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Are Airbnb and Uber creating a 'black economy'? (part 2)

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'Jihadi John' unmasked

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How French women wash

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'We need to constantly renew ourselves', says CEO of Lego

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Nigeria unrest: Boko Haram attacks kill dozens

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French MPs meet Assad, causing divisions in Paris

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FRANCE 24

Peter Whittle, a candidate for UKIP in May's general election, on the campaign trail in southeast London

UK

Video: On the campaign trail with UKIP

The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) holds its Spring conference Friday amid a glow of optimism, with the anti-immigration, Eurosceptic party riding high in the polls ahead of this year’s general election.

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BANGLADESH

Atheist US blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

A prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death with machetes by unidentified assailants in Dhaka on Thursday, police said, with the atheist writer’s family claiming he had received numerous threats from radical Islamists.

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FRANCE

Airbnb vows to comply with Paris lodgings tax

The city of Paris appeared to have buried the hatchet with Airbnb on Thursday after the short-term rental website promised to comply with city regulations to start collecting a lodgings tax. Paris is the No. 1 destination for Airbnb users.

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FRANCE

Pensioner jailed for attacking French mosque

A French court has sentenced a 69-year-old man to prison for throwing plaster grenades and shooting at a mosque in western France. The man said he had acted in anger over a deadly attack by Islamist gunmen on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.

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A still of a propaganda video showing IS group executioner

TERRORISM

IS group executioner 'Jihadi John' identified as Londoner

“Jihadi John”, the masked Islamic State (IS) group militant who appears in several beheading videos, has been identified by media and US officials as Mohammed Emwazi, a computer programmer from London. UK officials have not confirmed the reports.