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Uber London licence not renewed

Ride-hailing app Uber “not fit and proper” to operate in London, transport regulator says This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest…




Eurozone sees 'burst of activity' in September

Image copyright Getty Images The eurozone economy ended the third quarter of the year on a strong note, a survey has indicated. The IHS Markit composite purchasing managers’ index (PMI) suggested private businesses grew faster…


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Why some Catalans want independence

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Deadly fire engulfs Russian hotel

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Neanderthal brains 'grew more slowly'

Image copyright Joan Costa Image caption The skeleton of a boy that shattered our view of Neanderthal brain development A new study shows that Neanderthal brains developed more slowly than ours. An analysis of a…


Election shift

Image copyright EPA Image caption Merkel looks set to win a fourth term as Chancellor – but in a wholly different German political landscape Rock music blaring, supporters cheering, Angela Merkel sweeps on to the…