replaced early in the 38-16 defeat by South Africa and not injured, says Wales coach Warren Gatland.
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Sangakkara century holds up England

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 17:43
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Kumar Sangakkara hits 147 as Sri Lanka close day three of the first Test against England 160 behind on 415-7.
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South Africa 38-16 Wales

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 17:21

South Africa run in five tries to one as they brush tourists Wales aside in Durban in the first of their two Tests.
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UK offers £3m for Iraq aid effort

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 16:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The UK will provide an initial £3m of emergency humanitarian aid for civilians fleeing the insurgency by Islamic extremists in Iraq, the government says.
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Baton relay arrives in Scotland

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 14:24

The Queen's Baton Relay arrives in Scotland as it begins a 40-day tour of the host country ahead of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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Lancaster positive despite series loss

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 13:33
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

England head coach Stuart Lancaster says his side are making progress despite falling to a series defeat in New Zealand.
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Quarter-finals would be good for England - Eriksson

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 12:02

Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson says that his team were one of the best at the 2006 World Cup.
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Atlantic rower rescued after injury

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 11:49
related places: New York

A Scottish rower who was trying to row single-handed across the Atlantic - from New York to the Western Isles - is forced to abandon his attempt.
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No excuses for England - Gerrard

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 11:29

Captain Steven Gerrard says England will have no excuses for failure as they prepare to start their World Cup campaign.
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New Zealand 28-27 England

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 9:32
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Dunedin

New Zealand put in a fine second-half performance to beat England in the second Test and clinch the three-match series.
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Ministers accused of jails 'failure'

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 8:29

The chief inspector of prisons criticises the state of prisons in England and Wales after dozens of already full jails are told to take in more inmates.
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NHS scan and test delays 'worrying'

Friday, June 13th 2014, 23:09

Health charities call for urgent action to tackle delays in access to diagnostic tests in England, although NHS England says most patients are investigated promptly.
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Root double ton puts England on top

Friday, June 13th 2014, 17:58
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Joe Root hits a maiden Test double century in England's 575-9 before Sri Lanka close day two of the first Test on 140-1.
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UK credit outlook 'stable' says S&P

Friday, June 13th 2014, 17:11

Credit agency Standard & Poor's upgraded the UK's credit outlook to stable from negative and kept its AAA assessment of borrowing strength.
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Hodgson urges supporters to believe

Friday, June 13th 2014, 15:01

England manager Roy Hodgson asks supporters to believe in his side as they prepare to start their World Cup campaign.
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Fast-track passport plan revealed

Friday, June 13th 2014, 13:31

The Home Office releases details of how people facing delays in their passport application can get it fast-tracked for free.
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Manaus pitch is 'perfectly playable'

Friday, June 13th 2014, 12:46
related countries: Italy Italy

The much-maligned Manaus pitch will be fine for England's opening game against Italy on Saturday, the FA is told.
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Ford breaks ankle on Star Wars set

Friday, June 13th 2014, 12:23
related countries: United States United States

Hollywood actor Harrison Ford is recovering in a UK hospital after injuring his ankle on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII.
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Gyllenhaal to make Broadway debut

Friday, June 13th 2014, 10:47
related places: Broadway

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal is making his Broadway debut later this year in Constellations by British playwright Nick Payne.
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Rooney wants to be England's Suarez

Friday, June 13th 2014, 10:25

Rooney wants a partnership with Sturridge at the 2014 Fifa World Cup that emulates his colleague's success with Suarez.
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Rate rise hint sends pound higher

Friday, June 13th 2014, 10:15

The pound nears a five-year high after the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, signalled interest rates may rise this year.
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First glimpse of Hardy as Kray twins

Friday, June 13th 2014, 9:07
related places: London

The first image of actor Tom Hardy as London gangster twins Ronnie and Reggie Kray is released.
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Hospital patients to get named doctor

Friday, June 13th 2014, 7:26

Hospital patients in England should know which senior doctor is responsible for overseeing their care, according to new guidelines.
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Bank hints at rate rise this year

Friday, June 13th 2014, 6:35

The Bank of England's governor hints that interest rates may rise earlier than expected, while the Chancellor George Osborne says he will give the Bank new powers to cap mortgages.
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Cotter expects better from Scotland

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 21:24
related countries: Canada Canada, Japan Japan

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter eyes an improved display against a Canada side hurting from their defeat by Japan.
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Root century leads England recovery

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 17:56
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Joe Root's third Test century helps England reach 344-5 on day one of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's.
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UK boosts Nigeria military aid

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 16:38
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

British Foreign Secretary William Hague announces increased military and educational aid to help Nigeria tackle Boko Haram.
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Top schools 'too dominant' in acting

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 16:28

The British film and TV industries are too dominated by actors who went to private schools, according to the chairman of Arts Council England.
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England wary of unpredictable Balotelli

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 16:26
related countries: Italy Italy

Joe Hart and Gary Cahill believe England must expect the unexpected from Italy striker Mario Balotelli on Saturday.
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Bank to get powers to cap mortgages

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 16:00

The Bank of England will be given new powers to prevent the housing market from overheating, Chancellor George Osborne will announce later.
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Mayall 'suffered cardiac event'

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 15:22

Rik Mayall's wife says the comedian "suffered an acute cardiac event" before his death, after a post-mortem examination proved inconclusive.
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VIDEO: Dutch discounter sets sights on UK

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 15:19
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: London

Budget-conscious shoppers in London are facing a greater choice for their pound with the arrival of Dutch retailer Hema's first UK branch.
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Jolie: Time for action on war rape

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 13:22
related places: London

Governments will be held to account over ending sexual violence in war zones, Angelina Jolie tells the BBC during a global conference in London.
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Cable: Housing boom 'needs stopping'

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 11:24

Action must be taken to stop the "housing boom" in parts of the UK getting "out of control", according to Business Secretary Vince Cable.
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VIDEO: 'You can't say you don't know anymore'

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 10:36
related places: London

The Hollywood actress and UN special envoy, Angelina Jolie, has told the BBC that a London conference on sexual violence in conflict is helping ensure that government's have no excuse to avoid tackling the issue.
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Farah set to run Glasgow double

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 9:34
related places: Glasgow

Mo Farah intends to compete for England in the 5,000 and 10,000m at this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
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Thursday's gossip column

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 6:55
related places: Chelsea

Andrea Pirlo keeps England guessing, Yaya Toure to stay at Manchester City, Cesc Fabregas close to joining Chelsea, plus more.
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Recession 'led to 10,000 suicides'

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 0:09

The economic crisis in Europe and North America led to more than 10,000 suicides, according to figures from UK researchers.
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No evidence after Madeleine searches

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 17:55
related countries: Portugal Portugal

No evidence relating to missing Madeleine McCann has been identified after searches in Portugal, British police say.
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War rape testimony at London summit

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 17:30
related places: London

A woman kidnapped as a nine-year-old by the Lord's Resistance Army testifies at a London summit aimed at ending sexual violence in war.
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England's Welbeck 'fit for Italy game'

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 17:02
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rio

Danny Welbeck will be fit for England's opening World Cup game against Italy on Saturday, according to Wayne Rooney.
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Cook shrugs off criticism of captaincy

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 15:12
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

England captain Alastair Cook says he is not concerned about criticism as he prepares for the first Test against Sri Lanka.
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Row over minister's 'pathetic' jibe

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 13:27
related places: London

UK Culture Minister Ed Vaizey describes arts organisations outside London that say they cannot attract philanthropic funds as "pathetic".
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Mathews has say on Senanayake report

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 13:09
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews says Sachithra Senanayake's bowling action was reported because of England's struggles facing him.
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PM supports water cannon purchase

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 13:05

The use of water cannon on the streets of Britain is backed by the prime minister.
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Oil hunt halted in DR Congo park

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 12:32
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The hunt for oil is to be halted at DR Congo's Virunga Park, home to endangered mountain gorillas.
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UK unemployment total falls to 2.16m

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 10:35

The UK jobs market continued to improve in the three months to April, although the rate of wage increases slowed sharply, official figures show.
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Rooney 'witch-hunt' annoys Neville

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 9:50

Calls for Wayne Rooney to be dropped by England at the World Cup have turned into a "witch-hunt", says Phil Neville.
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Star Wars spin-off to be shot in UK

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 9:06

The first Star Wars standalone movie will be filmed in the UK next year, Chancellor George Osborne says.
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Miami rejects Beckham's stadium site

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 1:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Miami, Beckham

The US city of Miami rejects former England football captain David Beckham's plans to build a football stadium on a city waterfront.
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England assess Welbeck thigh injury

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 22:48

England will give an update on Danny Welbeck's fitness on Wednesday after the striker suffered a thigh problem in training.
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Royal pardons given for information

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 16:00

The government admits that royal pardons were given secretly to paramilitaries in Northern Ireland in return for information in cases dating back as far as the 1980s.
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PM backs drive for 'British values'

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 15:43

Plans for schools in England to promote "British values" are likely to have overwhelming support of people in the UK, the prime minister says.
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GB's number two Evans out of Queen's

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 15:39

British number two Dan Evans loses 6-2 6-3 to seventh seed Kevin Anderson in round two of the Aegon Championships.
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Jolie opens London war rape summit

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 15:20
related places: London

Actress and UN envoy Angelina Jolie opens a summit on ending sexual violence during war by saying there is no disgrace in being a victim.
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Hodgson urges World Cup caution

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 15:19
related countries: Italy Italy

England manager Roy Hodgson seeks to cool expectations of his young side before their World Cup opener against Italy.
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Froome retains Dauphine advantage

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 14:50

Britain's Chris Froome continues to lead the Criterium du Dauphine after Nikias Arndt edges a sprint finish in Le Teil.
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Crops will count for wildlife grants

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 14:45

Grants designed to protect the countryside may be controversially switched to pay England's farmers to grow beans and peas.
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Zulu - the film which inspired UK and South Africa

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 12:55
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The film which brought pride to both South Africa and the UK
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Grace film bombs at UK box office

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 12:26
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Monaco Monaco

Nicole Kidman film Grace of Monaco bombs at the UK and Ireland box office, taking an average £719.46 per cinema it was screened at.
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Ainslie announces America's Cup bid

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 11:59
related places: Cambridge

Sir Ben Ainslie is joined by the Duchess of Cambridge as he launches a British bid to win the 35th America's Cup.
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VIDEO: Jolie opens summit on rape in war

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 11:29
related places: London

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie addresses more than 300 international government ministers at a Global Summit in London to end sexual violence.
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UK economic output to be revised up

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 11:09

The UK's economic output will be revised up as a result of changes to the way gross domestic product is measured by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
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Rapid growth in UK industrial output

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 11:02

UK industrial output grew by 3% in April compared with the year before, the fastest annual pace for three years.
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Court fines 'may increase 300%'

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 8:47

Maximum fines imposed by magistrates in England and Wales are set to rise dramatically under new proposals being put before Parliament.
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