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BBC Business News
- 'Give Africa $16bn for climate change'
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:04:47 GMT
Temperatures across the globe are likely to break records in 2015 with readings running "well above" any previous year, scientists say.
- HIV pill price cut by half in US
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 22:24:46 GMT
The company that sparked an outcry by raising the price of its HIV drug in the US by 5,000% says it will cut its price for some users.
- Osborne U-turn over tax credit cuts
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:08:00 GMT
George Osborne does a U-turn on cuts to tax credits and vows to protect police funding in his Spending Review.
- Osborne's £23bn magic trick
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:49:50 GMT
How has the chancellor pulled off the magical trick of cutting less without inflating the deficit?
- Network Rail sell-off to fund upgrades
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:20:32 GMT
Network Rail wants to sell £1.8bn of railway arch space, disused depots and shop space in bigger stations to help raise the cash to upgrade UK railways.
- BBC Radio Christmas highlights 2015
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:32:08 GMT
Jeremy Irons reading TS Elliot, Mary Berry and the radio premiere of Calendar Girls are among the highlights of BBC Radio this Christmas.
- Trump overcomes illness to advance
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:13:18 GMT
Judd Trump overcame a cold and 124th seed Hammad Miah to reach the second round of the UK Championship.
- Europe's Mars missions are go - finally
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 22:54:38 GMT
Ten years after being formally approved, Europe's ExoMars project is at last ready to send some hardware - a satellite - to the Red Planet.
- Manchester United 0-0 PSV
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 22:33:45 GMT
Manchester United's involvement in this season's Champions League is in the balance following a goalless draw at home to PSV.
- Germany vows to do more against IS
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 21:40:25 GMT
Germany will do more to fight Islamic State militants, Chancellor Angela Merkel says in response to a French call to do more in the wake of the Paris attacks.