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David Cameron labels EU demand for extra £1.7bn from UK unacceptable

Britain hit with recalibrated contribution as PM faces anger over European membership from Ukip and his own [..]


 
 

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DealBook: Lloyds Banking May Cut Up to 9,000 Jobs in Digital Reshaping

The plan comes as banks in Britain are grappling with how to adjust to more consumers conducting their financial lives [..]


 
 

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Juncker tells Cameron: you cant destroy EU migration rules

Commission president warns PM over irresponsibility as new poll reveals 56% support in Britain for remaining in [..]


 
 

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One Direction are named Britain's richest young stars

One Direction have just been named Britain's wealthiest stars under the age of 30 in Heat magazine's annual rich list, [..]


 
 

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Digging for Britain's real-life war horses

Archaeologists from the University of Bristol have teamed up with school children, veterans of modern conflict and other [..]


 
 

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How Hamish Mitchell Cotts feeds his hungry brood on just £100 a week

Hamish Mitchell Cotts and his family are among those featured in a BBC documentary into Britain's eating habits. Here, the [..]


 
 

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Former minister Pat McFadden gets Europe brief in Labour mini-reshuffle

New Europe spokesman promises to make hard-headed, patriotic case for Britain to stay in the EUEd Miliband has brought in [..]


 
 

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Why there are so many spiders in Britain's homes this year

Giant spiders are invading Britain's homes - if media reports this year are anything to go by. But are they dangerous? [..]


 
 

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Britain threatens Internet 'trolls' with two years in jail

People found guilty of Internet "trolling" in Britain could be jailed for up to two years under government proposals [..]


 
 

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Is Shetland the cheapest and loveliest place in the UK to build your own ho

Within the next 12 months, about seven million people in Britain will research building their own property.


 
 

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Maggie Smith honored by Queen Elizabeth

British royalty has met acting aristocracy, as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II bestowed an honor on Maggie Smith during a [..]


 
 

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Button may swap F1 for endurance bid

Britain's Jenson Button may switch to the world endurance championship unless he lands a competitive seat in F1 for 2015.


 
 

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Week ahead: Becoming Dry in the South - Very mild then cooler, Oct 17 - 09:

Pressure Building in the South Next Week Deep low pressure to the west of Ireland tracks north of Scotland and away from [..]


 
 

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EU has one last chance to reform, says David Cameron

Prime minister, under pressure after two defections to Ukip, adopts stronger rhetoric on potential break from BrusselsDavid [..]


 
 

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Study shows rock gobies use rapid color change camouflage to hide from pred

Research from the University of Exeter has revealed that the rock goby (Gobius paganellus), an unassuming little fish [..]

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Britain's Got Talent 2011: Amanda Holden attacked by man dressed as pigeon

Amanda Holden took flight after a man dressed as a six-foot pigeon tried to pounce on her as he auditioned for Britain's Got [..]


 
 

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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Shrek's put a smile back on my face

Amanda Holden's heart may be aching, but her funny bone is clearly still in good shape. The actress and Britain's Got Talent [..]


 
 

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UK Forecast: Windy and colder - Snow showers, Dec 12 - 16:31

Tuesday A windy day to come and colder today with gales in the north and west. These become severe across the north from [..]


 
 

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Brian Cox: Life on Mars, 2nd law of thermodynamics and date world will end

How did Britain's top TV scientist go from touring alongside Take That to working on the Large Hadron Collider?


 
 

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Sarah Harding, Kayla Collins, Pauly D, Vinny Guadagnino at London Jersey Sh

It's MTV's most watched show ever, with eight million viewers watching the antics of a group of young Italian Americans [..]


 
 

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Britain's David Cameron defends opt-out from new EU treaty

Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain will remain a full member of the European Union despite opting out of an economic [..]


 
 

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Kelly Rowland make-up tips: Get the X Factor judge's look with Pixiwoo

Britain's top make-up team create celeb looks for you..


 
 

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Barroso attacks Cameron over EU veto

European commission president José Manuel Barroso said that talks dragged on into the early hours because Britain would not [..]


 
 

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Unmade in Britain | Gavin James Bower

Shifting manufacturing jobs overseas has been 'good business', says TV presenter Evan Davis. Tell that to the northMade in [..]


 
 

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Boy George, Piers Morgan among Twitter users who 'leak' soccer player affai

A world-famous soccer player's attempt to cover up an extramarital affair through legal maneuvering has blown up in his face [..]


 
 

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Britain's Got Talent 2011: Simon Cowell gets ribbed over Cheryl Cole's X Fa

Simon Cowell made his eagerly-anticipated return to Britain's Got Talent for the first live semi-final - and instantly got [..]


 
 

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Libyan rebels honor 'martyrs'

After the battle for Port Brega, rebels bury more fighters, including a man who had returned from Britain to check on family [..]


 
 

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Royal wedding as seen by kids: King William will marry a stranger and they'

People across Britain are getting ready for the royal wedding tomorrow, but what does it mean to children?


 
 

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David and Victoria Beckham pregnancy: from Spice Girl to fashion royalty

From the early days as a member of one of Britain's most successful girlbands Victoria Beckham, the former Spice Girl, [..]


 
 

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Lloyds Bank cuts another 200 jobs taking the tally to 26,200

Unite is calling on the new boss of Lloyds Banking Group, António Horta-Osório, to step in and halt cutsThe job toll at [..]

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Britain can build a Europe outside the euro | Phillip Blond

Cameron should position himself as the defender of a European escape route from a project that has every chance of [..]


 
 

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UK Forecast: No White Christmas - Mild, gales in north, Dec 24 - 16:04

Christmas Day A windy, mild Christmas to come across Britain. Generally a dry one as well across much of England and Wales [..]


 
 

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Eurozone break-up and uncertainty seen as biggest risks to UK businesses

Finance directors see 37% probability that one or more eurozone states will leave the single currency in 2012, Deloitte poll [..]


 
 

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Amanda Holden: The Britain's Got Talent's judge joins the Chipping Norton S

It's renowned as the rural clique of the rich and powerful, where David Cameron rubs shoulders with high society and [..]


 
 

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Politics blog: featuring Nick Clegg speech on the economy

Rolling coverage of all the day's political developments as they happen including the deputy prime minister's speech8.40am: [..]


 
 

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Beckham wants to lead Team GB at Olympics

David Beckham has set his sights on captaining Great Britain in their bid for gold at this year's London Olympics..


 
 

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Corrie's Antony Cotton gets into a Twitter war of words with co-star Jack P

As a star of one of Britain's biggest soap operas and a stint in the jungle that saw him make new celebrity friends, he's [..]


 
 

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Newcastle United v Aston Villa!

• Hit F5 to refresh or turn on the automatic widget below• Email your thoughts to gregg.roughley@guardian.co.uk• Check the [..]


 
 

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David Cameron backs new car insurance rules to cut cost of premiums

Britain 'whiplash capital of Europe', says PM, as he prepares to introduce measures to tackle exaggerated personal injury [..]


 
 

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Christians should unite with atheists to defend secularism

The Christian community in Britain is in danger of being hijacked by a bigoted, paranoid and out-of-touch elite who don't [..]


 
 

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Fly-tippers should be targeted with CCTV, says Countryfile's Julia Bradbury

"Talking CCTV masts" should be used to embarrass rural fly-tippers and prevent Britain's countryside being turned into an [..]


 
 

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Shame works on bankers, MPs and tabloids, however immune they seem | Gaby H

Closing tax loopholes is more than token banker-bashing. Small gestures can shake up cosy elitesIf ever a word captured what [..]


 
 

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Ed Miliband: British firms need support

Rolling coverage of all the day's political developments as they happen, including Ed Miliband's "Made in Britain" speech [..]


 
 

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UK Forecast: Pleasantly mild spring-like day - Dry, sunny spells, Mar 11 -

Monday A very mild day to come across the country today. Some light rain to come across north west Scotland. The rest of [..]


 
 

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Privatising our roads will be a terrible deal – just as it was for the te

Report after report shows that the myth of greater private-sector efficiency in doing public works is just that: a [..]