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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: 'I don't know what my destiny is'
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:19:39 GMT
A day in the life of Ismael Diabate, an economic migrant stranded in the Moroccan capital of Rabat.
- 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.
- 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.
- VIDEO: Stafford health trust services end
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:39:29 GMT
Services at the scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust are transferred to alternative health trusts.