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Uber to offer drivers 'free' pay protections under insurance policy

Uber says it is to provide a range of protections for its drivers and couriers as it tries to demonstrate it is a responsible member of the so-called gig economy.

Oxford University told it must do better over diversity

Oxford University has come under fire for a lack of diversity, after a report revealed slow progress on improving access.

Mother jailed after forcing daughter to marry in Pakistan

A mother has been jailed for four-and-a-half years at Birmingham Crown Court after forcing her daughter to marry in Pakistan.

Sajid Javid calls for relationship 'reset' with police

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has called for a "reset" in relations between the government and the police.

Gaucho owner holds sale talks as steak chain plots Cau cull

The owner of the Gaucho restaurant chain is exploring a sale of the business as part of a review which includes the closure of its poorly performing Cau outlets.

Berlinah Wallace jailed for life after 'evil' acid attack on ex-boyfriend Mark van Dongen

A woman whose ex-boyfriend went to a euthanasia clinic to die after she threw acid over him has been sentenced to life in prison.

Arsenal appoint Unai Emery as new manager

Arsenal have confirmed the appointment of Unai Emery as the Premier League side's new manager.

M&S store closure costs result in 62% annual profit plunge

Marks and Spencer (M&S) has revealed steep falls in annual sales and profits, hours after accelerating its store closure programme.

Boys paid more than girls for household chores and being good at school

It is not just in the workplace that women suffer from the gender pay gap - girls also lose out when it comes to being rewarded for helping around the home.

Smart traffic lights which could cut vehicle emissions to be trialled in the UK

New smart traffic lights will be trialled in the UK in a bid to put an end to stop-start driving.

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Large fire breaks out at Brimham Rocks

Fire crews were called to the blaze at around 6.10pm on Monday evening.

Lorry fire closes the A1(M) northbound near Ripon

Lorry and car transporter collide on the A1(M) near Ripon

Motorway expected to stay closed northbound for much of the day.

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