BBC World Service
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The chief executive of the online taxi-sharing firm Uber says he wants to make 2015 a year of rapid expansion in Europe.
Is Australia ready for Aboriginal drag stand-up?
Huge hauls and long falls as Chinese campaign continues
Suspected militants from Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram have kidnapped dozens of people in neighbouring Cameroon, officials say.
Northampton's England second row Courtney Lawes needs ankle surgery and will miss "the first few weeks" of the Six Nations.
Lionel Messi scores the 30th hat-trick of his Barcelona career as his side thrash Deportivo La Coruna in La Liga.
Belgium asks Greece to extradite one of the suspects arrested in Greece over a possible link with a foiled plot against Belgian police.