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VIDEO: G8 summit 'makeover' divides locals

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 18:24
related places: Enniskillen

Final preparations are being made in Enniskillen for one of the biggest security operations ever seen in Northern Ireland, ahead of Monday's meeting of G8 leaders.
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Murray rallies to win Queen's title

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 17:05

Britain's Andy Murray comes from behind to beat Marin Cilic and win the Aegon Championships at Queen's for the third time.
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Pietersen set to return to action

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 11:41

Kevin Pietersen is expected to return on Friday after three months out injured - boosting England ahead of the Ashes.
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VIDEO: Ash genome reveals fungus resistance

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 8:42

Scientists have sequenced the genome of a type of ash tree with resistance to the deadly fungal disease sweeping the UK.
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Shane Williams called up by Lions

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 23:09
related countries: Australia Australia, Ireland Ireland
related places: Canberra

Former Wales wing Shane Williams is named in the British and Irish Lions team for Tuesday's game against the Brumbies in Canberra.
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Argentina 26-51 England

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 22:29
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Marland Yarde scores two tries on a dazzling Test debut as England romp to a historic clean sweep against Argentina.
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South Africa 30-17 Scotland

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 17:13

South Africa overturn an 11-point deficit as the Springboks fight off a spirited Scotland in Nelspruit.
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Giles denies England ball-tampering

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 16:50

England coach Ashley Giles says his team are not ball-tamperers, after allegations made by former captain Bob Willis.
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Winger Wade drafted into Lions squad

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 16:23
related countries: Australia Australia, Ireland Ireland

Wasps and England wing Christian Wade is called into the British and Irish Lions squad touring Australia as injury cover.
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'Tax havens' agree to clampdown

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 15:51

The prime minister hails an agreement by the UK's Overseas Territories and Crown dependencies to sign up to a tax evasion clampdown.
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Met police 'to take on' McCann probe

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 14:25

The investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann is to be taken on by the Metropolitan Police, according to reports.
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Waratahs 17-47 British & Irish Lions

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 11:24
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Full-back Leigh Halfpenny scores 30 points to help the British and Irish Lions to victory over New South Wales Waratahs.
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Energy firm urges 'petrol' pricing

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 4:16

One of Britain's biggest energy suppliers calls for single-unit pricing for gas and electricity to help consumers compare different tariffs.
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No decision on arms to Syria - PM

Friday, June 14th 2013, 21:25
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

David Cameron has said "no decision" has been taken in the UK to arm the Syrian rebels, as the US says it will provide them with military support.
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McIlroy still in US Open contention

Friday, June 14th 2013, 20:17
related countries: United States United States

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy is within striking distance of the leaders at round two of the US Open at Merion.
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UK warning aims to keep away Snowden

Friday, June 14th 2013, 19:16
related countries: United States United States

The UK government has warned airlines not to allow an ex-CIA employee who leaked secret US surveillance details to fly to the UK.
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Firm suspended over woman's care

Friday, June 14th 2013, 17:37

Mosaic Community Care, the firm at the centre of a row about the poor care of an older woman in her home, is suspended by the UK trade body.
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VIDEO: Maasai cricketers aiming for Lords

Friday, June 14th 2013, 15:55
related places: London

Kenya's Maasai Warriors cricket team hope to bring their colourful version of the game to Lords in London, a ground often known as the 'home of cricket'.
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Hearts banned from signing players

Friday, June 14th 2013, 13:45

The Scottish Premier League imposes a registration embargo on Hearts after they fail to pay some players on time.
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Zebo zeroes in on Lions Test berth

Friday, June 14th 2013, 11:13
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Simon Zebo aims to stake Test claim when he makes British and Irish Lions debut against New South Wales Waratahs.
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VIDEO: Superman star 'bullied' at school

Friday, June 14th 2013, 8:52

Actor Henry Cavill is the latest British star to take on the role of a Hollywood superhero in Zack Snyder's blockbuster Man of Steel. BBC Breakfast's Louise Minchin spoke to Cavill and co-star Amy Adams.
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Warner attack on Root 'despicable'

Friday, June 14th 2013, 7:29

David Warner's punch on England player Joe Root is described as "despicable" by Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland.
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Pensioners' incomes 'rising fastest'

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 23:01

UK pensioners' incomes have risen faster than all other age groups in the last 30 years, a study shows, with the change called a "triumph of social policy".
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Cook 'not too disappointed' by loss

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 21:09
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Captain Alastair Cook says he was "not too disappointed" by England's Champions Trophy defeat by Sri Lanka.
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Sangakkara century sinks England

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 19:53
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

England's Champions Trophy hopes are in the balance after Kumar Sangakkara's century led Sri Lanka to a seven-wicket win.
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Warner apologises for Root punch

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 17:05
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia batsman David Warner apologises for hitting England batsman Joe Root in the face in a bar on Sunday.
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One in six children in poverty

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 11:54

At least one out of every six children in the UK lives in relative poverty, according to data released by the Department for Work and Pensions.
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VIDEO: Briton dies in Peking to Paris rally

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 10:48
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A British woman has been killed in a car crash in Siberia while taking part in the Peking to Paris vintage car rally.
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Schools 'failing brightest pupils'

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 8:57

A culture of low expectations is letting down bright children in England's non-selective secondary schools, Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw says.
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Kidnapped Aceh Briton found safe

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 6:32
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Briton Malcolm Primrose, who was kidnapped in Indonesia on Tuesday, has now returned to his family, the oil company he works for says.
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Zebo included in strong Lions team

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 4:32
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland wing Simon Zebo will make his British and Irish Lions debut against New South Wales Waratahs on Saturday.
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Riba awards 'risk-taking' buildings

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 1:15
related places: Edinburgh

A garden chapel in Edinburgh, a castle in Warwickshire and the Olympic masterplan are named on a list of Britain's best new building projects.
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UK-US intelligence sharing 'lawful'

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 21:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

UK and US citizens should be confident their intelligence agencies operate within the law, the foreign secretary says after talks in Washington with his American counterpart John Kerry.
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Hester to step down from RBS role

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 20:58

RBS chief executive Stephen Hester is to step down later this year with 12 months' pay and benefits worth £1.6m.
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Jordan passes Abu Qatada treaty

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 15:51
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Jordan's parliament approves a treaty with the UK designed to lead to the deportation of radical cleric Abu Qatada.
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Child heart surgery reform suspended

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 15:32

Controversial plans to reform children's heart surgery in England have been suspended as the decision was based on a "flawed analysis", Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announces.
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Twelvetrees is called up by Lions

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 14:57
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Gloucester

England and Gloucester centre Billy Twelvetrees is called up as injury cover by the British and Irish Lions.
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Asif spot-fixing appeal rejected

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 14:05
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: London

Judges at the Court of Appeal in London reject Pakistan bowler Mohammad Asif's bid to overturn his spot-fixing conviction.
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Warner dropped over Root attack claim

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 12:00
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's David Warner is investigated by Cricket Australia over claims of an unprovoked attack on England's Joe Root.
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Ofgem set to shake up energy market

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 9:53

Ofgem sets out new plans to "break the stranglehold" of the big six suppliers in the UK energy market.
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UK unemployment falls by 5,000

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 9:09

UK unemployment falls by 5,000 in the three months to April, partly reversing a recent upward trend, the Office for National Statistics says.
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'Cost-cutting' before ship's sinking

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 6:34

A cargo ship which sank off north Wales, killing six crew, was subject to money-saving measures by the owner and the accident was tragic and avoidable, an investigation finds.
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Police question 57 over G8 protests

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 3:02
related places: London

Police in London question 57 people held in connection with protests across the capital against next week's G8 summit.
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Fall in UK wages 'unprecedented'

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 23:01

Wages have fallen more in real terms during the current economic downturn than ever before, according to a report.
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Gove reveals 'tougher' GCSE shake-up

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 13:08

A major shake-up of GCSEs will see exams replace coursework and a new grading system introduced, to help England "compete with the best".
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VIDEO: Will Cavill fly as new Superman?

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 11:12

British actor Henry Cavill stars as Superman in new film Man of Steel, but will critics be impressed? Tom Brook reports.
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Australia call up winger Morahan

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 9:26
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Australia call up Queensland Reds winger Luke Morahan for the Test series against the British and Irish Lions.
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Early death variations 'shocking'

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 6:29

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says variations in early death rates across England show action is needed to identify health challenges.
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Cooper omission pleases Farrell

Monday, June 10th 2013, 21:00
related countries: Australia Australia, Ireland Ireland

British and Irish Lions assistant coach Andy Farrell is pleased Australia left Quade Cooper out of their squad.
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Snooping claim baseless, says Hague

Monday, June 10th 2013, 16:23

Allegations that the data-gathering centre GCHQ circumvented the law to gain information on UK citizens are "baseless", the foreign secretary says.
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Thames Water paid no corporation tax

Monday, June 10th 2013, 13:33

Thames Water, the UK's biggest water firm, paid no corporation tax this financial year despite making £145m in pre-tax profit.
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Pupils to visit WWI battlefields

Monday, June 10th 2013, 12:40
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France

Two pupils and a teacher from each state secondary school in England will visit battlefields in France and Belgium to mark the World War I centenary, the government says.
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Thicke holds on to chart top spot

Monday, June 10th 2013, 9:31

Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines holds on the to the UK number one for the second week by selling 10,000 copies more than the week previously.
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AstraZeneca buys Pearl for $1.15bn

Monday, June 10th 2013, 9:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pearl

AstraZeneca, the UK's second-largest drugs company, is to buy Pearl Therapeutics, a US lung drug specialist, in a deal worth up to $1.15bn.
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Disability payment changes begin

Monday, June 10th 2013, 9:17

A new system of payments replacing the Disability Living Allowance, which will see hundreds of thousands lose their benefits, takes effect across Britain.
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New UK visa rules 'causing anguish'

Monday, June 10th 2013, 8:44

New financial rules for migrants from outside the European Union are "tearing British families apart", a group of MPs and peers say.
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Kinky Boots a hit at Tony awards

Monday, June 10th 2013, 8:30
related places: New York

Kinky Boots, the musical adaptation of the 2005 British comedy film, is a hit at the Tony awards in New York, picking up six trophies.
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Horwill named as Australia captain

Monday, June 10th 2013, 7:07
related countries: Australia Australia, Ireland Ireland

Australia name Queensland Reds lock James Horwill as captain for the three-Test series against the British & Irish Lions.
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Park beats Matthew in LPGA play-off

Monday, June 10th 2013, 6:17
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's Inbee Park beats Scotland's Catriona Matthew in a sudden-death play-off to win the LPGA Championship.
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Islamic sites patrolled after fires

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 19:40
related places: London

Police say there will be 24-hour patrols at certain Islamic sites in London after two suspicious fires, and urge Londoners not to let the murder of Lee Rigby divide them.
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Cumming and Duff win actor awards

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 17:19

Alan Cumming and Blythe Duff have won the Best Actor Awards at the Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS).
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FA chairman defends Pearce record

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 17:18

FA chairman David Bernstein is "impressed" with Stuart Pearce ahead of talks on the England Under-21 coach's future.
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Eclipsing Gough delights Anderson

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 16:14

James Anderson is delighted to have become England's leading wicket-taker in one-day internationals.
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Nothing to fear from GCHQ - Hague

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 13:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hague

The foreign secretary says claims the UK's eavesdropping centre has used a US internet spy programme to circumvent British law are "nonsense".
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Taylor: Premier League harms England

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 10:24

Former England manager Graham Taylor says the Premier League is harming the chances of the England national team.
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Attraction win egg-hit BGT final

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 7:03

Shadow dance act Attraction win the Britain's Got Talent final, after a woman ran on stage to throw eggs at the judges.
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Ireland's Zebo gets Lions call-up

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 5:40
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland wing Simon Zebo is called up to the British and Irish Lions tour squad as cover for the injured Tommy Bowe.
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Hogg gets Lions start at fly-half

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 23:49

Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg will start at fly-half for the Lions against a Combined Queensland-New South Wales Country XV.
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Swedish princess marries financier

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 21:22
related countries: Sweden Sweden, United States United States
related places: Stockholm

Sweden's fourth in line to the throne, Princess Madeleine, marries US-British businessman Chris O'Neill at a ceremony in Stockholm
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England seal easy win over Australia

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 17:42
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Edgbaston

Ian Bell hits 91 as England beat Australia by 48 runs in their opening Champions Trophy Group A match at Edgbaston.
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UK pledges £375m to feed world poor

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 17:39

The UK commits to giving an extra £375m as part of a global agreement to help feed the world's poorest children until 2020
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Anderson breaks England ODI record

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 16:53

James Anderson takes his 235th ODI wicket to break Darren Gough's record and become England's leading wicket-taker in the 50-over game.
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Google hits back at snooping claims

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 15:49
related countries: United States United States

Google has issued a strong denial that it allows the US government to access its servers, following claims that the UK's eavesdropping centre, GCHQ, has been secretly snooping on Britons via a US spy programme.
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VIDEO: Gates calls for 'more generosity'

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 14:05
related places: Hyde Park, London

Tens of thousands of people are expected at a rally in London's Hyde Park to look at the problem of world hunger.
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Bowe set to be ruled out of tour

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 13:12
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Winger Tommy Bowe looks set to miss the rest of the British and Irish Lions tour after breaking a bone in his hand.
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Queensland Reds 12-22 Lions

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 11:38
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The British and Irish Lions are given their toughest test so far as they come from behind to beat Queensland Reds.
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Injured Jenkins out of Lions tour

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 6:28
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Lions prop Gethin Jenkins is out of the British & Irish Lions tour after a scan shows a calf strain has not healed.
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Croatia 0-1 Scotland

Friday, June 7th 2013, 20:13
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Robert Snodgrass first-half goal gives a confident Scotland side a surprise win over Croatia in World Cup qualifying Group A.
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Queen officially opens new BBC HQ

Friday, June 7th 2013, 18:51

The Queen officially opens the BBC's rebuilt Broadcasting House, creating a memorable TV moment by appearing behind the newsreaders.
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Tintoretto found in London museum

Friday, June 7th 2013, 15:25
related countries: Italy Italy, Seychelles Seychelles
related places: London, Victoria

A painting in the Victoria and Albert Museum, previously attributed to Andrea Schiavone, is found to be a work by Italian Master Jacopo Tintoretto.
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Poster project to show classic art

Friday, June 7th 2013, 8:05

Posters of classic artworks will be displayed across the country this summer in a bid to turn the UK into the "world's largest art gallery".
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Australia's Clarke out of ICC opener

Friday, June 7th 2013, 7:12
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Michael Clarke is ruled out of his side's opening ICC Champions Trophy match against England.
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Healy cleared of biting opponent

Friday, June 7th 2013, 5:24
related countries: Australia Australia, Ireland Ireland

British and Irish Lions prop Cian Healy is cleared of biting but could still miss the rest of the Australia tour through injury.
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Ex-troops to train as teachers

Friday, June 7th 2013, 0:15

Former armed forces personnel without degrees will have the chance to be fast-tracked into teaching in England under a new government programme.
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Half 'will get cancer in lifetime'

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 23:57

The number of people in the UK who will get cancer during their lifetime will increase to nearly half the population by 2020, a report suggests.
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Absent players hurt England - Pearce

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 14:22

Stuart Pearce says England do not give themselves a chance of winning tournaments when key players cannot be selected.
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Sky's Froome takes Dauphine yellow

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 14:11

Britain's Chris Froome takes overall lead of the Criterium du Dauphine, out-climbing rival Alberto Contador on stage five.
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Satirical novelist Tom Sharpe dies

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 14:10

The British author Tom Sharpe, who wrote the 1974 novel Porterhouse Blue, has died aged 85.
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UK defends China telecom firm deals

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 12:42
related countries: China China

The government defends UK deals with Chinese firms - amid warnings that security risks in infrastructure contracts were being "overlooked".
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Fry speaks of 2012 suicide attempt

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 11:27

Stephen Fry reveals he had to be brought back to the UK to be "looked after" after attempting suicide while filming abroad last year.
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Warburton to debut as Lions captain

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 10:58
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Fit-again captain Sam Warburton is named in the British and Irish Lions side to face Queensland Reds on Saturday.
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Baldini to be Spurs technical director

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 8:59
related places: Tottenham

Tottenham are set to appoint former England assistant manager Franco Baldini as technical director after he left Roma.
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Eurotunnel Dover ferries blocked

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 7:39
related places: Dover

The UK Competition Commission rules that Eurotunnel will no longer be allowed to operate a ferry service from Dover.
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Locals to get more say on wind farms

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 2:37

Local communities in England are to be given more powers to block onshore wind farms, but also offered greater incentives to accept them.
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Cook pleased with England fightback

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 22:03
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Alastair Cook praises the resolve of his England team as they finish the one-day series with a 34-run win against New Zealand.
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Markets fall on EU and US worries

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 21:32
related countries: United States United States

US and European stock markets drop to their lowest levels in six weeks on disappointing EU data and questions over when the Federal Reserve will rein in its stimulus programme.
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England beat New Zealand in last ODI

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 21:16
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

England beat New Zealand by 34 runs in the final one-day international at Trent Bridge as the Kiwis take the series 2-1.
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England U21s 0-1 Italy U21s

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 20:57

Italy's Lorenzo Insigne scores the winner as England make a poor start to their European Championship campaign.
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Muslim centre burnt in 'hate crime'

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 19:13
related places: London

An Islamic centre in north London is destroyed by fire in an apparent hate crime attack.
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Nursery ratios changes 'dropped'

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 18:33

Plans to allow nurseries and childminders in England to look after more children are being dropped, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says.
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