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Judge overturns Uber ban in Germany

September 16, 2014 - 9:50am
A German judge has overturned a temporary injunction which banned Uber from operating one of its services in the country.
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Nigerian bank robbery nets millions

September 16, 2014 - 9:34am
Nigerian police in Abuja are seeking an IT worker alleging he helped to steal £25m from the bank where he worked.
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Hazard set to sign new Chelsea deal

September 16, 2014 - 9:23am
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard could sign a new long-term contract within a month, manager Jose Mourinho reveals.
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Turkey mulls anti-IS 'buffer zone'

September 16, 2014 - 9:08am
Turkey is developing plans for a buffer zone on its border with Iraq and Syria against Islamic State militants, leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.
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First US strike under new IS plan

September 16, 2014 - 9:02am
The US carries out an air strike in support of Iraqi troops under attack by Islamic State, the military says, the first under an expanded mission.
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VIDEO: 'Number of suspects' in Thai deaths

September 16, 2014 - 8:50am
Police investigating the deaths of two Britons in Thailand say they are focussing on the Burmese migrant community, reports Jonathan Head on Koh Tao.
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German investor confidence falls

September 16, 2014 - 8:44am
Investor sentiment in Germany fall for the ninth month in a row as conflict in Ukraine and weak economic growth in the eurozone undermine confidence, a survey suggests.
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Thousands flee Philippines volcano

September 16, 2014 - 8:40am
Thousands of people are evacuated as one of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines, Mount Mayon, begins spewing lava.
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Death sentence for Nigeria mutineers

September 16, 2014 - 8:26am
Twelve Nigerian soldiers are sentenced to death for mutiny after shots were fired at their commanding officer in the city of Maiduguri in May.
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Seven truly shocking sports strips

September 16, 2014 - 8:21am
Newsbeat takes a look at some of the worst kits worn by teams through the years after the Colombian cycling team caused quite a stir with their latest strip.
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'Number of suspects' in Thai deaths

September 16, 2014 - 8:04am
Police investigating the deaths of two Britons in Thailand say they are looking for a number of suspects - but rule out other British tourists.
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MTV EMA 2014 nominations announced

September 16, 2014 - 7:50am
Katy Perry and Ariana Grande are up for the most awards at this year's ceremony in Glasgow, this November.
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Guinea-Bissau army chief sacked

September 16, 2014 - 7:34am
Guinea-Bissau's president dismisses the head of the armed forces, Gen Antonio Indjai, who has been indicted in the US on drugs-trafficking charges.
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Injured Clarke out of Pakistan ODIs

September 16, 2014 - 7:28am
Australia will be without captain Michael Clarke for their three one-day internationals against Pakistan in the UAE.
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Morrissey bemoans acting elitism

September 16, 2014 - 7:26am
Actor David Morrissey says that people from poorer backgrounds are being excluded from entering the acting profession due to a lack of funding.
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VIDEO: Northern Nigeria emir speaks to BBC

September 16, 2014 - 7:21am
In his first interview since becoming emir of Kano in northern Nigeria, Muhammad Sanusi II tells the BBC about his plans for the area, where Nigeria's government has been battling an insurgency.
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UK inflation rate falls to 1.5%

September 16, 2014 - 6:42am
Cheaper food and fuel prices helped to push down the UK consumer price inflation rate to 1.5% in August, official figures show.
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Thai woman in crocodile pit suicide

September 16, 2014 - 6:15am
A 65-year-old woman from Bangkok has killed herself by jumping into a pit of crocodiles at a reptile farm, police say.
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Pakistan name Afridi as T20 captain

September 16, 2014 - 6:15am
All-rounder Shahid Afridi is reappointed as Pakistan's Twenty20 captain - three years after he was sacked from the role.
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Police to probe actress handcuffing

September 16, 2014 - 5:57am
Police in Los Angeles are conducting an internal investigation over accusations officers violated a US actress's rights by handcuffing and detaining her.
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