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Kate prank call DJ back on air

Monday, February 11th 2013, 4:15
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Cambridge, London

One of the two Australian DJs who made a prank call to the London hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated is back on air.
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Business confidence 'hits new low'

Monday, February 11th 2013, 0:10

Confidence among UK businesses hit its lowest level in at least 21 years last month, a survey suggests, renewing recession fears.
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Les Mis back on top of album chart

Sunday, February 10th 2013, 19:02
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The soundtrack to Oscar-nominated musical Les Miserables returns to the top of the UK album chart.
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'Mature' England please Lancaster

Sunday, February 10th 2013, 18:44
related countries: France France, Ireland Ireland
related places: Lancaster

Coach Stuart Lancaster praises England's maturity after their win in Ireland and predicts a massive game against France.
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Ireland 6-12 England

Sunday, February 10th 2013, 16:58
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Dublin

Owen Farrell scores four penalties as England defeat Ireland 12-6 to claim another victory in the Six Nations.
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Horsemeat scandal leads to Romania

Sunday, February 10th 2013, 15:57
related countries: France France, Romania Romania

The Romanian government is investigating whether horsemeat discovered in beef products in Britain and France came from an abattoir in Romania.
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Tax change to help fund social care

Sunday, February 10th 2013, 13:43

Thousands more people will have to pay inheritance tax to help fund social care reforms, the government is expected to announce.
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England race to victory over SA

Sunday, February 10th 2013, 6:40
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Anya Shrubsole takes five wickets as England race to a convincing seven-wicket win over South Africa in the World Cup Super Sixes.
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UK gives Scots 'best of both worlds'

Sunday, February 10th 2013, 0:12

Having two governments looking after its affairs gives Scotland "the best of both worlds", David Cameron says as he launches a defence of the Union.
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France 6-16 Wales

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 19:48
related countries: France France, Italy Italy
related places: Paris

Wales end a run of eight straight defeats as George North's spectacular finish helps them beat France in the Six Nations.
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Social care cap 'set at £75,000'

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 19:09

Elderly people in England will not have to pay more than £75,000 for long-term social care after 2017, the health secretary is set to say on Monday.
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'Tougher' food testing ordered

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 17:46

Retailers will now carry out "more and tougher testing" of beef products in the wake of widespread horsemeat contamination, the environment secretary says.
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Scotland 34-10 Italy

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 16:13
related countries: Italy Italy

Stuart Hogg scores a spectacular solo try as Scotland beat Italy to secure their record win in the Six Nations.
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Christmas truce matches 'replayed'

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 13:44
related countries: Germany Germany

Football matches played between British and German soldiers during the Christmas truce of World War I could be recreated for next year's centenary celebrations.
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Man charged over US death threats

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 10:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

A British man is charged after allegedly posting an online threat to kill 200 people in America.
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England set record in opening win

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 9:30
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Kiwi

England smash 15 sixes and beat their record Twenty20 score as they thrash New Zealand by 40 runs in the first international.
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England unfazed by Irish record

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 7:28
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Dublin

England's Danny Care and Dan Cole say Ireland's recent run of wins in Dublin will have no effect on Sunday's clash.
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Wreath tribute for lifeboat disaster

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 1:37

A wreath is to be laid in the sea off the north east coast of Scotland later to commemorate a lifeboat disaster which claimed the lives of six crew.
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Don't dump meat products - minister

Friday, February 8th 2013, 21:19

People should not throw away frozen meat products in the wake of further revelations in the horsemeat scandal, the food minister says.
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Cameron 'proud' of EU budget cut

Friday, February 8th 2013, 17:23

David Cameron hails a deal which will see the first-ever real-terms cut in the EU's budget as "good for the UK and good for Europe".
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Richmond landscape in export bar

Friday, February 8th 2013, 13:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Richmond Hill

A temporary export bar is placed on Jasper Francis Cropsey's Richmond Hill in the Summer of 1862, a rare example of a UK-owned British landscape by an American painter.
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AUDIO: British hostage: I am out and safe

Friday, February 8th 2013, 13:33
related countries: Algeria Algeria

Tony Grisedale, one of the 22 British workers who survived the Algerian hostage crisis, told Radio 5 live what happened.
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Who tops the managers' league table?

Friday, February 8th 2013, 12:14

BBC Sport crunches the numbers to find the most effective manager in England's top four divisions in the season so far
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England slip to Australia defeat

Friday, February 8th 2013, 11:18
related countries: Australia Australia

England suffer an agonising two-run defeat by Australia that leaves their Women's World Cup hopes in the balance.
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Twelvetrees retains England place

Friday, February 8th 2013, 11:03
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Dublin

Billy Twelvetrees is retained for England's trip to Ireland, while James Haskell makes his first Six Nations start since 2011.
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Measles cases at '18-year high'

Friday, February 8th 2013, 10:31

Measles cases in England and Wales have risen to 2,016 in 2012, the highest annual total for 18 years, says the Health Protection Agency.
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Ferdinand talk irritates Hodgson

Friday, February 8th 2013, 9:47

England coach Roy Hodgson refuses to comment on a possible England return for Rio Ferdinand.
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GB beat Kazakhstan to progress

Friday, February 8th 2013, 8:20
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

British Lionhearts inflict a first defeat on Kazakhstan in the World Series of Boxing to guarantee a spot in the play-offs.
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UK 'lags behind' on DNA forensics

Friday, February 8th 2013, 8:13
related places: Cross

Cross-border co-operation on terrorism and crime will be compromised unless the UK updates the technology it uses for DNA profiling, experts warn.
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Paintings set for local landmarks

Friday, February 8th 2013, 0:22

Buildings around the UK are to have art projected upon them later to celebrate the completion of a website showing the national collection of oil paintings.
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Carragher 'will become top coach'

Thursday, February 7th 2013, 22:51
related places: Liverpool

Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher can become "one of the country's top young coaches", says England boss Roy Hodgson.
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'U-turn' over scrapping of GCSEs

Thursday, February 7th 2013, 18:27

Education Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed that some key changes planned for England's exams system are being shelved, saying they were "a bridge too far".
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Tipuric in for injured Warburton

Thursday, February 7th 2013, 13:18
related countries: France France
related places: Warburton

Injured Sam Warburton is out of the Wales team to face France in the Six Nations on Saturday while Ryan Jones returns as captain.
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Future BoE chief defends pay package

Thursday, February 7th 2013, 11:20

The future governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, defends his pay arrangements to members of the House of Commons' Treasury Committee.
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Work to start on 93 flood defences

Thursday, February 7th 2013, 10:34

Construction is to start on 93 new flood defences in England this year to improve protection for more than 64,000 homes, the government says.
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Rodin and Bacon works to go on show

Thursday, February 7th 2013, 9:27
related places: London

A unique exhibition featuring selected works of Francis Bacon and Auguste Rodin displayed side-by-side is to open at London's Ordovas Gallery on Friday.
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Wilshere 'can handle expectation'

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 23:38
related countries: Brazil Brazil

England boss Roy Hodgson says midfielder Jack Wilshere lived up to high expectations during the 2-1 win over Brazil.
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England 2-1 Brazil

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 21:42
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Frank Lampard scores a second-half winner at Wembley as England beat Brazil for the first time in 23 years.
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Priest arrested in 'abuse' probe

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 21:39
related places: London

A Catholic priest is one of two people arrested over alleged abuse at a London guest house during the early 1980s, his diocese says.
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Obama picks woman for new cabinet

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 21:29

President Obama nominates a British-born female business executive to lead the interior department, the first woman picked for his new cabinet.
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Make-up artist Stuart Freeborn dies

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 20:41

Stuart Freeborn, the British make-up artist renowned for his contributions to 2001: A Space Odyssey and the Star Wars films, has died at the age of 98, a family friend confirms.
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GlaxoSmithKline in profits fall

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 16:12

UK drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) reports pre-tax profits of £7.64bn for the year to 31 December 2012, down 4% on the year before.
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RBS fined £390m over Libor scandal

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 15:50
related countries: United States United States

Royal Bank of Scotland is fined £390m ($610m) by UK and US authorities for its part in the Libor rate-fixing scandal.
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UKIP's Farage is Stalinist, says MEP

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 15:50

The UK Independence Party's only female MEP threatens to quit after accusing leader Nigel Farage of being "anti-women".
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Royals press noses in Maori greeting

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 15:38
related places: London

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall greet prominent Antipodeans at a London reception, and perform a traditional Maori greeting.
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Liberty Global to buy Virgin Media

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 13:27
related countries: United States United States

US billionaire John Malone's cable group, Liberty Global, agrees to buy the UK's Virgin Media in a cash and stock deal worth $23.3bn (£15bn).
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Borrowing 'to overshoot by £64bn'

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 13:26

UK borrowing is likely to be £64bn higher in 2014-15 than forecast in 2010, says a closely watched report, thanks to a weaker-than-expected economy.
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People-smuggling network 'disrupted'

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 11:46
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Authorities believe they have disrupted a major people-smuggling network after carrying out dozens of co-ordinated raids in England, France and Belgium.
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RBS Libor fines of £400m expected

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 11:43
related countries: United States United States

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is expected to be fined a total of about £400m by UK and US regulators later as a result of the Libor scandal.
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Dog microchip date set for England

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 9:36

Every dog owner in England will have to microchip their animal by April 2016 under government plans aimed at cutting the growing number of strays.
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Gerrard hails Wilshere potential

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 9:07

England captain Steven Gerrard says midfielder Jack Wilshere has the potential to become one of the world's top players.
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Party leaders hail gay marriage vote

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 8:48

Party leaders welcome the backing for same-sex marriage in England and Wales in a key Commons vote, but opponents continue to raise concerns.
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England suffer T20 warm-up defeat

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 7:41

Jos Buttler hits a second successive half-century but England suffer a three-wicket defeat in their final Twenty20 warm-up game.
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Export bar on paintings by Stubbs

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 2:14

Two oil paintings that gave the British public their first chance to see a kangaroo and dingo in 1773 could stay in the UK after the government introduced a temporary export bar.
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In pictures: New Antarctic station

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 0:21

Halley VI, the British Antarctic Survey's new research station
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Commons backs gay marriage bill

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 22:38

MPs approve same-sex marriage in England and Wales in a key Commons vote, although more Conservative MPs voted against the bill than for it.
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Gay marriage a step forward, says PM

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 18:01

Same-sex marriage will "make our society stronger", David Cameron says as MPs prepare to vote on the controversial issue.
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Argentina vows to control Falklands

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 17:31
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
related places: London

The Falkland Islands will be back under Argentine control within '20 years', the country's foreign minister says during his first visit to London.
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VIDEO: Falkland politicians want Argentina talks

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 14:50
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
related places: London

Falkland Island politicians made the 8,000-mile journey to London after an invite by Foreign Secretary William Hague to take part in discussions with him and Argentina's foreign minister.
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Rejecting England 'hurt' Scolari

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 14:50

Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari admits that rejecting the chance to take charge of England in 2006 still "hurts" him.
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Liberty Global eyes Virgin Media

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 14:02
related countries: United States United States

US billionaire John Malone's cable group Liberty Global is in discussions with the UK cable operator Virgin Media.
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Momentum with England - Shrubsole

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 13:29

Anya Shrubsole says momentum is with England after the holders qualify for the Super Six stage of the World Cup.
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Troggs singer Reg Presley dies at 71

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 13:21

Reg Presley, frontman of British rock band The Troggs - behind hits including Wild Thing - dies aged 71, a year after being diagnosed with cancer.
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Service sector economies improve

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 12:55

The UK's service sector returns to growth in January, while the pace of decline in the eurozone slows, a purchasing managers' survey shows.
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France takes aim at Britain

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 12:46

France to blame UK for EU budget fight, Gavin Hewitt says
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Scots make two changes for Italy

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 12:07
related countries: Italy Italy

Flanker Rob Harley and hooker Ross Ford come into the Scotland side for Saturday's Six Nations match against Italy.
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Household water bills up by 3.5%

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 11:17

Water regulator Ofwat announces that bills in England and Wales will rise by 3.5% over the next year.
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Skyfall wins film of the year award

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 10:55

James Bond film Skyfall is named film of the year at the London Evening Standard British Film Awards.
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England beat Windies to progress

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 10:14

England beat West Indies by six wickets to reach the Super Six stage of the Women's World Cup.
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'Independence day' plans revealed

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 8:57

The Scottish government has drawn up detailed plans for a transition to independence in March 2016 if there is a "yes" vote, the BBC can reveal.
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Cole 'an all-time England great'

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 8:29

England Under-21 manager Stuart Pearce believes Ashley Cole is "the best left-back that has ever played for England".
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Edwards defends 'blitz' tactics

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 7:45

Defence coach Shaun Edwards hits back at criticism of the 'blitz' tactics used by Wales in defence.
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VIDEO: Antarctic research centre opens

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 6:27

Britain's latest Antarctic research centre will be officially opened on Tuesday.
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Broad hat-trick seals England win

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 6:27
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Stuart Broad takes a hat-trick and Jos Buttler hits a rapid 57 as England romp to a 46-run T20 victory over a New Zealand XI.
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Ferdinand keen on England return

Monday, February 4th 2013, 20:51

Rio Ferdinand says he would 'pack his bags and go straight there' if he received an international recall by England.
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VIDEO: Colombian civilians root out landmines

Monday, February 4th 2013, 16:18
related countries: Colombia Colombia

A British charity is teaching Colombians to locate and safely detonate landmines in their neighbourhoods.
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Afghan peace deal 'in six months'

Monday, February 4th 2013, 14:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Nato

The leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan, in talks in the UK, agree to work towards a peace deal for Afghanistan in six months.
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Match played in England 'fixed'

Monday, February 4th 2013, 12:20

A Champions League tie played in England is one of 680 matches investigators believe was fixed by a crime syndicate.
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Chinese snub 'Big Stupid Clock'

Monday, February 4th 2013, 12:17
related countries: China China
related places: London

Big Ben is last on the agenda for luxury-hungry tourists visiting London from China.
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Freud donates art in lieu of tax

Monday, February 4th 2013, 11:21

The estate of late British painter Lucian Freud bequeaths a portrait by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot to the nation, under the government's acceptance in lieu scheme.
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Blair warns against quitting EU

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 12:41

It would be a "huge problem" for the UK if people vote to leave the European Union, former Prime Minister Tony Blair has warned.
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England defeat India in World Cup

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 11:32
related countries: India India

Charlotte Edwards scores 109 and Katherine Brunt takes four wickets as England beat India by 32 runs in the World Cup.
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England duo unsold at IPL auction

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 9:39
related countries: India India

England pair Matt Prior and Ravi Bopara fail to attract bids at the auction for this year's Indian Premier League.
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Lancaster lauds confident England

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 19:21
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

England coach Stuart Lancaster says his side's win over Scotland is a direct result of the upset of world champions New Zealand last autumn.
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England 38-18 Scotland

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 17:58

England overpower great rivals Scotland to retain the Calcutta Cup and get their Six Nations campaign off to the perfect start.
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O'Driscoll relief after Irish win

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 16:03
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Brian O'Driscoll says Ireland "owed Wales one" after holding off a Wales comeback to win the Six Nations opener.
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Wales 22-30 Ireland

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 15:57
related places: Cardiff

Ireland hold off a stirring second-half Wales revival to launch their Six Nations campaign with a thrilling victory in Cardiff.
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Government warned over youth jobs

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 12:13

Attempts to cut youth unemployment in England are being hampered by excessive bureaucracy and central government control, council leaders say.
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'Pork found' in Halal prison food

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 1:32

The Ministry of Justice is suspending a firm supplying meat to prisons after tests found that it may have provided "Halal" products containing traces of pork DNA.
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Balotelli criticises English life

Friday, February 1st 2013, 23:42

Former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli complains about life in England as AC Milan parade their new £19m signing.
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Scots can make history - Johnson

Friday, February 1st 2013, 21:10

Scotland coach Scott Johnson dismisses his side's poor record away to England and challenges his players to make history.
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Argentina declines Falklands talks

Friday, February 1st 2013, 12:43
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
related places: London

Argentina's foreign minister has turned down a Foreign Office invitation to meet members of the Falkland Islands government in London next week.
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Romania campaign mocks UK anxiety

Friday, February 1st 2013, 12:27
related countries: Romania Romania

A Romanian media campaign called "Why don't you come over?" pokes fun at British anxiety about a possible influx of Romanian job-seekers next year.
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No charges against Kate hoax DJs

Friday, February 1st 2013, 12:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Cambridge, London

Two Australian DJs who made a hoax call to the London hospital treating the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge will not face charges, the Crown Prosecution Service says.
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Sri Lanka stun England in Mumbai

Friday, February 1st 2013, 11:47
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Defending champions England lose to Sri Lanka in their opening group match at the Women's World Cup.
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Police watchdog 'under-equipped'

Friday, February 1st 2013, 11:28

MPs say the police watchdog for England and Wales is overwhelmed, woefully under-equipped and not to get to the truth of allegations of wrongdoing.
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Pinewood resubmits expansion plan

Friday, February 1st 2013, 9:06

British film studio Pinewood Shepperton resubmits a plan to double the size of its historic Pinewood site over the next 15-20 years.
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Cumming's Macbeth plays Broadway

Friday, February 1st 2013, 6:24
related places: Broadway

The National Theatre of Scotland's version of Macbeth, starring Alan Cumming, is to transfer to Broadway in April.
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Stoke sign England keeper Butland

Thursday, January 31st 2013, 23:02

Stoke City sign England goalkeeper Jack Butland from Birmingham City for £3.5m and loan him straight back to Blues.
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Thursday, January 31st 2013, 20:43

A grandmother sentenced to death in Bali for drug trafficking loses her High Court challenge to a UK government refusal to fund a lawyer for her appeal.
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