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Tyson Fury: 'Maverick Fury can do no wrong but Anthony Joshua fight will seal immortality'
23/02/2020 | sport | boxing | 171
After his seventh-round defeat of Deontay Wilder, a unique place in sporting history awaits Tyson Fury if he secures a unification fight against Anthony Joshua.
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Mercedes confident 'dual-axis steering' system for 2020 within F1 rules
20/02/2020 | sport | f1 | 447
Mercedes believe a trick steering innovation which could give them an advantage in 2020 is within the rules.
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Six Nations: Wales recall Gareth Davies and Ross Moriarty for France
20/02/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 250
Wales recall scrum-half Gareth Davies and flanker Ross Moriarty to face France in the Six Nations as coach Wayne Pivac makes two changes.
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Roger Federer to miss French Open after having knee surgery
20/02/2020 | sport | tennis | 246
Roger Federer, the 20-time Grand Slam champion, will miss this year's French Open after having surgery on his right knee.
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'Stodgy, negative' Spurs lose to RB Leipzig 1-0 in Champions League
19/02/2020 | sport | football | 313
Spurs' defeat by RB Leipzig was a sobering night that may have fatally loosened Spurs' grip on their Champions League campaign, says Phil McNulty.
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Adam Lallana: Liverpool midfielder set to leave Anfield this summer
19/02/2020 | sport | football | 399
Liverpool are set to let Adam Lallana leave the club in the summer when the England midfielder's contract runs out.
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New £20 featuring painter Turner enters circulation
19/02/2020 | news | business | 385
A new polymer £20 banknote featuring artist JMW Turner starts to appear in ATMs on Thursday.
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'Vegans need their own shelf in the office fridge'
19/02/2020 | news | other | 1,660
The Vegan Society has issued guidelines to "help employers accommodate the needs of vegans".
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Erling Braut Haaland: Dortmund's wonder kid cannot stop scoring
18/02/2020 | sport | football | 212
Everyone is talking about Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland - again - after his two goals against Paris St-Germain in the Champions League.
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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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UK's cash system 'will collapse without new laws'
18/02/2020 | news | business | 748
British bank notes and coins could disappear much earlier than expected, campaigners warn.
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Southampton 1-2 Burnley: Matej Vydra goal boosts Clarets' European hopes
15/02/2020 | sport | football | 174
Matej Vydra's superb goal boosts Burnley's hopes of playing in Europe for the second time in three years in their weather-affected Premier League win at Southampton.
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Tesco told not to block rival supermarkets
14/02/2020 | news | business | 134
The UK competition authority tells Tesco to stop preventing other supermarkets from leasing nearby sites.
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Hundreds warned over coronavirus after bus event
14/02/2020 | news | uk | 736
Two MPs cancel public engagements after attending a summit where an attendee was diagnosed with the illness.
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Dentists hit by coronavirus face-mask shortage
13/02/2020 | news | health | 35
Some may have to "down drills" following curbs on how many they can order, the dentists' union says.
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'End of contract' rules 'to save consumers money'
13/02/2020 | news | technology | 360
Internet, pay-TV and phone customers will now be offered the best deals when their contracts end.
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Billie Eilish's Bond theme is dramatic and audacious
13/02/2020 | news | entertainment | 1,155
The verdict on the teenager's ballad for Daniel Craig's final outing as 007, which she released overnight.
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HS2 go-ahead 'controversial and difficult'
11/02/2020 | news | business | 2,848
The prime minister says he will appoint a full-time minister to oversee the project and "restore discipline".
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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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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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Cancer patients 'missing out on basic information'
10/02/2020 | news | health | 178
NHS staff pressures are leaving 120,000 patients a year "in the dark" about their illness, a charity says.
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Solar Orbiter: Sun mission blasts off
07/02/2020 | news | science | 408
The European probe will gather some of the most detailed ever pictures and movies of our star.
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New Northern trains less reliable than Pacers
07/02/2020 | news | uk | 189
Figures show the new £500m trains have a higher breakdown rate than the ageing Pacers.
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How much? Six reasons why HS2 is so expensive
07/02/2020 | news | business | 908
The controversial high-speed rail project could potentially cost as much as £106bn.
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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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Super Bowl 2020: Kansas City Chiefs pull off a sensational comeback to beat San Francisco 49ers
03/02/2020 | sport | other | 550
The Kansas City Chiefs pull off a sensational fourth-quarter comeback to beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 and win Super Bowl 54.
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Chinese shares suffer biggest fall in four years
03/02/2020 | news | business | 160
The Shanghai index closes nearly 8% lower as investors weigh the impact of the outbreak.
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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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France v England: George Furbank starts Six Nations opener
31/01/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 454
Northampton's uncapped full-back George Furbank starts for England in their Six Nations opener away to France on Sunday.
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F1 billionaire owner in Aston Martin rescue deal
31/01/2020 | news | business | 623
Racing Point F1 team co-owner Lawrence Stroll's consortium will inject emergency cash into the carmaker.
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Amazon: Christmas sales soar as rivals struggle
30/01/2020 | news | business | 99
Sales were up 20% over the festive season in sharp contrast to weakness at other retailers.
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Nicola Sturgeon calls for patience over indyref2
30/01/2020 | news | uk | 3,037
Scotland's first minister says she still wants indyref2 this year - but acknowledges it may not come until at least 2021.
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Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to reach Australian Open final
30/01/2020 | sport | tennis | 471
Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in straight sets to reach the final of the Australian Open.
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PG Tips could be sold as cuppa goes out of fashion
30/01/2020 | news | business | 1,484
Consumer goods giant Unilever says traditional tea sales are slowing as consumers change their habits.
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Girls' anxiety made worse by lack of sleep
29/01/2020 | news | uk | 76
Study shows almost a third of young people experience sleep problems - but older girls' mental health is suffering the most.
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Scientists race to develop a coronavirus vaccine
29/01/2020 | news | health | 403
US researchers are already working on a vaccine against the new virus that has emerged in China.
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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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Ovo Energy to pay £8.9m for overcharging customers
29/01/2020 | news | business | 317
More than half a million of the firm's customers received energy bills that were inaccurate.
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Apple credits iPhone 11 demand for record sales
28/01/2020 | news | business | 104
The tech giant says it is monitoring the coronavirus outbreak, which has made forecasting difficult.
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Laws for sustainable fishing planned post-Brexit
28/01/2020 | news | politics | 453
The government says the Fisheries Bill gives the UK power to operate as an independent coastal state.
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Mrs Brown beats Gervais and Fleabag at the NTAs
28/01/2020 | news | entertainment | 609
The sitcom wins for a fifth year, while Ant and Dec, Jesy Nelson and Michael Palin are also honoured.
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Dissatisfaction with democracy 'at record high'
28/01/2020 | news | education | 439
A global study warns of rising levels of discontent with democracy, particularly in the UK and US.
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Top universities told to widen access to places
28/01/2020 | news | education | 118
The admissions gap between wealthier and poorer students should half in five years, a watchdog says.
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Banks asked to explain 40% overdraft rates
28/01/2020 | news | business | 1,342
The City watchdog says most banks have set "very similar prices" under the new rules.
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BBC News announces 450 job cuts
27/01/2020 | news | entertainment | 3,018
There will be cuts to Radio 5 Live and BBC Two’s Newsnight as part of an £80m savings drive.
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Watchdog questions 'Get ready for Brexit' campaign
27/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,237
The £46m publicity blitz did not leave people "significantly better prepared", says the NAO.
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Football banter at work 'excludes women'
27/01/2020 | news | business | 3,721
A management body says sports chat in the office can be a "gateway" to more laddish behaviour.
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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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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool's first team will miss FA Cup replay v Shrewsbury
26/01/2020 | sport | football | 2,303
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp and his first-team players will not be involved in the FA Cup fourth-round replay against Shrewsbury Town, the Reds manager says.
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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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West Ham 0-1 West Brom: Dismal Hammers crash out of FA Cup
25/01/2020 | sport | football | 598
Slaven Bilic enjoys a winning return to London Stadium as a dismal West Ham performance sees them crash out of the FA Cup at the hands of his West Brom side.
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Northampton 0-0 Derby, FA Cup fourth round: Cobblers earn replay
24/01/2020 | sport | football | 111
League Two Northampton earn a replay with Championship club Derby after a goalless draw in the FA Cup fourth round.
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Insurer apologises to mistaken Michaels
24/01/2020 | news | business | 106
Several thousand customers receive an apology from Aviva after they were all wrongly called Michael.
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Met Police to deploy facial recognition cameras
24/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,274
Police say the short-term deployments will check watchlists of suspects wanted for serious crimes.
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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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Rolls-Royce plans mini nuclear reactors by 2029
24/01/2020 | news | business | 940
The firm says it plans to build up to 15 of the mini reactors, which can be delivered by a lorry.
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Tinder to add panic button and anti-catfishing tech
24/01/2020 | news | business | 52
The move comes after criticism over the lack of safety features offered by dating apps.
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Wolves 1-2 Liverpool: Roberto Firmino scores late winner for leaders
23/01/2020 | sport | football | 1,975
Liverpool's march to the Premier League title continues as Roberto Firmino's late winner at Wolves takes them 16 points clear.
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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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Bosses set out immigration priorities after Brexit
23/01/2020 | news | business | 49
Industry groups band together to call for flexibility for skilled workers to enter the UK.
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Parlez-vous français? Not if you're a boy
23/01/2020 | news | education | 104
A study suggests girls are more than twice as likely as boys to pass a GCSE in a foreign language.
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Tesco to ditch plastic-wrap for multipack tins
23/01/2020 | news | business | 309
Supermarket giant says the change will remove 350 tonnes of plastic from the environment.
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Manchester United lose 2-0 to Burnley - pundits and fans react
23/01/2020 | sport | football | 2,488
Manchester United's latest defeat has seen the atmosphere turn "toxic" at Old Trafford, says former midfielder Darren Fletcher.
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'Failing' rail firm faces public ownership
22/01/2020 | news | uk | 294
The government reveals South Western Railway's franchise is "not sustainable in the long term".
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GM's Cruise unveils its first driverless vehicle
22/01/2020 | news | technology | 191
The launch comes six months after Cruise delayed its self-driving vehicle service in San Francisco.
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'Mental health issues can break lives'
21/01/2020 | news | business | 95
Antonio Horta-Osario has personal experience of how workplace stress can affect anyone.
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Mission to reveal 'Truths' about climate change
21/01/2020 | news | science | 848
A UK-led satellite aims to get an absolute measurement of the light reflected off Earth's surface.
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Disney+ to launch a week early in the UK
21/01/2020 | news | technology | 197
The US media giant also confirmed the service will cost more than its earlier DisneyLife platform.
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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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Facebook creates 1,000 new UK jobs
20/01/2020 | news | business | 162
The firm says the new roles will include adding to its team tackling harmful online content.
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Workplace bullying: 'Fear is the biggest factor'
20/01/2020 | news | business | 74
A quarter of employees think their firm turns a blind eye to workplace harassment, says a report.
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Immune discovery 'may treat all cancer'
20/01/2020 | news | health | 136
Research is at an early stage but scientists said it had huge potential for destroying cancers.
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Google boss Pichai calls for AI regulation
20/01/2020 | news | technology | 25
Sundar Pichai seeks a "sensible approach" after Europe said it was mulling a facial recognition ban.
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'Illegal' plastic waste returned to UK by Malaysia
20/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,078
Malaysia will not become "the garbage dump of the world", says the country's environment minister.
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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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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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Department store Beales falls into administration
20/01/2020 | news | business | 845
The collapse of the company, founded in 1881, puts more than 1,000 jobs at risk
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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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Shopping centre owner seeks emergency cash
20/01/2020 | news | business | 162
Intu, owner of the Trafford Centre and Lakeside, asks investors for money to shore up finances.
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More precious than gold: Why palladium is soaring
20/01/2020 | news | business | 201
The price of the precious metal palladium has hit a record high of $2,500 an ounce as demand rises.
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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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China to ban bags and other single-use plastic
20/01/2020 | news | world | 94
One of the world's biggest users of plastic plans to phase out most single-use items by 2025.
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China virus cases triple as infection spreads
20/01/2020 | news | world | 228
This comes as China confirms that a new strain of coronavirus can pass from person to person.
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Masters 2020: Stuart Bingham fights back to beat Ali Carter and win title
19/01/2020 | sport | snooker | 161
England's Stuart Bingham becomes the oldest Masters winner by defeating Ali Carter 10-8 in a fluctuating final.
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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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Ministers 'looking into' relocating House of Lords
19/01/2020 | news | politics | 408
Moving the upper chamber could "reconnect" politics with voters, the Tory party chairman says.
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VAR: Premier League referees set to use pitchside monitors
17/01/2020 | sport | football | 341
Premier League referees are told to start using pitchside monitors for red card decisions where it is felt they should have the final say.
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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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No automatic deportation for EU citizens, says No 10
17/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,824
So far more than 2.7 million EU citizens have applied for settled status after Brexit in the UK.
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Flybe confirms it will get a tax and duty holiday
17/01/2020 | news | business | 231
But the struggling airline says the debt with tax authorities is far lower than reported.
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Microsoft makes 'carbon negative' pledge
16/01/2020 | news | technology | 153
The tech giant promises to remove all the carbon it has emitted since its founding in 1975.
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Don't just blame 2019 campaign - Starmer
16/01/2020 | news | politics | 303
The leadership hopeful tells the BBC's Laura Kuenssberg he can restore trust in Labour as a "force for good".
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Finance package keeps NI in 'austerity trap'
16/01/2020 | news | uk | 276
The Westminster government is to give the NI Executive an extra £1bn to support the Stormont deal.
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Scottish FA poised to ban kids heading footballs
15/01/2020 | news | uk | 905
Rules could be in place within weeks after a study found ex-players are more likely to die of dementia.
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Soil at heart of farm grant revolution
15/01/2020 | news | science | 371
Soil protection will be a core issue as the Agriculture Bill returns to Parliament later.
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Estate agents report 'uplift' in housing market
15/01/2020 | news | business | 138
Expectations of future sales have "risen sharply" according to property professionals.
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Greggs picks Just Eat for home deliveries
15/01/2020 | news | business | 275
The High Street food giant chooses its delivery partner as the market for takeaways continues to grow.
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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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Reconnecting with nature 'triggers' eco-actions
14/01/2020 | news | science | 93
People with access to green spaces are more likely to be more environmentally friendly, study says.
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Barcelona: Why Quique Setien was appointed and why Xavi said no
14/01/2020 | sport | football | 146
BBC Sport's Guillem Balague analyses the detail behind Ernesto Valverde's departure at Barcelona and gives the inside track on who was approached.
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PM: Public can fund Big Ben bongs for Brexit day
14/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,727
Boris Johnson said it would cost £500,000 for the famous bell to chime, but crowdfunding is an option.
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Cookies crumbling as Google phases them out
14/01/2020 | news | technology | 136
A study suggests that cookie consent forms are flouting the EU's tough data laws.
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Santander latest bank to set 40% overdraft rate
14/01/2020 | news | business | 897
The move comes as the bank cuts the interest rate it pays on its flagship current account.
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Gambling on credit cards to be banned
14/01/2020 | news | business | 646
The ban, which starts on 14 April, comes after reviews of the industry by the commission and the government.
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Bruno Fernandes: Man Utd in talks with Sporting Lisbon over midfielder
13/01/2020 | sport | football | 561
Manchester United and Sporting Lisbon hold face-to-face talks over the transfer of £60m-rated midfielder Bruno Fernandes.
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Pensions row 'making bad situation worse in NHS'
13/01/2020 | news | health | 405
Doctors are still refusing overtime despite NHS bosses promising to cover tax bills, hospitals say.
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Oscars 2020: Joker leads pack with 11 nominations
13/01/2020 | news | entertainment | 432
The comic book villain movie is up for best film, best director and best actor for Joaquin Phoenix.
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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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Plan to ban cars through centre of Birmingham
13/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,109
Private cars would only be allowed in and out of the city in certain places under plans by the city council.
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Five Labour leadership hopefuls reach next round
13/01/2020 | news | politics | 4,105
Emily Thornberry gains enough support just before nominations close, but Clive Lewis withdraws.
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Beales boss: 'Councils really don't care'
13/01/2020 | news | business | 727
The boss of struggling department store chain Beales says councils are failing to support the High Street.
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Governments must 'deliver financial package'
12/01/2020 | news | uk | 20
New Finance Minister Conor Murphy says the two governments must "honour their pledge".
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Teachers worry over funding for smaller classes
10/01/2020 | news | uk | 71
What will happen to a £36m fund aimed at cutting infant class sizes in Wales?
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Plastic packaging ban 'could harm environment'
08/01/2020 | news | science | 1,124
Stopping plastic packaging could lead to higher carbon alternatives, a Parliamentary report says.
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Healthy habits 'deliver extra disease-free decade'
08/01/2020 | news | health | 466
Women and men can ward off cancer, heart problems and diabetes, a US study finds.
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Ashley Giles: Five-day Tests precious, says England director of men's cricket
08/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 470
England director of men's cricket Ashley Giles says five-day Tests are "precious" to him and the players.
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Sainsbury's blames toy sales for quiet Christmas
08/01/2020 | news | business | 261
The supermarket revealed that like-for-like sales were down 0.7% in the final 15 weeks of the year.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man Utd first half against Man City worst this season
07/01/2020 | sport | football | 1,002
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says his side hit a season low point in the EFL Cup loss to Manchester City.
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MSPs vote to reject UK Brexit legislation
07/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,524
Holyrood votes by 92 to 29 to reject the Withdrawal Agreement Bill after MSPs hit out at Brexit.
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Cost of living 'outstripped house prices in 2010s'
07/01/2020 | news | business | 146
Property values were down by 1% after taking inflation into account, the Nationwide Building Society says.
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Quarter of minimum wage workers 'underpaid'
07/01/2020 | news | business | 88
Firms which fail to pay the minimum wage should face tougher penalties, the Resolution Foundation says.
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Food 'made from air' could compete with soya
07/01/2020 | news | science | 288
Finnish scientists say the food could be grown with near-zero greenhouse gas emissions.
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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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Christmas pudding sales burnt out in festive period
07/01/2020 | news | business | 709
Figures show sales of the traditional festive dessert fell by 16% in the UK in the run-up to Christmas.
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Arsenal 1-0 Leeds United: Reiss Nelson goal sends Gunners into fourth round
06/01/2020 | sport | football | 1,148
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta shouted at his players at half-time to inspire an improved performance as they beat Leeds in the FA Cup.
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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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'Infrastructure revolution' in March Budget
06/01/2020 | news | business | 678
Chancellor Sajid Javid sets 11 March as the date for his first Budget - the first since the general election.
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Funeral costs rise again 'to more than £4,400'
06/01/2020 | news | business | 202
Rising burial fees mean funeral costs went up by more than 9% in a year in some regions, SunLife says.
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'Exhausted' London bus drivers could strike
06/01/2020 | news | uk | 166
A union says drivers are so tired they are at risk of putting passengers and road users in danger.
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British stars enjoy golden night at Golden Globes
05/01/2020 | news | entertainment | 460
Sam Mendes and Olivia Colman win awards at an event where Australia's bushfires were often mentioned.
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Russian car with no driver at wheel tours Vegas
05/01/2020 | news | technology | 120
The BBC is offered a ride in a driverless car - without a human safety driver at the wheel.
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Restaurant cat robot meows angrily at diners
05/01/2020 | news | technology | 118
BellaBot, which waits on tables, is one among a number of wacky robots at the CES tech show.
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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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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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Northern could lose rail franchise, says Shapps
02/01/2020 | news | business | 874
The transport secretary says he is "not prepared" to tolerate the firm's "unacceptable" performance.
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Arsenal can do 'big things' under Mikel Arteta - David Luiz
01/01/2020 | sport | football | 438
Defender David Luiz says Arsenal can "do big things" after beating Manchester United to earn a first win under new Gunners boss Mikel Arteta.
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Paul Pogba: Man Utd midfielder to have operation on ankle injury
01/01/2020 | sport | football | 513
Manchester United's Paul Pogba needs an operation on an ankle injury and is set to be out for "three or four weeks", says manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
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Norwich City 1-1 Crystal Palace: Connor Wickham scores late VAR-awarded equaliser
01/01/2020 | sport | football | 63
Crystal Palace substitute Connor Wickham scores a late equaliser awarded by video assistant referee to deny bottom side Norwich a much-needed victory at Carrow Road.
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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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Army urges young people lacking confidence to join
01/01/2020 | news | uk | 978
Social media addicts, gym junkies and binge-drinkers are all targets of the recruitment drive.
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Burnley 1-2 Aston Villa: Visitors move out of relegation zone
01/01/2020 | sport | football | 236
Aston Villa move out of the relegation zone with win at Burnley despite having a goal ruled out for offside by VAR.
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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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Newcastle 1-2 Everton: 'Dominic Calvert-Lewin can become a top striker'
28/12/2019 | sport | football | 349
Dominic Calvert-Lewin can become one of the best strikers in Europe according to manager Carlo Ancelotti after his double helps Everton to victory at Newcastle.
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Norwich City 2-2 Tottenham: Harry Kane penalty earns Spurs a point
28/12/2019 | sport | football | 670
Harry Kane scores a late penalty to earn Tottenham a point at Carrow Road and deny Norwich a first Premier League win in seven matches.
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Pep Guardiola: 'Liverpool's advantage is too big' for Man City
27/12/2019 | sport | football | 889
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says the Premier League title race is over after a 3-2 defeat at Wolves on Friday.
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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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Barnsley 1-1 West Bromwich Albion: Tykes hold high-flying Baggies for second time
26/12/2019 | sport | football | 40
Barnsley draw with West Bromwich Albion for the second time this season but the Baggies stay top of the Championship on Boxing Day.
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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: Liverpool midfielder has ankle ligament damage
24/12/2019 | sport | football | 766
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss at least the next two games with ankle ligament damage.
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Premier League's iconic player of the decade - how you voted
23/12/2019 | sport | football | 935
As the 2010s come to an end, we asked you to pick your iconic player of the decade. And there is a clear winner...
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Jurgen Klopp proud as Liverpool pass another test with Club World Cup win
21/12/2019 | sport | football | 1,081
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp praises his players for "passing test after test" as they become Club World Cup champions for the first time by beating Flamengo.
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Paul Pogba: Man Utd midfielder returns to squad for Watford match
21/12/2019 | sport | football | 176
Paul Pogba could play for the first time since September after being named in Manchester United's squad to face Watford on Sunday.
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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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Three million homes can get one gigabit broadband
20/12/2019 | news | technology | 74
But "a long way to go" to make it available across UK, says one analyst.
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Armed forces 'must cut cloth to match ambition'
20/12/2019 | news | politics | 332
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace says he has had a meeting in No 10 to discuss ways to improve spending.
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DUP 'flatly rejects' talks impasse is its fault
19/12/2019 | news | uk | 695
The British and Irish governments wanted to table an agreement on Thursday but could not get DUP support.
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Heathrow third runway 'delayed for 12 months'
19/12/2019 | news | uk | 160
The airport claims a decision by the aviation regulator to limit its spending will delay progress.
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Takumi Minamino: Liverpool to sign Red Bull Salzburg winger in January
19/12/2019 | sport | football | 690
Liverpool confirm they will sign Japan winger Takumi Minamino from Red Bull Salzburg when the January transfer window opens.
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MPs voting on Johnson's Brexit bill
19/12/2019 | news | politics | 3,091
The PM says the legislation, enabling Brexit to happen on 31 January, will allow the UK to "move forward".
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Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus forward defies gravity with jump
19/12/2019 | sport | football | 263
Cristiano Ronaldo produces a gravity defying leap as he scores a towering header against Sampdoria.
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Liverpool vs Flamengo: Who are Brazilian Club World Cup finalists?
19/12/2019 | sport | football | 222
Why Flamengo can upset Liverpool in the Club World Cup final - 38 years after they humbled Dalglish and Co in Tokyo.
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English football's moment of the decade: Your winner revealed
19/12/2019 | sport | football | 1,267
As we come to the end of the decade, you have voted for your moment of the 2010s in English football and here are the results.
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Carabao Cup semi-finals: Man City face Man Utd, Leicester draw Aston Villa
18/12/2019 | sport | football | 483
Holders Manchester City will face local rivals Manchester United in the EFL Cup semi-finals.
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El Clasico: Bale goal disallowed as Barca and Real play out goalless draw
18/12/2019 | sport | football | 132
Barcelona and Real Madrid play out a goalless and largely uneventful El Clasico at the Nou Camp
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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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Nicola Sturgeon calls for powers to hold indyref2
18/12/2019 | news | uk | 6,002
Scotland's first minister calls on UK government to negotiate the transfer of power to allow another independence referendum.
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Johnson hails 'radical' Queen's Speech
18/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,537
Seven Brexit-focused bills and plans for extra NHS funding are unveiled in the Queen's Speech.
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Universities warned over student 'sales pitches'
18/12/2019 | news | education | 41
The Office for Students also raises concerns about "conditional unconditional" offers of places.
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Takumi Minamino: Liverpool medical for Red Bull Salzburg winger
18/12/2019 | sport | football | 650
Red Bull Salzburg winger Takumi Minamino will have a medical at Liverpool on Wednesday with a view to joining the Premier League leaders on 1 January.
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Liverpool Under-23s boss Neil Critchley defends naming youngest side
17/12/2019 | sport | football | 417
Liverpool's Under-23s boss Neil Critchley defends the club's decision to play their youngest-ever side in the 5-0 defeat by Aston Villa in the League Cup.
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Man City manager expects 'quick' decision on Mikel Arteta after holding Arsenal talks
17/12/2019 | sport | football | 473
Pep Guardiola expects a quick decision on whether Mikel Arteta will become Arsenal's new manager and says he cannot make an argument for the former Gunner not taking the job.
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Corbyn's 'comic indecision' on Brexit - Blair
17/12/2019 | news | politics | 2,496
Former prime minister Tony Blair says Labour "let our country down" at the general election.
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$5bn fund unveiled for climate-friendly shipping
17/12/2019 | news | science | 128
Ship owners announce plans for a $5bn fund to design zero-emissions vessels.
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How much do you spend on a night out?
17/12/2019 | news | business | 165
Sarah, 30, says she could have paid for a holiday with the money she blew on one expensive night out.
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Ofcom proposes locked-handset ban
17/12/2019 | news | technology | 417
Several mobile phone providers offer handsets that cannot easily be transferred to a new network.
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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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Thornberry 'warned Labour over Brexit neutrality'
16/12/2019 | news | politics | 1,652
The shadow foreign secretary told the BBC in September a pro-Remain stance would help its election chances.
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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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Premier League stats: Is Kevin de Bruyne on course for his best-ever season?
16/12/2019 | sport | football | 61
Is Kevin de Bruyne on course for his best season and how high could Sheffield United finish? BBC Sport looks at some of the weekend's Premier League stats.
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Rail services cancelled as new timetable starts
16/12/2019 | news | uk | 339
Commuters criticise rail firms Northern and Transpennine Express over the cancellations and delays.
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Many at risk of flu this Christmas, experts say
16/12/2019 | news | health | 273
They predict a peak in cases and want people to get immunised now, before visiting friends and family.
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Wolves 1-2 Tottenham: Late Jan Vertonghen goal seals win for Jose Mourinho's side
15/12/2019 | sport | football | 394
Jan Vertonghen scores a dramatic late winner as Tottenham end Wolves' 11-match unbeaten Premier League run to narrow the gap on the top four with victory at Molineux.
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Johnson to welcome new MPs to Westminster
15/12/2019 | news | politics | 2,971
A priority will be a vote on the EU withdrawal bill that the PM wants to bring back before Christmas.
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Man United 1-1 Everton: Mason Greenwood secures draw for Red Devils at Old Trafford
15/12/2019 | sport | football | 884
Mason Greenwood's equaliser salvages a draw for Man United against Everton to extend the Reds' unbeaten Premier League run to six games.
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What does business want from Boris Johnson?
13/12/2019 | news | business | 309
Many firms will welcome an end to the Brexit stalemate but firms want action elsewhere too.
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Sturgeon: PM has 'no right' to block Indyref2
13/12/2019 | news | politics | 5,073
Scotland's first minister says the SNP election victory strengthens the mandate for another referendum.
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Every major A&E misses wait target for first time
13/12/2019 | news | health | 539
Hospitals in England endure their worst-ever performance against waiting times.
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Johnson: I will repay the trust of voters
13/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,284
The PM meets the Queen to ask to form a new government, following the Conservatives' election victory.
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Man Utd 4-0 AZ Alkmaar: Mason Greenwood double in emphatic Europa League victory
12/12/2019 | sport | football | 275
Manchester United seal top spot in their Europa League group with a comfortable win over AZ Alkmaar at Old Trafford.
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Pound and shares surge on election result
12/12/2019 | news | business | 1,666
The FTSE is higher while sterling hits its highest level against the dollar since June last year.
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Liverpool: Takumi Minamino of Red Bull Salzburg in Jurgen Klopp's sights
12/12/2019 | sport | football | 756
Liverpool plan to make a January move for Red Bull Salzburg forward Takumi Minamino, who is believed to have a £7.25m release clause.
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Lewis Hamilton: Ferrari chief admits to 'conversations' with world champion
12/12/2019 | sport | f1 | 502
Ferrari CEO Louis Carey Camilleri admits the team has held talks with Lewis Hamilton about joining them in the future.
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Primary league tables: How did your school do?
11/12/2019 | news | education | 112
New primary school league table data for England has been published by the Department for Education.
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Major emitters accused of blocking progress
10/12/2019 | news | science | 437
Brazil, China, India and Saudi Arabia are criticised as anger grows at a UN climate change meeting.
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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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Vitor Pereira: Everton have Shanghai SIPG coach high on shortlist to be new manager
10/12/2019 | sport | football | 356
Shanghai SIPG coach Vitor Pereira is high on Everton's shortlist to succeed Marco Silva as manager.
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Most-viewed mansions of 2019 revealed
10/12/2019 | news | business | 228
Castles and mirrored ceilings attracted clicks among window shoppers on a property website.
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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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'We’re sorry for Thomas Cook refund delay'
10/12/2019 | news | business | 91
The body issuing refunds to customers of the tour operator has apologised for payment delays.
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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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How a laurel leaf led to a new solar energy plan
09/12/2019 | news | science | 208
Tie-up of flexible solar film and energy storage aims to take homes and business off-grid.
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British stars nominated for Golden Globes
09/12/2019 | news | entertainment | 127
Rocketman's Taron Egerton and Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge are among those up for prizes.
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Exercise calorie labels 'make food less tempting'
09/12/2019 | news | health | 802
Consumers should be told it takes four hours to walk off the calories in a pizza, researchers say.
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Johnson's Brexit plan 'presents major challenge'
09/12/2019 | news | politics | 2,844
A leaked government document says customs plans for Northern Ireland may not be ready in time.
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More wind on the way after Storm Atiyah disruption
09/12/2019 | news | uk | 116
Electricity supplies are restored after gales cut power and bring down trees across Wales.
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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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Anthony Joshua beats Andy Ruiz Jr to reclaim heavyweight world titles
07/12/2019 | sport | boxing | 1,622
Anthony Joshua wins his world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr by unanimous decision in Saudi Arabia.
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Scottish private sector output expands
06/12/2019 | news | uk | 62
A regular RBS survey suggests there are "some positive signs" for firms, after output grows in November.
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I'm A Celebrity winner revealed
06/12/2019 | news | entertainment | 196
The winner of the ITV reality show is announced after three weeks in the Australian jungle.
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David Moyes in Everton return? A 'step back' could be good - Leon Osman
05/12/2019 | sport | football | 490
David Moyes returning to Everton after Marco Silva's sacking might be the "step back that is required" for the club, says ex-captain Leon Osman.
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Labour pledges more help for smaller firms
05/12/2019 | news | politics | 638
The party says it would set up a new agency to offer support and advice to smaller companies.
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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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Everton boss Marco Silva faces the sack after derby thrashing at Anfield
05/12/2019 | sport | football | 1,003
Everton manager Marco Silva faces the sack with the club's board expected to decide his future on Thursday - as former boss David Moyes comes under consideration as an interim replacement.
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Farage hits out at MEPs over Tory support
05/12/2019 | news | politics | 674
The Brexit Party leader says three of his MEPs who quit have strong links to the Conservatives.
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Man Utd: Marcus Rashford praised by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
05/12/2019 | sport | football | 208
Manchester United's Marcus Rashford played as though he was 'back on the playground' in his match-winning display against Tottenham says manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
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Liverpool 5-2 Everton: Marco Silva sees pressure build after derby loss
04/12/2019 | sport | football | 949
Liverpool pile the pressure on Everton boss Marco Silva as they send their Merseyside rivals into the relegation zone and retain their eight-point lead at the top.
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Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Marcus Rashford scores twice as Jose Mourinho loses first S
04/12/2019 | sport | football | 645
Manchester United move up to sixth in the Premier League as Tottenham suffer their first defeat under Jose Mourinho on his return to Old Trafford.
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HSBC to bring in single overdraft rate of 40%
04/12/2019 | news | business | 421
The move will as much as quadruple the rate it charges some customers.
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Labour pledges to cap class sizes at 30 pupils
04/12/2019 | news | politics | 1,512
The party promises to recruit nearly 20,000 extra teachers in England over five years if it wins power.
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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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Scottish party leaders clash in BBC TV debate
04/12/2019 | news | politics | 921
Nicola Sturgeon, Jackson Carlaw, Richard Leonard and Willie Rennie answered questions from voters.
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Bob Willis: Former England cricket captain dies aged 70
04/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 1,095
Former England captain Bob Willis, who took 325 Test wickets and was a hero of the 1981 Ashes, has died at the age of 70.
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Pound surges to two-year high against the euro
04/12/2019 | news | business | 570
The pound is the highest against the dollar in seven months and the highest against the euro since May 2017.
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New GCSEs 'widen gap between rich and poor'
04/12/2019 | news | education | 236
Grades for poorer pupils fell by just over a quarter of a grade across nine subjects compared to their peers - study.
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Conservatives pledge £4.2bn for local transport
03/12/2019 | news | politics | 2,340
The party promises new spending on trains, buses and trams outside London.
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Jose Mourinho: Tottenham boss says Man Utd is a closed chapter
03/12/2019 | sport | football | 170
New Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho says his time at Manchester United is now a 'closed chapter' as he returns to Old Trafford on Wednesday.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man Utd boss not 'more concerned' after recent sackings
03/12/2019 | sport | football | 753
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says the recent sackings in the Premier League have not left him "more concerned" about his position.
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Black Friday brings UK retailers 'welcome' boost
03/12/2019 | news | business | 309
Sales volumes over the weekend in the UK rose by more than 7% from last year, Barclaycard says.
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Spotify reveals decade's most-streamed songs
03/12/2019 | news | entertainment | 787
Billie Eilish, Ed Sheeran, Drake and Ariana Grande are among the most popular artists of the moment.
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England in New Zealand: Drawn second Test seals 1-0 series win for hosts
03/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 223
New Zealand seal a 1-0 series win over England as Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor centuries ensure a draw in the second Test in Hamilton.
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Lionel Messi: Barcelona forward wins Ballon d'Or for record sixth time
02/12/2019 | sport | football | 1,093
Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi wins the Ballon d'Or award for the world's best player for a record sixth time.
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FA Cup third round: Liverpool draw Everton in third round
02/12/2019 | sport | football | 643
Liverpool will host Everton in the third round of the FA Cup, while Championship leaders Leeds United will travel to Arsenal.
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'Sugar overload' warning for festive hot drinks
02/12/2019 | news | health | 293
Seasonal lattes and hot chocolates sold by coffee chains can contain up to 23 spoonfuls, a study finds.
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Australia thrash Pakistan in Adelaide to win series 2-0
02/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 133
Australia wrap up a 2-0 series win against Pakistan after winning the day-night second Test by an innings and 48 runs.
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Messi? Ronaldo? Van Dijk? Men's Ballon d'Or - contenders & vote for your winner
02/12/2019 | sport | football | 354
We assess the runners and riders for the Men's Ballon d'Or, while you can vote for who you think will win.
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Atletico Madrid 0-1 Barcelona: Late Lionel Messi winner sends champions top
01/12/2019 | sport | football | 53
Lionel Messi scores a sublime late winner as champions Barcelona defeat Atletico Madrid to return to the top of La Liga.
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Man Utd 2-2 Aston Villa: Red Devils held by resolute Villans
01/12/2019 | sport | football | 1,101
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United's league position is not a concern after a home draw with Aston Villa left them ninth after 14 games.
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Lib Dems won't support Labour nationalisations
01/12/2019 | news | politics | 337
Jo Swinson says Labour's plans to take utilities back into public ownership are "not the way forward".
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Climate summit told of nation's 'fight to death'
30/11/2019 | news | science | 2,893
The president of the Marshall Islands tells a summit that rising tides threaten its existence.
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Last decade 'on course' to be warmest
29/11/2019 | news | science | 878
Provisional data suggests the decade from 2010-2019 is the warmest yet recorded.
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Deadline for UK drone registration approaches
28/11/2019 | news | business | 101
Drone owners in the UK must register them by the end of Friday or face a £1,000 fine.
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Liverpool 1-1 Napoli: Defending champions must wait on last-16 qualification
27/11/2019 | sport | football | 814
Defending champions Liverpool suffered a setback in their bid to reach the last 16 of the Champions League after a lacklustre draw against Napoli at Anfield.
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Jose Mourinho: Spurs' comeback against Olympiakos offers drama with unusual storyline
27/11/2019 | sport | football | 432
Humble and apologetic, Jose Mourinho's new persona was in evidence on Tuesday, but the Portuguese still guarantees drama.
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UK improving in international school rankings
26/11/2019 | news | education | 343
The UK moves upwards in global school league tables - but with low levels of life satisfaction.
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Jack Grealish, Andrew Robertson, Allan Saint-Maximin: Who are the Premier League's best dribblers?
26/11/2019 | sport | football | 119
BBC Sport looks at a new statistic measuring the effectiveness of dribblers in the Premier League, with Jack Grealish and Andrew Robertson impressing.
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TSB to close 82 branches next year to cut costs
25/11/2019 | news | business | 388
The Spanish-owned bank will close 15% of its branches as it aims to make £100m of cost savings.
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Cross-party solution 'possible' for social care
25/11/2019 | news | politics | 160
Politicians are urged to work together to find a way of funding services for an ageing population.
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Frozen 2 rakes in $350m worldwide on weekend debut
25/11/2019 | news | entertainment | 77
Disney say its a global record for an animation but Lion King fans might dispute that...
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Premier League stats: Why Leicester are title challengers again
24/11/2019 | sport | football | 601
Leicester continued their impressive start to the season on Saturday, but are they title challengers? Their numbers suggest so.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: 'Man Utd's young players learned a valuable lesson'
24/11/2019 | sport | football | 270
Manchester United's players "learned a valuable lesson" says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after his side came from 2-0 down at Sheffield United to draw 3-3.
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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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Sheff Utd 3-3 Man Utd: Oliver McBurnie scores dramatic late equaliser
24/11/2019 | sport | football | 1,097
Sheffield United score a dramatic late equaliser to salvage a point after Manchester United recover from two goals down to lead at Bramall Lane.
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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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Real Madrid 3-1 Real Sociedad: Gareth Bale returns as Real fight back
23/11/2019 | sport | football | 120
Real Madrid fight back to beat Real Sociedad and stay top of La Liga with Barcelona, as substitute Gareth Bale receives a mixed reception at the Bernabeu.
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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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Most common Christmas delivery problems revealed
22/11/2019 | news | uk | 221
One shopper found a parcel in her toilet after it was pushed through a window, a survey says.
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Liverpool: Could 'Kloppage Time' late goals win them the Premier League title?
22/11/2019 | sport | football | 520
Jurgen Klopp's league leaders lead the way for late goals this season, but will they win them the Premier League title?
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Tories plan stamp duty hike on non-UK residents
21/11/2019 | news | politics | 690
The party says the money raised would go towards tackling rough sleeping.
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Europe keen to demonstrate Moon ambitions
21/11/2019 | news | science | 170
Research ministers meet in Seville next week to approve European Space Agency projects and funding.
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Greenhouse gas concentrations break records
21/11/2019 | news | science | 3,081
The World Meteorological Organization says the levels of warming gases continue to reach new highs.
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Government borrowing in October highest since 2014
21/11/2019 | news | business | 262
Borrowing climbed to £11.2bn last month, some 25% more than the same time last year.
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Tories pledge extra cash for social care
21/11/2019 | news | politics | 259
But Health Secretary Matt Hancock says a long-term plan will require "cross-party consensus".
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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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Why did the Lib Dems go tough on spending?
19/11/2019 | news | business | 78
The party plans to cut debt rather than simply balancing the books
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Tories criticised over 'factcheckUK' rebranding
19/11/2019 | news | technology | 208
Twitter said the stunt was misleading to the public and would not be tolerated in future - but did not take any direct action.
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Lib Dems promise 20,000 more teachers
19/11/2019 | news | politics | 582
The party is promising billions more for schools in England, taken from a £50bn so-called "Remain bonus".
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Music streaming market 'needs more choice'
19/11/2019 | news | entertainment | 50
Music fans deserve more options and choices from streaming services, says a new report.
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Workers under Labour 'will take back control'
19/11/2019 | news | politics | 3,469
John McDonnell also says there would be a cap on chief executives' pay in the public sector.
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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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Argentina 2-2 Uruguay: Lionel Messi equalises late on with penalty
18/11/2019 | sport | football | 133
Lionel Messi scores an injury-time penalty as Argentina rescue a draw in their friendly with South American rivals Uruguay.
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Living near busy road 'can stunt children's lungs'
18/11/2019 | news | health | 62
A King's College London study finds children's lung development can be reduced by up to 14%.
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Income tax rise will boost NHS budget - Lib Dems
18/11/2019 | news | politics | 507
The penny rise would allow it to match Labour's NHS front-line spending plans, the party says.
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Green manifesto pledges zero carbon by 2030
18/11/2019 | news | politics | 1,630
The party wants to spend £100bn a year on tackling climate change - and calls for a new EU referendum.
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'Global epidemic' of childhood inactivity
18/11/2019 | news | health | 114
Report shows 81% don't exercise enough with effects on health, brain development and social skills.
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England: Which players are in line to star for Gareth Southgate's side at Euro 2020?
18/11/2019 | sport | football | 537
Phil McNulty analyses who makes the cut for Gareth Southgate's England Euro 2020 squad and who might miss out.
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Paul McCartney to headline Glastonbury 2020
18/11/2019 | news | entertainment | 632
The star will top the bill on the festival's Pyramid Stage, one week after his 78th birthday.
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Is shopping at Primark really a way to be greener?
18/11/2019 | news | business | 116
The High Street chain says shopping in-store is greener than buying online, but not everyone agrees.
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Gareth Southgate says England 'further ahead' than after last qualification campaign
17/11/2019 | sport | football | 593
Gareth Southgate says his England side are "further ahead" than they were at the corresponding stage of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.
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England's Euro 2020 mixed bag: Goals galore but which defensive duo?
17/11/2019 | sport | football | 241
England have goals and attacking prowess to challenge at Euro 2020, but does Gareth Southgate know his best centre-back pairing?
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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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Labour promises 'free teeth MOTs'
16/11/2019 | news | politics | 237
Check-up charges in England of £22.70 will be scrapped under a Labour government, the party says.
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Can Valve tempt gamers to try virtual reality?
15/11/2019 | news | technology | 82
The game studio is preparing a prequel to its iconic Half-Life title that will be set entirely in VR.
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'Do not ditch valued and recognised GCSEs'
15/11/2019 | news | uk | 66
The exams should be kept, says a watchdog, as the school curriculum in Wales heads for major reforms.
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Green Party offers universal basic income by 2025
15/11/2019 | news | politics | 672
Under the plan every adult would get at least £89 per week with extra payments for disabled people.
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Myles Garrett: Cleveland Browns player hits Steelers' Mason Rudolph with helmet
15/11/2019 | sport | other | 313
Cleveland Browns' defensive end Myles Garrett faces a lengthy ban after hitting Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph with a helmet.
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China's mega-dump already full - 25 years early
15/11/2019 | news | world | 497
China collects hundreds of millions of tonnes of waste a year - and dealing with it is a problem.
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Roger Federer beats Novak Djokovic at 2019 ATP Finals in London
14/11/2019 | sport | tennis | 276
Roger Federer moves into the ATP Finals last four at the expense of Novak Djokovic with a scintillating win over his great rival.
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Tories promise help for 'left-behind' towns
14/11/2019 | news | politics | 282
A reduction in business rates for small firms is among a raft of measures pledged by the Conservatives.
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Thousands of homes to be built in flood zones
14/11/2019 | news | science | 216
Almost 10,000 new homes could be built on some of the most flood-prone areas of England.
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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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Corbyn v Johnson fact-checked
14/11/2019 | news | politics | 794
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have clashed in the first leaders' debate, we've been looking into some of their claims.
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What big tech isn't telling us about election ads
14/11/2019 | news | technology | 72
Exploring the gaps in the political advertising databases provided by the tech giants.
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Major local electoral changes include votes at 16
14/11/2019 | news | uk | 253
Prisoners could also get the vote in the the biggest changes to Wales' electoral system in 50 years.
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Good grades and a desk 'key for university hopes'
14/11/2019 | news | education | 127
High parental expectations and being happy at school are also important factors, a study suggests.
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Germany avoids recession despite trade war hit
14/11/2019 | news | business | 341
The country narrowly avoids recession as it struggles with trade conflicts around the world.
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Motorola revives iconic Razr flip phone
14/11/2019 | news | technology | 439
Device-maker heralds "impossible" engineering as it launches a flip phone with a foldable screen.
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England's 1,000 games: Your England all-time XI revealed
13/11/2019 | sport | football | 1,151
As England's men play their 1,000th match, against Montenegro on 14 November, here is your all-time XI.
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Donald Tusk: Don't give up on stopping Brexit
13/11/2019 | news | politics | 2,356
The outgoing European Council chief says leaving the EU would leave the UK a "second-rate player".
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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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Labour pledges to close gender pay gap by 2030
13/11/2019 | news | business | 399
Labour vows to close the gap between the average hourly pay for men and women but Tories are critical.
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Herbal pills for cancer 'do more harm than good'
13/11/2019 | news | health | 149
Garlic and ginger pills can delay the healing of skin wounds when breast cancer spreads, expert says.
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Royal Mail wins bid to halt Christmas post strikes
13/11/2019 | news | business | 1,395
The postal union says a decision by the High Court to block industrial action is an "utter outrage".
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Toy sales slump as shops chase Christmas cheer
13/11/2019 | news | business | 463
Parents have cut back on impulse buys and face the threat of shortages of festive favourites, analysts say.
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One-off Friends TV reunion on the cards
13/11/2019 | news | entertainment | 202
An unscripted show featuring all six Friends is reportedly in the pipeline, but it won't be a reboot.
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'Berlin rocks,' says Elon Musk as he picks factory
13/11/2019 | news | business | 1,699
Elon Musk tells AutoExpress Brexit made the UK "too risky" for his first major European factory.
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Flood-hit villagers 'could be homeless for weeks'
12/11/2019 | news | uk | 1,126
Boris Johnson is heckled on a visit to South Yorkshire as 200 Army personnel join the relief effort.
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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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UK wage growth slows as unemployment falls
12/11/2019 | news | business | 378
Average earnings increased by 3.6% over the three months to September, while unemployment fell by 23,000.
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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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Disney bets the House of Mouse on streaming
12/11/2019 | news | technology | 104
Disney's highly-anticipated streaming service launches in some markets on Tuesday.
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Brexit 'puts brakes on UK launch of e-scooters'
11/11/2019 | news | business | 147
Voi Technology says the UK could be left behind by not changing regulations to allow electric scooters.
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Lib Dems pledge £5bn for flood prevention
11/11/2019 | news | politics | 234
Jo Swinson and Jeremy Corbyn urge ministers to declare a national emergency to deal with recent floods.
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Labour promises free jobs retraining for adults
11/11/2019 | news | education | 1,530
Labour pledges a £3bn increase in adult education investment to update skills for work.
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Where plastic outnumbers fish by seven to one
11/11/2019 | news | science | 304
Plastic is building up in the areas of the ocean where fish feed and grow, according to research.
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UK growth 'slowest in almost a decade'
11/11/2019 | news | business | 1,551
Official statistics show the economy avoided recession after GDP grew by 0.3% in the third quarter.
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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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Labour and Tories vow to help forces personnel
10/11/2019 | news | politics | 687
Armistice Day pledges include a Tory vow to protect combat veterans from "vexatious" legal action.
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Lib Dems propose £10k 'skills wallet'
10/11/2019 | news | politics | 668
Money for training courses will be made available to adults of all ages, under the Lib Dem plan.
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KSI v Logan Paul 2: KSI wins on split decision in YouTubers' contest
10/11/2019 | sport | boxing | 450
British YouTuber KSI beats Logan Paul on a split decision at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
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Black Friday? Why not 'Green Friday' instead?
09/11/2019 | news | science | 66
More than 300 fashion brands pledge to not participate in Black Friday because it's not good for the planet.
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Two cannabis medicines approved for NHS
08/11/2019 | news | health | 245
The drugs, used to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis, are recommended for use by the NHS in England.
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Speed limits for ships can have 'massive' benefits
08/11/2019 | news | science | 270
Cutting the speed of ships by 20% can benefit health, protect whales and limit warming, say campaigners.
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Michael O'Neill: Stoke City set to appoint Northern Ireland manager
07/11/2019 | sport | football | 319
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill is expected to be in charge of Stoke City for Saturday's Championship game against Barnsley.
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Labour and Tories plan for a post-austerity future
07/11/2019 | news | business | 226
Both major political parties have dropped a key target that would see the national debt falling over time.
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Bank warns Brexit deal would hit economic growth
07/11/2019 | news | business | 897
Interest rates are held steady, but two Bank of England policymakers vote for an immediate cut.
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Aston Martin launches first Wales-made car
07/11/2019 | news | uk | 71
The luxury car brand hopes the new DBX SUV will deliver a sales boost after a disappointing year.
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Lib Dems, Greens and Plaid agree election pact
07/11/2019 | news | politics | 2,456
The pro-Remain parties have said the agreement will cover 60 seats across England and Wales.
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How 'new Neymar' Rodrygo announced himself with 'perfect' hat-trick
07/11/2019 | sport | football | 124
How teenage Brazilian forward Rodrygo earned comparisons with Raul and Neymar as he scored a 'perfect' hat-trick for Real Madrid.
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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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Next government 'set to break spending rules'
06/11/2019 | news | business | 41
The gap between spending and tax receipts is set to be much higher than expected, a think tank warns.
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UK TV's streaming service BritBox goes live
06/11/2019 | news | entertainment | 489
British broadcasters enter the streaming wars, offering shows from Downton Abbey to Love Island.
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Students more likely to vote tactically on Brexit
06/11/2019 | news | education | 579
Student voters are ready to target support over Brexit, research suggests.
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Chinese group 'is favourite to buy British Steel'
06/11/2019 | news | business | 200
Jingye is reportedly planning to make an offer to buy the steelmaker out of insolvency.
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Nativity play warning over school polling stations
06/11/2019 | news | education | 403
Schools should not be used as places to vote in case it disrupts Christmas plays, says minister.
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KSI v Logan Paul II: What does YouTubers' professional fight mean for boxing?
06/11/2019 | sport | boxing | 330
As YouTubers KSI and Logan Paul face each other in their professional boxing debuts, BBC Sport speaks to Eddie Hearn, Steve Bunce and Jamie Moore to explore what the fight means for boxing.
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Poor clothing sales see M&S's profits slide
06/11/2019 | news | business | 747
Demand for clothes was weak in the first half but a turnaround plan is producing results.
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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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This must be the climate election - Greens
05/11/2019 | news | politics | 2,419
Co-leader Sian Berry urges £100bn a year to be spent on climate action at the party's campaign launch.
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Saracens appeal against 35-point deduction and £5.36m fine for breaching salary cap rules
05/11/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,713
Premiership champions Saracens will appeal against a 35-point deduction and £5.36m fine for breaching salary cap regulations.
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Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer drawn together in same group at ATP Finals in London
05/11/2019 | sport | tennis | 78
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are drawn in the same group for the ATP Finals, which starts on Sunday at London's O2 Arena.
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Universities 'undermined by overseas autocracies'
05/11/2019 | news | education | 56
MPs warn academic freedom in the UK is under pressure from autocracies.
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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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Sweeping changes coming to the Brit Awards
05/11/2019 | news | entertainment | 197
Categories are cut and fan votes are cancelled as producers tackle falling ratings.
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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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French and German GCSE to get 'easier grading'
04/11/2019 | news | education | 50
French and German GCSEs in 2020 will have their grading made easier by up to half a grade says the regulator Ofqual.
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UK drone registration scheme kicks off
04/11/2019 | news | technology | 382
Owners must pass a quiz but will get access to a scheme that seeks to match lost drones with owners.
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Mothercare administration threatens 2,500 UK jobs
04/11/2019 | news | business | 711
The parent and baby goods retailer says its 79 UK stores are unable to trade profitably.
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Memorable moments from Japan
04/11/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 851
Brilliant tries, a devastating typhoon, wonderful fans and Owen Farrell's haka stare - the 2019 World Cup had more than its fair share of unforgettable moments.
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Labour pledges to save free TV licences
04/11/2019 | news | politics | 351
The party's deputy leader, Tom Watson, says removing the benefit for over-75s was "utterly callous".
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Public spending 'to rocket' in next parliament
03/11/2019 | news | business | 733
Government spending will climb to 1970s levels, whichever party wins the election, research claims.
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Lewis Hamilton wins sixth F1 World Championship at United States Grand Prix
03/11/2019 | sport | f1 | 287
Lewis Hamilton becomes the second most successful Formula 1 driver of all time after claiming sixth world title at United States GP.
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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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Plaid Cymru's 'ambition for Wales without limit'
03/11/2019 | news | uk | 890
Leader Adam Price outlined the party's plans at its general election campaign launch.
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HS2 review criticised by deputy chair of panel
03/11/2019 | news | business | 99
Lord Berkeley had 'no opportunity to influence' a forthcoming report into high-speed rail project.
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England 12-32 South Africa: Springboks win World Cup for record-equalling third time
02/11/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 6,058
South Africa overpower England in the Rugby World Cup final in Yokohama to become champions for a third time.
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Bournemouth 1-0 Manchester United: Joshua King's goal gives Cherries first win since September
02/11/2019 | sport | football | 1,002
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said it was a "step back for us" as his side's three-match winning run ended at Bournemouth.
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Rugby World Cup final: Siya Kolisi, South Africa's first black captain & legacy of 1995
02/11/2019 | sport | rugbyunion | 317
South African success in Saturday's World Cup final sees their first black captain Siya Kolisi lifting the trophy in a landmark moment.
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AI recognition drones to help find the missing
01/11/2019 | news | uk | 62
The police drones use advanced cameras and neural computer networks to spot missing and vulnerable people.
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Do your 'plastic-free' teabags contain plastic?
01/11/2019 | news | uk | 148
Here's a look at how some of the UK's biggest tea brands are trying to tackle the plastic problem.
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Lloyds profits nearly wiped out by £1.8bn PPI hit
31/10/2019 | news | business | 138
The bank reports quarterly profits of £50m following the latest bill from the PPI mis-selling scandal.
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Chelsea 1-2 Manchester United: Marcus Rashford puts United into EFL Cup last eight
30/10/2019 | sport | football | 565
Marcus Rashford scores a sensational free-kick winner as Manchester United beat Chelsea to reach the Carabao Cup quarter-finals - and is compared to Cristiano Ronaldo.
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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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Car industry gloom as UK production falls further
30/10/2019 | news | business | 176
Output fell in September capping a 15-month period of decline, an industry body says.
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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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Barcelona 5-1 Real Valladolid: Lionel Messi scores twice as Barca return to the top
30/10/2019 | sport | football | 115
Lionel Messi scores two goals and provides two assists as Barcelona thrash Real Valladolid to return to the top of La Liga.
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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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Car giants 'on verge of' mega-merger
29/10/2019 | news | business | 237
Sources say Fiat Chrysler and the owner of France's Peugeot could announce the merger on Thursday.
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Crawley 1-3 Colchester: League Two side reach Carabao Cup quarter-finals
29/10/2019 | sport | football | 55
Colchester United reach the League Cup quarter-finals for the second time in their history by beating fellow League Two side Crawley Town.
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'Alarming' loss of insects and spiders recorded
29/10/2019 | news | science | 125
A new study shows hundreds of different butterflies, bugs and flying insects are declining across Germany.
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Student housing told to fix 'awful' problems
29/10/2019 | news | education | 52
The universities minister holds a summit over failures in student accommodation.
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Brexit deal means ‘£70bn hit to UK by 2029'
29/10/2019 | news | business | 2,436
The UK economy will be 3.5% smaller than if it had stayed in the EU, claims a new study.
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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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Netflix angers film-makers with speed-up function
29/10/2019 | news | entertainment | 400
Director Judd Apatow calls the move "ridiculous and insulting" and actor Aaron Paul also speaks out.
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No-deal Brexit motorway plan to be stood down
29/10/2019 | news | uk | 55
Work to deactivate the system between Maidstone and Ashford has begun, Highways England says.
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Asthma carbon footprint 'as big as eating meat'
28/10/2019 | news | health | 457
Seven in every 10 inhalers prescribed in England contain propellants harmful to the environment, researchers say.
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Gatwick trial cuts plane boarding time by 10%
28/10/2019 | news | business | 403
The airport operator is experimenting with new sequences to get passengers on planes quicker.
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Pupil background 'should be part of league tables'
28/10/2019 | news | education | 200
Ethnicity, free school meals and special needs should be factored in, Bristol University research says.
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Why 16-year-olds won’t get the vote in time for an election
28/10/2019 | news | other | 442
With an election close, there's not enough time or political support to give 16-year-olds the vote.
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Health bosses' 'serious concerns' over homeopathy
28/10/2019 | news | health | 332
The UK's largest group of registered homeopaths should not be accredited, NHS bosses say.
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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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Christmas meal treats 'under threat'
28/10/2019 | news | business | 2,369
Pigs in blankets might be scarce this Christmas because of labour shortages, says the meat industry.
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No-deal Brexit motorway plan operational
28/10/2019 | news | uk | 255
Operation Brock sees one side of the M20 being used only by HGVs heading to cross-Channel ports.
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Houston Astros one win away from World Series title
28/10/2019 | sport | other | 52
The Houston Astros are closer to a second World Series title in three years after beating the Washington Nationals 7-1 in game five.
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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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'My reception was so bad even O2 couldn't call me'
25/10/2019 | news | business | 618
Mobile giants unveil plan to end rural 'no