The car sharing service Uber has been hit with a temporary ban in Germany after a court in Frankfurt ruled that the mobile app violates the country's Passenger Transportation Act.
David Cameron's plan to fight the terrorist threat posed by Islamic State got off to a stuttering start when he was forced to shelve key proposals amid legal uncertainty, Liberal Democrat objections, and even doubts within the security services.
The global economy is divided at the moment into the good, the bad and the ugly. Two of the most populous nations can claim to be good.
The government has rebutted accusations that a vast free trade deal being negotiated between the EU and the US will act as a cover to privatise the NHS while also watering down food standards and banking regulations.
Tensions between Conservatives and Liberal Democrats over how to counter the terrorism threat from extremists have been exposed as Paddy Ashdown accuses Tory ministers of "kneejerk" responses and of stoking fear in the minds of the British people.
The room is large, the seating tightly packed, the giant screens on the front wall displaying every moment of the action to the rapt, packed audience. At the front, two five-strong panels focus intensely on the task that the audience is watching: playing a video game.
David Cameron has been told in private by Tory Eurosceptics that the Conservative party will split in half after the general election if he fails to renegotiate Britain's EU membership terms to a Common Market-style trade-only deal.
David Cameron and Nick Clegg will embark on intensive negotiations over the weekend to try to agree a fresh round of measures to tackle the threat posed by terror suspects in Britain.
The company behind hugely successful PC games service Steam is being sued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).