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We have started to collect the most important news related to United Kingdom in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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United Kingdom: news

Man jailed over punch attack on girl

Monday, February 25th 2013, 16:48
related places: London

A man is jailed for four years for knocking a 16-year-old girl unconscious in a street in east London.
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England must stay hungry - Moody

Monday, February 25th 2013, 16:03

World Cup winner Lewis Moody hopes England do not claim the Grand Slam this year as it could see them peak too soon.
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Pair arrested over acid attack

Monday, February 25th 2013, 11:59
related places: London

Two people are arrested on suspicion of involvement in an acid attack on a woman in east London.
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UK oil investment 'at 30-year high'

Monday, February 25th 2013, 0:05

Investment in the North Sea is the highest for 30 years and rising, according to a report by an oil and gas trade body.
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Accused cardinal misses Sunday Mass

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 16:11

Cardinal Keith O'Brien, Britain's most senior Roman Catholic cleric, misses Sunday Mass after a number of allegations of inappropriate behaviour.
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Celtic 5-0 Dundee

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 14:53
related places: Dundee

Joe Ledley nets twice as Celtic run out comfortable winners at home to Dundee in the Scottish Premier League.
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Robshaw can lead Lions - Tindall

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 11:02
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Mike Tindall says Chris Robshaw will be a contender to captain the British and Irish Lions if England win Grand Slam.
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Cardinal 'accused over behaviour'

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 10:37

Cardinal Keith O'Brien, head of the Scottish Catholic Church, is reported to the Vatican over historical allegations of inappropriate behaviour, say reports.
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Taken Banksy is withdrawn from sale

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 4:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: London

A Banksy artwork which was taken from a London street and had been listed for auction in the US has been withdrawn from sale.
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Foreign doctors 'must speak English'

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 1:59

Foreign doctors wanting to treat NHS patients in England will have to prove from April they can speak English, the Department of Health confirms.
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Lancaster hails England composure

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 21:05
related countries: France France

England coach Stuart Lancaster praises their composure as they withstand the pressure of a "proper Test" to beat France.
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British man dies in Egyptian resort

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 16:28
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A British man has died in the Egyptian coastal resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, the Foreign Office confirms.
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Former Scots Secretary Millan dies

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 15:57

Former Scottish Secretary and European Commissioner Bruce Millan has died at the age of 85.
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Ratings cut humiliating, says Labour

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 13:17

Labour attacks the government's economic policy after the UK lost its AAA credit rating, but the coalition says it is "making progress".
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Cook hails pacemen after ODI win

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 10:41
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Alastair Cook praises opening bowlers Steven Finn and James Anderson after England beat New Zealand 2-1 in the one-day series.
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UK loses top AAA credit rating

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 8:21

The UK loses its top AAA credit rating for the first time since 1978, with Chancellor George Osborne saying it will not weaken his "resolve" on the deficit.
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England beat NZ to win ODI series

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 8:06
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Auckland

England thump New Zealand by five wickets in the third one-day international in Auckland to complete a 2-1 series win.
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UKIP MEP defects to Conservatives

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 22:52

UKIP MEP Marta Andreasen announces she is defecting to the Conservatives, but party leader Nigel Farage says the Tories "deserve what is coming to them".
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Cardinal: 'Allow priests to marry'

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 18:46

Britain's most senior Roman Catholic says he believes priests should be able to marry and have children if they wish to do so.
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Cuthbert expects Italian revival

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 18:18
related countries: France France, Italy Italy

Wales wing Alex Cuthbert believes Saturday's Six Nations opponents Italy will match the performance that accounted for France.
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UK and China close to currency deal

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 16:20
related countries: China China

The Bank of England is in negotiations with its Chinese counterpart on a currency-swap deal likely to boost trade between the UK and China in the yuan.
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Birds Eye withdraws three UK meals

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 15:30
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Ireland Ireland

Birds Eye withdraws three beef ready meals from supermarkets in the UK and Ireland after horse DNA is found in a dish sold in Belgium.
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England will go on attack - Brown

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 15:09
related countries: France France
related places: Twickenham

Mike Brown says England will look to attack against France in their Six Nations clash at Twickenham on Saturday.
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France expecting to beat England

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 13:33

France captain Thiery Dusautoir says his team "expect to win" their Six Nations match against England.
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Regulator raps Big Four accountants

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 11:09

Britain's four biggest accountancy firms are heavily criticised by the Competition Commission for being too dominant.
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Shard firm oversees Saudi skyscraper

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 4:17
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: London

The team that built London's Shard skyscraper is chosen to manage the construction of the world's tallest building - a 1km tower - in Saudi Arabia.
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Top maths pupils 'don't keep up'

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 2:08
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Taiwan Taiwan

The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
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GB women win World track gold

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 18:05

Laura Trott, Dani King and Elinor Barker win Britain's first gold medal of the World Track Championships in Belarus.
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Doctors raise concerns via helpline

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 16:59

Figures seen by the BBC show a whistle-blowing helpline set up by the UK's regulator of doctors two months ago has led to 12 investigations into allegations of a "very serious" nature.
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Aid money 'could go to defence'

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 15:50

David Cameron says the UK is to consider spending money from its £10bn aid budget on peacekeeping and other defence-related projects.
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VIDEO: Deepest undersea vents discovered

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 14:11

UK scientists exploring the ocean floor in the Caribbean have discovered an "astounding" set of hydrothermal vents, the deepest anywhere in the world.
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Thompson backs drug use in sport

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 11:28

British heavyweight champion David Price's next opponent Tony Thompson believes doping in sport should be legalised.
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Dubai police 'deny Britons' torture'

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 10:08

Dubai police deny allegations they beat and gave electric shocks to three British men awaiting trial on drugs charges, according to media reports from the city-state
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Weak demand hits profits at BAE

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 9:08
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

UK aerospace company BAE Systems reports a fall in full-year profits, blaming delays over a major contract with Saudi Arabia and weak global demand.
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Parisse ban 'blow for tournament'

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 9:00

Grand Slam-winning captain Michael Owen believes Sergio Parisse's ban is good for Wales, but bad for the Six Nations.
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Deepest undersea vents discovered

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 7:53

British scientists exploring the ocean floor in the Caribbean have discovered an "astounding" set of hydrothermal vents, the deepest anywhere in the world.
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Emeli Sande scores Brit Award double

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 22:14
related places: London

Adele, Emeli Sande and Ben Howard are among the winners at this year's Brit Awards - but Adele misses the event to rehearse for the Oscars.
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Bank chief outvoted on stimulus move

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 18:43

Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King backed more action to boost the economy earlier this month, but was outvoted by his colleagues.
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Kevin Ayers of Soft Machine dies

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 16:56

Kevin Ayers, a pioneer of British psychedelia in the 1960s who had worked with Brian Eno, Syd Barrett and John Cale, dies aged 68.
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Fury to make US heavyweight debut

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 16:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

British heavyweight Tyson Fury announces his American debut against Steve Cunningham, on 20 April in New York.
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Beheading suspect 'looked inhuman'

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 15:21

A British couple tell a court in Tenerife the man accused of stabbing a 60-year-old grandmother to death and decapitating her 'did not look human'.
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VIDEO: Inside Amritsar's massacre gardens

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 12:45

Hundreds of people at a public meeting were shot dead by British troops at the Jallianwala Bagh public gardens in Amritsar on 13 April 1919. The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder looks at how memories of the massacre are preserved in the gardens.
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Arts Council urged for Banksy action

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 12:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: London

Haringey Council asks the Arts Council to help prevent the US sale of a Banksy mural taken from a wall in the London borough.
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Captain Jones praises Warburton

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 10:47
related places: Warburton

Skipper Ryan Jones praises Sam Warburton's resilience and character after the flanker lost the Wales captaincy.
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Cook praises Root's contribution

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 10:23
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Napier

England captain Alastair Cook praises Joe Root after he stars in an eight-wicket win over New Zealand in Napier.
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UK unemployment total falls to 2.5m

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 9:55

UK unemployment fell in the three months to December, while the number in work also jumped, official figures show.
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England level NZ one-day series

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 9:15
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Napier

Joe Root's mature 79 not out helps England to an eight-wicket win over New Zealand, levelling the one-day series at 1-1.
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Cameron marks Amritsar massacre

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 8:11

David Cameron becomes the first serving UK prime minister to pay his respects at the scene of one of the bloodiest massacres in British history.
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'Wide differences' in child poverty

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 2:13

Levels of child poverty vary dramatically across the UK and within regions, according to a new map that breaks down poverty rates by area.
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VIDEO: Japan rock star's 'quiet UK life'

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 16:39

Six months ago, the Gangnam Style star Psy remained largely unknown outside of his native Korea, but today his video has been viewed more than a billion times on YouTube.
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Warburton and Jones on Wales bench

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 13:00
related countries: Italy Italy

Alun Wyn Jones and Sam Warburton return from injury on the bench for Wales against Italy in the Six Nations on Saturday.
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Watchdog warns of energy bill rises

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 10:54

Consumers face higher energy bills as the UK becomes more reliant on imports, the chief of the energy watchdog warns.
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Sars-like virus death reported in UK

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 10:47

A patient infected with a new respiratory illness similar to the deadly Sars virus has died in the UK.
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Cameron calls for faster RBS reform

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 10:31

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, calls on Royal Bank of Scotland to speed up the overhaul of its business.
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Anderson's pride at wicket record

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 10:09

Bowler Jimmy Anderson admits he never expected to become England's highest wicket-taker but is proud of his record.
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PM promises India corruption help

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 9:26
related countries: India India

David Cameron promises to "respond to any request for information" on corruption allegations over India's procurement of helicopters from Anglo-Italian firm AugustaWestland.
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Jay-Z to play Olympic Park festival

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 8:00
related places: London

Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z are the first artists confirmed to headline concerts at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
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Warburton praise for coach Howley

Monday, February 18th 2013, 21:59
related countries: Italy Italy

Sam Warburton has applauded interim Wales coach Rob Howley's decision to name his team a week early for the Italy clash.
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Retailers plan regular beef reports

Monday, February 18th 2013, 18:28

UK food retailers have agreed to update ministers on DNA testing on processed beef every three months, Environment Secretary Owen Paterson says.
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Open up to UK firms, PM urges India

Monday, February 18th 2013, 17:46
related countries: India India

UK Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain and India can be one of the great partnerships of the 21st century, as he sets off for a three-day visit.
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Ai Weiwei play to premiere in London

Monday, February 18th 2013, 16:29
related countries: China China
related places: London

The story of the arrest and detention of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is to be staged in London this spring.
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'Voices directed' beheading suspect

Monday, February 18th 2013, 15:57
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, Spain Spain

A man accused of beheading a British grandmother in Tenerife tells a court he is haunted by voices that direct his actions, and denies murder.
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VIDEO: What is life like inside Mumbai?

Monday, February 18th 2013, 14:14
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

David Cameron has become the latest head of state to visit India as he leads a British trade delegation to Mumbai.
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Banksy mural appears at US auction

Monday, February 18th 2013, 12:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: London, Jubilee

A Banksy mural painted just before the Jubilee last summer has disappeared from a London street and been listed for sale at a US auction site.
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Heathrow airport has busiest year

Monday, February 18th 2013, 11:03
related places: Heathrow

Revenues up at Heathrow, but the UK's busiest airport is operating at close to capacity
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Robinson takes on Bristol role

Monday, February 18th 2013, 10:50
related places: Bristol

Former England and Scotland head coach Andy Robinson is appointed director of rugby at Championship outfit Bristol.
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I'm best boss in England - Mancini

Monday, February 18th 2013, 10:34

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini says he has been the best manager in England over the last 15 months.
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Diamond to shine light on infections

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 20:25
related places: Oxford

The UK's national synchrotron facility - the Diamond Light Source near Oxford - is to become a world centre for studying the structure of viruses and bacteria that cause serious disease.
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Zaha Hadid criticises UK 'misogyny'

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 12:31

Award-winning architect Zaha Hadid criticises British attitudes toward female architects, saying she faces "misogynist behaviour".
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Backpacker 'within hours of death'

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 10:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A British backpacker who went missing after setting out on a run in the Australian outback says he was on his "last legs" when he was found.
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May: Judges 'ignore deportation law'

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 10:00

Home Secretary Theresa May accuses judges of making the UK more dangerous by ignoring rules aimed at deporting more foreign criminals.
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NZ defeat England in ODI opener

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 9:18
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Hamilton

Brendon McCullum hits an unbeaten 69 as New Zealand beat England by three wickets in the opening one-dayer in Hamilton.
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G20 vows to tackle tax avoidance

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 8:57
related countries: France France, Germany Germany

G20 finance ministers meeting in Moscow pledge to crack down on tax avoidance by multinationals, and vow to abstain from "currency wars".
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Teenager killed in double shooting

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 3:07
related places: London

A teenager is killed and a 32-year-old man is seriously injured in a shooting in east London.
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Sending up Hollywood British-style

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 0:43

Brits celebrate parodies of Oscar-nominated films
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Farah wins 3,000m on 2013 debut

Saturday, February 16th 2013, 16:26

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah makes a winning start to his season with victory in the 3,000m at the British Grand Prix.
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Farah to run in London Marathon

Saturday, February 16th 2013, 13:06

Olympic double gold medallist Mo Farah will run half of this year's London Marathon before going the distance in 2014.
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Hunt warns over defensive NHS bosses

Saturday, February 16th 2013, 11:48

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt writes to every NHS trust in England warning them against a culture that is "defensive" in dealing with whistleblowers.
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Fall in condom use behind HIV rise

Saturday, February 16th 2013, 0:02

A fall in the proportion of gay and bisexual men using condoms is behind the rise in HIV infections in those groups in the UK, say researchers.
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Caulker ban lifted, Ince's upheld

Friday, February 15th 2013, 20:50
related places: Ince

England's Steven Caulker is cleared to play at this summer's Euro Under-21 Championship but Tom Ince will still miss the opener.
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Tests by food giants find horse DNA

Friday, February 15th 2013, 20:10

Catering giant Compass Group and Whitbread, one of Britain's largest hotel chains, have found horse DNA in products sold as beef, it emerges.
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Inaugural opera awards in London

Friday, February 15th 2013, 16:47
related places: London

Opera magazine is to hold its first annual international awards, presented at a London ceremony in April this year.
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Retailers respond over horsemeat

Friday, February 15th 2013, 13:59

UK food suppliers respond to Downing Street criticism they failed to speak out over the horsemeat crisis, as UK-wide test results on food products are due.
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VIDEO: British backpacker found in outback

Friday, February 15th 2013, 13:48
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A British backpacker who went missing after setting out on a run in the Australian outback has been found.
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Broad hails England team display

Friday, February 15th 2013, 12:18
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Stuart Broad calls England's 10-wicket Twenty20 win over New Zealand "probably the most powerful I've been involved with."
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Richard Burton's St David's Day star

Friday, February 15th 2013, 11:43

Richard Burton's Hollywood Walk of Fame star will be unveiled on Wales' national day next to Elizabeth Taylor's, the movie legend he married twice.
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Edwards secures third for England

Friday, February 15th 2013, 10:46
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Charlotte Edwards scores a century as England beat New Zealand by four wickets to finish third in the Women's World Cup.
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UK retail sales fall unexpectedly

Friday, February 15th 2013, 10:44

UK retail sales fell 0.6% in January, hurt by heavy snowfall and weak food sales, and confounding economists' expectations for a rise.
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Hales fires England to series win

Friday, February 15th 2013, 9:38
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Alex Hales hits 80 as England thrash New Zealand by 10 wickets with 44 balls remaining to win the Twenty20 series 2-1.
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Backpacker missing in outback found

Friday, February 15th 2013, 9:22
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A British backpacker who went missing after setting out on a run in the Australian outback has been found, Queensland Police say.
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Arrests in horsemeat investigation

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 21:30
related places: Aberystwyth, Todmorden

Police probing alleged horsemeat mislabelling arrest two men near Aberystwyth and one in Todmorden, West Yorkshire on suspicion of fraud offences.
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Man and woman die after avalanche

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 21:13

A man and a woman die and a man is critically injured after being caught in an avalanche in the Highlands of Scotland.
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Lancaster reassured by Gatland

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 17:58
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Stuart Lancaster is sure the British and Irish Lions will pick England players on merit after talks with coach Warren Gatland.
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Bute found in UK horse carcasses

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 17:16
related countries: France France

Eight horses, killed in the UK, have tested positive for the painkiller bute and six may have entered the food chain in France, the Food Standards Agency says.
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Sexton and McCarthy out for Irish

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 16:17
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland fly-half Jonathan Sexton and second row Mike McCarthy are ruled out of the Six Nations game against Scotland.
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Kanye announces one-off London gig

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 15:34
related countries: France France
related places: London, Paris

The rapper will play a one-off performance at London's Hammersmith Apollo and a gig in Paris at the end of February.
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Finn confident of beating problem

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 15:13

England fast bowler Steven Finn believes he will no longer be disturbing the stumps when bowling.
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Kidman 'refused to say n-word'

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 12:41

Actress Nicole Kidman refused to use an offensive racial epithet in a film when requested to do so by its director, her British co-star reveals.
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Google sues BT in patent battle

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 12:24
related countries: United States United States

Google sues BT in the US and UK as a counter-attack to the British firm's existing lawsuits against the search giant.
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Energy giant EDF sees profits rise

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 12:09
related countries: France France

France-based gas and electricity provider EDF has announced a rise in global profits, despite a loss in UK gas and electricity.
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