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Live - India v England

Monday, October 17th 2011, 8:31
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Virat Kohli reaches his century as India close in on victory over England in Delhi ao take a 2-0 lead in the one-day international series.
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Economy at a 'dangerous junction'

Monday, October 17th 2011, 1:44

The UK economy has stalled at a dangerous junction with the latest bout of quantitative easing unlikely to work, independent forecaster Ernst and Young warns.
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Steps claim UK number one album

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 18:00

Reunited pop group Steps are number one in this week's UK album chart with their greatest hits package The Ultimate Collection.
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Second day of London City protest

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 16:53
related places: London

An anti-capitalist protest in London's financial district is continuing for a second day, with protesters gathered outside St Paul's Cathedral.
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Dernbach wary of India star Dhoni

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 15:13
related countries: India India

Jade Dernbach says containing India captain Mahendra Dhoni is crucial to England's hopes of winning the one-day international series, which continues on Monday.
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Royal honour for Wootton Bassett

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 14:49
related places: Wootton Bassett

A ceremony to rename Wootton Bassett with the prefix "Royal" takes place in the Wiltshire town.
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Warburton banned for three weeks

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 7:14
related countries: France France

Sam Warburton will miss Wales' World Cup third-place play-off match after receiving a three-week ban for his "dangerous tip tackle" in the semi-final defeat by France.
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Police consider Fox friend probe

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 6:38

City of London Police are considering whether to investigate Adam Werritty, the close friend of former Defence Secretary Liam Fox, for possible fraud.
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Drought aid appeal reaches £72m

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 1:28

The British public has donated £72m for victims of the devastating drought in East Africa, the most ever for a food crisis, UK aid agencies say.
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Occupy London protest in the City

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 19:44
related places: London

Demonstrators in London's financial district are trying to set up camp as part of a worldwide protest against alleged corporate greed.
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Red was right - ex-Wales captain

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 16:37
related countries: France France

Former Wales captain Robert Jones says Sam Warburton's sending-off in the World Cup semi-final defeat by France was the correct decision, although he believes 'the best team lost'.
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Fans watch 'brave' Wales bow out

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 14:10
related countries: France France
related places: Cardiff

Wales narrowly lose their World Cup semi-final to France in New Zealand, as 61,500 fans watch on big screens at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.
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Questions remain over Fox funding

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 12:15

The inquiry into Liam Fox's conduct should continue - despite him stepping down as defence secretary, Labour says
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Live - Scottish Premier League

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 11:13

Five matches kick off at 1500 BST in the Scottish Premier League after Celtic recover from three goals down to draw at Kilmarnock.
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UK pilot reported dead in crash

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 9:51
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The Foreign Office is investigating a report that a UK pilot and his passenger died in a plane crash in Switzerland on Friday.
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Wales 8-9 France

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 9:47
related countries: France France

Wales' World Cup campaign ends in controversial fashion as France edge a nailbiting semi-final after Welsh captain Sam Warburton is sent off.
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Frankel heads Champions Day cast

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 6:57
related places: Ascot

Unbeaten Frankel tops a high-quality list of runners for the inaugural British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday.
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Live text: Wales 8-9 France

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 6:29
related countries: France France

Wales, down to 14 men after the dismissal of captain Sam Waburton, lose their World Cup semi-final against France in heartbreaking fashion.
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VIDEO: Sprinter, 100, sets running record

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 2:08

Fauja Singh, a 100-year-old British man, has run his way to eight sprinting world records and is aiming to set another, when he takes part in this weekend's Toronto Waterfront Marathon.
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England collapse to opening loss

Friday, October 14th 2011, 17:18
related countries: India India

England slump from 111-2 to 174 all out as they lose by 126 runs in the first of five one-day internationals against India.
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Boyd to leave Shakespeare Company

Friday, October 14th 2011, 14:27

Michael Boyd is to leave his post as the British theatre director at the Royal Shakespeare Company.
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No-balls were 'freak occurrence'

Friday, October 14th 2011, 13:46
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The correct prediction of when no-balls would be bowled by Pakistan players during a Test match against England last year was a "freak occurrence", a trial hears.
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Live - India v England

Friday, October 14th 2011, 8:25
related countries: India India
related places: Hyderabad

England suffer a 126-run defeat as their batting collapses in the opening one-day international against India in Hyderabad.
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Wales are in-form side - Mealamu

Friday, October 14th 2011, 6:22
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand hooker Keven Mealamu insists fellow semi-finalists Wales are the best team left in the Rugby World Cup.
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PSG make approach to sign Beckham

Friday, October 14th 2011, 6:18
related countries: France France

Paris Saint-Germain make an approach to sign ex-England captain David Beckham when his contract at LA Galaxy expires in December.
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Spain seeks to lure back British property buyers

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 23:09

Britons wary about attempt to woo them back
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Gangs 'sexually abuse thousands'

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 21:12

Thousands of children in England are being horrifically abused by gangs, the deputy children's commissioner says, as she launches an inquiry.
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Rooney banned for three matches

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 16:43
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

England striker Wayne Rooney will miss the Euro 2012 group stage after being banned for three matches for his sending off against Montenegro.
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Haye announces boxing retirement

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 12:57

Britain's former WBA world heavyweight champion David Haye announces his retirement from boxing at the age of 31.
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Most private rents 'unaffordable'

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 12:49

Private rents are now unaffordable in 55% of local authorities in England, the housing charity Shelter says.
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Record exports cut trade deficit

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 10:27

The UK's trade deficit narrowed in August as the value of goods exported hit a record high, official figures show.
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Tindall criticised by review boss

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 9:58

The man tasked with chairing a review of the Rugby Football Union's England set up heavily criticises manager Martin Johnson and captain Mike Tindall.
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Wales team are no monks - Gatland

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 9:48
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Coach Warren Gatland denies Wales have been living "like monks" during their impressive World Cup campaign in New Zealand.
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Sportsday Live – Thursday 13 October

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 6:58

Sportsday Live - featuring all the reaction on Wayne Rooney's three-match England ban.
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Law helps launch London film gala

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 2:26
related places: London

Jude Law steps out on the red carpet for the first night gala of this year's London Film Festival to promote his new film 360.
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Hook replaces injured Priestland

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 2:00
related countries: France France

James Hook will start at fly-half in place of the injured Rhys Priestland in Wales' World Cup semi-final against France on Saturday.
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Basic elderly NHS care 'alarming'

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 1:31

Hospitals in England are falling short in the most basic care they are giving elderly patients, inspectors say.
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Trafficked for Juju

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 21:14

The children smuggled to Britain for blood rituals
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Government wins key NHS bill vote

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 15:49

The House of Lords votes against a proposal for more detailed scrutiny of the NHS bill for England, which ministers warned could kill it off altogether.
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UK unemployment hits 17-year high

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 14:46

UK unemployment rose by 114,000 between June and August to 2.57 million, a 17-year high, according to official figures.
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Adele leads US music award nods

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 7:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Adele

British singer Adele leads this year's American Music Awards nominations with four nods, including artist of the year.
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Delays 'could kill off NHS bill'

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 20:26

The government bill overhauling the NHS in England could be scuppered completely if peers vote to delay it further, a health minister has warned.
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Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 18:04
related countries: Italy Italy, Somalia Somalia

UK and US naval forces have rescued a ship hijacked by Somali pirates after its crew sent an SOS message in a bottle, Italian officials say.
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Live - Euro 2012 qualifiers

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 16:50
related countries: Armenia Armenia, Ireland Ireland, Spain Spain

Scotland miss out on a Euro 2012 play-off place after being beaten by Spain, but the Republic of Ireland beat Russia to seal second place in Group B, while Wales see off Bulgaria and Italy stroll past Northern Ireland.
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Shipwreck salvage work condemned

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 14:39

Naval veterans' associations say that salvage work on three British warships is desecrating war graves.
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UK recovery 'weakest in century'

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 14:05

The NIESR think-tank says the UK's recovery from recession is likely to be the weakest of any since the end of World War I.
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West Ham Olympic deal collapses

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 12:09
related places: West Ham

The deal to award West Ham football club the Olympic Stadium after the London 2012 Games has collapsed, the government confirms.
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UK seeing 'big rise in poverty'

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 11:20

Falling incomes will mean the biggest drop for middle-income families since the 1970s, says a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
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West Ham to continue stadium bid

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 10:31

Vice-chairman Karren Brady confirms West Ham still want to move to the Olympic Stadium after current negotiations break down.
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Ugly Betty star set for Chicago

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 7:46
related places: London

Ugly Betty star America Ferrera is to make her London stage debut in the long-running musical Chicago, it has been announced.
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VIDEO: Search for life under Antarctic ice

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 6:51

A pioneering British expedition to sample a lake under the Antarctic ice hopes to find unknown forms of life and clues to future climate impacts.
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VIDEO: Will shipwreck yield silver haul?

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 5:35
related countries: United States United States

An American salvage company says it has found the wreck of a British ship which is believed to have been carrying millions of pounds worth of silver when it was torpedoed in World War I.
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Antarctic lake mission gets ready

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 2:48

A pioneering British expedition to sample a lake under the Antarctic ice sheet could find new forms of life and clues to climate change.
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France unchanged for Wales clash

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 0:52
related countries: France France

France coach Marc Lievremont names an unchanged side to face Wales in Saturday's World Cup semi-final in Auckland.
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Jenkins salutes 'best' Wales team

Monday, October 10th 2011, 21:46

Gethin Jenkins says Wales' World Cup side is the best team he has played in during his international career.
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NI players 'resent' withdrawals

Monday, October 10th 2011, 20:33

Following Nigel Worthington's decision to stand down as Northern Ireland manager, veteran keeper Maik Taylor says there is "resentment" within the squad at the extent of player withdrawals for international matches.
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Johnson came up short - Guscott

Monday, October 10th 2011, 16:20

Former England centre Jeremy Guscott tells BBC Sport his former international team-mate Martin Johnson has "come up short" as coach of the national team after their Rugby World Cup exit.
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Cameron: Report illegal migrants

Monday, October 10th 2011, 14:38

Prime Minister David Cameron sets out plans to tighten UK immigration rules and urges "everyone in the country to help... by reporting suspected illegal immigrants".
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WWII scoop journalist turns 100

Monday, October 10th 2011, 13:08
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Clare Hollingworth, the British journalist who was first to report the beginning of World War II, celebrates her 100th birthday in Hong Kong.
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Worthington steps down as NI boss

Monday, October 10th 2011, 12:30
related countries: Italy Italy

Northern Ireland manager Nigel Worthington is to step down from his position after Tuesday night's Euro 2012 qualifier against Italy.
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History beckons Wales - Jenkins

Monday, October 10th 2011, 10:09
related countries: France France

Assistant coach Neil Jenkins says Wales' World Cup semi-final with France is "maybe the biggest game in Welsh rugby history".
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VIDEO: McCartney weds American heiress

Monday, October 10th 2011, 6:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: London, Sunday

Sir Paul McCartney and his new wife Nancy Shevell celebrated into the small hours after their wedding in central London on Sunday.
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Rooney set to miss Euro build-up

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 22:00

England manager Fabio Capello says he will not start Wayne Rooney in pre-Euro 2012 friendlies as he aims to find effective ways of playing without the Manchester United striker, who will miss the start of the tournament.
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Tuilagi punished over ferry jump

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 21:08
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Auckland

Centre Manu Tuilagi is formally warned by police and fined £3,000 by England rugby officials after jumping from a ferry in Auckland on Sunday.
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NHS reform opponents block bridge

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 19:10
related places: London

Demonstrators block Westminster Bridge in central London as part of a protest over proposed changes to the NHS.
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Rihanna claims sixth number one

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 18:08

Singer Rihanna scores the sixth UK chart-topping single of her career with We Found Love.
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Sun's UV 'driving cold winters'

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 17:02

Does Sun's ultraviolet output explain UK's cold spells?
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England rugby 'not in meltdown'

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 12:43

Acting chief executive Martyn Thomas rejects suggestions that problems at the Rugby Football Union played a part in England's poor World Cup.
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Pain drives Cup charge - Gatland

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 11:50

Coach Warren Gatland says the pain Wales' players suffered during pre-tournament training has helped put them one game away from a World Cup final.
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VIDEO: Michael Jackson's family at tribute show

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 4:01

Michael Jackson's children joined a host of stars to pay tribute to their father at a concert to remember him at the Millennium Stadium in Wales.
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RFU to review Johnson's position

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 0:02
related countries: France France

The Rugby Football Union will carry out a review of England's World Cup campaign before deciding whether or not Martin Johnson continues as manager.
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Liechtenstein 0-1 Scotland

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 19:25
related countries: Liechtenstein Liechtenstein

Scotland move second in Euro 2012 qualifying Group I thanks to Craig Mackail-Smith's first-half winner against Liechtenstein.
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Casey in front as Woods makes cut

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 17:20

England's Paul Casey leads the Frys.com Open by one shot after a fog-delayed second round, while Tiger Woods makes the cut on his competitive return.
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Live - Liechtenstein v Scotland

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 16:57
related countries: Liechtenstein Liechtenstein

Scotland can go second in Euro 2012 qualifying Group I if they win in Liechtenstein.
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Wales delight but heartbreak for England

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 16:41
related countries: France France, Ireland Ireland

France beat England and Wales overpower Ireland on a dramatic day of Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.
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Wales into World Cup semi-final

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 13:49
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Wales are heading for their biggest game in 24 years after beating Ireland 22-10 in the quarter-final of the Rugby World Cup.
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£101m won on Euromillions in UK

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 8:08

A ticketholder from the UK has won a £101m Euromillions jackpot, Camelot says, three months after a couple from Scotland won a record £161m.
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Live text - England v France

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 6:58
related countries: France France

France beat England 19-12 in their Rugby World Cup quarter-finals at Eden Park in Auckland to set up a semi-final meeting with Wales.
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Live text - Ireland v Wales

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 4:28
related countries: Ireland Ireland, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Wellington

Wales beat Ireland 22-10 in their World Cup quarter-final at the Westpac stadium to make the tournament's last four for the first time in 24 years.
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Capello stands by Rooney decision

Friday, October 7th 2011, 22:15
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

England manager Fabio Capello defends his decision to pick Wayne Rooney after the striker is sent off in the World Cup qualifying draw against Montenegro.
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Montenegro 2-2 England

Friday, October 7th 2011, 21:32
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

England qualify for Euro 2012 after drawing 2-2 in Montenegro but the result is marred by Wayne Rooney's second-half sending off.
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Wada asks BOA to review ban rule

Friday, October 7th 2011, 18:44

The World Anti Doping Agency (Wada) writes to the British Olympic Association urging them to review their lifetime ban for drugs cheats, the BBC learns.
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Nigeria approves UK prisoner deal

Friday, October 7th 2011, 18:33
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerian lawmakers approve a deal allowing offenders convicted in the UK to serve out their jail terms in Nigeria.
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UK banks hit by Moody's downgrade

Friday, October 7th 2011, 18:25

Moody's downgrades the credit rating of 12 UK financial firms because it believes the government is now less likely to provide support.
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Live - Euro 2012 qualifiers

Friday, October 7th 2011, 17:31

England qualify for Euro 2012 despite a draw with Montenegro following Wayne Rooney's red card, while Wales win, Northern Ireland lose and the Republic of Ireland face Andorra on a frantic evening.
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Bono campaign advert faces TV ban

Friday, October 7th 2011, 16:49

A campaign advert made by an organisation founded by U2 frontman Bono has been banned from UK TV because it could breach rules covering political advertising.
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New fines over exam paper errors

Friday, October 7th 2011, 15:48

Exam boards which make mistakes on exam papers could face fines, under new powers being given to England's watchdog Ofqual.
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Friday, October 7th 2011, 15:27

There have been nine cases of Legionnaires' disease in the UK all linked to travelling to Corfu since August, according to the Health Protection Agency.
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The King's Speech play to tour UK

Friday, October 7th 2011, 11:53

The stage version of Oscar-winning film The King's Speech is to tour the UK next year from February.
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King fears crisis is 'worst ever'

Friday, October 7th 2011, 11:47

The Bank of England governor Mervyn King has said the current financial crisis could be the worst the country has ever seen.
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Johnson rejects 'kicking contest'

Friday, October 7th 2011, 10:16

Martin Johnson denies claims of a special competition to decide who will kick for his side as England, France, Ireland and Wales prepare for Saturday's fascinating World Cup quarter-finals.
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Libyan to sue UK over rendition

Friday, October 7th 2011, 7:19
related countries: Libya Libya

A Libyan man who claims MI6 arranged to send him home to be tortured in Colonel Gaddafi's jails begins legal action against the UK government.
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VIDEO: Afghans 'will have viable state by 2015'

Friday, October 7th 2011, 3:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

It is 10 years since the start of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, the American and British-led operation against Taliban forces in the country.
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NHS bosses urge honesty over cuts

Friday, October 7th 2011, 0:27

Health service managers have called on the government to be more honest with the public about the financial challenges facing the NHS in England.
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Terry backs Johnson's management

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 22:00

England captain John Terry praises the way in which England rugby manager Martin Johnson has defended his players at the World Cup.
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VIDEO: Wounded veterans tackle cycle tour

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 17:56
related countries: United States United States

A group of 30 veterans from the US and UK are taking part in a transatlantic charity cycle ride to raise funds for other wounded servicemen.
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Bank injects £75bn into economy

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 14:11

The Bank of England says it will inject a further £75bn into the economy through quantitative easing (QE) but holds interest rates at 0.5%.
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Heroin and crack treatment falls

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 8:59

The number of heroin and crack cocaine users needing treatment in England has fallen by 10,000 in two years, figures show.
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True test lies ahead, says Parker

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 22:00

Midfielder Scott Parker admits the true test of England's changing team will only come if they qualify for Euro 2012.
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John Burnside wins Forward prize

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 20:15

Scottish poet John Burnside has been named the winner of the £10,000 Forward Prize for his collection Black Cat Bone.
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