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Uber faces more bans and lawsuits

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:04
Uber's week just got worse as it faces a lawsuit in California and Los Angeles as well as bans in India, Spain and Thailand.

VIDEO: First UK sci-fi film re-released

Wed, 2014-12-10 03:42
Britain's first ever sci-fi film, dating back to 1913, has been restored as part of a special project by BBC Arts and the British Film Institute.

Hong Kong students urged to leave

Wed, 2014-12-10 03:41
Hong Kong's top civil servant Carrie Lam urges students to vacate the streets ahead of the expected clearance of the main protest camp.

Bangladesh oil spill at dolphin site

Wed, 2014-12-10 03:25
The Bangladeshi navy sends four vessels to deal with an oil spill from a crashed cargo vessel that is threatening a rare dolphin sanctuary.

Cameron: Torture claims 'dealt with'

Wed, 2014-12-10 03:23
Questions about the interrogation of terror suspects have been "dealt with from the British perspective", Prime Minister David Cameron says.

Pirate Bay goes offline after raid

Wed, 2014-12-10 03:21
The Pirate Bay, arguably the most well-known website for accessing pirated content, has been taken offline following a police raid in Sweden.

HSBC dismisses head of European forex

Wed, 2014-12-10 03:14
HSBC has dismissed its head of foreign exchange trading for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

VIDEO: Astronaut sets space challenge

Wed, 2014-12-10 03:01
UK astronaut Tim Peake has invited members of the public to suggest digital experiments to be carried out in space.

Bishops call for end to fossil fuels

Wed, 2014-12-10 02:49
Catholic bishops from around the world are calling for an end to fossil fuel use and increased efforts to secure a global climate treaty.

Inspectors close 'dirty' care home

Wed, 2014-12-10 02:31
A care home in Surrey is shut down after inspectors found it was "unsafe" and residents were "at significant risk of harm".

Malala to receive joint Nobel award

Wed, 2014-12-10 02:30
Nobel Peace Prize laureates Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi are due to receive their awards in a ceremony in Oslo.

Evidence v public opinion in South Africa

Wed, 2014-12-10 02:27
Justice is about acquittals as well as convictions, says the BBC's Milton Nkosi, as South Africa's judges dismiss public opinion in high-profile cases.

Adebayor given leave by Tottenham

Wed, 2014-12-10 02:25
Striker Emmanuel Adebayor is given permission by Tottenham to return to Togo for personal reasons.

Palestinian minister dies at protest

Wed, 2014-12-10 02:22
A senior Palestinian official dies after a confrontation with Israeli troops at a protest in the occupied West Bank, reports say.

Brazil truth commission report due

Wed, 2014-12-10 02:16
A national truth commission report being released in Brazil is expected to confirm hundreds were killed or disappeared under military rule.

Scots property tycoon dies in fall

Wed, 2014-12-10 02:13
Prominent Dundee business tycoon Scot Young dies after falling four storeys onto railings outside his London flat.

VIDEO: No interest charges for troubled borrowers

Wed, 2014-12-10 02:05
Borrowers in trouble should be protected from paying interest and loan charges if they tell their lender they are having problems

Court challenge to NI abortion law

Wed, 2014-12-10 02:05
Northern Ireland's abortion legislation is to be challenged in court by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC).

Is personality unique to humans?

Wed, 2014-12-10 01:54
Are personality traits unique to humans?

VIDEO: What were 2014's top tweets?

Wed, 2014-12-10 01:34
BBC News looks at the topics that preoccupied UK Twitter users in 2014.