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BBC Business News

  • US shares close at record levels
    Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:55:04 GMT
    The Dow and SP 500 close at record levels, helped by a surprise move by the Bank of Japan to boost its stimulus measures.
  • FTSE up on bank news and Japan move
    Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:50:23 GMT
    The FTSE 100 rises more than 1% as investors breathed a sigh of relief over Bank of England plans for capital reserves and welcomed news of a stimulus boost from the Bank of Japan.
  • VIDEO: Morocco's offshore oil dispute
    Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:17:07 GMT
    US oil company Kosmos Energy is to begin drilling off the coast of Western Sahara - a disputed territory claimed by both the Moroccan government and separatists from the indigenous Saharawi people.
  • Banks may be forced to boost reserves
    Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:10:02 GMT
    British banks may have to hold more funds to guard against the risk of a future economic downturn, the Bank of England has proposed.

BBC News

  • Space project will go on - Branson
    Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:48:06 GMT
    Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson vows to continue his space tourism venture despite the SpaceShipTwo craft crashing in the US, killing a pilot.
  • VIDEO: Forty years riding Wall of Death
    Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:47:11 GMT
    Ken Fox and his family are celebrating 40 years riding the Wall of Death - they invited BBC Breakfast's Mike Bushell to join in.
  • Three held on suspicion of murder
    Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:46:10 GMT
    Three people are held on suspicion of murder after the unexplained death of a man in Pembroke Dock, say police.
  • VIDEO: What next for child abuse inquiry?
    Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:43:14 GMT
    Home Secretary Theresa May has promised to consult victims groups before appointing a successor to Fiona Woolf to lead the official inquiry into historical child abuse.

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