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HAS become the second United Kingdom city to ban Uber after receiving more than 150 complaints about the taxi-hailing app. Paris regulators are already clamping down on Airbnb, treating the home-rental service more like a hotel, and British food-delivery startup Deliveroo is in the spotlight for its treatment of workers.
  • Marvin Compper in Scotland before expected move from Leipzig

    Marvin Compper in Scotland before expected move from Leipzig

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    Speaking to his new side's official website, Compper said: "When I first heard of Celtic's interest I was immediately very keen and eager to come". Compper admitted the appeal of winning silverware influenced his decision, saying: 'They are a club who play for titles and that is something which has been lacking throughout my career.
  • Spikes on trees to stop bird droppings spark outrage

    Spikes on trees to stop bird droppings spark outrage

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    But not everyone is happy with their methods. The spikes - which are generally used to stop birds resting and building nests on ledges and nooks on buildings - were nailed to two trees in an exclusive part of Bristol . "While Feral Pigeons might be unpopular with a lot of people, they're still effectively wild birds, and of course this will also affect a whole host of other species too".
  • UK Deputy Prime Minister resigns following porn scandal

    UK Deputy Prime Minister resigns following porn scandal

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    The departure of Mr Green, regarded as Mrs May's closest ally in politics, will be a hammer blow to the PM as she was struggling to get her government back on track. Authorities raided Green's office in 2008 and examined his computers as part of a leak probe, according to The Telegraph . Although allegations that he behaved inappropriately to a Tory activist were found unproven, his actions over the porn claims were considered a breach of the ministerial code.
  • Al Franken Will Leave Senate on January 2

    Al Franken Will Leave Senate on January 2

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    Franken announced he'll resign amid a cloud of sexual misconduct allegations against him. Standing on the Senate floor on December 7, he said he could no longer be an effective senator for Minnesota. At least eight women had shared stories of him touching them without consent during photo-opportunities, on a celebrity tour to military installations overseas or at political events.
  • Mexico bus crash: 11 tourists killed

    Mexico bus crash: 11 tourists killed

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    Seven Americans and two Swedes were among the injured, according to officials. We are doing all we can to care for our guests, including assisting with medical care and transportation. Adding to the statement, the officials said that the 12 dead passengers are going to be transferred to the state's forensic department for identification.
  • 38 percent of voters will 'definitely' not back Trump in 2020

    38 percent of voters will 'definitely' not back Trump in 2020

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    Nearly 60 percent of voters disapprove of the way Trump is doing his job overall and most gave him low grades on a variety of personality traits, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. But among Democrats, three quarters - 73 percent - say they will definitely vote against Trump. Fifty percent of registered voters say they prefer a Democratic-controlled Congress, versus 39 percent who want Republicans in charge.
  • Turkish prosecutor seeks jail term for National Basketball Association player

    Turkish prosecutor seeks jail term for National Basketball Association player

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    Enes Kanter has claimed he routinely receives death threats for his criticism of Erdogan and is seeking U.S. citizenship. "Did you know that in the year 1916 the Turkish Fakhri Pasha committed crimes against the people of Medina, the Prophet's city, by stealing their property and kidnapping them, and took [them] on trains to Damascus and Istanbul".