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United Kingdom

Yellow-level fog warning issued for large areas of England, Wales - BBC

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obituaries

Richard Adams, English author known for novel 'Watership Down,' dead at age 96, daughter says - BBC News

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George Michael dies

Editor's note: George Michael's longtime manager tells Billboard that Michael's cause of death was heart failure, however the police and his family have not confirmed that detail. Michael's publicist has only said he died "peacefully at home" and asked for privacy. Police in England say there will be no further updates from authorities "until the postmortem has taken place," and that "the death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious." Michael was 53. - Stephanie

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England, United Kingdom

Crystal Palace FC take on ex-England boss Sam Allardyce as manager in 2-and-a-half year deal - BBC Sport

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bird flu

Government confirms 2 wild birds in England test positive for H5N8 strain of bird flu; Public Health England says risk to public remains very low - Farming UK

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Buckingham Palace, London, England, United Kingdom

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have left Buckingham Palace, London, and are travelling to Sandringham House in Norfolk, England, a royal spokesman says - @PA

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England, United Kingdom

Ex-serviceman who tried to break in to Wayne Rooney's home is sentenced to 32 months in jail - BBC

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India

India beat England in the cricket 5th Test, win series 4-0 - @AFP

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England, United Kingdom

Football Association vows to appeal FIFA's decision to fine England for wearing poppies at a World Cup qualifier on Armistice Day - Sky News

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England, United Kingdom

101-year-old British man accused of 21 historical sex offences against girls found guilty by British court, will be sentenced on Monday - @BBCBreaking

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Bank of England

Bank of England says cost of borrowing remains unchanged at the record low of 0.25% - Sky News

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soccer

English Championship team Birmingham City say manager Gary Rowett, other backroom staff's contracts have been 'terminated with immediate effect'

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England, United Kingdom

High Court judge grants indefinite anonymity to 2 brothers who were aged 10, 11 when they tortured 2 boys in south Yorkshire, England, in 2009 - @SkyNewsBreak

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A.F.C. Bournemouth

English soccer club AFC Bournemouth seek to build new stadium in time for start of 2020/21 season

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Royal Air Force

Police release CCTV images of potential witnesses as search continues for missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague - ITV News

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rugby

English rugby club London Welsh to go into voluntary liquidation, hope for semi-professional return - Guardian

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UK train strikes 2016 - 2017

RMT calls off Southern Railway strike, instead announces 48-hour stoppage from starting Dec. 19 - BBC Breaking

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soccer

Gareth Southgate named new England soccer team manager on 4-year contract - Guardian

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Sex abuse allegations in UK soccer

Chairman calls child sex abuse scandal 1 of biggest crises in Football Association's history after claims from more than 20 ex-players - BBC Sport

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cricket

India beat England by 8 wickets in the 3rd cricket test in Mohali city to take 2-0 lead in the 5-Test series - @AFP

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