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Coleman angry at Wenger 'cheap shot'

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 13:22

Wales manager Chris Coleman accuses Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger of a "cheap shot" over Aaron Ramsey's injury.
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Bale to miss Netherlands friendly

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 11:07
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Spain Spain

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale and Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey are not in Wales' squad for the friendly against the Netherlands.
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Warning over PM's key EU reform aim

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 10:54

Britain's top civil servant warns ministers that banning EU migrants from claiming tax credits for four years, a key demand in their EU renegotiations, could be found to be illegal.
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Hunt pay offer in junior doctor row

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 10:15

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is writing to all 50,000 junior doctors in England in a last ditch attempt to persuade them not to take industrial action.
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Prince Charles starts New Zealand tour

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 5:28
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall arrive in New Zealand at the start of a 12-day tour.
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Ex-England cricketer Graveney dies

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 18:43
related places: Graveney

Tom Graveney, a former England cricketer who later became a BBC commentator and served as MCC president, dies aged 88.
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Migrant disturbances at UK Cyprus base

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 18:11
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

Video footage emerges showing a series of disturbances by migrants who want to leave a British military base in Cyprus.
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VIDEO: Refugees protest at British base in Cyprus

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 17:46
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus, Syria Syria

More than 100 Syrian refugees have staged a series of protests demanding that they should be allowed to leave a British military base in Cyprus.
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Standard Chartered loss hits shares

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 15:54

Shares in Standard Chartered fell sharply after the Asia-focused UK bank said it would raise $5.1bn (£3.3bn) and cut 15,000 jobs by 2018.
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England fight to leave Test poised

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 13:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

England strike late on day three as Pakistan finish on 146-3, a lead of 74, in the third and final Test in Sharjah.
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Sexism row over new UK passport design

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 13:31

The government is accused of sexism over the new UK passport design, which includes just two famous women to seven men.
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V&A Museum turns down Thatcher wardrobe

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 12:55
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London turns down the chance to exhibit former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's clothes.
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Lobster claws way to top of Bifa list

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 12:37

Surreal dystopian drama The Lobster tops the list of nominations for this year's Moet British Independent Film Awards.
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Osborne: EU deal 'there to be done'

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 12:35
related countries: Germany Germany

George Osborne says there is a "deal to be done" as he set out UK demands for its future EU membership in a speech to German business leaders.
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Infected baby dies at 'super-hospital'

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 10:43

A baby dies at Scotland's newest children's hospital campus after becoming infected with a harmful bacteria that has also affected five other infants.
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UK journalists convicted in Indonesia

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 10:42
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Two British documentary makers are found guilty of violating Indonesia's immigration laws by filming without a press visa.
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Profits slide at Primark owner

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 10:22

Annual profits at Primark owner Associated British Foods have fallen by 30% following falls in food prices and significant currency movements.
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Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 5:12

Six police and crime commissioners threaten the Home Office with legal action over changes to the way police forces in England and Wales are funded.
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Fresh fog alerts amid flight disruption

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 22:17

Further weather warnings are issued as dense fog persists across much of the UK, causing disruption to flights at a number of airports.
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BBC Arabic Festival Awards announced

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 21:29
related places: London

Five winners of this year's BBC Arabic Festival Awards have been announced, at a closing ceremony at the corporation's broadcast headquarters in London.
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UK 'rows back' in Europe rights battle

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 19:01

The UK government's threat to abandon the European Convention on Human Rights has diminished, a senior Conservative MP says.
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Nicole Kidman up for theatre award

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 16:58

Nicole Kidman is competing for the best actress prize at this year's London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
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Netherlands drop Depay and van Persie

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 16:33

Netherlands omit Manchester United's Memphis Depay and Fenerbahce's Robin van Persie from their squad to face Wales in November.
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Airports battling fog disruption

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 15:25

Scores of flights are cancelled and many more delayed by a second day of dense fog across much of the UK.
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Taylor puts England in good position

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 13:18
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

James Taylor's unbeaten 74 helps England to 222-4, trailing Pakistan by 12 after two days of the final Test in Sharjah.
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Bond's Spectre breaks box office records

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 10:52

The latest James Bond movie, Spectre, breaks all-time box office records in nearly every market it opens in and breaks a Harry Potter record in the UK.
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UK, Germany heart of Europe - Osborne

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 10:41
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin, Osborne

The UK and German economies are the "beating heart" of Europe, George Osborne says as he heads to Berlin for talks on EU reforms.
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VIDEO: Pilot's view of fog from inside cockpit

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 9:22

The BBC's Ed Thomas reports from inside the cockpit of a British Airways plane at Manchester Airport as dozens of flights are cancelled across the UK and parts of Europe due to thick fog.
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Ice Age engravings found in Jersey

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 0:02
related countries: Jersey Jersey

A dig in Jersey yields a stash of hunter-gatherer artefacts, including engraved stones which may pre-date all known ancient art in the British Isles.
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England 26-12 New Zealand

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 18:53
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Brett Ferres scores two tries as England come from behind to defeat New Zealand in the opening Test of their three-match series.
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Hottest UK November day recorded

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 18:22

The hottest November day in the UK is recorded, as Ceredigion in mid Wales hits 22.4C (72.3F).
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Stokes faces scan on shoulder injury

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 15:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

England's Ben Stokes will have a scan on the shoulder injury he suffered on the first day of the third Test against Pakistan.
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Pace bowlers give England early edge

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 13:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

James Anderson and Stuart Broad give England the better of the first day of the third and final Test against Pakistan.
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Scottish Labour votes to scrap Trident

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 13:21

Scottish Labour party delegates have backed a vote to scrap the UK's Trident nuclear missile system.
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Police hurt in London rave clashes

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 12:04
related places: London

Crowds throwing bottles, chairs and a suspected petrol bomb clash with riot police at an illegal rave in central London.
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UK begins work on new Mid-East base

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 7:12

A ceremony is held to mark the start of construction work on Britain's first new permanent military base in the Middle East since 1971.
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Six million paid 'below living wage'

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 3:08

Almost six million workers in the UK are paid less than the living wage, a study suggests.
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Whitlock wins gold for GB at Worlds

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 16:24

Great Britain's Max Whitlock wins gold and team-mate Louis Smith silver on the pommel horse at the World Championships.
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Scots Labour would raise top-earner tax

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 15:20

Scotland's Labour leader Kezia Dugdale says her party would raise taxes for the "very top earners" to pay for improvements to education.
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Tower poppies on sale for £350 each

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 13:33
related places: London

Ceramic poppies which formed part of an art display at the Tower of London last year are being resold online for up to £350 each.
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Brentford 1-0 Queens Park Rangers

Friday, October 30th 2015, 21:59
related places: Brentford, London

Marco Djuricin's second-half strike earns Brentford victory over west London rivals Queens Park Rangers.
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Last UK Guantanamo detainee lands in UK

Friday, October 30th 2015, 19:39

British resident Shaker Aamer, who spent 13 years in Guantanamo Bay, arrives back in the UK and thanks supporters for his release.
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Adele's Hello tops UK singles chart

Friday, October 30th 2015, 17:54

Adele's return to the spotlight sees her new single become the biggest-selling number one song in three years.
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I had to Google rowing - Glover

Friday, October 30th 2015, 17:19

British Olympic champion Helen Glover said she needed to "Google rowing" when she took up the sport in 2008.
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Steel company Caparo to cut 452 jobs

Friday, October 30th 2015, 15:11
related places: More

More than 450 jobs are to go at steel sites run by Caparo Industries across the UK, administrators say.
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Man held over south London sex assaults

Friday, October 30th 2015, 11:50
related places: London

A man is arrested in connection with eight sexual assaults within three weeks in south London.
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Second teen arrested over TalkTalk hack

Friday, October 30th 2015, 9:48
related places: London

Police make a second arrest, a 16-year-old boy from west London, in connection with the TalkTalk hacking attack.
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RBS profits rise on Citizens sale

Friday, October 30th 2015, 8:21
related countries: United States United States

Royal Bank of Scotland Group said third-quarter net profit rose to £952m from £896m after it booked a £1.1bn gain as it sells US bank Citizens.
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Learning disability care beds cut

Friday, October 30th 2015, 7:46

Hospital beds for people with learning disabilities and autism will be halved in England, the NHS has announced.
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Inquiry call over vanished cruise woman

Friday, October 30th 2015, 1:01
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The disappearance of a woman from a cruise ship near Mexico four years ago should be investigated by UK authorities, an MP demands.
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RBS cuts ties with US bank Citizens

Friday, October 30th 2015, 0:39
related countries: United States United States

The Royal Bank of Scotland is selling its remaining 20.9% stake in the US bank Citizens as it continues to focus on the UK market.
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MPs worried by UK refugee 'capacity'

Friday, October 30th 2015, 0:06
related countries: Syria Syria

The UK may not be prepared for the number of Syrian refugees the government plans to accept, MPs say.
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European gossip

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 18:55

Cristiano Ronaldo wants a return to England, Barcelona target Alexandre Pato, Paul Pogba's asking price revealed, and more.
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Arsenal duo to miss England games

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 16:43

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are out until after the international break.
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UK 'yet to reveal EU reform details'

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 9:10

Two European leaders tell the BBC that the UK is yet to reveal any details about what it wants to achieve in a renegotiation with the EU.
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Women 'now 25% of FTSE boards'

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 0:07

The UK's top companies have reached a "major milestone" in increasing the number of women in their boardrooms, but more needs to be done, a new report is expected to say.
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VIDEO: Man facing lashes in Saudi to be freed

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 23:23
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A British man, who was threatened with flogging for having homemade wine in his car in Saudi Arabia, is to be freed.
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O'Sullivan will not defend UK title

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 21:32
related places: York

Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan will not be defending his UK Snooker Championship title in York in November.
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Burgess 'considering league return'

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 20:46
related places: Bath

England's Sam Burgess is given time off by Premiership club Bath to consider his future in rugby union, BBC Sport learns.
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Briton to be released from Saudi jail

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 18:56
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A British man who was imprisoned for possessing alcohol in Saudi Arabia will be released within a week, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.
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VIDEO: Decades in jail for another man's crime

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 17:33
related countries: United States United States

A man has been in prison in the US for 23 years for shooting dead a British tourist, even though the judge in his trial and police detectives believe he is innocent of the crime, a BBC investigation finds.
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Fewer police on Madeleine McCann case

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 16:44
related places: London

The number of UK officers investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann is cut from 29 to four, the Metropolitan Police says.
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Terry Jones to direct Feldman play

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 16:25

Monty Python's Terry Jones is to direct the world premiere of Jeepers Creepers, a play about British comedy star Marty Feldman.
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Cameron in EU exit plan warning

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 14:46
related countries: Iceland Iceland

David Cameron rejects Eurosceptic claims the UK could thrive like Norway if it leaves the EU, ahead of a summit in Iceland.
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EU doctor suspended for 'poor English'

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 14:27
related countries: Italy Italy

An Italian doctor has been suspended from practising in the UK after failing an English language test.
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Police warn 1,900 of 'threat to life'

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 13:53

Police in the UK have warned nearly 2,000 people their lives were under threat in the last four years, new figures show.
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Comic Mortimer has triple heart bypass

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 9:56

Bob Mortimer cancels the first leg of a UK tour with comedy partner Vic Reeves after undergoing a triple heart bypass operation.
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UK cash to protect antiquities from IS

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 4:07
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A £3m ($4.5m) scheme to help Iraq protect its antiquities from war and Islamic State terrorism has been announced by the UK government.
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Cancer variation 'unacceptable'

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 0:54

Vital opportunities to diagnose cancer patients in England earlier and increase their survival chances are being missed, experts are warning.
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UK seeks emergency EU talks on steel

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 0:10

Business Secretary Sajid Javid calls for an emergency European Union meeting to discuss the crisis in the steel industry.
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VIDEO: Saudi-UK relations becoming 'strained'

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 23:06
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Diplomatic relations between the UK and Saudi Arabia have become 'strained' in recent weeks.
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Parliament review after Lords defeat

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 20:00

The government announces a review into the workings of Parliament after its defeat in the House of Lords over tax credit cuts.
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Jimi Hendrix house opens to public

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 15:43
related places: London

Jimi Hendrix's London home is to open as a permanent museum for the public to visit on 10 February 2016.
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GB's Bedene beats Chardy in Valencia

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 15:17

British number two Aljaz Bedene upsets eighth seed Jeremy Chardy to reach the second round of the Valencia Open.
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Scotland women win in Macedonia

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 14:49
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia

Rachel Corsie scores twice as Scotland win 4-1 in Macedonia to go top of their Euro 2017 qualifying group.
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UK to extend Afghanistan troops' stay

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 12:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The UK is to extend the stay of its 450 troops in Afghanistan to the end of next year, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon tells MPs.
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UK economic growth slows to 0.5%

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 11:09

UK economic growth slowed in the third quarter of the year, weighed down by the performance of the construction and manufacturing sectors, official figures show.
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England women beat Australia in China

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 10:53
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

Izzy Christiansen's goal earns England's women's team a 1-0 win over Australia in the CFA International Tournament.
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Duggan family to appeal over death

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 10:47

The family of Mark Duggan, who was shot dead by police in 2011, win the right to appeal over an inquest's finding he was lawfully killed.
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Rashid not to blame - Bayliss

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 8:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Trevor Bayliss says no-one is blaming Adil Rashid for the manner of his dismissal in England's second Test defeat by Pakistan.
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Where does UK aid to Syria actually go?

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 0:43
related countries: Syria Syria

Where does UK aid to Syria actually go?
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Stars join royals for Spectre premiere

Monday, October 26th 2015, 22:23
related places: Cambridge, London

The stars of the new James Bond film Spectre join the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry at the film's world premiere in London.
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Boy, 15, arrested after TalkTalk hack

Monday, October 26th 2015, 19:53

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in Northern Ireland in connection with the TalkTalk hacking attack, Scotland Yard has said.
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Five UK whale-watchers die in Canada

Monday, October 26th 2015, 18:37
related countries: Canada Canada

Five Britons were killed when a whale-watching boat carrying 27 people sank off the coast of western Canada, the UK foreign secretary says.
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Plane suffers landing gear collapse

Monday, October 26th 2015, 18:03

A plane owned and operated by British Airways' franchise Comair suffers an undercarriage failure while landing in Johannesburg.
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Adele heads straight to number one

Monday, October 26th 2015, 17:51

Adele's comeback single, Hello, looks set to top the official UK singles chart, after selling 165,000 copies in three days.
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Fox-Pitt 'makes progress' after fall

Monday, October 26th 2015, 17:16

Britain's William Fox-Pitt makes progress but is seriously ill after a fall at the World Young Horse Championships.
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Batting collapse cost us - Cook

Monday, October 26th 2015, 14:45
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Alastair Cook praises England's "character", but says their first-innings collapse cost them in the defeat by Pakistan.
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Defiant England lose second Test

Monday, October 26th 2015, 13:49

Pakistan win the second Test in Dubai with only 6.3 overs left despite a final-day England rearguard led by Adil Rashid.
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Five dead as whale-watching boat sinks

Monday, October 26th 2015, 12:25
related countries: Canada Canada

A whale-watching boat with 27 people on board has sunk off the coast of western Canada, killing at least five people, emergency services say.
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Money Shop owner to pay £15m refunds

Monday, October 26th 2015, 12:23

One of the UK's major payday lenders has agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority to refund £15.4m to 147,000 customers.
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Saudi relationship with UK 'at risk'

Monday, October 26th 2015, 11:32
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

An "alarming change" in Britain's attitude towards Saudi Arabia could lead to "serious repercussions", the Saudi ambassador warns.
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VIDEO: Footage shows stricken whale-watching boat

Monday, October 26th 2015, 10:10
related countries: Canada Canada

Amateur video shows a stricken whale-watching boat in the sea off the coast of British Columbia in western Canada, in a sinking which has claimed the lives of at least five people.
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Anderson signs new Lancashire deal

Monday, October 26th 2015, 9:11

England's all-time leading Test wicket taker James Anderson signs a new two-year deal to stay at Lancashire.
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Argentina 15-29 Australia

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 19:20
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia will play New Zealand in the World Cup final after they hold off an Argentina fightback to win a semi-final thriller.
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Police investigate Afghan war 'abuse'

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 17:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Police launch a criminal investigation into allegations that British soldiers mistreated more than 100 civilians during the war in Afghanistan.
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'Autonomy' plan for Scottish Labour

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 16:30

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has set out plans for "more autonomy" for the party in Scotland.
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England facing defeat in second Test

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 14:14

Pakistan need seven wickets on the final day to win the second Test after England reach 130-3, with Joe Root 59 not out.
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Sherlock set for cinema simulcast

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 12:40

A special episode of Sherlock is to be screened in more than 100 UK cinemas at the same time as it is seen on BBC One.
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Kent must wait for Moto3 world title

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 7:34
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Britain's Danny Kent fails to clinch the Moto3 world title after finishing seventh at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
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