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Uber dealt employee blow in US court

Wed, 2015-06-17 08:38
Uber drivers are employees not contractors, a US court rules, in a move that could mean higher costs for the app-based taxi service.

VIDEO: Can you name Labour leader hopefuls?

Wed, 2015-06-17 08:26
People in Nuneaton shown photos of the Labour leadership hopefuls struggle to name them, as the contenders hold a hustings in the town

Man arrested over 1982 Paris attack

Wed, 2015-06-17 08:25
The main suspect in a deadly attack on a Jewish restaurant in Paris in 1982 has been arrested in Jordan, French prosecutors say.

Irish worries over UK exit from EU

Wed, 2015-06-17 08:24
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.

Farah set for 17 July race return

Wed, 2015-06-17 08:24
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah will run for the first time since doping claims against his coach Alberto Salazar in Monaco in July.

Woman's suicide after being raped

Wed, 2015-06-17 08:15
A woman who was raped by a fake taxi driver killed herself one week later, a coroner rules.

Storms yield Armada 'treasure'

Wed, 2015-06-17 08:13
Severe winter storms are believed to have led to the recent discovery of relics from the Spanish Armada off the Irish coast.

Wilshere fined £40,000 for chants

Wed, 2015-06-17 08:06
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is fined £40,000 after singing offensive songs during the club's FA Cup victory parade in London.

VIDEO: Westminster Hall

Wed, 2015-06-17 07:50
MPs debate subjects including safety in prisons in Westminster Hall.

Free Eagle wins Royal Ascot thriller

Wed, 2015-06-17 07:39
Favourite Free Eagle edges out The Grey Gatsby in a photo finish to win the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot.

VIDEO: Giant crane collapse in China

Wed, 2015-06-17 07:27
A crane collapses in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of southern China after heavy rains hit the area.

RBS: An IT problem it really doesn’t need

Wed, 2015-06-17 07:27
Years of underinvestment still haunt the Royal Bank of Scotland, 80% owned by the government. Customer trust will once again be shaken.

VIDEO: Behind the scenes at Labour hustings

Wed, 2015-06-17 07:26
The four candidates who will compete to become Labour's new leader will be questioned at a Newsnight debate in Nuneaton this evening.

Wawrinka knocked out at Queen's

Wed, 2015-06-17 07:16
French Open champion Stan Wawrinka is beaten in straight sets at Queen's by South African Kevin Anderson.

Texas braces for more flooding

Wed, 2015-06-17 07:14
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.

Nokia ex-boss Elop to quit Microsoft

Wed, 2015-06-17 07:05
The former boss of Nokia, Stephen Elop, is to leave Microsoft as part of a management reshuffle.

How serious is N Korea drought warning?

Wed, 2015-06-17 07:03
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.

Mum's regret over daughter's death

Wed, 2015-06-17 07:03
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.

Arrests ordered in mafia drugs raid

Wed, 2015-06-17 07:02
Police in Italy and Spain order the arrests of 34 people following an international investigation into an 'Ndrangheta drug-smuggling ring.

Pension exit fees under scrutiny

Wed, 2015-06-17 06:56
"Excessive" early exit penalties handed to people wishing to withdraw money from their pension pots could be capped, the chancellor says.

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