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Uber drivers are employees not contractors, a US court rules, in a move that could mean higher costs for the app-based taxi service.
People in Nuneaton shown photos of the Labour leadership hopefuls struggle to name them, as the contenders hold a hustings in the town
The main suspect in a deadly attack on a Jewish restaurant in Paris in 1982 has been arrested in Jordan, French prosecutors say.
Irish ministers say they have serious concerns about the possibility of the UK leaving the EU and they will express their views clearly ahead of the referendum on the issue.
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah will run for the first time since doping claims against his coach Alberto Salazar in Monaco in July.
A woman who was raped by a fake taxi driver killed herself one week later, a coroner rules.
Severe winter storms are believed to have led to the recent discovery of relics from the Spanish Armada off the Irish coast.
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is fined £40,000 after singing offensive songs during the club's FA Cup victory parade in London.
MPs debate subjects including safety in prisons in Westminster Hall.
Favourite Free Eagle edges out The Grey Gatsby in a photo finish to win the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot.
A crane collapses in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of southern China after heavy rains hit the area.
Years of underinvestment still haunt the Royal Bank of Scotland, 80% owned by the government. Customer trust will once again be shaken.
The four candidates who will compete to become Labour's new leader will be questioned at a Newsnight debate in Nuneaton this evening.
French Open champion Stan Wawrinka is beaten in straight sets at Queen's by South African Kevin Anderson.
Fresh off the back of its wettest month on record, Texas is bracing for heavy rain as Tropical Storm Bill remnants make their way inland.
The former boss of Nokia, Stephen Elop, is to leave Microsoft as part of a management reshuffle.
As North Korea says it is facing its worst drought in a century, the BBC looks at what effect will this have on an already impoverished population.
A mother who lost two daughters in the Hillsborough disaster says she still regrets not asking for a doctor to check if her eldest was still alive.
Police in Italy and Spain order the arrests of 34 people following an international investigation into an 'Ndrangheta drug-smuggling ring.
"Excessive" early exit penalties handed to people wishing to withdraw money from their pension pots could be capped, the chancellor says.