The former owner of Portsmouth Football Club faces trial in Lithuania over a £400 million bank fraud after failing to convince a judge that he could be killed if he was extradited.
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Thursday 04 March 2010
Great Britain's preparations for this weekend's Davis Cup tie against Lithuania suffered a serious setback when Jamie Baker, who is one of the three contenders for the two singles berths, pulled out after suffering an ankle injury in training in Vilnius yesterday.
Thursday 25 February 2010
The number of asylum seekers arriving in Britain has fallen sharply, according to official figures released today.
Tuesday 09 February 2010
Tuesday 09 February 2010
A record number of students applied for university places this year but unions warned funding cuts would leave many disappointed.
Monday 04 January 2010
Britain will have to begin their fight to escape the depths of the Davis Cup's third tier without their best player. Andy Murray, speaking yesterday in Perth on the eve of his first appearance of the year, in the Hopman Cup, said he would not be available for the Europe Africa Zone Group Two tie away to Lithuania in March.
Monday 14 December 2009
Scotland Yard appealed today for help to trace 10 dangerous criminals hiding in Britain who are wanted overseas.
Friday 11 December 2009
A skinny, middle-aged, man, stripped to the waist, is dropping his trousers. His right hand rests on the lid of a bin, inches from a strutting chicken. Next to him, his grinning wife is holding a piglet upside-down. This exceedingly strange image, along with a surreal, flinch-inducing shot of a man blow-torching the belly of a dead pig in the snow while a chicken perches patiently on his bent back, helped the Lithuanian photographer Rimaldas Viksraitis win the 2009 Arles Discovery Award for new photography.
Tuesday 24 November 2009
Police have identified a Lithuanian couple who were found dead two weeks ago.
Friday 20 November 2009
Wednesday 18 November 2009
France striker Thierry Henry does not believe the Republic of Ireland will take to the field at the Stade de France this evening intent on revenge.
Monday 16 November 2009
Sunday 01 November 2009
Wendy Houvenaghel won Great Britain's fifth gold from eight events at the Track World Cup at the Manchester Velodrome last night.
Saturday 03 October 2009
The Security Service MI5 kept a secret file on Harold Wilson throughout his years as an MP and prime minister, it was disclosed today.
Thursday 24 September 2009
Britain will break new ground next year after being paired with Lithuania in yesterday's Davis Cup draw.
Monday 21 September 2009
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