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Rent arrears fastest-growing problem

Thursday, December 12th 2013, 0:00

Rent arrears are becoming the fastest-growing debt problem in the UK, according to the Money Advice Trust.
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RBS fined $100m by US regulators

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 22:10
related countries: Burma Burma, Cuba Cuba, Iran Iran, Sudan Sudan, United States United States

Royal Bank of Scotland is fined $100m by US regulators for violating US sanctions against Iran, Sudan, Burma, and Cuba.
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G8 pledges to beat dementia scourge

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 17:15

Leading nations have committed to developing a cure or treatment for dementia by 2025 at the G8 dementia summit.
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Lloyds bank in record £28m fine

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 16:52

Lloyds Banking Group is fined £28m, a record for a UK retail banking operation, for "serious failings" in relation to bonus schemes for sales staff.
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British success at SAG nominations

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 15:08

British actresses Emma Thompson and Dame Judi Dench are among the British stars shortlisted for this year's Screen Actors Guild awards.
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Spy agencies 'track Google cookies'

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 14:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Snowden

The latest Snowden leak suggests US and UK cyberspies are taking advantage of Google's proprietary cookie technology to track suspects.
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Iranian envoy to make first UK visit

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 12:54
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: London

Iran's envoy to the UK is to make his first visit to London this week, Home Secretary William Hague announces.
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Two Damien Hirst art works stolen

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 11:43
related places: London

Two signed Damien Hirst art works worth £33,000 are stolen from a London gallery.
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Fog grounds more than 100 flights

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 11:17
related places: Heathrow, Southampton

Thick fog has led to more than 100 flight cancellations at Heathrow and London City airports, with disruption also at Southampton airport.
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FirstGroup shuns Greyhound sell-off

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 9:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Greyhound

UK rail and bus firm FirstGroup has rejected a proposal from one of its shareholders, Sandell, to sell its US assets, including the Greyhound bus service.
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Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 8:20

A comedy sketch called How Animals Eat Their Food is the UK's most popular YouTube video of the year, while spoof pop song The Fox tops the global list.
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Prior demands England fight, not sulk

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 7:44

Wicketkeeper Matt Prior says England must "come out fighting" and not "sulk" if they are to turn around the Ashes series.
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Curb classroom disruption - Ofsted

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 1:52

Minor disruption and inattention in the classroom have been tolerated in too many of England's schools for too long, Ofsted head warns.
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'We are in a housing bubble' claim

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 0:02

Most regions of the UK are already in a house price bubble, according to an economics professor from Warwick University.
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Free schools costs trebled to £1.5bn

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 0:00

The public spending watchdog says England's flagship free school programme will cost at least three times the sum it was originally allocated.
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Same-sex weddings to begin in March

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 21:54
related places: March

The first same-sex weddings in England and Wales can take place from 29 March 2014, Equalities Minister Maria Miller says.
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Obama takes selfie at Mandela event

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 17:01
related countries: Denmark Denmark, United States United States

US President Barack Obama, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, and Denmark's PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt take an impromptu "selfie" at the memorial for Nelson Mandela
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Abu Qatada denies terror charges

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 13:25
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Radical cleric Abu Qatada denies terror charges at a Jordanian court, and complains the presence of a military judge means he is being denied a fair trial.
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Lack of exercise is 'child neglect'

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 12:28

Lack of a proper national policy to get UK children to do more exercise amounts to mass "child neglect", the British Journal of Sports Medicine says.
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England to make changes for Perth

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 8:10
related places: Perth

Coach Andy Flower says England will make changes for Friday's third Ashes Test as they bid to overturn a 2-0 deficit.
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England trio out of ODI & T20 games

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 7:05
related countries: Australia Australia

England rest Kevin Pietersen, James Anderson and Graeme Swann for their ODI and T20 series against Australia.
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UK housing market 'surging ahead'

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 0:34

Chartered surveyors believe house prices are likely to continue "surging ahead", the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors says.
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US and UK 'spy on virtual games'

Monday, December 9th 2013, 22:54
related countries: United States United States

US and British spies infiltrated online fantasy games in an effort to identify terrorist threats, according to media reports.
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Swansea City 1-1 Hull City

Monday, December 9th 2013, 22:25
related places: Swansea

Hull striker Danny Graham scores against his former club Swansea as both sides earn a battling point in Wales.
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Boat Race saboteur 'can stay in UK'

Monday, December 9th 2013, 17:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian facing deportation after disrupting last year's University Boat Race by swimming in front of the crews can stay in the UK, a judge rules.
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Rigby killer 'a soldier of Allah'

Monday, December 9th 2013, 15:48
related places: London, Woolwich

A man admits in court that he killed soldier Lee Rigby but says it was not murder because "I am a soldier of Allah" and "this is a war".
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Food price rise alert for Scotland

Monday, December 9th 2013, 11:52

Some of the UK's biggest supermarkets may consider increasing their prices north of the border, should Scotland vote for independence next year.
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Ambulances 'face long delays at A&E'

Monday, December 9th 2013, 8:14

Some patients are facing long waits in ambulances outside A&E departments, with one case involving a delay of more than six hours, figures show.
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Manila crime caper is top indie film

Monday, December 9th 2013, 3:47
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Metro Manila, a crime caper set in the Philippines, is named best film and picks up two other honours at the British Independent Film Awards.
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Australia thrash England in Adelaide

Monday, December 9th 2013, 1:35

Australia bowl England out for 312 to win the second Test by 218 runs and secure a 2-0 lead in the Ashes series.
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Robertson beats Selby in UK final

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 23:11
related places: Selby

Neil Robertson beats Mark Selby 10-7 in the UK Championship final to become the eighth man to win snooker's 'Triple Crown'.
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Boyle reveals Asperger's diagnosis

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 16:55

Scottish singer Susan Boyle reveals she has Asperger's Syndrome after years spent believing she suffered slight brain damage at birth.
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Church service honours Mandela

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 14:18
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: London

A service of thanksgiving for the life of ex-South African president Nelson Mandela has been held in London.
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England must show some fight - Root

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 13:55

Joe Root says England must show they are "up for the fight", even if they suffer a heavy defeat in the second Test.
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Jwala dies after Hong Kong fall

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 10:24
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Jockey Steve Drowne injured after British-trained sprinter Jwala suffered fatal injuries in Hong Kong Sprint fall.
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Most people in poverty are 'in work'

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 2:42

The majority of the 13 million people classed as living in poverty in the UK are in work, a charity's report suggests.
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UK flight delays glitch 'now fixed'

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 21:59

A telephone glitch that caused hundreds of flight delays has been resolved although some disruption is expected to continue, air traffic controllers say.
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Flooding 'turned lives upside down'

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 17:58

The government says it is committed to funding flood defences on the east coast of England after the worst storm surge for 60 years.
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Trade deal 'worth billions to UK'

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 15:40

Prime Minister David Cameron has said a "historic" deal reached by global trade ministers could be worth $1bn (£600m) a year to British business.
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England opener kick-off time changed

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 15:12
related countries: Italy Italy

England's opening match of the 2014 Fifa World Cup against Italy has been brought forward three hours.
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UK airports hit by flight delays

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 13:47
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Swanwick

Air traffic control operators say they do not know how long it will take to resolve faults which are causing flight delays and cancellations across the UK and Ireland.
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VIDEO: 'Be on the ball' for World Cup

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 11:23
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The British Ambassador to Brazil, Alex Ellis, spoke to the BBC's Natalie Pirks about the World Cup draw, England fans and Brazil's welcome to the World Cup.
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Johnson leaves England in disarray

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 7:41
related countries: Australia Australia

England face a second humiliating defeat after Mitchell Johnson sparks a stunning collapse and Australia secure a 530-run lead.
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Clean up under way after tidal surge

Friday, December 6th 2013, 21:23

A clean up operation is under way on the east coast of England after widespread flooding following the worst tidal surge for 60 years.
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England face tough task - Hodgson

Friday, December 6th 2013, 19:32

Manager Roy Hodgson says England face a tough task to advance past the group stage of the 2014 Fifa World Cup finals.
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England given tough World Cup draw

Friday, December 6th 2013, 19:05
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Costa Rica Costa Rica, Italy Italy

England are drawn alongside Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica in Group D at the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.
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Deadly storm lashes northern Europe

Friday, December 6th 2013, 18:15

Hurricane-force winds and tidal surges kill at least seven people in northern Europe, flood parts of Hamburg and leave thousands without power.
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Jazz pianist Stan Tracey dies at 86

Friday, December 6th 2013, 18:06

British pianist Stan Tracey, one of the greats of the jazz world, dies at the age of 86.
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Tidal surge hits UK coastal towns

Friday, December 6th 2013, 17:19

Severe weather is affecting Britain, with thousands evacuated due to a tidal surge along the east coast and snow alerts in place in Scotland.
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Stallone to host London Q&A show

Friday, December 6th 2013, 17:15
related places: London

Hollywood action star Sylvester Stallone is offering fans the chance to get up close and personal with him in London next month at a one-off show.
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VIDEO: Disabled Iranian woman on life in UK

Friday, December 6th 2013, 16:23
related countries: Iran Iran

Fatemah Hosseinpoor speaks to the BBC about how cultural attitudes towards disability in her home country of Iran convinced her to move to the UK to study.
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Osborne wants 'balanced' recovery

Friday, December 6th 2013, 13:30

Chancellor George Osborne rejects claims the UK's economic recovery is based solely on a boom in consumer spending and house prices.
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Vampire play shocks at Royal Court

Friday, December 6th 2013, 12:51
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: London

A blood-soaked stage version of Swedish vampire story Let the Right One In opens at London's Royal Court and aims to attract more teenagers to the theatre.
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Sampson is new England women boss

Friday, December 6th 2013, 11:40

Bristol Academy boss Mark Sampson is appointed new England women head coach by the Football Association.
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England toil as Australia dominate

Friday, December 6th 2013, 7:46
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

England's hopes of retaining the Ashes take a battering as Australia seize control of the second Test in Adelaide.
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Storm forces thousands from homes

Friday, December 6th 2013, 3:54

Thousands of people have had to leave their homes as a storm, which has killed two men, causes the biggest tidal surge for 60 years.
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Cameron leads Mandela tributes

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 23:59
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Prime Minister David Cameron leads politicians in tributes to the former South African President Nelson Mandela, who has died aged 95, saying he was a "hero".
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VIDEO: How attitudes to Mandela changed

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 22:13

On 29 August 2007, Nelson Mandela's status in British culture was cemented when then prime minister Gordon Brown unveiled a statue in his honour. However, he was not always looked upon as favourably by the British political establishment.
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English clubs confirm Heineken exit

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 20:04

England's top flight clubs confirm they will not take part in the Heineken Cup next season - leaving them apparently isolated.
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The plan is working, says Osborne

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 19:06
related places: Osborne

The chancellor says the UK economy is bouncing back but the recovery is "not yet done" - and millions must wait longer for a state pension.
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England do not fear anyone - Hodgson

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 17:29

England manager Roy Hodgson insists he does not fear any other side in Friday's World Cup finals draw.
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British film culture test to change

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 17:16

The cultural test which determines whether a film can qualify as a British production is set to be changed to encourage more investment in the UK film industry.
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O'Sullivan knocked out by Bingham

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 16:56
related places: Bingham

Ronnie O'Sullivan is eliminated from the UK Championship after a 6-4 quarter-final defeat to Stuart Bingham.
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Rigby was 'first soldier spotted'

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 16:10
related places: London

The men accused of murdering Fusilier Lee Rigby in south-east London chose him because he was "the soldier that was spotted first", the Old Bailey hears.
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Rattle returns for London residency

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 15:42
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: London

Conductor Sir Simon Rattle will be returning to London with the Berlin Philharmonic for a major residency in 2015.
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Bank holds rates at record low

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 12:18

The Bank of England holds interest rates at the record low of 0.5% despite mounting evidence that the economic recovery is gaining momentum.
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CA apologises for Panesar tweet

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 10:48

Cricket Australia apologises for posting a picture about England spinner Monty Panesar on its official Twitter account.
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Change EU free movement rules - UK

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 10:41

Britain wants to change the rules governing the free movement of people across the EU, Home Secretary Theresa May will tell European ministers.
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Royal prank call DJ quits radio job

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 9:59
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Mel Greig, one of two Australian DJs behind a royal prank call linked to the death of a UK nurse, has resigned from the radio station which broadcast the show.
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Thompson honoured for Poppins film

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 9:31

Britain's Emma Thompson is named the year's best film actress by the National Board of Review for her role as Mary Poppins creator PL Travers in Saving Mr Banks.
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Theatres share The Voice vote funds

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 1:19
related places: More

More than £430,000 raised by phone voting on BBC shows like The Voice is awarded to 77 UK theatre projects.
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Booming Canada recruits British and Irish workers

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 23:49
related countries: Canada Canada, Ireland Ireland

Booming Canadian economy attracts British workers
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Nigella Lawson admits taking cocaine

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 17:44

TV cook Nigella Lawson admits taking cocaine but denies being an addict, while giving evidence in court.
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UK Sport confident of Rio medal rise

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 16:56

UK Sport says it is confident Great Britain will win more Olympic and Paralympic medals at Rio 2016 than at London 2012.
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Trainer Butler banned for five years

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 13:54

Trainer Gerard Butler is disqualified for five years by the British Horseracing Authority after a doping inquiry.
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Saatchi 'trying to destroy' Nigella

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 13:47

TV cook and author Nigella Lawson tells a court her ex-husband Charles Saatchi threatened to "destroy" her with "false" allegations of drug use.
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UK unveils new infrastructure plans

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 11:52

The government unveils its infrastructure spending plan for the next two decades, including £375bn of investment in energy, transport and communications.
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VIDEO: A taste of Chengdu's famous hotpot

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 9:46
related countries: China China
related places: Chengdu

Chengdu was the final stop of the British Prime Minister David Cameron's visit to China, a city famed for its tongue-burning cuisine.
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UK soldier held under Terrorism Act

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 9:02
related places: Salford

A serving UK soldier is arrested and bailed under the Terrorism Act after a "suspicious device" was found at a Salford house last week.
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McQueen wins best director honour

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 8:53
related countries: United States United States

British film-maker Steve McQueen is named best director for 12 Years a Slave by the New York Critics Circle, while American Hustle wins best film.
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Irish police colluded in IRA murders

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 18:51
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Irish police colluded in the IRA murders of two senior Northern Ireland policemen, an inquiry has found.
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England draw pot could change

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 17:01

England will be hoping to avoid a late World Cup draw switch after being put in an unseeded pot of European nations.
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BP gets UK government help over ban

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 16:58
related countries: United States United States

The UK government intervenes in support of BP over a US ban on the oil major bidding for new federal contracts.
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UK 'stagnates' in global school test

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 14:21

The UK is falling behind global rivals in international education league tables, which are topped by Shanghai in China.
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VIDEO: Diana 'fairytale' dress for sale

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 13:07
related places: London

An ornate gown owned by the late Diana, Princess of Wales, is expected to fetch between £50,000 and £80,000 when it goes under the hammer in London.
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Walters to be honoured at film awards

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 12:27

Actress Julie Walters is to be honoured at the Moet British Independent Film Awards for her outstanding contribution to British film.
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Getting On up for three comedy awards

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 12:08

Hospital sitcom Getting On receives three nominations at this year's British Comedy Awards, as does Channel 4 talk show The Last Leg.
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Trial date set for cleric Abu Qatada

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 11:36
related countries: Jordan Jordan

The trial of radical cleric Abu Qatada, deported from the UK, is to begin in Jordan next week, his lawyer says.
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Turner Prize: Laure Prouvost wins

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 11:19
related places: Derry

Installation artist Laure Prouvost is named the winner of the 2013 Turner Prize at an awards ceremony in Londonderry, the UK City of Culture 2013.
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Cook & Anderson on ICC shortlist

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 8:10

England captain Alastair Cook and fast bowler James Anderson are on a six-man shortlist for the ICC Cricketer of the Year award.
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Northern Ireland hero Healy retires

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 6:27

Northern Ireland's all-time record goal-scorer David Healy ends his playing career after 95 international appearances.
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UK envoy to make first Iran visit

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 23:55
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

The UK's new envoy to Tehran is to visit Iran for the first time on Tuesday.
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Child fans 'used as flare mules'

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 23:23

Children as young as eight are being used as "mules" to smuggle flares and smoke bombs into Premier League matches.
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VIDEO: South Koreans 'at school twice a day'

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 22:04
related countries: South Korea South Korea

The UK is expected to trail behind East Asian countries in international league tables on education that are to be published on Tuesday. The BBC's Reeta Chakrabarti reports on the education system in South Korea.
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Fuel bill cuts to follow new policy

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 17:55

Energy firms start to announce plans to pass on savings to customers as the government unveils a package of measures aimed at reducing bills.
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Hodgson hopes for kind World Cup draw

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 16:21

England manager Roy Hodgson says where his squad are based is more important than who they will face in the World Cup.
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Cameron pushing for trade with China

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 15:38
related countries: China China

David Cameron promises to create a "partnership for growth and reform" as he visits China on a trade mission with more than 100 UK business leaders.
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Nigeria will accept deportee's plane

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 15:20
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria says it has given permission for a plane to land in the country should the UK try again to deport a failed asylum seeker.
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VIDEO: Why are young Romanians leaving?

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 14:09

With fewer restrictions facing them in the New Year, the BBC's Matthew Price reports on the reasons why young Romanians may choose to come to the UK.
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Gooch hints Root will bat at three

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 11:38

England batting coach Graham Gooch hints Joe Root will take Jonathan Trott's place at three for the second Ashes Test.
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