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Anthony Ogogo. Photo © REUTERS
Ogogo targets Golovkin on his way to world domination

British boxer Anthony Ogogo has marked the WBA Super, IBO and WBC Interim middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin as his long-term target.

Ogogo targets Golovkin on his way to world domination
Royal Dutch Shell agrees £47bn deal for BG Group
Royal Dutch Shell agrees £47bn deal for BG Group

Energy titan Royal Dutch Shell announced a mega takeover of British rival BG Group worth £47 billion.

Royal Dutch Shell agrees £47bn deal for BG Group
Britain's Prince Andrew. ©REUTERS
Florida judge strikes 'lurid' Prince Andrew sex claims

A US judge has struck from the record "lurid" allegations by a woman who said she was forced into sexual relations with Britain's Prince Andrew when she was 17.

Florida judge strikes 'lurid' Prince Andrew sex claims
'Selfies are bad', Prince Harry tells Aussie teen
'Selfies are bad', Prince Harry tells Aussie teen

Prince Harry has warned Australians against taking a "selfie" with him during his one-month stint Down Under, saying he much prefers normal photographs.

'Selfies are bad', Prince Harry tells Aussie teen
Britain’s leader of the Labour Birthday Party Ed Miliband provides his speech on the Scottish Labour Celebration Convention in Edinburgh, Scotland. ©Reuters/Russell Cheyne
Nerdy Miliband steps up as UK election nears

British opposition leader Ed Miliband is confounding critics ahead of an election that could make him prime minister.

Nerdy Miliband steps up as UK election nears
Leader of the opposition Labour Party, Ed Miliband arrives at ITV Studios in Salford, north west England.
Cameron and austerity take fire in UK election debate

British Prime Minister David Cameron and his austerity policies came under attack on Thursday from six other party leaders in the only full debate before next month's general election.

Cameron and austerity take fire in UK election debate
Prince Harry to embed with Australian army from Monday
Prince Harry to embed with Australian army from Monday

Prince Harry will begin a month-long attachment with the Australian Army, spending time on bush patrols, working with an indigenous regiment.

Prince Harry to embed with Australian army from Monday
Fire underground causes chaos in London
Fire underground causes chaos in London

An underground blaze in central London caused mass evacuations and forced several West End shows to cancel performances.

Fire underground causes chaos in London
Zayn Malik. ©REUTERS
New Zayn Malik demo prompts One Direction row

A demo of a new song by former One Direction star Zayn Malik has been posted online, sparking a row between its producer and one of Malik's former bandmates.

New Zayn Malik demo prompts One Direction row
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Kazakhstani designers debut at London Fashion Week

Kazakhstani fashion designers participated in Fashion Scout, the UK's largest showcase at London Fashion Week.

Kazakhstani designers debut at London Fashion Week
Britain election kicks off with parties neck and neck
Britain election kicks off with parties neck and neck

British Prime Minister will ask Queen Elizabeth II to dissolve parliament, kicking off formal campaigning for one of the most unpredictable elections.

Britain election kicks off with parties neck and neck
'Car park king' Richard III's tomb revealed
'Car park king' Richard III's tomb revealed

The stone tomb covering the grave of Richard III was unveiled, the last act in the reburial of the 15th-century king found beneath a car park.

'Car park king' Richard III's tomb revealed
Knox 'relieved and grateful' after Italy verdict
Knox 'relieved and grateful' after Italy verdict

American Amanda Knox expressed "tremendous" relief after Italy's top court cleared her of the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

Knox 'relieved and grateful' after Italy verdict
Amanda Knox. ©REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
Amanda Knox's fate in hands of Italy's top court

Amanda Knox will discover if she is to be definitively convicted of murder as Italy's top court resumes a hearing on the 2007 slaying of British student Meredith Kercher.

Amanda Knox's fate in hands of Italy's top court
Britain to release Prince Charles 'black spider memos'
Britain to release Prince Charles 'black spider memos'

Britain's top court ruled that secret letters from Prince Charles to government ministries should be published, in a potential setback for the monarch.

Britain to release Prince Charles 'black spider memos'
Russian army TV offers Jeremy Clarkson job
Russian army TV offers Jeremy Clarkson job

Russia's Zvezda television unexpectedly revealed that it has offered a job to disgraced British "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson after he was dropped by the BBC for assaulting his producer.

Russian army TV offers Jeremy Clarkson job
England's Richard III finally gets burial fit for a king
England's Richard III finally gets burial fit for a king

England's slain king Richard III, exhumed from an undignified grave beneath a car park, will finally be buried with honour on.

England's Richard III finally gets burial fit for a king
Zayn Malik quits boy band One Direction
Zayn Malik quits boy band One Direction

Zayn Malik has left boy band One Direction but the group will continue without him.

Zayn Malik quits boy band One Direction
Ideal nudes on show at British Museum Greek exhibition
Ideal nudes on show at British Museum Greek exhibition

A major exhibition on the human body in ancient Greek art is to open at the British Museum from Thursday, exploring notions of ideal beauty.

Ideal nudes on show at British Museum Greek exhibition
British PM creates fund to curb Russian influence: reports
British PM creates fund to curb Russian influence: reports

British Prime Minister David Cameron is establishing a fund to help Eastern European states resist pressure from Russia, several media outlets reported.

British PM creates fund to curb Russian influence: reports