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UK government 'well prepared' for coronavirus
24/02/2020 | news | uk | 1,508
The number of UK cases rose to 13 after cruise ship passengers returned to Britain on Saturday.
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Children to no longer head footballs in training
24/02/2020 | news | uk | 1,210
The training guidelines are effective immediately but do not recommend a heading ban during matches.
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Manchester United 3-0 Watford: Fernandes scores first goal as Utd go fifth
23/02/2020 | sport | football | 787
Bruno Fernandes scores his first goal for Manchester United since joining in January as United comfortably beat Watford to go fifth in the Premier League.
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Six Nations 2020: Referee got key Wales v France decision wrong - Wayne Pivac
22/02/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 654
Wales coach Wayne Pivac believes referee Matt Carley made a wrong decision to not award his side a second-half penalty try in the 27-23 defeat by France.
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Six Nations 2020: France beat Wales to keep Grand Slam hopes alive
22/02/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,119
France remain on course for a first Grand Slam in 10 years as they win in Cardiff for the first time since 2010 with a 27-23 victory.
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Households in England 'to face council tax rises'
20/02/2020 | news | politics | 2,388
It will amount to an average rise of up to £69 per home, the County Councils Network says.
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Prime minister 'read and signed off Stormont deal'
19/02/2020 | news | uk | 915
Former NI Secretary Julian Smith dismisses claims the PM was unaware of the Stormont deal details.
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Barnier: UK can't have Canada trade deal with EU
18/02/2020 | news | politics | 7,686
The chief negotiator says the UK's "particular proximity" to the bloc rules out a similar agreement.
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No visas for low-skilled workers, government says
18/02/2020 | news | politics | 7,269
Ministers urge firms to stop relying on "cheap labour", but critics warn of damage to the economy.
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Floods hit 1,000 properties in one county alone
18/02/2020 | news | uk | 109
A council leader says damage from Storm Dennis is bigger than first thought.
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Wages back above pre-economic crisis levels
18/02/2020 | news | business | 1,698
Average wages - when adjusted for inflation - exceed pre-crisis levels for the first time since 2008.
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Champions League: What to look out for in the knockout stages
18/02/2020 | sport | football | 171
The Champions League returns with the knockout stages, so will it finally be PSG's year? And can Erling Braut Haaland continue his goalscoring spree?
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Fears for Severn towns amid fresh flood warnings
18/02/2020 | news | uk | 1,523
Residents in communities on the river are being evacuated as water threatens to top flood defences.
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Chelsea 0-2 Man Utd: Martial and Maguire score for visitors
17/02/2020 | sport | football | 1,367
Manchester United are up to seventh in the Premier League after beating Chelsea 2-0 in another game in which the video assistant referee played a key role.
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Tory MPs warn No 10 against conflict with BBC
17/02/2020 | news | politics | 3,347
No 10 is urged not to pick fight with broadcaster amid reports it wants it "massively pruned back".
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Further flooding as Storm Dennis damage continues
17/02/2020 | news | uk | 1,409
Fresh "danger to life" flood warnings are issued as the UK reels from damage caused by Storm Dennis.
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When can Liverpool win Premier League title?
15/02/2020 | sport | football | 479
Could Liverpool win the league at Goodison Park? BBC Sport crunches the numbers to find out.
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Focus on delivering, PM tells cabinet
14/02/2020 | news | politics | 6,306
Boris Johnson sets priorities for his top team, following Sajid Javid's shock resignation.
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Sajid Javid quits as chancellor
13/02/2020 | news | politics | 6,939
Rishi Sunak takes over at the Treasury, as his predecessor says he had "no option but to resign".
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Petrol and diesel car ban 'could start in 12 years'
12/02/2020 | news | business | 3,335
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps tells the BBC a sales ban could be brought forward again.
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Concerns about judges' powers must be heeded - Cox
12/02/2020 | news | politics | 823
The Attorney General says people are right to worry elected politicians are being usurped by the courts.
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BBC chairman warns over subscription fee
12/02/2020 | news | entertainment | 2,034
Sir David Clementi says putting the broadcaster's services behind a paywall would have a big impact.
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Challenger bank N26 to shut all UK accounts
11/02/2020 | news | business | 804
Customers are being told to transfer money out of the app-based bank by 15 April.
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UK economy saw zero growth at the end of 2019
11/02/2020 | news | business | 1,872
Growth in the services and construction sectors was offset by a "poor showing" from manufacturing.
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Rory McIlroy: World number one return down to relentless consistency
10/02/2020 | sport | golf | 280
Some see Rory McIlroy as an underachiever, especially in majors, but relentless consistency has restored his status as golf's top dog, says Iain Carter.
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Government to give High Speed 2 the go-ahead
10/02/2020 | news | business | 1,091
The rising cost of the project and accusations of mismanagement have provoked anger from critics.
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Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge idea investigated
10/02/2020 | news | politics | 3,227
Number 10 says "a range of government officials" are looking at the idea of a linking bridge.
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Fianna Fáil largest party but Sinn Féin celebrate
10/02/2020 | news | world | 3,096
The final results of the Irish general election show Fianna Fáil on 38 seats, one ahead of Sinn Féin.
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South Korean film Parasite makes Oscars history
10/02/2020 | news | entertainment | 1,270
Brad Pitt, Renee Zellweger and Joaquin Phoenix are among the other Academy Award winners.
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Fed Cup: Great Britain trail Slovakia 2-0 in qualifier as Watson & Dart beaten
07/02/2020 | sport | tennis | 109
Great Britain trail Slovakia 2-0 in their Fed Cup qualifier as a battling Harriet Dart loses in three sets to Viktoria Kuzmova.
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Crimes unreported as public lose faith in police
06/02/2020 | news | uk | 948
A new report reveals that a suspect is charged in under 8% of recorded crimes in England and Wales.
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Veterans guaranteed job interviews
06/02/2020 | news | uk | 845
The move follows the unveiling of a new railcard that will offer veterans discounted train travel.
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Raab in Australia on Brexit trade mission
06/02/2020 | news | politics | 3,027
The foreign secretary says the UK will be a "force for good in the world" as he begins his Asia-Pacific trip.
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Ministers back bill to cut school uniform costs
05/02/2020 | news | politics | 91
The new law, drafted by a Labour MP, would strengthen advice to schools to keep costs down.
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TV licence fee consultation opens
04/02/2020 | news | entertainment | 4,296
The culture secretary says the fee needs to remain "relevant" in a "changing media landscape".
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Minister defends press dealings amid briefing row
04/02/2020 | news | politics | 959
Labour questions whether rules were broken when journalists were turned away from a No 10 meeting.
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Ban on petrol and diesel car sales brought forward
03/02/2020 | news | science | 3,031
Boris Johnson unveils the plan as he launches a "year of climate action" alongside Sir David Attenborough.
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Nearly one million miss tax return deadline
03/02/2020 | news | business | 647
Anyone with a genuine excuse for missing Friday night's cut-off can talk to HMRC to avoid fines.
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PM: 'No need' for UK to follow EU rules on trade
03/02/2020 | news | uk | 10,094
But the EU's Michel Barnier offers a contrasting vision of negotiations, calling for a "level playing field".
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Manchester United 0-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
01/02/2020 | sport | football | 1,031
Bruno Fernandes' Manchester United debut ends in a goalless Premier League draw against Wolves at Old Trafford.
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Odion Ighalo: Manchester United sign Nigeria striker on loan until end of season
01/02/2020 | sport | football | 1,438
Manchester United sign former Watford striker Odion Ighalo from Shanghai Shenhua on loan until the end of the season.
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England in South Africa: Jason Roy hits century as England win warm-up by 77 runs
31/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 156
Jason Roy makes 104 but the rest of England's batsmen failed as the tourists won their one-day warm-up match against a South Africa Invitational XI.
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Bruno Fernandes: Manchester United sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder
30/01/2020 | sport | football | 1,403
Manchester United complete the signing of Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon in a deal initially worth £47m.
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UK set for Brexit, as PM promises 'new dawn'
30/01/2020 | news | politics | 9,970
After 47 years as a member of the European project, the UK will leave the EU at 23:00 GMT.
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Secondary school tables: How did your school do?
30/01/2020 | news | education | 768
Use the BBC News postcode search to see how your school has done in this year's secondary league tables.
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Six Nations: Pack puzzles & who is lucky 13? Who should start for Scotland?
29/01/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 117
How will Scotland line up for a tough Six Nations opener in Dublin? Tom English assesses the options for head coach Gregor Townsend.
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Long-Bailey makes Labour leadership final ballot
29/01/2020 | news | politics | 633
She joins Sir Keir Starmer and Lisa Nandy after receiving the backing of the Fire Brigades Union.
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Rail firm Northern to be nationalised
29/01/2020 | news | uk | 2,085
The government is to take control of the troubled train operator after two years of passenger chaos.
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Six Nations: Johnny Sexton more important to Ireland than ever
29/01/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 73
Now 34 and 11 years on from his international debut, new captain Johnny Sexton is only becoming more important to the fortunes of Ireland.
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Migrant salary threshold fall recommended
28/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,505
Reducing the minimum by £4,400 would help recruit NHS staff and teachers, says an independent committee.
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Seriously ill wait more than hour for ambulance
27/01/2020 | news | health | 769
Heart attack and stroke patients are among those facing long delays for crews to arrive, BBC finds.
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England in South Africa: Joe Root's side win series 3-1
27/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 490
England surge to a 191-run win in the fourth Test against South Africa to complete a 3-1 series victory - only their second overseas success in four years.
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Big Ben bongs fundraising appeal closes
27/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,487
Money was donated to get the bell ringing on Brexit day, but it will now go to a veterans' charity.
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Varadkar: EU will have stronger team in trade talks
27/01/2020 | news | politics | 6,272
The Irish PM says it will be "difficult" to reach a deal this year, but Boris Johnson is bullish.
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Shrewsbury Town 2-2 Liverpool: Jason Cummings scores twice in fightback
26/01/2020 | sport | football | 1,435
Substitute Jason Cummings scores twice against Premier League leaders Liverpool as League One Shrewsbury Town earn an FA Cup fourth-round replay at Anfield.
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England in South Africa: Mark Wood shines in Johannesburg
25/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 568
Mark Wood stars with bat and ball to give England complete control of the fourth Test against South Africa on a superbly entertaining second day in Johannesburg.
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Stick to two drinks, Wetherspoons tells parents
24/01/2020 | news | business | 1,531
The pub chain says it wants to deter "unruly behaviour" in pubs by children left unsupervised.
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Brexit: EU leaders sign UK withdrawal deal
24/01/2020 | news | world | 3,608
The deal formally ending UK membership is signed by EU leaders in Brussels.
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HS2 risks misjudged from the start, says watchdog
23/01/2020 | news | business | 539
No-one took full account of how complex the project was going to be, says the spending watchdog.
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'Increased likelihood' of China virus reaching UK
23/01/2020 | news | uk | 882
Fourteen people have now been tested for the virus in the UK, including nine awaiting results.
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UK has 'crossed Brexit finish line', says Johnson
22/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,125
The prime minister urges the UK to "move forwards as one" as legislation securing the EU exit passes.
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Brexit bill clears final parliamentary hurdle
22/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,366
The legislation, which paves the way for the UK to leave the EU with a deal, now awaits royal assent.
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Dixons gets its sales figures the wrong way round
21/01/2020 | news | business | 645
Currys PC World owner reissues its Christmas trading statement to say sales went down, not up.
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Government loses first votes since election
20/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,526
Ministers are defeated three times over Brexit legislation - on citizens' rights and court rulings.
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New UK housing 'dominated by roads'
20/01/2020 | news | science | 1,437
Roads are dominating new housing developments, a report says, despite more people wanting to drive less.
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Marcus Rashford: Manchester United striker could be out for at least six weeks with stress fracture
20/01/2020 | sport | football | 115
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford could be out for at least six weeks with a stress fracture, says manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
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Immigration system to 'put people before passports'
20/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,419
Boris Johnson says post-Brexit immigration to the UK will become "fairer and more equal".
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Lord Hall to step down as BBC's director general
20/01/2020 | news | entertainment | 1,753
After leading the corporation for seven years, Tony Hall is to become chair of the National Gallery.
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England in South Africa: Tourists win by an innings in Port Elizabeth
20/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 522
England seal their biggest away win in more than nine years in the third Test against South Africa to move 2-1 up with one match to play.
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Brexit: UK to decide on Gibraltar-EU travel deal
20/01/2020 | news | world | 512
Gibraltar considers joining the Schengen zone, but the UK government says it cannot decide alone.
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HS2: Give me the facts, says Shapps
20/01/2020 | news | business | 2,011
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps faces a "massive decision" as a leaked report suggests the rail link could cost £106bn.
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Liverpool 2-0 Manchester United: Virgil van Dijk and Mohamed Salah goals secure win
19/01/2020 | sport | football | 2,620
Liverpool continue their charge for a first league title in 30 years by beating rivals Manchester United at Anfield.
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Saracens relegated from Premiership at end of 2019-20 season for salary cap breaches
19/01/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,827
Premiership Rugby confirms Saracens will be relegated to the Championship this season after salary cap breaches.
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Liverpool v Man Utd: Anfield side could dominate like United did - Jermaine Jenas
18/01/2020 | sport | football | 972
Liverpool can dominate English football like Manchester United did in the 1990s and 2000s, says ex-England midfielder Jermaine Jenas.
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Bruno Fernandes: Man Utd will not pay Sporting Lisbon's 80m euro asking price
18/01/2020 | sport | football | 498
Manchester United's proposed move for Sporting Lisbon's Bruno Fernandes is on hold because the clubs cannot agree a fee.
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Ashley Young: Inter Milan sign defender on initial six-month deal
17/01/2020 | sport | football | 735
Inter Milan sign defender Ashley Young from Manchester United for £1.28m on an initial six-month deal.
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Retail sales fall sharply in December
17/01/2020 | news | business | 879
A fifth straight month without growth adds to pressure on the Bank of England to cut interest rates.
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EU reveals clues ahead of post-Brexit talks with UK
16/01/2020 | news | world | 3,056
Presentation slides published online give an insight into how the future relationship might pan out.
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Fundraising appeal launched for Big Ben Brexit chimes
16/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,369
A crowdfunding project aims to raise £500,000 by the weekend to pay for the bell to ring on 31 January.
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Brexit day gathering in London gets go-ahead
15/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,126
Nigel Farage says the Parliament Square party on 31 January will mark a "big moment" in UK history.
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Interest rate cut chances rise as inflation falls
15/01/2020 | news | business | 929
Speculation grows that UK interest rates will be cut after inflation slows in December.
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Backlash against Flybe's government rescue grows
15/01/2020 | news | business | 2,763
British Airways' owner IAG files a complaint to the EU arguing Flybe's rescue breaks state aid rules.
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Last decade confirmed as warmest on record
14/01/2020 | news | science | 2,347
Global data from three agencies also shows that 2019 was the second warmest year since 1850.
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Weak November weighs on UK growth
13/01/2020 | news | business | 741
Official statistics show the economy grew by just 0.1% in the three months to November.
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Stormont financial package 'falls way short'
12/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,769
Finance Minister Conor Murphy says government must live up to commitments made to Stormont parties.
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Harry Kane: Tottenham 'cannot play like we normally play' without striker - Jose Mourinho
10/01/2020 | sport | football | 810
No player can take the injured Harry Kane's place and Tottenham "cannot play like we normally play" without him, says manager Jose Mourinho.
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MPs give final backing to Brexit bill
09/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,570
The Withdrawal Agreement Bill will now pass to the House of Lords for further scrutiny next week.
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Stormont talks 'at critical moment' say DUP
08/01/2020 | news | uk | 426
Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said the party was working towards a "fair and balanced" agreement.
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Full UK-EU trade deal 'impossible' by end of 2020
07/01/2020 | news | politics | 6,737
The EU Commission president says the sides must prioritise areas of agreement to meet talks deadline.
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Corbyn won't endorse any leadership contenders
07/01/2020 | news | politics | 369
The Labour leader says he won't publicly back any of the six candidates hoping to succeed him.
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England in South Africa: Ben Stokes stars in thrilling 189-run win
07/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 747
England force a dramatic 189-run victory over South Africa late on day five of the second Test in Cape Town to level the series at 1-1.
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Drivers 'may be feeling effects of oil price rise'
07/01/2020 | news | business | 691
Rising tensions between the US and Iran will drive prices higher at the pumps, the RAC says.
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MPs resume scrutiny of PM's Brexit bill
06/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,120
Legislation implementing Boris Johnson's agreement to leave on 31 January returns to the Commons.
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England in South Africa: Hosts frustrate tourists after Dom Sibley century
06/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 297
England need eight wickets for victory on the final day of the second Test after being frustrated by South Africa's top order in Cape Town.
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Liverpool 1-0 Everton, FA Cup third round: 'Sensationally good' Reds please Klopp
05/01/2020 | sport | football | 2,764
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says his team's performance was "sensationally good" as Curtis Jones' stunning winner earned the Reds an FA Cup victory over Everton.
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New Labour leader to be announced on 4 April
05/01/2020 | news | politics | 4,287
The party's top body has agreed the timetable for the contest and who is eligible to vote.
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Top bosses 'earn average salary within three days'
05/01/2020 | news | business | 1,303
The average wage of a FTSE 100 boss equated to more than £900 an hour, research suggests.
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HS2 costs out of control, says review deputy chair
04/01/2020 | news | business | 426
Lord Berkeley says MPs were "misled" about the line's costs, which he says will be more than £108bn.
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New car registrations at lowest level since 2013
03/01/2020 | news | business | 1,081
It is the third consecutive year of decline, driven by weak confidence and confusion over new rules.
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Jess Phillips joins Labour leadership race
03/01/2020 | news | politics | 4,016
The third MP to join the contest says Labour members are "ready to try something different".
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Last decade was UK's 'second hottest in 100 years'
02/01/2020 | news | science | 2,291
The year 2019 saw several high temperature records in the UK - concluding a record-breaking decade.
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Peter Wright beats Michael van Gerwen to win first PDC Darts Championship title
01/01/2020 | sport | other | 329
Peter Wright wins his first PDC World Championship with a 7-3 victory over three-time champion Michael van Gerwen.
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Talks to end NI devolution deadlock resume
01/01/2020 | news | uk | 506
Irish Deputy PM Simon Coveney says he is hopeful of "a new beginning for politics in NI".
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Commuters hit by 2.7% rail fare rise
01/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,722
Many passengers are facing an increase of more than £100 for annual season tickets.
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PDC World Championship: Gerwyn Price apologises for spat with Peter Wright
31/12/2019 | sport | other | 799
Beaten semi-finalist Gerwyn Price apologises for his Twitter reaction to a stormy PDC World Championship loss to Peter Wright.
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January transfer window 2020: Who could be on the move?
30/12/2019 | sport | football | 969
With clubs likely to be on the hunt for a bargain or big-money signing, BBC Sport takes a look at players who could move in January.
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Liverpool 1-0 Wolves: Sadio Mane scores winner to send Reds 13 points clear
29/12/2019 | sport | football | 3,226
Liverpool take another step towards the Premier League title with a hard-fought win over Wolves in yet another match embroiled in VAR controversy.
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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool 'don't feel, think or mention' Premier League title
26/12/2019 | sport | football | 268
Liverpool do not "feel, think about or mention" the Premier League title, despite opening up a 13-point lead at the top, says manager Jurgen Klopp.
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Leicester City 0-4 Liverpool: League leaders crush nearest rivals
26/12/2019 | sport | football | 1,671
Liverpool move 13 points clear at the top of the Premier League table, with a game in hand, after a dominant victory at second-placed Leicester.
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Dragons: 'We want to control our own destiny' - chairman Buttress
23/12/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 63
Chairman David Buttress wants Dragons to return to private ownership and says talks are "ongoing" to achieve that aim.
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Watford 2-0 Manchester United: David de Gea error and Troy Deeney penalty lift Hornets' hopes of avo
22/12/2019 | sport | football | 2,199
Watford boost their hopes of avoiding relegation with only their second Premier League win this term against a disappointing Manchester United.
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MPs back Johnson's plan to leave EU on 31 January
20/12/2019 | news | politics | 8,400
The PM says Brexit is "one step closer" after MPs back his EU withdrawal bill by a majority of 124.
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Monterrey 1-2 Liverpool: Roberto Firmino scores stoppage-time winner
18/12/2019 | sport | football | 783
Substitute Roberto Firmino's injury-time goal gives Liverpool victory over Mexican side Monterrey and books their place in the Club World Cup final.
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Thornberry enters Labour leadership race
18/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,259
The shadow foreign secretary tells the BBC she can win the contest "from the heart of the party".
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Aston Villa 5-0 Liverpool: Dean Smith's side overwhelm young Liverpool side
17/12/2019 | sport | football | 1,469
Aston Villa overwhelm Liverpool's youngest-ever starting line-up 5-0 at Villa Park to cruise into the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup.
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UK unemployment falls to lowest level since 1975
17/12/2019 | news | business | 877
Employment rises to all-time high, while wage growth slows less sharply from August to October.
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Brexit bill to rule out extension
17/12/2019 | news | politics | 9,844
The move comes as MPs gather for the first sitting of the new Parliament after the general election.
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MPs' vote on Brexit bill planned for Friday
16/12/2019 | news | politics | 4,783
No 10 says the government wants to begin the legislation process before Christmas.
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Leaders in final push for votes ahead of election
10/12/2019 | news | politics | 5,749
The party leaders focus on key messages in the critical final hours before polls open on Thursday.
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UK growth slowest since early 2009
10/12/2019 | news | business | 2,165
The economy sees the weakest three months for more than a decade as growth flatlines.
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Parties focus on key messages as poll day nears
09/12/2019 | news | politics | 7,986
Pitches about the NHS and Brexit come to the fore, but both Labour and the Tories face criticism too.
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Johnson 'could look at' abolishing BBC licence fee
09/12/2019 | news | politics | 4,473
The prime minister questions whether funding the broadcaster out of general taxation "makes sense".
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Labour Budget to 'end austerity' in first 100 days
08/12/2019 | news | politics | 7,011
John McDonnell says Labour would "remake government" in a February Budget if it wins the election.
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Man City 1-2 Man Utd: Derby win evidence of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's 'cultural reboot'
07/12/2019 | sport | football | 571
Manchester City win could prove a turning point in Manchester United's 'cultural reboot' under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, writes Simon Stone.
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Manchester City 1-2 Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side dent City's title hopes
07/12/2019 | sport | football | 1,788
Manchester United dent neighbours Manchester City's Premier League title hopes with a superb counter-attacking victory in the Manchester derby.
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PM 'misrepresenting' Brexit deal, says Corbyn
06/12/2019 | news | politics | 4,130
The Labour leader says he has "hard evidence" disproving claims there will be no border in the Irish Sea.
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Johnson and Corbyn clash over Brexit in BBC debate
05/12/2019 | news | politics | 11,232
The Tory and Labour leaders faced off in the final head-to-head debate ahead of next week's election.
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UK household debts see big increase
05/12/2019 | news | business | 1,089
Debts including credit card debt and personal loans have risen 11% to £119bn in two years.
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Tories promise Brexit and Budget in first 100 days
04/12/2019 | news | politics | 8,641
Boris Johnson's blueprint prompts attacks from Labour, the SNP and Lib Dems.
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Man Utd v Tottenham: What awaits Jose Mourinho on Old Trafford return?
04/12/2019 | sport | football | 522
Who has benefited most from Jose Mourinho's Manchester United exit and what should Tottenham fans be wary of from his time in the Old Trafford hot seat?
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England in New Zealand: What did we learn from tourists' series defeat?
04/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 352
From batting big to bowling options - England's series defeat in New Zealand provided some answers, but some familiar questions remain.
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Liverpool v Everton: Is this the most one-sided Merseyside derby in a generation?
04/12/2019 | sport | football | 602
Their grounds are separated by less than a mile, but the current gulf in class between Everton and Liverpool is vast.
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UKIP launches 'Brexit and beyond' manifesto
02/12/2019 | news | politics | 720
UKIP promises a "clean-break Brexit" and a cut to net immigration to below 10,000 per year.
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PM pledges help for struggling firms after Brexit
29/11/2019 | news | politics | 3,050
Boris Johnson also says it will be easier for public bodies to "buy British" if the UK leaves the EU.
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Tories pledge to boost Ofsted rather than scrap it
28/11/2019 | news | other | 259
Boris Johnson wants to strengthen the education watchdog but opposition parties want a new body.
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Tory and Labour spending plans 'not credible' - IFS
28/11/2019 | news | politics | 6,069
Both main parties are not being honest ahead of the general election, an influential research group says.
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Row over Labour's 'NHS for sale' claim
27/11/2019 | news | politics | 9,603
Jeremy Corbyn says he has proof the NHS is part of US/UK trade talks - but the Tories reject his claim.
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SNP vote 'will send clear message on indyref2'
26/11/2019 | news | uk | 5,149
Nicola Sturgeon says her party wants to "escape Brexit and put Scotland's future in Scotland's hands".
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Heseltine: Lifelong Tories should back Lib Dems
26/11/2019 | news | politics | 1,776
The ex-deputy PM says Boris Johnson's claim he can "get Brexit done" by January is "nonsense".
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Child poverty 'will rise' under Tory plans
26/11/2019 | news | uk | 2,884
New analysis of election manifestos shows no major UK party's plans would reduce child poverty.
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Johnson promises 'tide of investment' on Wales visit
24/11/2019 | news | politics | 1,483
The prime minister courts the farming vote at a winter fair before he sets out pledges for Wales.
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Labour plans to bring in rent controls
24/11/2019 | news | politics | 2,109
The party is also vowing to "put bad landlords out of business" if it wins the general election.
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West Ham 2-3 Tottenham: Jose Mourinho is 'back where he belongs'
23/11/2019 | sport | football | 353
As Jose Mourinho returned to management with a win at West Ham, BBC Sport's Simon Stone takes a look at how the Tottenham boss is still box office.
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Tory manifesto 'to forge a new Britain' - Johnson
23/11/2019 | news | politics | 5,641
Boris Johnson promises to unite the country by getting Brexit done and to boost nurse numbers by 50,000.
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Brexit Party promises 'political revolution'
21/11/2019 | news | politics | 5,295
Nigel Farage pledges to cut foreign aid, cap immigration and plant trees, as he makes his pitch to voters.
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Corbyn: I'd stay neutral in Brexit referendum
21/11/2019 | news | politics | 3,185
Boris Johnson asks how the Labour leader could agree a new EU deal and then be "indifferent" about it.
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Labour vows to 'transform' UK at manifesto launch
20/11/2019 | news | politics | 12,168
The party promises to renationalise key industries, end tuition fees and scrap a rise in the pension age.
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Tottenham: Jose Mourinho appointed after Mauricio Pochettino sacked
20/11/2019 | sport | football | 3,133
Jose Mourinho is appointed as Tottenham manager after the Premier League club sacked Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday.
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Johnson pledges cut to National Insurance
20/11/2019 | news | politics | 3,578
The PM says he will raise the threshold next year so people do not have to pay until they earn £9,500.
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Lib Dems vow £50bn 'windfall' from stopping Brexit
20/11/2019 | news | politics | 3,333
The "Remain bonus" will go on schools and the low-paid, Jo Swinson says at their manifesto launch.
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Tottenham sack manager Mauricio Pochettino after five years in charge
19/11/2019 | sport | football | 2,980
Tottenham sack manager Mauricio Pochettino after five years in charge of the club.
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Johnson and Corbyn clash over Brexit
19/11/2019 | news | politics | 8,686
Nearly 7 million people watched leaders lock horns over the NHS in the first TV debate of the election.
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PM shelves business tax cut to help fund NHS
17/11/2019 | news | politics | 6,291
Boris Johnson says public services will benefit as planned corporation tax cuts are put on hold.
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Tommy Fleetwood wins Nedbank Golf Challenge in play-off
17/11/2019 | sport | golf | 120
England's Tommy Fleetwood beat Swede Marcus Kinhult at the first play-off hole to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa.
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Lib Dems pledge £100bn 'climate emergency' fund
14/11/2019 | news | politics | 1,616
Plan to "decarbonise capitalism" would be funded by extra borrowing and tax changes, party says.
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Labour pledges free broadband for all
14/11/2019 | news | politics | 7,603
Labour would part-nationalise BT to deliver the policy and tax tech giants to help cover the £20bn cost.
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Brazilian GP: Lewis Hamilton to negotiate new F1 contract
14/11/2019 | sport | f1 | 400
Lewis Hamilton says he wants to continue in Formula 1, but will take his time in negotiating a new contract - almost certainly with Mercedes.
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Tories will seek to reduce unskilled migration
13/11/2019 | news | politics | 4,540
The party says it will not set "arbitrary" targets but will aim to reduce immigration if it wins the election.
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PM vows to close 'opportunity gap' after Brexit
12/11/2019 | news | politics | 4,467
Boris Johnson says the Tories will double funding for research and development if they win the election.
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Labour vows to outspend Tories on the NHS
12/11/2019 | news | health | 3,333
The party says it would tax the "wealthiest" to cut hospital waiting times if it wins the election.
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Farage: Tories should stand down in Labour seats
12/11/2019 | news | politics | 2,117
The Brexit Party leader insists his candidates will run in Labour-held seats in the North and Midlands.
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Brexit Party rules out standing in Tory seats
11/11/2019 | news | politics | 9,591
Nigel Farage says the party will not contest seats won by the Tories in 2017, but will stand against Labour.
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Jingye vows to save jobs after British Steel deal
10/11/2019 | news | business | 1,301
The Chinese company says it will invest £1.2bn in British Steel following rescue agreement.
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Liverpool 3-1 Man City: Reds go nine clear of champions with fine win
10/11/2019 | sport | football | 2,576
Liverpool move eight points clear at the top of the Premier League with a fine win over champions Manchester City - who are now nine points off the pace.
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No checks on goods between NI and GB, says PM
08/11/2019 | news | uk | 1,549
Boris Johnson briefed Northern Ireland Conservative members but did he get all the details correct?
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Liverpool v Man City: Why Premier League title rivals are 'near perfect'
07/11/2019 | sport | football | 872
Liverpool and Manchester City have elevated themselves to a state of "near perfection" - as they prepare to go head to head, we break down the stats behind their amazing records.
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Labour and Tories pledge more borrowing
06/11/2019 | news | politics | 4,899
John McDonnell sets out investment plans, as the Tories also vow to spend on infrastructure.
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Johnson says he had 'no choice' over election
05/11/2019 | news | politics | 7,792
Boris Johnson tells supporters he needed to get Parliament working again, as he launches the campaign.
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Labour has clear and simple Brexit plan - Corbyn
05/11/2019 | news | politics | 3,902
But the Tories say his proposal for a new deal and referendum within six months is a "fairy tale".
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Election could bring 'seismic change' - Swinson
04/11/2019 | news | politics | 7,129
The Lib Dem leader says a government led by her would "stop Brexit and build a brighter future".
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Two left in contest for new Commons Speaker
03/11/2019 | news | politics | 3,299
Sir Lindsay Hoyle and Chris Bryant go through to the final round of voting to find John Bercow's successor.
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Don't use NHS as political weapon - health bosses
03/11/2019 | news | politics | 1,653
Politicians are urged not to make "empty promises" and tell "outright lies" about health funding.
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England v South Africa: Owen Farrell - England's World Cup talisman
01/11/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,092
How a lifetime in elite sport has acclimatised England captain Owen Farrell to the pressure cooker atmosphere that awaits in a Rugby World Cup final.
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Rugby World Cup 2019 bronze match: Wales 17-40 New Zealand
01/11/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,362
Wing Ben Smith leads the way with two tries as New Zealand dominate Wales to win 40-17 in Friday's World Cup bronze match in Tokyo.
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Farage calls on Johnson to 'build Leave alliance'
01/11/2019 | news | politics | 9,438
The Brexit Party leader says the PM must ditch his EU deal - or he will stand candidates against Tories.
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Warren Gatland: Wales' greatest coach, a 'scientist, crooner and rugby god'
31/10/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 520
Who is Warren Gatland? The people who know him best reveal what Wales' greatest coach is really like, on and off the field.
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Liverpool 5-5 (5-4) Arsenal: Shootout decides 10-goal thriller
30/10/2019 | sport | football | 1,553
Liverpool beat Arsenal in a penalty shootout to decide a 10-goal thriller at Anfield in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.
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Corbyn launches Labour campaign to 'transform' UK
30/10/2019 | news | politics | 12,072
The Labour leader vows to take on the "elite" in "radical" election pitch, but the PM blames him for delaying Brexit.
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Remain parties in electoral pact 'negotiations'
30/10/2019 | news | politics | 1,491
Pro-Remain parties are planning to work together to prevent a Conservative majority at December's poll.
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England v South Africa: 'George Ford has moved out of Owen Farrell's shadow' - Paul Grayson
30/10/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 359
How England fly-half George Ford is set to take centre stage in a World Cup final alongside his boyhood friend after battling back into favour.
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Leaders in pre-election clash on NHS and economy
30/10/2019 | news | politics | 9,377
Jeremy Corbyn says Labour offers "real change" but Boris Johnson accuses him of "protest" politics at PMQs.
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Wales v New Zealand: Owen Lane to start as one of nine changes
30/10/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,315
Warren Gatland makes nine Wales changes for Friday's World Cup bronze medal match against New Zealand.
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Could snow delay the vote?
29/10/2019 | news | politics | 222
If it snows on election day, would the vote be postponed and how much will the election cost?
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MPs close to backing December election
29/10/2019 | news | uk | 10,103
MPs approve the principle of a pre-Christmas poll but there is wrangling over the exact date.
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PM agrees to Brexit extension - but urges election
28/10/2019 | news | politics | 9,583
MPs vote on a December poll - as Boris Johnson officially accepts a further Brexit delay until 31 January.
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Man Utd beat Norwich 3-1 to end bad away run in Premier League
27/10/2019 | sport | football | 389
Manchester United win a Premier League away game for the first time since February despite Norwich keeper Tim Krul saving two penalties.
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Rugby World Cup semi-final: Wales 16-19 South Africa
27/10/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 2,909
Wales fall agonisingly short of a first Rugby World Cup final as Handre Pollard's 76th-minute penalty hands the Springboks victory.
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Key word 'adequate' removed from Brexit plan
27/10/2019 | news | business | 668
Worker rights: UK negotiators remove “adequate” from employment and environmental standards enforcement.
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Archbishop warns MPs to avoid 'dangerous' language
27/10/2019 | news | uk | 3,038
Justin Welby said it was "extraordinarily dangerous" for MPs to make careless comments.
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England's World Cup semi-final win over New Zealand 'the finest of their lives'
26/10/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,483
It was impossible to find an area in which England were not superior to the All Blacks, writes Tom Fordyce.
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England 19-7 New Zealand: Eddie Jones' side beat All Blacks to reach World Cup final
26/10/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 2,925
England beat two-time defending champions New Zealand and reach the World Cup final for the first time in 12 years.
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Wales v South Africa: Jonathan Davies fit, Leigh Halfpenny replaces Liam Williams
25/10/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 827
Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny replaces Liam Williams for Sunday's World Cup semi-final against South Africa while centre Jonathan Davies is passed fit to start.
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Partizan Belgrade 0-1 Man Utd: Anthony Martial penalty ends winless away run
24/10/2019 | sport | football | 822
Anthony Martial's first-half penalty proved decisive as Manchester United moved top of their Europa League group with victory at Partizan Belgrade.
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EU agrees to Brexit delay - but no date yet
24/10/2019 | news | politics | 8,978
Ambassadors agree to postpone the 31 October deadline, but will not decide a date until next week.
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PM to try for 12 December election
24/10/2019 | news | politics | 5,356
Labour says it will "absolutely support" an election but only if a no-deal Brexit is "off the table".
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Government wins vote on Queen's Speech
24/10/2019 | news | politics | 1,797
MPs approved Boris Johnson's legislative agenda, which includes bills on Brexit and the NHS.
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EU Brexit extension decision expected on Friday
24/10/2019 | news | politics | 1,573
Most EU leaders favour a three-month delay - but France is sceptical about it, the BBC understands.
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England v New Zealand: George Ford recalled for Rugby World Cup semi-final
24/10/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,014
George Ford returns at fly-half as England shuffle their backline for their Rugby World Cup semi-final against New Zealand on Saturday.
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No 10 denies government division over Brexit plans
24/10/2019 | news | politics | 3,592
Ministers are being urged to go for an early election - but some want to get a Brexit deal through first.
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Johnson and Corbyn meet amid Brexit uncertainty
23/10/2019 | news | politics | 5,816
They fail to agree a new timetable to get the PM's deal into law, as the EU considers delaying Brexit.
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Brexit bill 'in limbo' as MPs reject timetable
22/10/2019 | news | politics | 4,685
Boris Johnson pauses Brexit legislation after MPs reject plan to get it through Commons in three days.
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PM to pull Brexit bill if timetable not approved
22/10/2019 | news | politics | 4,270
No 10 will push for an election if MPs rule out passing the bill in three days and the EU grants a Brexit delay.
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NI firms to declare GB-bound goods under new deal
22/10/2019 | news | uk | 865
The Brexit secretary says there'll be no forms to fill in - then reverses his position shortly afterwards.
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PM aims to push Brexit bill through in three days
22/10/2019 | news | politics | 3,962
Boris Johnson urges Parliament to approve his intensive timetable but opposition MPs want more time.
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Ballon d'Or: Virgil van Dijk, Cristiano Ronaldo, Sadio Mane on shortlist for award
21/10/2019 | sport | football | 603
Virgil van Dijk is one of seven Liverpool players to be named alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the 30-man shortlist for the 2019 Ballon d'Or.
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Rory McIlroy and Brooks Koepka: A rivalry to ignite golf?
21/10/2019 | sport | golf | 171
BBC Sport's Iain Carter wonders whether Brooks Koepka's comments about Rory McIlroy might lead to an intriguing rivalry in the game.
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MPs' vote on Brexit deal ruled out by Speaker
21/10/2019 | news | politics | 6,735
The government says it is disappointed, but will go ahead with introducing legislation putting the deal into law.
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Man Utd 1-1 Liverpool: It is 'a fact' that United always defend against us - Jurgen Klopp
20/10/2019 | sport | football | 1,436
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says it is "a fact" that Manchester United always set up to defend against his side at Old Trafford.
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Man Utd 1-1 Liverpool: Adam Lallana saves Reds' unbeaten start
20/10/2019 | sport | football | 1,951
Adam Lallana rescues a late point for Liverpool at Manchester United to keep them unbeaten in the Premier League - but their run of 17 league victories comes to an end.
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Court delays decision on PM's Brexit tactics
20/10/2019 | news | uk | 2,771
Campaigners said the move would ensure that Boris Johnson fully complied with the Benn Act.
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No 10 to push again for Brexit deal vote
20/10/2019 | news | politics | 4,623
The PM wants "a straight up-and-down vote", but it is down to the Speaker to decide whether this happens.
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PM sends unsigned request seeking Brexit delay
19/10/2019 | news | politics | 4,026
No 10 source says an accompanying letter makes clear Boris Johnson believes an extension would be a mistake.
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England beat Australia 40-16 to make Rugby World Cup semi-finals
19/10/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,453
England are into the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 12 years as they ruthlessly dispatch old rivals Australia.
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Jubilant scenes at 'final say' Brexit protest
19/10/2019 | news | uk | 8,112
Supporters of the "People's Vote" cheered as MPs voted to withhold approval of the PM's deal.
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DUP 'encouraging' Tory MPs to reject Brexit deal
18/10/2019 | news | uk | 1,034
The party's Brexit spokesperson says it wants Conservatives to "take a stand" in Saturday's vote.
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Johnson in race to win support for Brexit deal
17/10/2019 | news | politics | 6,666
No 10 is trying to persuade MPs to back the PM's deal ahead of a vote in the Commons on Saturday.
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New Brexit deal agreed but DUP refuses support
17/10/2019 | news | politics | 10,941
The prime minister hails "excellent deal" with the EU, but a successful vote in Parliament is not yet certain.
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Rugby World Cup: England v Australia - George Ford dropped for quarter-final
17/10/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,285
Head coach Eddie Jones drops George Ford for England's World Cup quarter-final against Australia, with Owen Farrell at fly-half and Henry Slade in the centre.
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Legal bid to halt 'illegal' Brexit deal
16/10/2019 | news | uk | 1,665
Anti-Brexit campaigner Jo Maugham has lodged a petition at Scotland's highest civil court.
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Brexit deal hangs in balance as PM seeks support
15/10/2019 | news | politics | 8,173
Issues between the UK, EU and Ireland are said to be "pretty much sorted", but No 10 is still seeking the DUP's backing.
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Brexit talks continue amid claims deal is close
14/10/2019 | news | politics | 7,088
Downing Street plays down the chances of an imminent breakthrough amid reports the sides are close to agreement.
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Sturgeon says indyref2 'must happen next year'
14/10/2019 | news | uk | 6,362
The SNP leader tells her party's conference that Westminster has 'no right' to block a Scottish independence referendum.
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PM sets out 'ambitious' plans in Queen's Speech
14/10/2019 | news | politics | 5,669
Crime and health take centre stage, but opposition parties dismiss the programme as "election manifesto".
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Ireland 47-5 Samoa: Bonus-point win puts Irish into last eight
12/10/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 601
Ireland are through to the World Cup quarter-finals after beating Samoa 47-5 in their Pool A match in Fukuoka.
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Brexit: EU and UK agree to 'intensify' talks
11/10/2019 | news | politics | 5,172
Both sides are pushing for a deal ahead of a summit next week, but Boris Johnson says there's "a way to go".
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UK to deport EU citizens who miss registration
10/10/2019 | news | politics | 891
Home Office minister says those who don't apply for settled status after Brexit by December 2020 must leave.
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UK set to avoid recession despite poor August
10/10/2019 | news | business | 1,140
The economy contracted in August, but is still expected to have grown in the third quarter.
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Johnson and Varadkar 'can see pathway to a deal'
10/10/2019 | news | politics | 6,484
Ireland's PM calls Brexit talks "very positive" and "very promising", with UK-EU meetings set to resume on Friday.
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EU leaders criticise UK Brexit proposals
09/10/2019 | news | politics | 5,407
They say they are no closer to an agreement, but "with goodwill" there is still a chance a deal can be done.
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Special sitting for MPs to decide Brexit future
09/10/2019 | news | politics | 6,464
Parliament will meet on Saturday 19 October after a key EU summit to approve the next steps for the UK.
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UK productivity suffers worst drop in five years
08/10/2019 | news | business | 575
Both services and manufacturing saw a fall in the second quarter of the year, official figures show.
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Farmers 'betrayed' by no-deal Brexit tariff plan
08/10/2019 | news | business | 1,350
The farmers' union says the government has "missed an opportunity" by not imposing more import taxes.
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Brexit deal essentially impossible - No 10 source
08/10/2019 | news | politics | 9,572
The source says Germany's Angela Merkel was highly pessimistic in a call with Boris Johnson, but the EU's top official hits back.
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Man Utd: How bad is the latest crisis for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side?
07/10/2019 | sport | football | 2,113
"A quagmire of mediocrity" or "the only crisis is an injury crisis" - how bad is it at Manchester United and is Ole Gunnar Solskjaer safe from the sack?
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No-deal Brexit 'to push UK debt to 50-year high'
07/10/2019 | news | business | 3,130
Government borrowing would reach its highest level in more than half a century, a think tank warns.
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PM calls on EU to 'thrash out' Brexit objections
07/10/2019 | news | politics | 2,724
Boris Johnson says EU leaders have not offered specific criticism of his Irish border proposals.
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Judge dismisses no-deal Brexit court move
07/10/2019 | news | uk | 3,201
Lord Pentland says he must trust Boris Johnson to write a letter to the EU requesting an extension if no deal is agreed.
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Macron: Brexit deal decision 'at end of week'
06/10/2019 | news | politics | 3,621
The EU will evaluate then whether a deal is possible, the French president tells Boris Johnson.
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Liverpool 2-1 Leicester City: James Milner's late penalty extends Reds' perfect start
05/10/2019 | sport | football | 2,571
James Milner gives Liverpool a dramatic stoppage-time victory over Leicester to extend their perfect start to the Premier League season.
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George Ford: England's first-choice fly-half after impressing against Argentina?
05/10/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 274
George Ford steers England to victory over Argentina but has he done enough to remain Eddie Jones' first-choice fly-half, asks Tom Fordyce.
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England 39-10 Argentina: Eddie Jones' side qualify for World Cup quarter-finals
05/10/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,201
England qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals with a game to spare thanks to a bonus-point victory over 14-man Argentina in Tokyo.
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PM will send Brexit extension letter, court told
04/10/2019 | news | politics | 5,756
But Boris Johnson says the UK will still leave on 31 October "new deal or no deal - but no delay".
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Julian Smith defends government's Brexit plan
04/10/2019 | news | uk | 730
The NI secretary is also meeting four of the main Stormont parties to discuss devolution.
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Katarina Johnson-Thompson wins World Athletics Championships heptathlon gold
03/10/2019 | sport | athletics | 450
Katarina Johnson-Thompson ends her wait for her first global outdoor title by powering to heptathlon gold at the World Championships in Doha.
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EU 'open but unconvinced' by UK PM's Brexit plan
03/10/2019 | news | world | 1,816
Britain's latest proposals for leaving the EU fall short of what is required to get a deal, the bloc's leaders say.
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PM 'can't be trusted' on Brexit delay, court told
03/10/2019 | news | uk | 3,386
Government promises that it is prepared to write a letter seeking an Article 50 extension are contradictory, claim campaigners.
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PM: Brexit plan 'genuine attempt to bridge chasm'
03/10/2019 | news | politics | 7,497
The PM updates MPs on his Brexit proposals but Jeremy Corbyn says the plans are "unrealistic".
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Boris Johnson sets out Brexit plan to MPs
02/10/2019 | news | politics | 2,183
The PM's plan would see Northern Ireland stay in the single market for goods but leave the customs union.
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Government publishes new Brexit proposals
02/10/2019 | news | politics | 4,477
The PM's plan would see Northern Ireland stay in the EU single market for goods and new customs checks away from the border.
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Johnson: No-deal only alternative to Brexit plan
02/10/2019 | news | politics | 4,571
Addressing his party conference in Manchester, the PM says his offer requires compromise on both sides.
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Tottenham 2-7 Bayern Munich: Mauricio Pochettino faces crisis
01/10/2019 | sport | football | 1,186
Tottenham and Mauricio Pochettino face an obvious crisis after their 7-2 thrashing by Bayern Munich, says chief football writer Phil McNulty.
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Are speculators pushing the PM towards no deal?
01/10/2019 | news | business | 485
Some claim that hedge funds are colluding with the government to achieve a no-deal Brexit.
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Corbyn must head 'interim government' - Labour
01/10/2019 | news | politics | 4,504
John McDonnell also says a no confidence vote is "unlikely" before 17 October's EU council meeting.
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Johnson: Irish customs checks will be 'reality'
01/10/2019 | news | politics | 6,911
But the PM rejects reports there could be a series of customs posts set five or 10 miles back.
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Man Utd 1-1 Arsenal: Aubameyang earns Gunners a point
30/09/2019 | sport | football | 1,800
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's second-half equaliser condemns Manchester United to their worst start to a league season in 30 years against Arsenal.
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Speaker and MPs agree to 'use moderate language'
30/09/2019 | news | politics | 1,395
The agreement follows a stormy week in Parliament where MPs were criticised over their language.
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Javid pledges National Living Wage rise
30/09/2019 | news | politics | 4,210
The chancellor says it will be £10.50 an hour by 2024, with a lower age threshold - down from 25 to 21.
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Russian GP: Lewis Hamilton wins after Sebastian Vettel ignores team orders
29/09/2019 | sport | f1 | 1,549
Lewis Hamilton is handed victory in the Russian Grand Prix after a virtual safety car cost Ferrari's Charles Leclerc the lead.
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Japan 19-12 Ireland: Dazzling display gives hosts shock victory
28/09/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,686
Hosts Japan produce the shock result of the Rugby World Cup by beating Pool A favourites Ireland 19-12 in Shizuoka.
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Sturgeon 'open-minded' about interim PM
27/09/2019 | news | politics | 5,000
Scotland's first minister insists she is not pushing for Jeremy Corbyn to become leader of a temporary government.
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Brexit uncertainty 'could lead to UK rate cut'
27/09/2019 | news | business | 1,795
A Bank of England policymaker says interest rates may need to be cut even if a no-deal Brexit is avoided.
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UK 'planning concrete Brexit proposals'
27/09/2019 | news | politics | 8,596
Minister Stephen Barclay says the "moment of truth" is approaching, as Brussels asks for new ideas.
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MPs reject Parliament recess for Tory conference
26/09/2019 | news | politics | 5,957
It is the seventh vote the government has lost in the Commons since Boris Johnson became PM.
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Liverpool: Anfield chief executive Peter Moore says Reds 'back on our perch'
25/09/2019 | sport | football | 967
Chief executive Peter Moore believes Champions League winners Liverpool are 'back on their perch' following Sir Alex Ferguson's famous remark.
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SNP wants confidence vote to remove 'zombie' PM
25/09/2019 | news | uk | 2,794
The party calls on other opposition leaders to unite around a no confidence motion that would remove Boris Johnson from office.
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Johnson faces resignation calls over court ruling
24/09/2019 | news | politics | 3,098
Jeremy Corbyn leads the condemnation as some opposition MPs say the PM could be removed from office.
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Suspending Parliament was unlawful, court rules
24/09/2019 | news | politics | 19,486
Boris Johnson says he "profoundly disagrees" with the judges' decision, but MPs will return on Wednesday.
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Labour promises 32-hour working week
23/09/2019 | news | politics | 3,533
John McDonnell also vows to eliminate in-work poverty if Labour wins power at the next election.
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Corbyn wins party backing in crunch Brexit vote
22/09/2019 | news | politics | 7,246
Members at the party's annual conference vote against a motion which would have called for Remain backing at an election.
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BMW PGA Championship: Danny Willett wins by three shots at Wentworth
22/09/2019 | sport | golf | 108
Danny Willett wins the PGA Championship by three strokes after a superb final round on Wentworth's West Course.
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England: Rugby World Cup journey is under way - now it needs to pick up speed
22/09/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 539
You can cruise through the group stage but knockout games are decided by big displays and England's Manu Tuilagi is approaching his peak, says Tom Fordyce.
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Thousands join UK climate change protests
20/09/2019 | news | uk | 4,494
Schoolchildren and workers down tools and walk out of lessons, demanding "climate justice for all".
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Brexit secretary: EU and UK share common purpose
20/09/2019 | news | politics | 7,467
Both sides promise to look for an agreement ahead of 31 October, following a meeting in Brussels.
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Man Utd 1-0 Astana: Mason Greenwood scores first senior goal
19/09/2019 | sport | football | 575
Teenager Mason Greenwood's first senior goal ensures Manchester United make a winning start to their Europa League campaign against Astana at Old Trafford.
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UK shares Brexit documents with EU
19/09/2019 | news | politics | 3,912
A UK government statement says the written documents "reflect the ideas the UK has put forward".
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Parliament suspended 'to stop MPs interfering'
19/09/2019 | news | politics | 3,868
The final day saw a submission from ex-PM Sir John Major - but a decision won't come until next week.
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UK 'has 12 days to set out Brexit plans'
18/09/2019 | news | politics | 2,150
The Finnish PM says EU leaders need written proposals by the end of September.
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Napoli 2-0 Liverpool: Two late goals condemn Reds to defeat in Naples
18/09/2019 | sport | football | 813
Dries Mertens' penalty and a late Fernando Llorente goal condemns Liverpool to defeat in their Group E Champions League opener against Napoli.
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Brexit talks 'should not be a pretence' - Barnier
18/09/2019 | news | politics | 4,459
The government insists "constructive" talks are ongoing after the EU's chief negotiator's remarks.
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Second day of legal prorogation battle ends
17/09/2019 | news | politics | 5,749
Judges at the Supreme Court continued to hear arguments over the legality of suspending Parliament.
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Prorogation case 'a difficult question of law'
16/09/2019 | news | politics | 8,830
The Supreme Court hears competing arguments about the legality of the PM's decision to suspend Parliament.
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Liverpool: How hard is it for Champions League holders to retain title?
16/09/2019 | sport | football | 289
Liverpool begin their Champions League campaign on Tuesday aiming to become only the second club to retain the trophy since its rebranding in 1992.
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Premier League stats: Liverpool eye record, Sergio Aguero's streak and Chelsea kids
16/09/2019 | sport | football | 341
Can Liverpool top Man City's streak? What is significant about Sergio Aguero's scoring streak? BBC Sport delves into the key Premier League statistics.
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Steve Smith & Ben Stokes - the two men who lit up a World Cup & Ashes summer
16/09/2019 | sport | cricket | 662
Ben Stokes led England to World Cup glory and played one of the all-time great Ashes knocks, while Steve Smith plundered 774 runs in four Tests - but who was the player of the summer?
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Ashes 2019: England level series after beating Australia in final Test
15/09/2019 | sport | cricket | 992
England end their memorable summer by earning a 2-2 draw in the Ashes with a 135-run defeat of Australia in the fifth Test.
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Brexit is a 'nightmare', says Luxembourg PM
15/09/2019 | news | politics | 11,413
Boris Johnson misses a press conference amid noisy protests, but says there has been "a lot of work".
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Lib Dems pledge to cancel Brexit
15/09/2019 | news | politics | 1,298
Members vote in favour of the policy, which would see the party revoke Article 50 if they took power.
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PM 'won't be deterred' from Brexit on 31 October
13/09/2019 | news | politics | 7,887
Boris Johnson says the UK will leave by the deadline, but he is "cautiously optimistic" of getting a deal.
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Bercow warns PM against disobeying Brexit law
12/09/2019 | news | politics | 3,797
The Speaker says MPs will show "creativity" to avoid being bypassed, but is accused of being "politicised".
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PM denies lying to Queen over Parliament suspension
12/09/2019 | news | politics | 9,220
Boris Johnson denies lying over his reasons for the shutdown, after Scottish judges rule it unlawful.
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Commons recall urged after no-deal papers released
12/09/2019 | news | politics | 4,603
Labour wants MPs to return to Parliament to scrutinise the government's plans for no deal.
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No 10 rejects Nigel Farage election pact proposal
11/09/2019 | news | politics | 2,836
The Brexit Party leader is calling on the Tories to make a deal to help "secure a big Brexit majority".
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MPs demand Parliament be recalled after court case
11/09/2019 | news | politics | 3,263
Opposition parties say it should return as soon as possible so scrutiny of the government can resume.
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Judges rule Parliament suspension is unlawful
11/09/2019 | news | uk | 13,691
Scotland's highest court says Boris Johnson, in effect, misled the Queen over the move.
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There is a way to get a Brexit deal, PM insists
10/09/2019 | news | politics | 5,030
Boris Johnson also rebuffs criticism of Parliament's five-week shutdown as a "load of nonsense".
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Labour manifesto to offer vote on Leave and Remain
10/09/2019 | news | uk | 5,234
Jeremy Corbyn vows a fresh Brexit referendum but arguments continue over which side it should back.
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Corbyn promises 'biggest' boost to workers' rights
09/09/2019 | news | politics | 720
The Labour leader wants to set up a new department to protect workers' rights if he gets into power.
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PM's second attempt to trigger election fails
09/09/2019 | news | politics | 10,714
MPs reject a second call from Boris Johnson for a snap election, before the suspension of Parliament begins.
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No-deal Brexit 'would be a failure' - Johnson
06/09/2019 | news | world | 4,784
Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar say "common ground was established" at their meeting in Dublin.
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Opposition parties united against PM’s election bid
06/09/2019 | news | politics | 13,614
Labour and other parties vow to block mid-October election, as Lords pass anti-no-deal Brexit bill.
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