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Uber taxi firm set to expand with more jobs in Europe

A year of rapid expansion and the creation of up to 50,000 jobs across Europe. That’s the future for online taxi-sharing firm Uber according to the

A year of rapid expansion and the creation of up to 50,000 jobs across Europe. That’s the future for online taxi-sharing firm Uber according to the

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Prosecutors to appeal Pistorius verdict

State prosecutors in South Africa have won the right to appeal the culpable homicide verdict handed down to Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius

State prosecutors in South Africa have won the right to appeal the culpable homicide verdict handed down to Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius

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China: Eight given death penalties over Xinjiang attacks

Eight people have been sentenced to death in connection with deadly attacks in China’s western Xinjiang region – where violence has raged between the

Eight people have been sentenced to death in connection with deadly attacks in China’s western Xinjiang region – where violence has raged between the

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Germany and UK jail jihadist fighters returning from Syria

A young German man has been sentenced to three years and nine months in prison for having joined the self-proclaimed Islamic State organisation in

A young German man has been sentenced to three years and nine months in prison for having joined the self-proclaimed Islamic State organisation in

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Former Egyptian president cleared of killing protesters

An Egyptian court has cleared the former president Hosni Mubarak of conspiring to kill protestors in an uprising against his regime in 2011 The

An Egyptian court has cleared the former president Hosni Mubarak of conspiring to kill protestors in an uprising against his regime in 2011 The

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Pistorius, from glory to disaster

Paralympic gold-medal-winner Oscar Pistorius was the first both-leg amputee to participate in the Olympics, when he was 25. The South African sport

Paralympic gold-medal-winner Oscar Pistorius was the first both-leg amputee to participate in the Olympics, when he was 25. The South African sport

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Former Italy PM Berlusconi granted appeal over tax conviction

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has agreed to hear an appeal by former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi against his conviction for

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has agreed to hear an appeal by former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi against his conviction for

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British ticket touting suspect released from Brazil prison

The British citizen arrested as part of a World Cup ticket touting investigation has been released from prison in Brazil. Ray Whelan – director of

The British citizen arrested as part of a World Cup ticket touting investigation has been released from prison in Brazil. Ray Whelan – director of

Business

Argentina set for default for the second time in 12 years

Argentina, Latin America’s third biggest economy is set to default on its debt for the second time in 12 years. Negotiations with the so called

Argentina, Latin America’s third biggest economy is set to default on its debt for the second time in 12 years. Negotiations with the so called

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'Cannibal cop' released from prison in US

A federal judge in New York has ordered the release from prison of a former police officer dubbed the “cannibal cop” after overturning his conviction

A federal judge in New York has ordered the release from prison of a former police officer dubbed the “cannibal cop” after overturning his conviction

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Argentina calls for a re-think from US judge over debt ruling

Argentina has reacted angrily to a US Supreme Court ruling which said it will have to pay $1.3bn to bondholders. Buenos Aires claims paying up will

Argentina has reacted angrily to a US Supreme Court ruling which said it will have to pay $1.3bn to bondholders. Buenos Aires claims paying up will

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USA: Sriracha hot sauce in pickle over factory odours

It has achieved cult status all around the world and sales of the famous rooster-branded Sriracha hot sauce have exploded over the last decade

It has achieved cult status all around the world and sales of the famous rooster-branded Sriracha hot sauce have exploded over the last decade

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Trial of Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leaders stopped by judge

The trial of three Muslim Brotherhood leaders was stopped in Egypt on Tuesday after one of the judges said that he felt uneasy over the case. He

The trial of three Muslim Brotherhood leaders was stopped in Egypt on Tuesday after one of the judges said that he felt uneasy over the case. He

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UK reporters go on trial over phone-hacking at Murdoch press

Two of Britain’s best known journalists are on trial today over phone-hacking carried out by one of the country’s most popular newspapers. Rebekah

Two of Britain’s best known journalists are on trial today over phone-hacking carried out by one of the country’s most popular newspapers. Rebekah

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Ex Liberia leader Charles Taylor loses war crimes appeal in The Hague

The former Liberian President Charles Taylor has lost his appeal against a 50-year jail term for war crimes at a special UN-backed tribunal in The

The former Liberian President Charles Taylor has lost his appeal against a 50-year jail term for war crimes at a special UN-backed tribunal in The

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Dolce and Gabbana deny tax fraud as they go trial

The trial has begun of Italian fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana over 2004 tax evasion charges. The two are accused of owing over a billion euros

The trial has begun of Italian fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana over 2004 tax evasion charges. The two are accused of owing over a billion euros

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Spain judge Garzón convicted over wiretapping

Spain’s Supreme Court has found the human rights judge Baltasar Garzón guilty of authorising the illegal recording of defence lawyers’

Spain’s Supreme Court has found the human rights judge Baltasar Garzón guilty of authorising the illegal recording of defence lawyers’