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The number of asylum seekers arriving in Britain has fallen sharply, according to official figures released today.

Lloyd goes green with Davis Cup squad

With Murray unavailable captain forced to pick untried players for Lithuania rubber

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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.

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Scotland Yard appealed today for help to trace 10 dangerous criminals hiding in Britain who are wanted overseas.

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Murder-suicide theory over couple's deaths

Police have identified a Lithuanian couple who were found dead two weeks ago.

Artist to have an epileptic fit live on stage

Sufferers' charities express concern over deliberately voyeuristic project that has received an Arts Council grant

Henry not expecting Ireland revenge

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.

Gibbs moves into cup mix as Under-21s pip Portugal

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Wendy Houvenaghel won Great Britain's fifth gold from eight events at the Track World Cup at the Manchester Velodrome last night.

MI5 kept secret file on Harold Wilson

The Security Service MI5 kept a secret file on Harold Wilson throughout his years as an MP and prime minister, it was disclosed today.

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Britain will break new ground next year after being paired with Lithuania in yesterday's Davis Cup draw.

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