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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

Fred West drama wins at Baftas

Monday, May 28th 2012, 11:55
related places: London

The acting stars of Fred West drama Appropriate Adult dominate the TV Bafta Awards.
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TNK-BP chief executive to resign

Monday, May 28th 2012, 11:14
related countries: Russia Russia

The boss of TNK-BP, the Russian oil group half owned by the UK's BP, is to resign "for personal reasons".
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Teachers in fresh strike threats

Monday, May 28th 2012, 10:13

The two biggest teaching unions threaten fresh strike action in the autumn in England and Wales over jobs, pensions and pay.
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Briton held in Bali over cocaine

Monday, May 28th 2012, 9:11
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Bali

A British woman is arrested for allegedly trafficking cocaine worth £1.6m million into the Indonesian island of Bali, a customs official says.
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Fire sweeps through chemical site

Monday, May 28th 2012, 8:07
related places: London

A large fire breaks out at a chemical processing plant in south-east London, sending smoke billowing over the city.
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VIDEO: Air Hotel guests sleep in trees

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 23:17

The Air Hotel is part theatre show, part guest house where the "rooms" are hung from trees in the middle of a forest in eastern England.
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Syria angry at Olympic ban threat

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 21:00
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian officials say the UK government "has no right" to deny their athletes access to the London 2012 Olympic games.
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Gebrselassie Olympic hopes ended

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 19:25
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia
related places: London

Ethiopian two-time Olympic 10,000m champion Haile Gebrselassie fails to qualify for this summer's Games in London.
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Rampant England sense series win

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 17:47

West Indies close day three on 61-6 - a lead of just three - as a rampant England sense victory in the second Test.
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Outrage grows over Syria massacre

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 16:22
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Western nations step up criticism of the Syrian regime over Friday's massacre in Houla, but Damascus denies involvement and blames "terrorists".
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Scots to lower drink-drive limit

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 14:41

The drink-drive limit in Scotland will be lowered "as a priority", the Scottish government has said
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Labour urges Warsi expenses probe

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 13:37
related places: London

The co-chair of the Conservative Party is involved in a dispute over whether she paid rent while staying at a house in London, for which she claimed expenses.
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Warsi's expenses under scrutiny

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 12:22

The co-chairwoman of the Conservative Party is involved in a dispute over whether she paid rent while staying at a house in London, for which she claimed expenses.
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Carroll England's best - Taylor

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 11:08
related countries: Norway Norway

Former England manager Graham Taylor says Andy Carroll was England's best player in the 1-0 win over Norway.
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Hague steps up pressure on Syria

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 10:58
related countries: Syria Syria

Foreign Secretary William Hague summons the most senior Syrian diplomat in the UK to the Foreign Office, as pressure is stepped up over the massacre in Houla.
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Lloyd's 'plans for euro collapse'

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 10:43
related places: London

The insurance market Lloyd's of London is preparing contingency plans for the possibility of the euro collapsing, its chief executive tells a newspaper.
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Clegg: Protest scared neighbours

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 9:21
related places: London

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says that he hopes that the protest outside his London home will not force his family to "retreat behind battlements".
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Scotland humbled by US in Florida

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 7:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

Craig Levein suffers his heaviest defeat as Scotland manager as the United States run out 5-1 winners in Florida.
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Cable: 'Don't lecture eurozone'

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 4:03
related countries: Germany Germany

The UK should learn from Germany's successful economy, rather than lecturing the eurozone, Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
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Sweden wins Eurovision contest

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 0:20
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, Sweden Sweden

Swedish singer Loreen wins the Eurovision Song Contest in Azerbaijan, with UK entry Engelbert Humperdinck finishing 25th out of 26.
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Norway 0-1 England

Saturday, May 26th 2012, 21:31

Roy Hodgson's reign as England manager begins in Oslo's Ullevaal Stadium with a first win against Norway in 32 years.
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UK soldier killed in Afghanistan

Saturday, May 26th 2012, 19:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A soldier from 1st Battalion, The Royal Welsh, dies in a bomb explosion in Afghanistan.
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Welsh valleys welcome torch relay

Saturday, May 26th 2012, 18:36
related places: Cardiff, Swansea

Thousands of people line the route of the Olympic torch relay as it winds its way from Cardiff, where Doctor Who star Matt Smith carried the flame, through the south Wales valleys towards Swansea.
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Strauss ton leads England charge

Saturday, May 26th 2012, 17:19

Captain Andrew Strauss hits his second century of the series as England close day two on 259-2, trailing West Indies by 111.
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Anti-cuts protest at Clegg's home

Saturday, May 26th 2012, 16:50
related places: London

Hundreds of anti-cuts protesters gather outside Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg's home in south-west London.
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UK plans for EU immigration rise

Saturday, May 26th 2012, 14:23
related countries: Greece Greece

The Home Office draws up contingency plans to cope with a possible large increase in immigration from Greece if the euro collapses.
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Second body found in Indian river

Saturday, May 26th 2012, 12:22
related countries: India India

A second body is found by police investigating the disappearance of two British men who went missing during a canoeing trip in India.
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Saturday, May 26th 2012, 0:22

Thousands of UK websites are expected to be in breach of a law that dictates what they can log about visitors.
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Jubilee street parties near 10,000

Friday, May 25th 2012, 23:13

Latest figures reveal that councils in England and Wales have received almost 9,500 road closure applications for Diamond Jubilee street parties.
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'Millionaire' riot student jailed

Friday, May 25th 2012, 18:07
related places: London

A millionaire's daughter who drove looters around London during the 2011 riots is jailed for two years.
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Bolt labours to Ostrava victory

Friday, May 25th 2012, 17:44

Usain Bolt fails to go under 10 seconds in the 100m at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava, with Britain's Dwain Chambers fifth.
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Samuels and Sammy rescue Windies

Friday, May 25th 2012, 17:21

Marlon Samuels and Darren Sammy add an unbroken 168 as West Indies rally to 304-6 on day one of the second Test with England.
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Olympic torch arrives in Wales

Friday, May 25th 2012, 12:11
related places: Cardiff, Worcester

The Olympic flame arrives in Wales and is greeted by thousands of people on its relay route towards Newport and Cardiff.
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Yes campaign seeks million Scots

Friday, May 25th 2012, 11:57

The "yes" campaign for independence wants one million Scots to sign a declaration of support by the time of the referendum in the autumn of 2014.
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Libya PM lays Fletcher wreath

Friday, May 25th 2012, 11:14
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: London

Libyan interim prime minister Abdurrahim El-Keib lays a wreath at the spot where policewoman Yvonne Fletcher was shot dead in London in 1984.
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Murray to face Ito in first round

Friday, May 25th 2012, 10:13
related countries: France France, Japan Japan
related places: Ito

Britain's Andy Murray is drawn to face Tatsuma Ito of Japan, the world number 69, in the opening round of the French Open.
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Wade poised to make England debut

Friday, May 25th 2012, 9:39
related places: Twickenham

Christian Wade is set to make his senior debut for England in Sunday's Killik Cup game against the Barbarians at Twickenham.
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Thursday, May 24th 2012, 23:01

The deadline for UK websites to comply with new cookie regulations is set to pass, with most sites expected to be in breach of the rules.
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UK police in Libya Fletcher probe

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 21:14
related countries: Libya Libya

A Metropolitan Police team is to fly to Libya to continue the investigation into the murder of PC Yvonne Fletcher, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
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Goal-line technology at Wembley

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 13:55
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Wembley

Goal-line technology will be tested at Wembley when England entertain Belgium in a friendly on 2 June.
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Thursday, May 24th 2012, 10:52

London Welsh chairman Bleddyn Phillips says the club will consider legal action to allow them entry to the Premiership.
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Economy shrank more than thought

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 10:29

The UK economy shrank by 0.3% in the first three months of the year, more than previously estimated, revised figures show.
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VIDEO: Hitchcock's first film restored

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 23:34

Alfred Hitchcock's debut feature film, The Pleasure Garden, has been restored by the British Film Institute (BFI) as part of its celebration of the film-maker.
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Tax effort 'stunted by job cuts'

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 23:08

Impressive efforts have been made by the UK tax authority to collect outstanding tax but more could have been done without job cuts, MPs say.
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Arts A-list gathers for the Queen

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 23:08
related places: London

Sir Paul McCartney, Dame Judi Dench and David Hockney were among 850 cultural figures who joined the Queen at a Diamond Jubilee reception.
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Pietersen fined for Knight tweet

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 22:25

England batsman Kevin Pietersen is fined for Twitter comments on Sky television commentator Nick Knight.
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Rabies case confirmed in London

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 16:43
related places: London

A London patient is confirmed as having rabies after being bitten by a dog in South Asia, the Health Protection Agency says.
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BAE signs £1.9bn Saudi jet deal

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 16:40
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

British defence giant BAE signs a £1.9bn ($3bn) deal with Saudi Arabia to supply Hawk trainer jets, safeguarding over 200 UK jobs.
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Ban for Saudi Olympic horsemen

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 16:35
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: London

Two top members of the Saudi Olympic equestrian team are banned from competing for eight months, and are now likely to miss the London games.
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Finn one of world's best - Broad

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 14:53

Stuart Broad says Steven Finn is good enough to "get in most teams in the world" despite being kept out of England's Test side.
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Apple's Jonathan Ive is knighted

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 10:45

Jonathan Ive - the British designer behind Apple's iMac, iPod, iPhone and iPad - is knighted at Buckingham Palace.
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Bank eyed case for more stimulus

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 10:21

Bank of England policymakers voted by 8-1 this month against pumping more money into the economy, but the decision was "finely balanced" for some.
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Big fall in April UK retail sales

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 9:33

UK retail sales volumes fell sharply in April largely because of a record fall in petrol sales, according to official figures.
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Chariots of Fire sprints on stage

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 8:02
related places: London, West End

A stage version of the Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire has its premiere in London and is now set for a West End run during the Olympics.
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Schools saw 87,000 racism cases

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 0:32

Thousands of racist incidents, ranging from name calling to physical abuse, were recorded in Britain's schools between 2007 and 2011, the BBC finds.
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Official 'offers 2012 tickets'

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 21:34

A senior Olympic official is suspended after a BBC investigation revealed he was willing to sell thousands of pounds worth of 2012 tickets for cash.
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UK can decide on inmates' votes

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 17:57

The European Court of Human Rights says individual governments can decide how to implement a ban on convicted prisoners voting.
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DNA to shed light on yeti claims

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 15:57
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A UK-Swiss team is to use genetic testing to investigate the origins of remains claimed to have come from "yetis" and "bigfoot".
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Pietersen praises England bowlers

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 15:48

Kevin Pietersen praises England's bowling attack after a West Indies fightback gave his side an unexpected fright in the first Test at Lord's.
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Ken Loach bemoans censors' cuts

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 15:42

Film director Ken Loach criticises British film censors for asking him to remove swear words from his new film in order to qualify for a 15 certificate.
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IMF tells UK to consider rate cut

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 12:39

The Bank of England should consider new boosts to the UK economy says the IMF as it backs the government's deficit-cutting strategy.
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Soldier 'sniper death' accidental

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 11:40
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A soldier believed to have been killed by a British sniper in Afghanistan was accidentally shot while on active service, a coroner says.
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The Games are coming: Will you be too?

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 11:14

Are you coming to the London 2012 Olympic Games this year?
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May details Asbo replacement plan

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 11:01

Home Secretary Theresa May announces new plans to tackle anti-social behaviour in England and Wales, including orders to replace Asbos.
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Best replaces Gabriel for Windies

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 10:33

Injured West Indies seamer Shannon Gabriel will miss the rest of the Test series against England and be replaced by Tino Best.
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UK inflation rate in fall to 3%

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 9:18

The UK inflation rate fell to 3% last month, its lowest since February 2010, owing to a slowdown in transport price rises.
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Hewitt awarded Queen's wildcard

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 9:12

Four-time winner Lleyton Hewitt and Britain's James Ward are handed wildcards for the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club.
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IVF age limit 'should be raised'

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 1:09

Women in their early 40s should be given access to IVF on the NHS, draft guidelines for England, Wales and Northern Ireland recommend.
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We won't desert Afghans - Cameron

Monday, May 21st 2012, 19:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Cameron

Britain will not desert the people of Afghanistan when troops end their combat role there in 2014, David Cameron says at a Nato summit in Chicago.
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Windies were stern test - Strauss

Monday, May 21st 2012, 15:41

Captain Andrew Strauss admits England were forced to "dig deep" before sealing a five-wicket victory over West Indies.
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Sportsday - breaking sports news

Monday, May 21st 2012, 14:49
related places: Chelsea, Liverpool

Chelsea manager and transfer news, Liverpool and Aston Villa manager updates, England v West Indies, plus more.
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Body parts kept by police forces

Monday, May 21st 2012, 13:31

Police forces in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have stored almost 500 body parts and human organs, a report says.
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Coldplay to play at Paralympics

Monday, May 21st 2012, 10:37

Coldplay are chosen to perform at the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
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Eurovision evictions 'not unique'

Monday, May 21st 2012, 9:35
related countries: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
related places: London

Azerbaijan's demolition of homes to make way for Eurovision is likened to London clearing land for the Olympics by the competition's head.
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Live - England v West Indies

Monday, May 21st 2012, 9:27

Alastair Cook and Ian Bell steer England to a five-wicket victory over the West Indies in the first Test at Lord's.
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UK childcare 'needs an overhaul'

Monday, May 21st 2012, 9:01

Childcare in the UK needs to be overhauled to make it more affordable, a report by MP Elizabeth Truss, for the CentreForum think tank, suggests.
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Book GP visit online 'by 2015'

Monday, May 21st 2012, 8:29

Patients in England will be able to book GP appointments and get test results online within three years, ministers are promising.
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Adele wins 12 Billboard awards

Monday, May 21st 2012, 7:06

The British singer was the big winner at this year's awards in Las Vegas winning top artist and album for 21.
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London 'the biggest' Paralympics

Sunday, May 20th 2012, 23:00

With 100 days to go, organisers say the London 2012 Paralympics will be the "biggest ever", as tickets go back on sale.
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HSBC machines hit by IT failure

Sunday, May 20th 2012, 21:10

UK customers of HSBC report problems using cash machines, making card payments and online transactions, but the bank says the problem is fixed.
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Muse carry Olympic flame in Devon

Sunday, May 20th 2012, 19:44
related places: Exeter, Plymouth

Thousands turn out to see rock band Muse carry the Olympic flame in their home town of Teignmouth, on day two of the Olympic torch relay.
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Swann bullish on England chances

Sunday, May 20th 2012, 18:32

Graeme Swann is optimistic about England's chances against West Indies despite losing two late wickets on day four.
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West Indies raise victory hopes

Sunday, May 20th 2012, 18:01

West Indies mount a stirring fightback to raise their hopes of pulling off an unlikely victory over England in the first Test at Lord's.
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McDowell loses Match Play final

Sunday, May 20th 2012, 17:57

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell is narrowly beaten by Nicolas Colsaerts in the final of the World Match Play in Andalucia.
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Falklands War memorial unveiled

Sunday, May 20th 2012, 15:59

A service has taken place to dedicate a new memorial at Britain's National Memorial Arboretum to the Britons who died in the Falklands War.
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Euro banks 'in tatters' - Clarke

Sunday, May 20th 2012, 13:23

Former chancellor Ken Clarke says Europe's banking system is "in tatters" and warns the UK is "heavily exposed" to potential problems.
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Chelsea fans jubilant at cup win

Sunday, May 20th 2012, 10:42
related places: Chelsea, London

Chelsea fans across the world are celebrating their team's historic Champions League win, as a victory parade in west London is planned.
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Live - England v West Indies

Sunday, May 20th 2012, 9:29

England lose first-innings centurion Andrew Strauss early in their pursuit of 191 to win the first Test at Lord's
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Hodgson warns players to behave

Sunday, May 20th 2012, 7:32

England boss Roy Hodgson warns his players to behave responsibly at their city-centre base during Euro 2012.
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Phone hack police chief to retire

Sunday, May 20th 2012, 6:56

The senior Scotland Yard officer in charge of three linked phone-hacking investigations will retire later this year, the Met Police confirms.
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UK force 'to stay in Afghanistan'

Sunday, May 20th 2012, 5:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A small number of British soldiers could remain in Afghanistan after forces withdraw in 2014, a senior UK government official says.
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'Cursing stone' found on island

Saturday, May 19th 2012, 23:13

A stone discovered by chance on the Isle of Canna is Scotland's first known example of a bullaun "cursing stone", experts reveal.
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Call to challenge booze pricing

Saturday, May 19th 2012, 23:12

The EU is urged to contest Scotland's plans for a minimum price per unit of alcohol.
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Thousands greet Olympic torch

Saturday, May 19th 2012, 20:51

About 100,000 people thronged the streets to see the first day of the torch relay.
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England target Chanderpaul wicket

Saturday, May 19th 2012, 18:24

Ian Bell feels the wicket of Shivnarine Chanderpaul holds the key to England's chances on the fourth day of the first Test.
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England closing in on Lord's win

Saturday, May 19th 2012, 17:40

England are closing in on victory at Lord's after dominating the third day, which ended with West Indies 120-4 and trailing by 35.
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PM: 'Good progress' on eurozone

Saturday, May 19th 2012, 17:36
related countries: United States United States

UK PM David Cameron says "progress" is being made in the G8 summit before world leaders says they want debt-stricken Greece to remain in the eurozone.
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England v West Indies - day three as it happened

Saturday, May 19th 2012, 17:06

West Indies close day three on 120-4, still 35 runs behind England in the first Test at Lord's.
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Live - Scottish Cup final

Saturday, May 19th 2012, 13:35

Hibernian and Hearts meet at Hampden in the first all-Edinburgh Scottish Cup final since 1896.
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Cameron joins talks over eurozone

Saturday, May 19th 2012, 3:42
related countries: France France

UK PM David Cameron joins other world leaders at the G8 summit for talks set to focus on the eurozone crisis, amid signs a deal is unlikely to be reached.
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