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Cash injection for grassroots game

The Premier League has combined with the Football Association and the Government to invest in grassroots facilities..


 
 

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Governments want to regulate bitcoin – is that even possible?

The UK government has shown its intention to regulate bitcoin and other digital currencies, drawing them into the realms of [..]


 
 

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Opposition forces in Syria claim control of town near Jordanian border

Anti-government forces active in the southern provinces in Syria wrested control of an army stronghold near the Jordanian [..]


 
 

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The SNP may well hold the balance of power – it’s democracy, stupid

Grant Shapps says Alex Salmond is trying to undermine a government chosen by the British people. But Scots are part of [..]


 
 

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Labour pledges to end dependency on food banks with welfare reforms

Party is promising to scrap benefit sanctions and low pay culture that it believes is forcing people to turn to food banksA [..]


 
 

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No 'convincing case' for £50bn HS2

The UK government has not shown why it needs to spend £50bn building the HS2 rail link between London and the North, says a [..]


 
 

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Mexico growers, striking farmworkers to hold direct talks amid unease

One month after Mexico’s agricultural sector committed to improving the lives of farmworkers, the industry is facing its [..]


 
 

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Ted Cruz going on Obamacare

Senator has railed against health program, but won't say if he'll take insurance subsidy from federal government.


 
 

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Amazon says US too late on drone rules

Online giant Amazon told Congress on Tuesday the US government is lagging in implementing rules for commercial drones, [..]


 
 

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UK immigration policy failing Scotland, says Scottish minister

Scottish government wants Westminster to reinstate work visas for foreign students, to help boost economy Continue reading...


 
 

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ICE opens 400-bed immigrant detention center near Bakersfield

The federal government has begun transferring immigrants facing deportation to a new, 400-bed detention center in the [..]


 
 

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National Briefing: Many Will Need to Repay Health Subsidies

Half of the households that received subsidies to help pay health insurance premiums last year under the Affordable Care Act [..]


 
 

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Home secretary Theresa May tells extremists: 'The game is up' – video

In her last speech before the start of the general election campaign the home secretary, Theresa May, outlines how a [..]


 
 

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UK lack of cyber-insurance exposed

About 98% of large UK firms lack insurance that could help them recover from a serious cyber-attack, says a UK government report.


 
 

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Israel's president begins meetings that will lead to new government

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began consultations Sunday with representatives of the country's political parties as a [..]

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Libyan rebels, Moammar Kadafi's forces battle for Misurata

Witnesses report intense combat in the rebel-held city of Misurata, with pro-government forces using Libyan civilians as [..]


 
 

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NATO strike kills Kadafi son, Libyan official says

Killed were Saif al Arab Kadafi, 29, and three of Moammar Kadafi's grandchildren, a government spokesman says. He says the [..]


 
 

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Kadafi loyalists, rebels fight for control of Libyan oil facility

Government forces attack a key oil facility and air base in rebel-controlled Port Brega, their first offensive in eastern [..]


 
 

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Breitbart website posts cartoon of fat, burger-scarfing First Lady

  Andrew Breitbart, at it again? The conservative blogger who is at the center of a lawsuit over a video his site posted [..]


 
 

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Biggest school strikes since 1980s as doubts grow on pension reform

Forecast that cost of pensions will fall in the future leads to row over David Cameron's claim that system could 'go [..]


 
 

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Unions warned over strike 'trap'

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls urges the unions not to fall into the government's "trap" by striking over plans to reform public [..]


 
 

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Broadband firms urged to block sex websites to protect children

Government wants BT, Virgin and other internet providers to put access to adult pornography on 'opt-in' basisInternet [..]


 
 

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Greek debt: Greece launches massive fire sale as riot police clash with pro

The Greek government said it was putting vast areas of state-owned land on the market to raise £44billion in the next four years.


 
 

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Syria holds local elections as deadly clashes reportedly continue

The government says the voting is part of a series of reforms in response to protests, but the opposition calls it a [..]


 
 

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‘American Gangster’ Frank Lucas faces jail for allegedly bilking feds 

The ending of “American Gangster,” the movie about a Harlem heroin kingpin starring Denzel Washington, might need a rewrite. [..]


 
 

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Bin the best-before label, not the food | Mina Holland

The proliferation of date labels encourages waste – and amounts to a government-endorsed validation of our food [..]


 
 

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Kat Dennings says her 'Thor' character is 'very Scooby Doo'

In a film populated by noble warriors, blue frost giants, and dour government agents, Kat Dennings plays a sort of [..]


 
 

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Obama welcomes era of 'equal partnership' with Iraq

The president marks 'the end of this war' with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki at the White House. Numerous challenges and [..]


 
 

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Oil and Gas Pipeline Accidents in the US 2006-2009 Data

From 2006 through 2009 U.S. oil and gas pipeline accidents killed 56 people, caused $1.2 billion in property damage and [..]


 
 

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David Cameron: even my family is worried by NHS reforms

Prime minister makes admission during visit to London hospital in face of opposition to GPs policyDavid Cameron spoke [..]

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free government cell phones

A lot of people point out that government cell phones system (officially, Lifeline Help) is among the best government [..]


 
 

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Chancellor George Osborne holds talks with NFL over London-based team

Anything the government can do to make this happen we will Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons to meet at Wembley London [..]


 
 

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Know your rights: New rules for the rental market will protect tenants from

From October 1, every lettings agent must be a member of an ombudsman-style scheme as the Government tries to clamp down on [..]


 
 

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Morrissey calls for shut down of notorious Javan zoo

The singer Morrissey has called on the Indonesian government to immediately shut down a notorious zoo in eastern Java where [..]


 
 

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Brazil's Vale to pay $9.61 billion back tax bill on overseas units

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian mining company Vale said on Wednesday that it agreed to pay 22.325 billion reais ($9.61 [..]


 
 

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George Osborne targets benefits and tax credits in new squeeze on working p

Chancellor gambles on austerity in speech to Conservative conference outlining plans which will hit 10m householdsGeorge [..]


 
 

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The End of Coal Burning in the U.S.

The era of U.S. coal-fired electric power generation will effectively end as new federal regulations limiting carbon dioxide [..]


 
 

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Britain Reconsiders Cigarette Regulation

The government has stepped away from an expected rejection of a proposed set of sweeping restrictions on cigarette packaging [..]


 
 

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Man behind Portland Christmas bomb plot sentenced to 30 years

A Somali American who plotted to set off a powerful truck bomb during an annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in downtown [..]


 
 

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EU bankers ponder Greek euro exit

European central bankers openly express views on the possibility of Greece leaving the eurozone as the country struggles to [..]


 
 

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Where Factory Apprenticeship Is the Latest Model From Germany

Labor experts and government officials say that traditional apprenticeship programs, popular in Europe, could help sustain [..]


 
 

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Bits Blog: Square Raises $150 Million at a $6 Billion Valuation

This latest round, led by a new investor, the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, places Square in the company [..]


 
 

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Manufacturers 'need more support'

UK manufacturers want the government to offer more support rather than "empty rhetoric", a new survey by business advisers [..]


 
 

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Ukraine protests can't alter the cost of rejecting Russia

Antigovernment protests in Ukraine's capital have inspired democratic idealists to hope for a replay of the 2004-2005 Orange [..]


 
 

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Postpone event for Ebola - Morocco

The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations should be postponed because of the Ebola epidemic, says the government of hosts Morocco.