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5 Dec 2019, 11:02pm Uber had 6,000 US sexual assault reports in two years
The figures come as the ride-hailing company is under intense pressure globally over safety issues.
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5 Dec 2019, 10:37pm Updated Hyderabad vet: Police kill suspects in Indian rape and murder case
The men tried to attack officers after being taken to the scene of the crime, Hyderabad police said.
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5 Dec 2019, 9:42pm Macron pension reform: France braces for second day of strikes
Transport and services will once again be affected after 800,000 marched in protests on Thursday.
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5 Dec 2019, 9:30pm Police kill suspects in Indian vet murder case
Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of raping and killing vet in Hyderabad last week
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5 Dec 2019, 8:26pm Newquay reinvented: ‘You stopped finding knickers in your garden’
Ten years ago Newquay was known as a "Wild West" party town where anything went. What changed?
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5 Dec 2019, 8:22pm General election 2019: Battle to unseat Boris Johnson in Uxbridge and Ruislip
A battle to unseat the prime minister is raging in a commuter town on the outskirts of London.
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5 Dec 2019, 8:21pm General election 2019: Six ways to improve TV debates
There are more debates than ever but still people complain. Could they be improved?
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5 Dec 2019, 8:21pm General election 2019: Nine big things forgotten by the parties
The parties have laid out their policies on a series of issues - but which ones have been missing?
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5 Dec 2019, 8:10pm Katherine Jenkins mugged after trying to help woman in street robbery
The opera singer, who was on her way to a carol concert in Chelsea, had come to the aid of an older woman.
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5 Dec 2019, 7:57pm New South Wales bushfires: Huge blazes rage near Sydney
Firefighters filmed themselves running from the flames as they spread suddenly and rapidly.
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5 Dec 2019, 7:52pm Stevens edges Selby to reach last 16 of UK Championship
World number 43 Matthew Stevens holds his nerve against Mark Selby to earn a dramatic 6-5 victory at the York Barbican.
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5 Dec 2019, 7:04pm Holocaust: Angela Merkel visits Auschwitz for first time
The German chancellor makes her first trip to the death camp where 1.1 million people were murdered.
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5 Dec 2019, 6:34pm Man charged with murdering Harley Watson in Loughton
Terrence Glover is also accused of dangerous driving over death of Harley Watson, 12, in Essex.
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5 Dec 2019, 6:02pm What happened in the election campaign on Thursday?
Boris Johnson might not agree to an Andrew Neil interview - but here's what happened when Nigel Farage did.
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5 Dec 2019, 5:47pm Updated Managerless Arsenal lose to Brighton
Managerless Arsenal's season hits a new low as they are beaten at home by struggling Brighton in interim boss Freddie Ljungberg's first home match in charge.
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5 Dec 2019, 5:37pm Man charged with murder of Harley Watson
Man charged with murder and dangerous driving over death of 12-year-old Harley Watson in Essex, say police.
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5 Dec 2019, 5:29pm Updated Man charged with murder of 12-year-old
Man charged with murder and dangerous driving over death of 12-year-old Harley Watson in Essex, say police.
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5 Dec 2019, 5:24pm Updated Everton sack Marco Silva as manager after 18 months in charge
Everton dismiss manager Marco Silva after 18 months in charge with the club in the relegation zone.
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5 Dec 2019, 5:17pm Managerless Arsenal lose to struggling Brighton
Managerless Arsenal's season hits a new low as they are beaten at home by struggling Brighton in interim boss Freddie Ljungberg's first home match in charge.
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5 Dec 2019, 4:37pm Updated General election 2019: Andrew Neil issues interview challenge to Johnson
BBC presenter tells Boris Johnson it is "not too late" for the PM to face questions from him.
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5 Dec 2019, 4:32pm Updated General election 2019: Nigel Farage defends decision not to contest Tory seats
The Brexit Party leader claims his party are "tearing chunks out of the Labour vote", as three of its MEPs quit.
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5 Dec 2019, 4:26pm Sheffield United 0-2 Newcastle: Jonjo Shelvey goal given by VAR as visitors win
Jonjo Shelvey has a goal awarded by VAR as Newcastle stun Sheffield United to win 2-0 at Bramall Lane and move up to 11th in the Premier League.
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5 Dec 2019, 3:28pm Updated Macron pension reform: France paralysed by biggest strike in years
Some 800,000 people walked out nationwide over proposed pension reform.
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5 Dec 2019, 3:23pm Trump impeachment to go ahead, says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
"Our democracy is what is at stake," the House Speaker says, as Mr Trump demands "fast" action.
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5 Dec 2019, 2:29pm Updated Thomas Cook customers face further refund delays
A third of the first Thomas Cook customers to claim refunds will not be paid within the 60-day target.
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5 Dec 2019, 1:14pm Spitfire pilots return to Goodwood after round-the-world trip
Two pilots return back to Britain after a record 27,000-mile flight around the world in a restored Spitfire.
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5 Dec 2019, 1:06pm Updated French strikes: How could they affect UK travellers?
Eurostar has cancelled 90 services, while major airlines are also warning of cancellations and delays.
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5 Dec 2019, 12:16pm Ryrkaypiy: Far-north Russian village overrun by polar bears
All public activities in Ryrkaypiy have been cancelled until the polar bears leave.
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5 Dec 2019, 12:00pm Updated Trump impeachment to go ahead - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
"Our democracy is what is at stake," the House Speaker says, as Mr Trump demands they act "fast".
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5 Dec 2019, 11:13am Updated General election 2019: Tories promise Brexit and Budget in first 100 days
Boris Johnson's blueprint prompts attacks from Labour, the SNP and Lib Dems.
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5 Dec 2019, 10:55am Updated Unnao: India woman set on fire on her way to rape case hearing
The Indian woman suffered severe burns and is fighting for her life in hospital.
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5 Dec 2019, 9:47am Updated Oval Four: Men have convictions quashed in corrupt detective case
The men claim they were wrongly convicted of assaulting a police officer nearly 50 years ago.
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5 Dec 2019, 9:23am Updated General election 2019: Nigel Farage hits out at ex-Brexit Party MEPs over Tory support
The Brexit Party leader says three of his MEPs who quit have strong links to the Conservatives.
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5 Dec 2019, 9:14am Trump impeachment to go ahead - Pelosi
US House of Representatives will proceed with articles of impeachment against President Trump, Speaker Pelosi says
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5 Dec 2019, 9:00am England and Wales Euro openers to be live on BBC
England and Wales' opening group matches at next summer's European Championships will be broadcast live across the BBC.
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5 Dec 2019, 8:14am Everton boss Silva facing sack after derby defeat
Everton manager Marco Silva faces the sack with the club's board expected to decide his future on Thursday - as former boss David Moyes comes under consideration as an interim replacement.
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5 Dec 2019, 7:37am Nato summit spurs international press anger
Newspapers question the behaviour of Nato leaders but look to the Atlantic alliance's changing role.
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5 Dec 2019, 7:32am Norovirus closes 1,100 hospital beds in England
Don't go to work or send children to school until 48 hours after symptoms have gone, NHS bosses say.
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5 Dec 2019, 7:02am German WWI wreck Scharnhorst discovered off Falklands
Battlecruiser SMS Scharnhorst was sunk by the British navy in the 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands.
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5 Dec 2019, 6:31am Toxic smoke affects Australian Open golf
Players including Paul Casey and Adam Scott complain of stinging eyes because of smoke from nearby bushfires at the Australian Open.
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5 Dec 2019, 6:05am Updated Macron pension reform: France paralysed by biggest national strike in years
Transport and schools are severely affected as millions threaten to strike over pension changes.
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5 Dec 2019, 5:00am Updated General election 2019: Labour pledges to cap class sizes at 30 pupils
The party promises to recruit nearly 20,000 extra teachers in England over five years if it wins power.
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5 Dec 2019, 4:52am Updated Election blind dates: Alastair Campbell and Ken Clarke
What happens when two people from across the political divide are brought together for dinner?
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5 Dec 2019, 3:05am Updated Staff testimony given to Labour anti-Semitism probe
Seventy former and current officials submit evidence to the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
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5 Dec 2019, 2:48am Updated HSBC to bring in single overdraft rate of 40%
The move will as much as quadruple the rate it charges some customers.
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5 Dec 2019, 1:06am BBC Sport advent calendar: Serena Williams takes a tumble into crowd at Wimbledon 2014
Day five of BBC Sport's advent calendar looking back at the sporting decade features one of the greatest tennis players of all time giving her all to win a point at Wimbledon.
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5 Dec 2019, 12:50am Pearl Harbor shooting: US sailor kills workers at Hawaii navy base
Officials say a US sailor opened fire at the historic Pearl Harbor military base in Hawaii.
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5 Dec 2019, 12:06am Huawei launches a new legal challenge against US ban
The Chinese company filed the case after it was labelled as a security threat by Washington.
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