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London braced for anti-Uber protests

Tue, 2014-06-10 22:27
Transport for London has warned of traffic disruption on Wednesday as black-cab drivers prepare to protest about rival service Uber.

VIDEO: E3: A date with Bungie's Destiny

Tue, 2014-06-10 22:23
The BBC's Richard Taylor shows off Bungie's new game Destiny and asks the developer if it expects it to become bigger than Halo.

Pisa skills 'key' to global success

Tue, 2014-06-10 21:55
Welsh youngsters need to show they have the skills they need to succeed anywhere in the world, the first minister will tell head teachers later.

Pressure's on Brazil's Neymar - Pele

Tue, 2014-06-10 21:33
Brazil legend Pele is concerned striker Neymar is under too much pressure to inspire the hosts to World Cup glory.

Arrest after university evacuated

Tue, 2014-06-10 21:31
An 18-year-old man is arrested after part of Newcastle University had to be evacuated amid reports of suspicious items.

Energy prices and statins row - the papers

Tue, 2014-06-10 21:28
The energy regulator's criticism of major companies over high prices and a row over the use of statins are the main stories in Wednesday's papers.

China's Alibaba plans US online shop

Tue, 2014-06-10 21:27
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba is launching its first online marketplace in the US - - as it looks to expand its operations outside China.

Department 'fails' on absent pupils

Tue, 2014-06-10 21:02
The Northern Ireland Assembly's Public Accounts committee criticises the Department of Education for its record on pupil absenteeism.

UN 'to mediate in China-Vietnam row'

Tue, 2014-06-10 19:40
The United Nations says it is willing to mediate in the territorial dispute between China and Vietnam, after both handed dossiers to Ban Ki-moon.

VIDEO: E3: Shining the spotlight on indies

Tue, 2014-06-10 18:51
The BBC's Richard Taylor takes a look at some of the indie video games generating excitement at this year's E3 expo.

Evernote struck by cyber-attack

Tue, 2014-06-10 18:40
Evernote says it is being targeted by a cyber-attack that temporarily made it impossible for some members to synchronise their notes.

In pictures: Sunderbans, the land of man-eating tigers

Tue, 2014-06-10 18:37
The land of man-eating tigers

US senator drops Canada citizenship

Tue, 2014-06-10 18:36
Canadian-born Republican US Senator Ted Cruz of Texas has renounced his Canadian citizenship, an aide says.

Parents' jobs advice 'disconnected'

Tue, 2014-06-10 18:13
There is a "disturbing disconnect" between parents' traditional careers advice to their children and the needs of the growing digital jobs market, research says.

Campaign to buy hoard of rare coins

Tue, 2014-06-10 18:10
An archaeological group hopes to buy a collection of gold and silver coins unearthed by a builder 11 years ago.

Insects' underwater sex secrets

Tue, 2014-06-10 18:05
Scientists discover how diving beetles hang on to their mates underwater.

Republican civil war will rage on

Tue, 2014-06-10 17:59
US primary upset shows Tea Party is far from dead

'Serious failings' at GP practice

Tue, 2014-06-10 17:59
Patients at a GP surgery in Kent are at "unacceptable levels of risk", a Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection finds.

Ayckbourn voices live theatre fears

Tue, 2014-06-10 17:50
Playwright Sir Alan Ayckbourn expresses concerns that live screenings of plays in cinemas could spell trouble for other theatres.

Miami rejects Beckham's stadium site

Tue, 2014-06-10 17:43
The US city of Miami rejects former England football captain David Beckham's plans to build a football stadium on a city waterfront.
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