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£12 bill rise for energy upgrade

Monday, December 17th 2012, 11:49

The energy regulator will permit firms running the UK's energy grids to add an average £12 to annual bills over the next eight years.
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Census shows 'highest' population

Monday, December 17th 2012, 10:54

The first set of results from the 2011 Census in Scotland have shown that the population of the country was at its highest level ever.
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England seal historic series win

Monday, December 17th 2012, 10:23
related countries: India India

Jonathan Trott and Ian Bell both make centuries as England win a series in India for the first time since 1984-85.
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Cyclist Wiggins wins BBC trophy

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 23:57

Olympic gold medallist and Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins is voted the 2012 BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
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'British boy' among Newtown dead

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 21:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Newtown

A six-year-old boy who is believed to be British is among the 26 victims of the massacre at a school in Connecticut, US.
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GB Games stars claim team award

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 21:52

Britain's Olympic and Paralympic squads are named the team of the year at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year show.
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NHS weekend provision considered

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 20:48

A group is to be set up to look at the barriers that prevent the NHS in England from providing some routine services seven days a week.
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Wartime pigeon message 'cracked'

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 17:36
related countries: Canada Canada

A World War II coded message strapped to the remains of a pigeon has foiled Britain's top code breakers. But has a Canadian enthusiast done what the experts could not and found the key?
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First hour is crucial - Anderson

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 15:58
related countries: India India

James Anderson says the first hour of the final day will decide whether England will clinch a rare series win in India.
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Adele named top artist of 2012

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 12:09

British singer Adele is named Billboard's top artist of 2012, while 21 is named top album.
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England edge closer to series win

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 11:56
related countries: India India

Jonathan Trott hits 66 not out, but England face a nervy final day as they seek a first series victory in India for 27 years.
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Boris: Don't sneer at Starbucks

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 11:54

London Mayor Boris Johnson has urged people not to "sneer" at the coffee chain Starbucks over its decision to pay £20m in corporation tax.
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Clean-up after gales batter coast

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 10:09

Clean-up operations have been taking place in communities along the east coast of Scotland after severe gales hit on Friday night.
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Coe to receive BBC lifetime award

Saturday, December 15th 2012, 23:59

London 2012 chief Lord Coe will be awarded the lifetime achievement award at the BBC Sports Personality show.
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Gales and high tides cause damage

Saturday, December 15th 2012, 17:09

Gales and unusually high tides cause damage across areas of eastern and northern Scotland.
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Celtic 2-0 St Mirren

Saturday, December 15th 2012, 16:55

Celtic move four points clear at the top of the Scottish Premier League with victory against St Mirren.
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Winter bug prompts hospital ban

Saturday, December 15th 2012, 15:03

Hospitals around the UK have been closing wards to visitors in the hope of preventing the spread of the winter vomiting bug, norovirus.
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Problem family targeting 'works'

Saturday, December 15th 2012, 11:54

A government scheme aimed at turning around the lives of the most troubled families in England is said to have produced "life-changing" results.
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Kenneth Kendall dies at 88

Friday, December 14th 2012, 17:51

Kenneth Kendall, former BBC newsreader and presenter of the popular UK game show Treasure Hunt, dies aged 88.
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No UK charges for Gary McKinnon

Friday, December 14th 2012, 17:12
related countries: United States United States

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon, whose extradition to the US was blocked, will not face charges in the UK, bringing to an end a 10-year legal battle
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Stage set for Sports Personality

Friday, December 14th 2012, 16:16

One of Britain's top sports stars is set to find out whether they have been voted 2012 Sports Personality of the Year.
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Hacking victims 'settle claims'

Friday, December 14th 2012, 12:57
related places: London, Twenty

Twenty-two victims of the News of The World (NoW) phone-hacking scandal - including DJ Jamie Theakston - accept damages to settle their cases
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US will not sign UN 'net treaty'

Friday, December 14th 2012, 12:50
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

The US, UK and Canada refuse to ratify a UN communications treaty after a dispute about references to the internet in the agreement.
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Anderson puts England in control

Friday, December 14th 2012, 11:39
related countries: India India
related places: Nagpur

England take charge of the final Test against India as James Anderson picks up three key wickets in Nagpur.
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Construction output decline slows

Friday, December 14th 2012, 10:52

Output in the UK construction industry fell 5.1% in October, which was the smallest decline since February, official figures show.
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Yorkshire to host start of Tour

Friday, December 14th 2012, 10:07
related countries: France France
related places: London

Leeds in Yorkshire will host the opening of the 2014 Tour de France, before the race heads to London for a stage finish.
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Miliband urges 'integration' plan

Friday, December 14th 2012, 9:51

"Too little" has been done to integrate people who have settled in British society, Labour's leader is due to say in a speech later.
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BBC to show Women's Euro matches

Friday, December 14th 2012, 9:04
related countries: Sweden Sweden

The BBC will broadcast all of England's games in next July's Uefa European Women's Championship in Sweden.
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UK universities in online launch

Friday, December 14th 2012, 2:46

A partnership of UK universities is launching an online project offering access to higher education courses via computers, mobiles or tablets.
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England and Serbia players banned

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 23:43
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

England's Thomas Ince and Steven Caulker, and four Serbian players are banned over incidents in an under-21 game.
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S&P puts UK on 'negative outlook'

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 17:58

Standard & Poor's becomes the last of the three main rating agencies to put the UK's top AAA rating on "negative outlook".
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Litvinenko 'was working for MI6'

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 17:22
related countries: Russia Russia

Former spy Alexander Litvinenko was working for the British secret service when he was murdered in November 2006, a legal review hears.
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Royal succession law published

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 16:19

New legislation ending discrimination against female heirs to the British throne is published by the Cabinet Office.
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Man jailed for defacing Rothko

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 16:00
related places: London

A man is jailed for two years for defacing a Mark Rothko painting at London's Tate Modern gallery.
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UK pays £2m over Libya rendition

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 15:22
related countries: Libya Libya

The UK government agrees to pay more than £2m to a Libyan dissident and his family who say MI6 was involved in their illegal rendition.
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Root and Prior offer England hope

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 11:52
related countries: India India

Debutant Joe Root and Matt Prior help England recover with patient innings on the first day of the fourth Test against India.
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Kate hoax nurse was found hanged

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 10:55
related places: Cambridge, London

A nurse fooled by a hoax call to the London hospital treating the Duchess of Cambridge was later found hanged, an inquest is told.
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Fewer primary schools miss target

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 10:54

The number of primary schools in England below the government's target for academic performance has fallen dramatically, data shows.
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Injured Broad to miss T20 games

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 10:23
related countries: India India

Captain Stuart Broad is ruled out of the Twenty20 series in India and is replaced in England's squad by seamer James Harris.
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Bahrain opposition seeks UK support

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 2:25
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Bahrain's main opposition leader tells BBC his party needs backing
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Record fall in university take-up

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 2:14

Figures show a record fall in the number of people starting courses at universities in the UK this year, the admissions body Ucas says.
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Britons feel 'Paralympics effect'

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 0:37

Three-quarters of Britons feel more positive about the role of people with disabilities in the UK following the Paralympics, a BBC survey suggests.
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New nuclear plant design unveiled

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 0:21

The design for the first nuclear power stations to be built in the UK for 25 years will be granted approval by regulators later.
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Baron Cohen gets comedy honour

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 23:43
related places: London

Sacha Baron Cohen is honoured with an outstanding achievement award at the British Comedy Awards in London.
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VIDEO: Antarctic 'lost world' to be explored

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 23:36
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

A British research team in Antarctica has launched a long-awaited project to hunt for life in a lake hidden beneath the ice-sheet.
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Man charged with Robinson threat

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 21:46

A 34-year-old man is charged with threatening to kill Northern Ireland's First Minister, Peter Robinson.
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Arbroath 0-1 Celtic

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 21:36
related places: Arbroath

Adam Matthews' strike is enough to take Celtic past Arbroath in the Scottish Cup fourth-round replay.
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Jimmy Savile abuse alleged by 450

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 18:40

The number of alleged victims of suspected paedophile Jimmy Savile has reached 450, with nearly 200 alleged crimes recorded, Scotland Yard says.
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Serbia FA fined for crowd trouble

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 15:10
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia are fined for the "improper conduct" of their fans during a World Cup qualifier against Wales in September.
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Big decline in UK unemployment

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 13:54

The number of people out of work fell by 82,000 between August and October, to 2.51 million, the biggest drop for a decade, official figures show.
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Cook warns team of India backlash

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 13:32
related countries: India India

Captain Alastair Cook says the prospect of suffering a first series defeat by England since 1985 may stir an India revival.
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Carney suggests Bank target shift

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 11:52

Mark Carney, who will take over as governor of the Bank of England in June, has suggested targeting economic output instead of inflation.
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Edwards omitted from Lions staff

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 11:07
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Lions head coach Warren Gatland omits his Wales assistant Shaun Edwards from his coaching team to tour Australia next year.
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Finn doubtful for Nagpur finale

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 9:14
related countries: India India
related places: Nagpur

Steven Finn could miss the final Test because of a back injury as England chase a first series win in India since 1985.
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Life search starts in polar lake

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 2:39
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

A British research team in Antarctica has launched a long-awaited project to hunt for life in a lake hidden beneath the ice-sheet.
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Renewed push over women bishops

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 1:40

Campaigners for women bishops in the Church of England say attempts at compromise should be abandoned, as bishops indicate fresh measures are being planned.
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Spice Girls launch stage musical

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 1:27
related places: London

The Spice Girls reunite in London for the world premiere of Viva Forever!, a stage musical based on their biggest hits.
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CofE gay marriage 'to be illegal'

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 21:12
related places: Church

The Church of England and Church in Wales will be banned in law from offering same-sex marriages, the government announces.
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Census shows rise in foreign-born

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 19:52

The number of foreign-born residents in England and Wales has risen by nearly three million in 10 years, as the 2011 census results reveal huge changes in the make-up of the population.
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Six Nations blow for Priestland

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 12:47

Scarlets fly-half Rhys Priestland will miss Wales' Six Nations campaign because of an Achilles tendon injury.
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Swann determined for series win

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 11:14
related countries: India India

Graeme Swann says England need to seal a series victory against India so that the team's 'magnificent' wins are not wasted.
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Jaguar considers new Saudi plant

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 8:38
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

West Midlands-based carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is to explore the option of manufacturing in Saudi Arabia, in what would be its second major overseas venture.
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EC sent independence talks letter

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 7:55

The European Commission receives a letter from the SNP government urging it to hold "early talks" on the possibility of Scotland becoming independent.
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Online ticket fraud complaints up

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 6:29

The number of complaints about online ticket fraud has increased, says UK reporting centre.
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Kate hoaxers 'gutted' over death

Monday, December 10th 2012, 22:53
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: London

The Australian radio hosts at the centre of the royal hospital hoax say they are "gutted and heartbroken'' over the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha.
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Branson offers BA £1m Virgin bet

Monday, December 10th 2012, 22:28

Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson offers to bet British Airways £1m that the Virgin Atlantic brand will still be around in five years.
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VIDEO: Can The Hobbit live up to the hype?

Monday, December 10th 2012, 19:41

With the much-anticipated first instalment of The Hobbit set to hit the big screen in the UK, the film's stars have been speaking about their roles in the trilogy.
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Plans to move care from hospitals

Monday, December 10th 2012, 18:56

The government plans a "dramatic reduction" in the number of people with learning disabilities in hospitals in England in the wake of the Winterbourne View abuse scandal.
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VIDEO: DNA mapping for cancer patients

Monday, December 10th 2012, 18:55

Up to 100,000 patients with cancer and rare diseases in England are to have their entire genetic code sequenced.
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Garlic smuggler dodged £2m of tax

Monday, December 10th 2012, 16:38
related countries: China China
related places: London

A man from west London is on the run after being sentenced to six years in jail for smuggling Chinese garlic into the UK, dodging £2m in import duty.
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US and UK agree failed banks plan

Monday, December 10th 2012, 14:10
related countries: United States United States

US and UK regulators release a paper explaining how they will make sure bank shareholders, rather than taxpayers, lose out if banks fail.
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MPs call for drugs policy rethink

Monday, December 10th 2012, 9:28
related countries: Portugal Portugal

A committee of MPs urges ministers to closely consider a system of decriminalising drugs adopted in Portugal, saying the UK must rethink large parts of its drugs policy.
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Broken wins top indie film prize

Monday, December 10th 2012, 8:36

A drama about a schoolgirl whose life changes after she witnesses a violent attack is named best film at this year's British Independent Film Awards.
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Kate hoaxers 'sought permission'

Monday, December 10th 2012, 5:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian radio station at the centre of the UK royal hospital hoax death says it tried to contact the nurses involved to seek permission to use the taped conversation.
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VIDEO: Lord Lucan: New police evidence

Monday, December 10th 2012, 1:34

Lord Lucan's brother says he believes new evidence could be grounds for a review of one of Britain's most puzzling murder cases.
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Selby defeats Murphy in UK final

Monday, December 10th 2012, 0:27

Mark Selby wins the biggest title of his career by beating Shaun Murphy 10-6 in the final of the UK Championship.
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Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore dies

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 21:33

Astronomer, broadcaster and author Sir Patrick Moore has died at his home at the age of 89.
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Kate hoax station orders review

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 20:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian radio station at the centre of the UK royal hospital hoax death says it is going to review its broadcasting practices.
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Radcliffe 'desperate' to continue

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 13:55

Paula Radcliffe tells BBC Sport her racing career is not over after the foot surgery that ruled her out of London 2012.
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UK tax warning to multinationals

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 13:18

Danny Alexander tells multinational firms that paying UK tax is an obligation, not "a voluntary choice" they can make to please their customers.
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India make changes for final Test

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 8:55

India drop Zaheer Khan, Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh from their squad following their defeat by England in the third Test.
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Cook praises England character

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 8:47
related countries: India India

England captain Alastair Cook praises the character of his side after their seven-wicket win over India in the third Test.
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England complete third Test win

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 5:11
related countries: India India

England wrap up a seven-wicket victory in the third Test to take a 2-1 lead and move close to a first series win in India since 1985.
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Church set for Christmas tweets

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 2:39

Britain's senior Anglican bishops will be tweeting their Christmas Day sermons for the first time this year.
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Hospital anger at Kate hoax call

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 2:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Cambridge, London

The London hospital which employed a nurse who died after a radio hoax call about the Duchess of Cambridge protests to the Australian network, saying the incident is "tragic beyond words".
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Selby through to first UK final

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 21:42
related places: York

Mark Selby returns to number one in the world after beating Mark Davis 9-4 in the UK Championship snooker semi-final in York.
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Tax protesters target Starbucks

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 15:52

Tax avoidance campaigners say they are protesting at Starbucks cafes across the UK, despite the firm's pledge to pay millions of pounds of extra corporation tax for the next two years.
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Patience key for England - Finn

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 13:46
related countries: India India

Bowler Steven Finn says patience was key as a strong afternoon session saw England move to the brink of victory in the third Test against India.
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Paramilitaries 'behind NI trouble'

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 12:59

Police in Northern Ireland say loyalist paramilitaries have organised some of the violence over the last 24 hours.
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England on verge of India victory

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 12:00
related countries: India India

England are on the brink of a resounding win over India after the hosts closed day four on 239-9, a lead of 32.
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UK alert on Syrian chemical arms

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 11:44
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

British Foreign Secretary William Hague says the UK and the US have seen evidence that Syria is preparing to use chemical weapons.
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Paramilitaries 'behind NI trouble'

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 11:31

Police in Northern Ireland say loyalist paramilitaries have organised some of the over the last 24 hours.
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VIDEO: Cuba looks to weed for fresh power

Friday, December 7th 2012, 23:44
related countries: Cuba Cuba

A British company has just signed the first foreign investment deal in Cuba in a long time - a project to build a renewable energy power plant, to run a sugar mill and power a wide area of housing and businesses.
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Murphy seals dramatic comeback

Friday, December 7th 2012, 22:25
related places: York

Shaun Murphy stages a stunning comeback to defeat Ali Carter 9-8 in the semi-final of the UK Championship in York.
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Kate hoax call nurse found dead

Friday, December 7th 2012, 18:56
related places: Cambridge, London

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge say they are "deeply saddened" by the death of a nurse who took a hoax call about the duchess's condition.
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PM backs gay marriage in church

Friday, December 7th 2012, 17:26

David Cameron backs allowing churches in England and Wales to conduct same-sex marriages, sparking fury among some Tory MPs.
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Sharp fall in UK factory output

Friday, December 7th 2012, 15:03

UK manufacturing output in October fell at its fastest rate since June, official figures show, with food and drink output particularly low.
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Blitz interactive map unveiled

Friday, December 7th 2012, 12:52
related places: London

An interactive map showing the location of bombs dropped on London during World War II is created.
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Piracy accused 'happy case over'

Friday, December 7th 2012, 4:22
related countries: United States United States

A British student accused by the US authorities of running a website which broke copyright laws welcomes a deal which drops the case.
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VIDEO: Is Les Mis movie Oscar material?

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 21:55
related places: London, West End

The world premiere of Tom Hooper's film adaptation of Les Miserables has taken place in London's West End.
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