Pope bids farewell to Britain

Pope bids farewell to Britain

The Pope today thanked the British people for the “warmth of your welcome” as his historic four-day state visit to the UK came to an end.

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Thousands protest at Pope's visit

Thousands of protesters gathered on the streets of London today to demonstrate against Pope Benedict XVI’s state visit.

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Police make sixth arrest in Pope 'plot'

Police make sixth arrest in Pope 'plot'

A sixth man was being questioned tonight by counter-terrorism detectives investigating a plot to attack the Pope.

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Archbishop welcomes Pope to historic meeting

Archbishop welcomes Pope to historic meeting

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams welcomed Pope Benedict XVI to Lambeth Palace today for a historic meeting between the two religious leaders.

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Five held over Pope 'plot'

Five held over Pope 'plot'

Five men were arrested today by police investigating a suspected plot to harm the Pope.

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Paisley leads Papal visit protest

Paisley leads Papal visit protest

The Reverend Ian Paisley led dozens of people today in a protest against the first state papal visit to Britain.

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Pope: UK is a 'force for good'

Pope: UK is a 'force for good'

Pope Benedict XVI praised the UK as a “force for good” today as he arrived for a historic visit.

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Pope speaks of 'sadness' over abuse scandals

Pope speaks of 'sadness' over abuse scandals

Pope Benedict XVI spoke of his “sadness” over his church’s handling of child abuse scandals today as he flew to the UK for an historic visit.

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Pope arrives for first state visit to UK

Pope arrives for first state visit to UK

Pope Benedict XVI flew in to Scotland today to begin the first papal state visit to the UK.

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Pressure grows for 'third world' cardinal to say sorry

Pressure grows for 'third world' cardinal to say sorry

A papal aide who compared the UK to a “Third World country” was facing growing pressure to apologise today as the Pope flew in for his historic visit.

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'Changed' Scotland prepares for Pope's visit

'Changed' Scotland prepares for Pope's visit

The face of Catholicism in Scotland has changed significantly since the last Pope visited the country almost 30 years ago.

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Pope's visit overshadowed by Cardinal's 'third world' comments

Pope's visit overshadowed by Cardinal's 'third world' comments

Pope Benedict’s historic arrival in Britain today was overshadowed by comments comparing the nation with a “third world country”.

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