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Ainslie wants British America's team

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 8:09
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Sir Ben Ainslie wants to win the America's Cup with a British team after helping Oracle Team USA beat Team New Zealand.
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UK pledges £100m in aid for Syria

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 18:24
related countries: Syria Syria

The UK is to give another £100m to Syria to help tackle the war-torn country's humanitarian crisis, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says.
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Libor fine for UK broker ICAP

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 18:02
related countries: United States United States

UK broker ICAP is fined $87m (£54m) by UK and US regulators over the Libor interest rate fixing scandal and three traders are charged.
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279-year-old newspaper goes digital

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 17:44
related places: London

Lloyd's List, the shipping industry newspaper that started out pinned to a London coffee shop wall in 1734, will be online only by the end of the year.
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London to host track championships

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 17:29
related places: London

London's Olympic velodrome wins bid to stage cycling's 2016 Track World Championships.
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Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 16:51

The UK Treasury launches a legal challenge against European Union plans to cap the level of banking bonuses.
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Firefighters strike in pensions row

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 16:50

More than 30,000 firefighters in England and Wales have staged a four-hour strike in a dispute over pensions.
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EU team investigate Gibraltar row

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 16:02
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, Spain Spain

A team of European Union inspectors are visiting Gibraltar to investigate a border row that has caused recent diplomatic tensions between the UK and Spain.
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UK women admit Peru drug smuggling

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 10:39
related countries: Peru Peru

Two women from the UK plead guilty to trying to smuggle 11kg (24lb) of cocaine out of Peru and are expected to be jailed for more than six years.
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Hick lands Australia coaching role

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 7:02
related countries: Australia Australia

Cricket Australia appoints ex-England batsman Graeme Hick as high performance coach at its centre of excellence.
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UK drug accused in Indonesian court

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 6:58
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Andrea Waldeck, 43, has appeared in an Indonesian court accused of trafficking 1.4kg (3lb) of crystal methamphetamine.
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UK woman 'among Kenya attackers'

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 17:39
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A British woman and "two or three" Americans are thought to be among the militants who attacked a Kenyan shopping centre, the country's foreign minister says.
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Miliband: We'll freeze energy prices

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 16:37

Ed Miliband tells his party conference Labour will freeze energy prices if they get into power - but energy firms criticise the plan.
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Walcott to miss World Cup qualifiers

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 16:31

Arsenal and England forward Theo Walcott will miss two World Cup qualifiers as he needs abdominal surgery.
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Injured Tuilagi faces two months out

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 12:17

England and Leicester Tigers centre Manu Tuilagi could be out for two months with a torn pectoral muscle.
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Lancashire in talks with Buttler

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 9:13

Lancashire are in talks to sign England limited-overs wicketkeeper Jos Buttler after deciding to release Gareth Cross.
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BP court move to halt Gulf payouts

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 7:23
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States
related places: Gulf

UK oil giant BP asks a US court to halt payments from its settlement deal over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, over fraud fears.
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UK father talks of Kenya death grief

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 6:05
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A British man, whose wife and daughter died in the Kenyan shopping centre attack, recalls the last time he spoke to them and the "heart-stopping" moment when he found out they had died.
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Ballance and Rankin get Ashes call

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 15:08
related countries: Australia Australia, Ireland Ireland

England name uncapped trio Gary Ballance, Boyd Rankin and Ben Stokes in their Ashes squad to tour Australia.
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Jane Austen ring to stay in UK

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 14:37

US singer Kelly Clarkson is thwarted in her bid to take Jane Austen's ring out of the UK.
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Labour promises more free childcare

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 12:05

Working parents of three and four year olds in England will get 25 hours of free childcare a week if Labour wins the next general election, Ed Balls says.
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Group denies Britons among attackers

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 8:44
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A commander with the group believed to behind the ongoing attack on a Kenyan shopping centre has denied reports some of the militants were British.
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England play dour cricket - Lehmann

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 6:16

Australia coach Darren Lehmann describes England's cricket as "very dour" and is confident of winning the winter Ashes series.
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Britons among Kenya mall attack dead

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 6:14
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

Three British nationals were killed in Saturday's attack on a shopping centre in Kenyan capital Nairobi and this number is "likely to rise", the Foreign Office says.
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Stars gather for Primetime Emmy's

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 0:30

Television stars attend the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, with several British actors in contention for the top honours.
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Derulo knocks Perry off chart top

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 18:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Perry

US singer Jason Derulo celebrates his third UK number one with his latest single Talk Dirty.
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PC dies after speeding car collision

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 17:34
related places: London

A Metropolitan Police traffic officer who was hurt in a hit-and-run incident as he tried to stop a car in south London dies from his injuries.
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Onions hopeful of England tour place

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 13:28
related countries: Australia Australia

Graham Onions is hopeful of a place in the England Ashes squad to tour Australia and wants to play "that one more game".
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Brits caught in Kenya attack - Hague

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 10:14
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Foreign Secretary William Hague has said there are "undoubtedly" British nationals caught up in the attack on a shopping mall in Kenya.
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Rise in A&Es failing to hit targets

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 23:08

The number of NHS trusts in England failing to meet target A&E waiting times has more than doubled in the last year, the regulator Monitor says.
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Cavendish wins Tour of Britain stage

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 15:31

Mark Cavendish wins his second stage at this year's Tour of Britain, while Sir Bradley Wiggins retains his lead with one day left.
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Miliband vows 'cost of living' help

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 14:17

Labour leader Ed Miliband pledges to tackle the UK's "cost of living crisis" by increasing the minimum wage and reversing housing benefit charges, ahead of the party's conference.
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England women put six past Belarus

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 14:03
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Karen Carney scores a hat-trick as England women open their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 6-0 thrashing of Belarus.
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Brown 'discussed troops on streets'

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 10:15

Gordon Brown discussed deploying troops on Britain's streets as news of the 2008 financial crisis became clear, an ex-Labour spin doctor claims.
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Knox: I won't attend Italy appeal

Friday, September 20th 2013, 17:55
related countries: Italy Italy, United States United States

American Amanda Knox says she will not travel to Italy for an appeals trial over the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.
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Science Museum opens up art archive

Friday, September 20th 2013, 16:04
related places: London

The Science Museum in London has launched a photography and art gallery to show off its extensive collection that has until now been largely hidden.
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Yates wins as Wiggins keeps lead

Friday, September 20th 2013, 13:58

Great Britain academy rider Simon Yates takes victory on stage six of the Tour of Britain as Sir Bradley Wiggins maintains his lead.
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Smoking ban considered for prisons

Friday, September 20th 2013, 13:37

The Prison Service says it is considering banning smoking in all parts of prisons in England and Wales, with trials set to start in the spring.
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UK and Ireland want Euro 2020 matches

Friday, September 20th 2013, 12:24
related countries: Ireland Ireland

England, Scotland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland tell Uefa they want to stage European Championship matches in 2020.
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iPhone shortage frustrates networks

Friday, September 20th 2013, 11:46

Short supply of the latest Apple iPhone has left UK mobile networks "frustrated" and "concerned" on launch day, the BBC has learned.
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Ryanair to refund grieving father

Friday, September 20th 2013, 10:36
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Dublin

Ryanair says it will refund a grieving father who had just lost his whole family in a fire after it charged him extra to change his flight from Dublin to the UK.
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Fixing accused 'fear attack by boss'

Friday, September 20th 2013, 10:36
related countries: Australia Australia

A group of British footballers facing fixing charges in Australia say they fear attack by associates of the alleged ringleader.
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Cyber-blackmailers 'abuse hundreds'

Friday, September 20th 2013, 7:12

Hundreds of British children are being blackmailed into performing sex acts online, the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre warns.
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Tony Ray-Jones in colour

Friday, September 20th 2013, 2:05
related countries: United States United States

A British photographer's view of the 1960s in the US
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JP Morgan pays $920m to regulators

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 18:21
related countries: United States United States

US investment bank JP Morgan Chase agrees to pay regulators $920m (£572m) relating to a $6bn loss incurred in 2012 as a result of the "London Whale" trades.
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Face veils in hospital under review

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 13:35

Whether NHS staff in England should be allowed to wear full face veils is to be reviewed, according to the Department of Health.
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More failing hospitals 'likely'

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 10:17

More hospitals are likely to find themselves placed in special measures, the health secretary says as he unveils the rescue plan for failing trusts.
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Jackson wanted "to redeem image"

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 8:42
related places: London

A videotape of a close friend of Michael Jackson, who claimed the star was hoping to "redeem his image" with the This Is It concerts in London, is played in the final week of his wrongful death trial.
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Dewani police evidence questioned

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 6:53
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A leading forensic scientist raises concerns about police evidence against UK businessman Shrien Dewani, who is accused of ordering the killing his wife on their South African honeymoon.
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Police face new performance targets

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 4:01

Police forces in England and Wales face dozens of new performance targets between them, despite Home Office promises of bureaucracy cuts.
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Bank upgrades UK growth forecast

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 11:06

Minutes from the Bank of England's last monetary policy committee meeting show it thinks growth in the third quarter will be stronger than first thought.
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'Scotland could have Rio Games team'

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 7:15

Scotland could have its own Olympic team for the 2016 Rio Games if the country votes for independence next year.
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Debate marks one year to referendum

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 23:03

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond will lead a debate at Holyrood exactly a year before voters take part in the Scottish independence referendum.
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Balsom wins artist of the year award

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 20:21

Trumpeter Alison Balsom becomes the first British woman to win artist of the year at the prestigious Gramophone Classical Music Awards.
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Free lunch for all at infant schools

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 18:33

Pupils in England will get free lunches for their first three years at school from next September, Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg announces.
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Firefighters confirm four-hour strike

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 15:59

Firefighters in England and Wales will go on strike on 25 September in a row over pensions, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) confirms.
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Zanzibar acid suspects arrested

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 15:37
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania
related places: Zanzibar

Police in Zanzibar question 15 suspects after a series of acid attacks on the Tanzanian island, including one on two British women.
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Libya wants UK weapons removal help

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 15:10
related countries: Libya Libya, Syria Syria

Libya's prime minister appeals for British help to remove weapons from the country amid fears of increased arms smuggling to Syria.
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European car sales slide in August

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 11:45

UK the only bright spot as European car sales slide 5% in August compared to the same month last year.
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UK inflation rate falls to 2.7%

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 11:26

UK inflation measured by the consumer prices index fell to 2.7% in August, from July's figure of 2.8%.
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UN report 'blames Syria', US insists

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 1:17
related countries: France France, Russia Russia, Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Damascus

The US, UK and France insist a UN report on chemical weapons use in Damascus backs their claim Syria was to blame, but Russia disputes this.
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Watson stars as Australia win series

Monday, September 16th 2013, 21:24
related countries: Australia Australia

Shane Watson hits a splendid 143 off 107 balls as Australia beat England by 49 runs to win the one-day series 2-1.
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Lloyds Bank privatisation begins

Monday, September 16th 2013, 17:32

Big investors will be able to bid for shares in Lloyds after the government puts 6% of the bank up for sale.
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Malaysia communist guerrilla dies

Monday, September 16th 2013, 9:12
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Thailand Thailand

Chin Peng, a Malaysian Communist guerrilla who led an insurgency against British forces after World War Two, dies in Thailand, officials say.
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Clarke a doubt for ODI decider

Monday, September 16th 2013, 7:18
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Michael Clarke is a doubt for the deciding one-day international in his side's series against England.
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Mark Duggan shooting inquest begins

Monday, September 16th 2013, 7:16
related places: London

The mother of Mark Duggan, who was shot dead by police in north London, says she hopes "the truth will finally come out" at his inquest.
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Briton killed in NZ mountain fall

Monday, September 16th 2013, 5:22
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A 32-year-old British climber has fallen 2,000ft to his death on a mountain in a New Zealand national park, police say.
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VIDEO: How Australia moved its masterpieces

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 23:04
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: London

How Australia took masterpieces to London's Royal Academy
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Childline to visit all UK primaries

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 23:01

Volunteers from the helpline Childline are planning to visit every UK primary school at least once every two years to teach children about abuse, as part of a new NSPCC campaign.
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McQueen takes Toronto Festival award

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 21:47

British director Steve McQueen takes the People's Choice award as the 2013 Toronto Film Festival closes.
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Clegg in minimum wage tax promise

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 20:03

Making sure people on the minimum wage do not have to pay income tax will be a key demand in any future coalition negotiations, Nick Clegg says.
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Peru drugs woman 'to plead guilty'

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 15:12
related countries: Peru Peru

A Scottish woman arrested in Peru on suspicion of drug smuggling is reported to be preparing to plead guilty in exchange for a shorter sentence.
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Gomez beats Brownlees to world title

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 15:12
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: London

Britain's Jonathan Brownlee loses his world title to Spaniard Javier Gomez in a sprint finish in London.
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Bekele fights off Farah in thriller

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 10:58
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele sees off a late surge from Britain's Mo Farah to win the Great North Run in a thrilling sprint finish.
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V&A museum to display printed gun

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 10:07
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: London, Victoria

A working gun, created using a 3D printer, is acquired for display by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
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British players arrested in Australia

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 8:58
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australian police arrest 10 people, including British players, after an investigation into match-fixing allegations.
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Schools told to cut uniform costs

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 8:40

Education minister David Laws is to urge schools in England to cut the cost of school uniforms to help hard-pressed parents.
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Malcolm Mackay wins crime book prize

Saturday, September 14th 2013, 23:23
related places: How

Author Malcolm Mackay is named as the winner of this year's Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year for his novel How a Gunman Says Goodbye.
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Buttler helps England level series

Saturday, September 14th 2013, 18:09
related places: Cardiff

Jos Buttler steers England to a nerve-wracking three-wicket victory over Australia to level the one-day series.
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Plastic bag cash 'should be donated'

Saturday, September 14th 2013, 16:51

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg unveils plans for a 5p charge on plastic bags in England and says he hopes profits could go to environmental charities.
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Labour 'will abolish bedroom tax'

Saturday, September 14th 2013, 12:22

A UK Labour government would reverse controversial housing benefit changes, according to the party's Scottish welfare spokeswoman.
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Tourist murderer sentence reduced

Saturday, September 14th 2013, 11:47

A man who shot two British tourists, killing one of them, in Florida 20 years ago has his life sentence reduced after it was ruled unconstitutional.
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Stores to charge for plastic bags

Saturday, September 14th 2013, 10:28

A 5p charge for plastic bags given out by supermarkets and large stores in England is to be introduced by the government in a bid to discourage their use.
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Major investigation into child abuse

Friday, September 13th 2013, 19:52

Police begin a major investigation into the sexual exploitation of children and young people who have gone missing from care in Northern Ireland.
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Children sent to 'far-flung' homes

Friday, September 13th 2013, 11:13

Half of youngsters in children's homes in England are sent to areas far from home and family, and could be more open to abuse, Michael Gove says.
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Kenya acquits UK suspect of robbery

Friday, September 13th 2013, 10:14
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A UK citizen suspected of being a militant Islamist is acquitted by a Kenyan court of robbery with violence, but still faces terror-related charges.
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Bank 'must limit house price booms'

Friday, September 13th 2013, 10:04

The Bank of England should use its powers to limit house price increases to 5% a year to "take the froth out" of price booms, a surveyors' group says.
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AUDIO: The poisoned umbrella 'cover'

Friday, September 13th 2013, 8:36
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria
related places: London

Bulgaria has closed its investigation into the infamous Cold War murder of dissident Georgi Markov in London after the statute of limitations in the case expired, 35 years and one day after his death.
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VIDEO: Syrian cartoonist taking on Assad

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 23:13
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: London

Provocative artworks by a Syrian political cartoonist have gone on display in London.
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VIDEO: High-tech gadgets at arms fair

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 23:01
related places: London

The DSEi exhibition in London has 1,500 international exhibitors, and the BBC's defence correspondent Caroline Wyatt has been to see two of the newest high-tech items on display.
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Church in Wales backs women bishops

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 19:11
related places: Church

Women bishops will be allowed in the Church in Wales following a landmark yes vote.
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Make Davis Cup mandatory - Murray

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 17:20

British number one Andy Murray tells BBC Sport that the Davis Cup should become "a mandatory event".
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Bulgaria ends umbrella killing probe

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 16:28
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria
related places: London

Bulgaria closes its investigation into the murder of Georgi Markov, killed in London in 1978 with a poison-tipped umbrella.
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England slip to 12-year rankings low

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 16:19

England drop three places to 17th in the Fifa world rankings, their lowest position since the end of Kevin Keegan's reign.
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Western jihadis 'killed in Somalia'

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 13:57
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States

Two top Islamist militants, from the US and UK, have been killed in Somalia after falling out with al-Shabab, witnesses say.
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Terror-arrest charges at record high

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 12:14

The number of people arrested in Britain for terrorism then charged with a criminal offence reaches its highest level.
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Royal Mail float 'in coming weeks'

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 9:53

The government announces that it will privatise the Royal Mail in the coming weeks, with shares offered to employees, institutions and the public.
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Hodgson responds to Lineker criticism

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 7:26
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

England manager Roy Hodgson says he is "surprised" by Gary Lineker's criticism of the goalless draw in Ukraine.
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BBC Price of Football 2013 revealed

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 4:00

Average ticket prices in England's top four divisions fall by up to 2.4%, the BBC Sport Price of Football study finds.
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Freed lifers 'not risk-assessed'

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 0:04

Some of the most dangerous prisoners in England and Wales are not being properly risk-assessed before they are freed, an inspectors' report says.
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