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UK passenger plane in near miss with drone

A passenger plane has narrowly avoided being hit by a drone in what police on Thursday called an "incredibly concerning" near miss as it approached an airport in southwest England. The aircraft, carrying 62 people, was t

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Russia, England teams to be expelled if violence persists

European soccer's governing body has warned the English and Russian soccer associations that their teams could be disqualified from Euro 2016 if there is a continuation of the fan violence that has injured several dozen people.

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Qatar Islamic Bank's UK unit fined nearly $2m

The Bank of England said that it had fined QIB (UK), a subsidiary of Qatar Islamic Bank, for failings in reporting its financial resources to the regulator in 2011 and 2012.   The bank's Prudential Regulatory

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Pavers England plans $50m GCC expansion

Pavers England, an established heritage brand shoe store and a joint venture between UK based $250 million Pavers and the $1.25 billion Foresight Group, is set to open two stores in the UAE, with plans to further expand into the wider GCC mark

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England had best bid for 2018, says Fifa official

England's failed bid to host the 2018 World Cup "was by far the strongest contender", FIFA official Harold Mayne-Nicholls was quoted as saying on Sunday. "How could England have only got two votes? It was a big

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England cricketers strike gold with Etihad

Etihad Airways, the flag carrier airline of the UAE, has presented the England Cricket team with their personal Etihad Guest Gold cards, giving the players exclusive benefits and rewards from the airline’s award-winning loyalty programme.

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New Jaguar F-Type, Range Rover Sport debut in UK

The Jaguar F-TYPE Project 7 and the Range Rover Sport SVR have debuted at the world-renowned 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed, an annual hill climb featuring historiec motor racing vehicles held in the grounds of

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England 'ready to host World Cup if Qatar loses it'

Prime Minister David Cameron dropped the strongest hint yet that Britain could offer to host the 2022 soccer World Cup if Qatar loses it, saying England would be "happy to find a home" for one of its traditional sports.

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Wettest winter in England for 250 years

This winter has already been the wettest for almost 250 years in England and Wales, Britain's national weather service the Met Office said on Thursday. Around 435 mm of rain was recorded up to February 24 in England and Wales,

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IT'S A BOY: UK celebrates birth of royal baby

Prince William's wife Kate gave birth to a boy on Monday, the couple's first child and the third in line to the British throne, heralding celebrations in London and messages of goodwill from across the world. "We coul

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