|Berlin bans Uber on 'safety grounds'|
|Berlin's city authority bans the mobile taxi app Uber on passenger safety grounds, threatening the firm with a fine if it ignores the ban.|
|GetTaxi sets sights on corporate customers|
|The taxi hailing app is aiming for business customers as well as consumers.|
|CAB DRIVE: JOURNEY AWAITS!|
|The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) under the guidance of the Economic Development Ministry launched an International Tourism Promotional campaign to increase awareness of destination Sri Lanka around the world.|
|Uber taxi app 'competing unfairly'|
|The Uber taxi app is "competing unfairly" with London's black cabs, senior Labour MP Margaret Hodge says.|
|Sri Lanka Tourism : Mega taxi advertising campaign in the UK|
|Sri Lanka Tourism launched a mega taxi advertising campaign in the UK. Sri Lanka Tourism has branded 450 taxis in three of the UK's biggest cities: Manchester, Birmingham and London. The first fleet of 300 taxis of this campaign was launched in London.||
|IS group seizes 16 villages in northern Syria|
|BEIRUT (AP) â€” Islamic State fighters backed by tanks have captured 16 Kurdish villages over the past 24 hours in northern Syria near the Turkish border, prompting civilians to flee their homes amid fears of retribution by the extremists sweeping through the area, activists said.|
|Stay or go? Scotland votes on independence from Britain|
Edinburgh (AFP) - Scotland voted Thursday in an independence referendum that could break up the centuries-old United Kingdom and create Europe's newest state since the collapse of Yugoslavia.
|Bets for volatile British pound soar as Scotland votes|
|By Anirban Nag LONDON (Reuters) - Financial investors stepped up hedging against sharp fluctuations in the value of Britain's pound over the next 24 hours as Scots voted in an independence referendum that polls suggest is too close to call. The overnight sterling/dollar implied volatility rose to a high of 34.75 percent, almost 10 times levels seen a month ago, having closed on Wednesday at around 12.75 percent. The overnight options will expire on Friday, when results for the Scotland vote will be announced. Thursday's vote will close at 10 p.m. ...|
|UK nurse who survived Ebola to help US patient|
LONDON (AP) â€” A British nurse who survived Ebola has traveled to the United States to donate blood to an American still battling the disease, an experimental measure some scientists think can help patients fight off the virus.
|Police trooper killed in ambush to be laid to rest|
Hundreds of mourners, including law enforcement officers from around the country, are gathering in Scranton, Pennsylvania, for the funeral of a state trooper amid a mood of grief and fear as a manhunt continues 40 miles away for the killer, identified as a self-taught survivalist who hates police.