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- Hereford Utd wound up over tax debt
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:05:33 GMT
Hereford United is wound up by the High Court over money owed to HM Revenue and Customs.
- London shares buoyed by Wall Street
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:24:17 GMT
London's benchmark index closes 1.2% higher on Friday, building on Thursday's sharp rise.
- Belarus moves to protect currency
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:03:28 GMT
Belarus's central bank moves to protect its currency by imposing a new tax, as it feels the knock-on effects of the fall in the Russian rouble.
- Zimbabwe issues coins for Christmas
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:54:58 GMT
Special coins issued by Zimbabwe's central bank go into circulation in the run-up to Christmas, to help shoppers who usually get change in sweets.
- Power firms to get £1bn to stay open
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:48:22 GMT
Power generation firms are to receive close to £1bn to ensure their plants stay open and prevent the lights going out in the coming years.
- Under-car object was not explosive
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:37:32 GMT
Police say an object found under a serving soldier's car was not explosive, after a controlled explosion was carried out at the scene.
- Turkey issues warrant for Gulen
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:17:08 GMT
Turkey issues an arrest warrant for influential US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of organising an anti-government movement.
- Obama vows response to Sony hack
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:35:02 GMT
President Obama vows to respond to North Korea's alleged cyber-attack on Sony and calls the decision to cancel the film The Interview a mistake.
- Man, 80, jailed for teen acid attack
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:17:28 GMT
An 80-year-old man is jailed for 18 years for masterminding an acid revenge attack on his teenage ex-girlfriend.
- VIDEO: Dalglish describes scenes of mayhem
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:12:09 GMT
The former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has given evidence at the inquests into the Hillsborough disaster.