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Delay call over NHS 111 phoneline

Friday, February 17th 2012, 8:12

Doctors' leaders say they have 'serious concerns' about the rollout of the NHS 111 non-emergency phoneline in England.
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VIDEO: Spying on a silent star

Friday, February 17th 2012, 7:57

The silent movie star, Charlie Chaplin, became the subject of a British intelligence investigation after America pressed for evidence linking him to communism, according to files released in the National Archives.
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Scots 'must have straight choice'

Friday, February 17th 2012, 0:32

Scotland's voters must be given a "straight choice" between independence and remaining in the Union if a referendum is held on the country's future, peers say.
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PM makes referendum powers offer

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 21:48
related places: Edinburgh

David Cameron offers to consider more Scottish powers in the event of a vote against independence, as his talks with Alex Salmond are described as "frustrating".
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VIDEO: Argentina plans to delay UK ships

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 16:48
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

The transport union in Argentina says it will delay any British ships in its ports as tensions increase over the Falkland Islands.
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Boy guilty of student riot attack

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 16:12
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: London

A 17-year-old boy is found guilty of an attack on a Malaysian student during the summer riots in London.
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Airport eye scanners turned off

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 12:58

Hi-tech eye scanners at two out of four English airports are mothballed seven years after they were introduced.
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Mallinder out of England running

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 12:46

Northampton Saints director of rugby Jim Mallinder says he has not applied for the job as England manager.
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Bacon nude portrait fetches £21m

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 10:27
related places: London

A nude portrait by Francis Bacon, of the Soho model Henrietta Moraes, has sold for £21m at Christie's in London.
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Fry to make London theatre return

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 9:35
related places: London, West End

Stephen Fry is to perform in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night at London's Globe theatre - 17 years after he walked out on a West End production.
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BAE annual revenues drop by 14%

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 8:14

UK defence group BAE Systems reports a drop in sales as defence orders fall off, and warns that sales growth is unlikely this year.
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Argentine ire at Falklands visit

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 0:22
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Argentina condemns a planned visit to the Falkland Islands by British MPs as another sign of the UK's "militarisation" of the dispute.
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Homes of 'academy sites' revealed

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 0:14
related places: Birmingham, Bristol

Bristol and Birmingham top the areas of England where the government wants to convert primary schools into academies, the BBC discovers.
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How Germany lost the WWI arms race

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 0:08

How France and Britain won WWI arms race
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Oil fund 'could be worth £30bn'

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 22:43

Scotland's first minister has revealed plans for an independent Scotland to establish an ''oil fund'' to help future generations.
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Robshaw to remain England captain

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 19:25

Chris Robshaw will remain England captain for the remainder of the Six Nations after showing "the qualities required"
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Cook century inspires England win

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 19:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A second successive Alastair Cook century helps England to a 20-run win over Pakistan and a 2-0 lead in the one-day international series.
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Unemployment continues to edge up

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 17:46

UK unemployment rose by 48,000 to 2.67 million in the three months to December, the smallest increase for almost a year.
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PM promises to tackle drink abuse

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 17:14

The prime minister calls for bars, supermarkets and the drinks industry in England to do more to help tackle the "scandal" of alcohol abuse.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 15:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

A close finish is in prospect as Pakistan chase 251 to beat England in the second one-day international in Abu Dhabi.
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UK economy 'to zigzag' this year

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 13:08

The UK economy will "zigzag" this year, dipping in and out of growth, says Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King.
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Missing Appel artworks recovered

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 12:44
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: More

More than 400 works of art by Dutch artist Karel Appel are recovered after being discovered in a British warehouse, a decade after they disappeared.
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Live - Pakistan v England

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 10:26
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

Alastair Cook makes a century as England close on 250-4 in the second one-day international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.
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Miller cast in US Sherlock update

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 9:15
related countries: United States United States

British actor Jonny Lee Miller will play Sherlock Holmes in a proposed US TV update of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective stories.
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Ryanair in 'sexist ads' criticism

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 1:27

Two newspaper advertisements for the budget airline Ryanair are banned by the UK's advertising watchdog after complaints they were sexist.
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'Clarity' call over independence

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 0:13

A report by a Westminster committee calls for clarity on the "unanswered questions" of Scottish independence.
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Rangers FC enters administration

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 19:54

Rangers Football Club enters administration - meaning the club will be docked an immediate 10 points in the Scottish Premier League.
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UK inflation slows on VAT effect

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 17:51

Prices rose at an annual rate of 3.6% in January, official figures show, slower than the 4.2% rate recorded the month earlier.
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Rangers given 10-point deduction

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 17:08

Rangers are deducted 10 points after entering administration to fall 14 points behind Celtic in the Scottish Premier League.
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Downgrade hit to Spain and Italy

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 13:51
related countries: France France, Italy Italy, Portugal Portugal, Spain Spain

Italy, Spain and Portugal are among six eurozone nations to have their credit ratings cut by Moody's, while the UK and France are put on "negative outlook".
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UK and Jordan in Abu Qatada talks

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 13:05
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Home Office minister James Brokenshire is in Jordan for talks about Abu Qatada, the BBC understands.
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Radcliffe film tops UK box office

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 11:26

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe tops the UK box office chart again - this time with his new Hammer Horror production The Woman in Black.
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Chancellor: 'Can't waver' on cuts

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 9:31

Chancellor George Osborne defends continued spending cuts following a warning that the country's credit rating may be downgraded.
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Moody's warns on UK credit rating

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 9:12
related countries: Austria Austria, Italy Italy, Portugal Portugal

Moody's puts the credit rating of the UK, France and Austria on "negative outlook" and downgrades the ratings of Italy, Spain and Portugal.
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Iran sanctions won't work: Lamont

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 6:37
related countries: Iran Iran

Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Lord Lamont says sanctions against Iran will not work and are hurting British business interests, as David Lewis reports.
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Argentine union boycotts UK ships

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 2:24
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Argentina's main transport union says it will boycott ships flying the British flag as tensions rise over the Falkland Islands.
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Home sales are 'expected to rise'

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 0:57

Sales of homes in England and Wales are expected to rise in the final weeks of a stamp duty holiday, surveyors say.
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Abu Qatada release prompts debate

Monday, February 13th 2012, 23:35

Abu Qatada, accused of being one of the UK's most dangerous extremist preachers, is freed on bail from jail, prompting debate about his right to stay in the UK.
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Student recalls London riot punch

Monday, February 13th 2012, 20:29
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: London

A Malaysian student whose jaw was broken in an attack during the London riots tells a jury how he was punched in the face and robbed.
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England bounce back with ODI win

Monday, February 13th 2012, 19:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

Alastair Cook and Steven Finn help England recover from their Test series whitewash to beat Pakistan by 130 runs in the first one-day international in Abu Dhabi.
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'Modest progress' over referendum

Monday, February 13th 2012, 15:42
related places: Edinburgh

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond says "modest progress" was made at independence referendum talks with the UK government.
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Gatland gets Lions coach blessing

Monday, February 13th 2012, 12:24
related countries: Australia Australia, Ireland Ireland

The Welsh Rugby Union is happy for Warren Gatland to coach the British and Irish Lions to Australia in 2013 should he be asked.
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Redknapp wants Scholes at Euros

Monday, February 13th 2012, 11:26
related places: Scholes

Harry Redknapp, favourite to take the England job, says Manchester United veteran Paul Scholes should play at Euro 2012.
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Mixed outlook for the UK economy

Monday, February 13th 2012, 10:17

The CBI has predicted the UK will avoid a double dip recession, but two other surveys suggest the economy may worsen.
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Bonuses in public sector reviewed

Monday, February 13th 2012, 0:13

Public sector bonuses are to face new restrictions amid anger over pay levels at taxpayer-subsidised organisations such as Royal Bank of Scotland.
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Falling NHS productivity "myth"

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 23:58

Official figures have failed to reflect recent improvements in the NHS in England, according to the Lancet medical journal.
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The Artist dominates 65th Baftas

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 23:22

Silent movie The Artist dominates the 65th Baftas, taking seven prizes including best film, best director and best actor for its star Jean Dujardin.
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Wales 27-13 Scotland

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 16:47

Leigh Halfpenny scores two tries in a 22-point haul as Wales outclass Scotland 27-13 to go top of the Six Nations table.
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Live - Wales v Scotland

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 15:29
related places: Cardiff

Wales run in three tries as they beat Scotland 27-13 in the Six Nations at the Millennium Stadium.
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VIDEO: Turkey: Syria has broken promises

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 11:21
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

As Turkey takes a lead in trying to broker a settlement to end the violence in Syria the Turkish ambassador to the UK says President Assad has broken promises.
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Point of View: Why 2012 is a year to remember

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 0:42

Why 2012 is a bumper year for UK anniversaries
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VIDEO: Argentina claim UK sub near Falklands

Saturday, February 11th 2012, 12:16

Argentina's foreign minister has accused the UK of sending a nuclear-armed submarine to the South Atlantic, after making an official complaint to the UN. But UK officials said the accusations of militarisation were "absurd".
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Forget about Euro 2012 - Shearer

Saturday, February 11th 2012, 10:06

The new England manager should forget about winning Euro 2012 and look ahead to the World Cup in 2014, says Alan Shearer.
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Argentina in UK 'nuclear' claim

Saturday, February 11th 2012, 0:12
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina accuses the UK of sending a nuclear-armed submarine to the South Atlantic, and makes an official complaint to the UN over the Falklands.
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UN chief urges calm on Falklands

Friday, February 10th 2012, 20:49
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

UN chief Ban Ki-moon calls on Argentina and the UK to avoid an "escalation" in tensions over the disputed Falkland Islands.
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Lansley hits back over NHS bill

Friday, February 10th 2012, 18:04

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley says the government is "committed" to the NHS bill, amid reports that three Conservative cabinet ministers have concerns.
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Damilola killer recalled to jail

Friday, February 10th 2012, 18:03
related places: London

The Damilola Taylor Trust calls for an inquiry after one of the brothers convicted of killing the schoolboy is recalled to prison for a second time.
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Robshaw ready for improving Italy

Friday, February 10th 2012, 17:39
related countries: Italy Italy

Chris Robshaw vows England will go toe-to-toe with Italy to avoid defeat against a side improving with every passing tournament.
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Council's prayers ruled unlawful

Friday, February 10th 2012, 15:50

The High Court rules a Devon town council which held prayers before meetings was acting unlawfully - in a case which could affect councils across England and Wales.
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Overfishing 'costing EU £2.7bn'

Friday, February 10th 2012, 14:41

Overfishing of EU fisheries is costing the European economy £2.7bn a year and 100,000 jobs, a report by a UK think-tank finds.
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England win unusual warm-up match

Friday, February 10th 2012, 14:07
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

England's batsmen score some runs in Abu Dhabi, but only after their target was revised after England Lions were skittled for 96 in a one-sided warm-up match.
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Capello 'should've gone in 2010'

Friday, February 10th 2012, 13:12

Fabio Capello should have been removed as England manager following the World Cup, says FA councillor and Stoke chairman Peter Coates.
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England talk 'flatters' Redknapp

Friday, February 10th 2012, 11:16
related places: Tottenham

Harry Redknapp says he is flattered to be put forward for the England manager's role and admits it is the "ultimate job for an Englishman".
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Producer prices rise in January

Friday, February 10th 2012, 10:24

UK producer prices rose by 0.5% in January from December as the cost of alcohol, fuel and clothes rose, official data shows.
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England hit by more snow and ice

Friday, February 10th 2012, 7:01

Severe weather warnings remain in place across England, as much of the country sees snow, while the rest of the UK sees cold weather but no snow.
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VIDEO: Syria: UK will use diplomacy, not war

Friday, February 10th 2012, 0:22
related countries: Syria Syria

The British Foreign Secretary, William Hague, says Britain will use diplomacy with Syria, not weapons.
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Argentina in UN Falklands protest

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 23:41
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Argentina's foreign minister is to make a formal complaint to the UN about British "militarisation" around the disputed Falkland Islands on Friday.
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Redknapp's the man, says Shearer

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 21:40

The Football Association should "move heaven and earth" to ensure Harry Redknapp becomes the next England manager, according to Alan Shearer.
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Bank injects £50bn into economy

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 18:48

The Bank of England agrees to extend its quantitative easing programme by £50bn to give a further boost to the UK economy.
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Nine men jailed over terror plot

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 17:48

Nine men who plotted to bomb the London Stock Exchange and build a terrorist training camp are jailed.
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Defoe fears Redknapp Spurs exit

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 16:47
related places: Tottenham

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe says his club could be resigned to losing Harry Redknapp to England.
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Watts lands Princess Diana role

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 14:27

British-born actress Naomi Watts is to portray Princess Diana in a new film believed to explore her relationship with the heart surgeon Hasnat Khan.
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Keothavong in Pattaya Open exit

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 13:38
related countries: Thailand Thailand

British number two Anne Keothavong has exited the Pattaya Open in Thailand after losing her second-round match 6-4 7-5 to Sania Mirza.
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FA to draw up England shortlist

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 12:26

The Football Association will "move quickly" to begin the search for a successor to Fabio Capello as England manager.
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VIDEO: Ai Weiwei hopes to visit UK design

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 12:15
related places: London

Ai Weiwei, who gained global recognition for his design of the iconic Bird's Nest stadium for the last Olympics, is now designing a pavilion for this year's games in London.
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No takers for Miro at London sale

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 11:17
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: London

A 1933 work by the Spanish artist Joan Miro fails to sell in a week that has seen other pieces sold for record prices at London auctions.
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England name same side for Italy

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 11:03
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

England head coach Stuart Lancaster names the same starting XV and bench that beat Scotland for Saturday's Six Nations match against Italy in Rome.
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Tremlett undergoes back surgery

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 10:44

Surrey and England pace bowler Chris Tremlett undergoes a back operation.
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UK trade gap smallest since 2003

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 10:25

The UK's trade deficit fell to £1.1bn in December, its lowest monthly level for more than eight years.
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VIDEO: James Marsh on his IRA thriller

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 9:21
related countries: Germany Germany

British filmmaker James Marsh's new film Shadow Dancer is to be screened at the Berlin Film Festival.
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Care referrals reach record high

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 9:06

The number of children referred into care in England hits a record high, after rising steadily in the years since the Baby P case.
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Medical drama House to end run

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 7:37

The show, which stars British actor Hugh Laurie, will finish after the current eighth season ends.
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Prince qualifies as Apache pilot

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 1:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Apache

The MoD says Prince Harry has qualified as an Army Air Corps Apache helicopter pilot, paving the way for a possible return to Afghanistan.
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Kate attends Lucian Freud preview

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 0:27
related places: Cambridge, London

The Duchess of Cambridge carries out her first solo public engagement, attending a preview of a new Lucian Freud exhibition in central London.
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VIDEO: Bankski: Russia's mystery street artist

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 23:04
related countries: Russia Russia

The mysterious Russian street artist, 'Pavel 183', is being compared to Britain's Banksy.
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Hearts 0-4 Celtic

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 21:56

Celtic sweep Hearts aside to move four points clear at the top of the Scottish Premier League.
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Capello quits as England manager

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 19:28

Fabio Capello resigns as England manager, the Football Association confirms.
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Police hold 213 in raids on gangs

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 18:02
related places: London

More than 200 people are arrested during raids across London by the Metropolitan Police's new dedicated unit tackling gang crime.
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RBS boss: I considered resigning

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 16:00

Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Stephen Hester tells the BBC he briefly considered resigning during the uproar over his bonus.
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Davies suspended for Six Nations

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 13:59
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Wales lock Bradley Davies is banned for seven weeks and will miss the rest of the Six Nations Championship.
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Fury vacates heavyweight titles

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 13:54

Tyson Fury vacates the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles after talks break down on meeting English champion David Price
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Laidlaw and Cross start for Scots

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 13:53
related places: Cross

Greig Laidlaw and Geoff Cross come in as two enforced changes for Scotland's Six Nations visit to Wales on Sunday.
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Instant Lendl impact for Murray

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 10:41

British number one Andy Murray believes new coach Ivan Lendl has improved his game already.
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Taylor art auction fetches £14m

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 8:31
related places: London

Three paintings from Elizabeth Taylor's personal art collection are sold for almost £14 million at an auction in London.
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UK freezes as temperatures fall

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 7:26

Temperatures in England plummeted overnight but failed to match the coldest night of the winter so far.
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Libya mission 'could be one-off'

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 2:23
related countries: Libya Libya

MPs say spending cuts raise concerns over the UK's ability to launch another mission on the same scale as the operation in Libya.
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Mackenzie Crook up for book award

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 1:51

British actor Mackenzie Crook, best known for playing Gareth in The Office, is shortlisted for this year's Waterstones Children's Book Prize.
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Argentina to take Falklands to UN

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 1:02
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Argentina will make a formal complaint to the UN about British "militarisation" around the disputed Falkland Islands, says President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
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Parks stands down from Scotland

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 16:43

Scotland stand-off Dan Parks announces his retirement from international rugby with immediate effect.
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Royals celebrate Dickens' legacy

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 15:37

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are leading global celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens's birth.
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